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Johnny is a self-described cheap-aholic who hunts down the free-er side of San Francisco. He loves street fairs, free concerts in the park, and anywhere that offers free food. Johnny has been featured on KQED's Forum, CBS's Eye on the Bay and is a contributor to the San Francisco Bay Guardian, KFOG and KGO 810 AM. Johnny is the founder of FunCheapSF.com

Friday, June 22

Saturday, June 23

Apple x SF Pride Weekend: Two-Day Fest of LGBTQ Musicians, Dancers & Artists | SF
Saturday, June 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Apple (Union Square)
Apple x SF Pride Weekend: Two-Day Fest of LGBTQ Musicians, Dancers & Artists | SF

Join Apple for a special 2-day event celebrating SF Pride Weekend at the Apple Union Square store.
Spotlighting eight amazing LGBTQ+ musicians, filmmakers and dancers hailing from the Bay Area and beyond, they’ll feature live performances and inspiring conversations on what it means to be a …

Sunday, June 24

“Ziggy Marley” Free Stern Grove Concert | SF
Sunday, June 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
"Ziggy Marley" Free Stern Grove Concert | SF

After eight records with The Melody Makers and three Grammy Awards, Ziggy Marley (yes, the son of Bob Marley) kicked off a legendary solo career impressively garnered the Grammy Award for “Best Reggae Album” in 2006 (Love Is My Religion), 2013 (In Concert), 2014 (Fly …

Tuesday, June 26

Wednesday, June 27

Win Tix: “Soft Power” Groundbreaking New Musical from Tony Winners | Curran "Soft Power" Groundbreaking New Musical from Tony Winners | CurranEnter to Win

Soft Power is the groundbreaking first-time time collaboration between Tony Award winners David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly, Flower Drum Song) and Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home).
As original as it is topical, Soft Power rewinds our recent political history and plays it back through a Chinese lens: …

Thursday, June 28

Saturday, June 30

Sunday, July 1

M. Ward + Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Concert | Stern Grove Festival
Sunday, July 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
M. Ward + Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Concert | Stern Grove Festival

Merge Records recording artist M. Ward has released a string of acclaimed solo albums in addition to five LPs with Zooey Deschanel in their duo outfit She & Him. M. Ward’s latest album, More Rain, is evidence of the lauded singer-songwriter and producer’s ability to …

Tuesday, July 3

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, July 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch

Friday, July 6

Sunday, July 8

“Mexican Institute of Sound” Free Stern Grove Festival Concert | SF
Sunday, July 8 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
"Mexican Institute of Sound" Free Stern Grove Festival Concert | SF

The Mexican Institute of Sound is the project name of DJ and producer Camilo Lara. A native of Mexico City, Lara is known for his work as a music consultant for the Disney movie, “Coco.”
At Stern Grove Festival, the Mexican Institute of Sound’s perform will …

Friday, July 13

Sunday, July 15

Stern Grove Festival: Indian Grammy-Winner “Anoushka Shankar” | SF
Sunday, July 15 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
Stern Grove Festival: Indian Grammy-Winner "Anoushka Shankar" | SF

Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar is a singular figure in the Indian classical and progressive global music scenes. Her dynamic and spiritual musicality has garnered several prestigious accolades, including five GRAMMY® Award nominations.
Anoushka studied exclusively from the age of nine under her father and …

Saturday, July 28

Giants “Wall of Fame” Ceremony: Brian Wilson, Matt Cain & Ryan Vogelsong | AT&T Park
Saturday, July 28 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch ceremony on King Street
Giants "Wall of Fame" Ceremony: Brian Wilson, Matt Cain & Ryan Vogelsong | AT&T Park

On Saturday, July 28, at 3:30 p.m. along King Street, the Giants will unveil three plaques on the team’s Wall of Fame in honor of Brian Wilson, Matt Cain and Ryan Vogelsong.
The Giants Wall of Fame serves as a living tribute to the organization’s greatest …

Sunday, July 29

Tuesday, July 31

Friday, August 3

Sunday, August 5