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Saturday, July 31

July 2021 QuaranPalooza Livestream Music Fest
July 2021 QuaranPalooza Livestream Music Fest
QuaranPalooza: Playing For A Cause We’re excited to bring you the multi-performer, multi-genre livestreaming music festival extravaganza we call QuaranPalooza. This is number 15, and we have 18 fantastic performers and 8 1/2 hours of music for ya! With performers from Queens, Arkansas, Portland and plenty ...
SF’s “Aloha By the Bay” Pop-Up Hawaiian Street Festival (Japantown)
Saturday, July 31 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
SF's "Aloha By the Bay" Pop-Up Hawaiian Street Festival (Japantown)

Japantown’s Nihonmachi Street Fair returns in 2021. Last year the Nihonmachi Street Fair was cancelled for the very first time in its history, but this year it’s back with multiple events on a few weekends. The biggest change from previous years is that in order ...

Mitch Polzak & The Royal Deuces: Free Union Square Concert
Saturday, July 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free!
| Union Square Park
Mitch Polzak & The Royal Deuces: Free Union Square Concert
Join us Saturday, July 31st, 2021 for the free Union Square performance series featuring Mitch Polzak & The Royal Deuces. Mitch Polzak & The Royal Deuces were founded in Northern California in 1999, and have been entertaining audiences worldwide with their highly original sound and show ...
Free Spoken Word Jazz Poetry in Chinatown (SF)
Saturday, July 31 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation greatly appreciated
| Clarion Music Center
Free Spoken Word Jazz Poetry in Chinatown (SF)
COPUS is a theatrical spoken word jazz ensemblewho weaves together dynamic poetics with lush musical landscapes across multiple genres. Originality at its utmost best! COPUS is an acronym for Creation Of Peace Under Stars. Formed by renowned San Francisco poet ROYAL KENT and ASCAP award-winning ...
Last Saturday Live: Live Bands, Food, Local Makers (SF)
Saturday, July 31 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 37th Ave. and Ortega
Last Saturday Live: Live Bands, Food, Local Makers (SF)
A Family-Fun Music Fest Every Last Saturday of the Month outdoors at 37th Ave. and Ortega. Live Music Lineup: 4pm – Charity’s Family Half Hour 4:30pm – Sunset Hill 5pm – Columba Livia 5:30pm – SUNQ (Jason Young Sun and Guinevere Q) 6pm – Harlow’s Monkeys 6:30pm – Colorblind Dilemma 7pm – Brother ...
Classical Revolution Saturdays at Liberties Bar SF
Saturday, July 31 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5-20 suggested
| 998 Guerrero Street, San Francisco
Classical Revolution Saturdays at Liberties Bar SF

4-6pm Join us for food, drinks, and live music at Liberties Bar. Admission is free, suggested donation $5-20 Classical Revolution is a Mission District based organization focused on bringing live chamber music to fun neighborhood venues including restaurants, bars, and cafes. Founded in ...Every Saturday

Karl Evangelista’s Apura with Special Guest Andrew Cyrille (US Premiere)
Saturday, July 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $11*
*I can offer a discount code for Funcheap Readers (see below)
| Oaktown Jazz Workshops
Karl Evangelista's Apura with Special Guest Andrew Cyrille (US Premiere)
Filipino-American guitarist/composer Karl Evangelista presents Apura (Tagalog for Very Urgent), a thrilling new work meant to explore the relationship between jazz-based musical improvisation and social transformation in an era of worldwide political upheaval. Cover for this event is $10 student/$15 general. FUNCHEAP PROMO CODE – I can ...
DSL Jazz Collective (San Jose)
Saturday, July 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*$10 Students & Seniors $20 Adults $30 Cabaret Seating
| The Tabard Theatre Company
DSL Jazz Collective (San Jose)
Pianist and Composer Dahveed Behroozi is a San Francisco Bay Area based musician. His focus is in jazz, classical, and new music. He is an active player both as a leader and sideman in the Bay Area, nationally and internationally. Behroozi’s expansive musical palette comes from ...

Sunday, August 1

Live Nation’s “$20 All-In” Concert Ticket Sale (July 28-Aug. 1)
Live Nation’s “$20 All-In” Concert Ticket Sale (July 28-Aug. 1)
$20 Tickets Available To General Public Starting Wednesday, July 28th at 9am PT at LiveNation.com – including Bay Area concerts by KISS, Jonas Brothers, Pitbull, Maroon 5, Kings of Leon, Willie Nelson, Megadeath, KORN and many more. Live Nation is celebrating the Return to Live concerts ...
Golden Gate Park Band: Free Symphony in the Park (2021 Season Opening Day)
Sunday, August 1 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| Spreckels Temple of Music
Golden Gate Park Band: Free Symphony in the Park (2021 Season Opening Day)

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 139th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, usually end between ...Every Sunday

Stern Grove Festival w/ Rock Icon “Joan Jett & the Blackhearts”
Sunday, August 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival w/ Rock Icon "Joan Jett & the Blackhearts"

Stern Grove Festival announced a packed lineup for their 2021 season highlighted by a July 4th concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Thievery Corporation on July 11, Fitz & The Tantrums on August 15th and the finale “The Big Picnic” with Tower of Power and Too ...

Zeitgeist’s Beer Garden Live Summer Sunday Concert Series (SF)
Sunday, August 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
Zeitgeist's Beer Garden Live Summer Sunday Concert Series (SF)

Live music at Zeitgeist’s beer garden starts up again on Sunday June 6, 2021. Free live music every Sunday from June to August. Early shows from 2-6p. Late shows 6-9 will start on Sunday, June 20. 1st Sunday – Soul 2nd Sunday – Blues 3rd ...Every Sunday

“Prism Trio” Modern Jazz Trio (San Jose)
Sunday, August 1 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 General Seating $20 Cabaret Seating
| The Tabard Theatre Company
"Prism Trio" Modern Jazz Trio (San Jose)
The Prism trio is a modern jazz trio that focuses on re-imagining jazz standards and bringing a new and modern twist to the compositions of The Great American Songbook and other jazz giants. Influenced by the Keith Jarret trio, Bill Evans trio, and the Trio ...
Adrian West Band at Winters Tavern
Sunday, August 1 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Winters Tavern
Adrian West Band at Winters Tavern
“Acoustic rock that sounds like Paul Simon meets Dave Matthews.”
Grammy-Nominated “Alphabet Rockers” Kid Concert (Stanford)
Sunday, August 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $25 | Frost Amphitheater
Grammy-Nominated  "Alphabet Rockers" Kid Concert (Stanford)
Alphabet Rockers make music that makes change. Founded by Kaitlin McGaw (she/her) and Tommy Shepherd (he/him/they), this intergenerational group creates brave spaces to shape a more equitable world through hip hop. Their GRAMMY-nominated albums inspire American kids and families to stand up to hate and ...

Tuesday, August 3

Stern Grove RSVP Window Opens at 2p: Fitz & The Tantrums (8/15)
Tuesday, August 3 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove RSVP Window Opens at 2p: Fitz & The Tantrums (8/15)

Stern Grove Festival announced a packed lineup for their 2021 season highlighted by a July 4th concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Thievery Corporation on July 11, Fitz & The Tantrums on August 15th and the finale “The Big Picnic” with Tower of Power and Too ...

Wednesday, August 4

“SF Wednesdays” Free Outdoor Summer Concerts in Downtown
Wednesday, August 4 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
"SF Wednesdays" Free Outdoor Summer Concerts in Downtown

With SFWednesdays, San Francisco is taking it to the streets with 30 performances, free and open-to-the-public, spread across 10 Wednesdays this summer in some of the City’s most iconic outdoor public spaces. The series kicks off  Wednesday, July 14 (12pm – 2pm) — in three simultaneous offerings ...Every Wednesday

Friday, August 6

“Ferry Fridays” Music on the Plaza at SF’s Ferry Building
Friday, August 6 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
"Ferry Fridays" Music on the Plaza at SF's Ferry Building

Join us for weekly live music from 3:00 – 6:00 PM on the Ferry Building’s Back Plaza featuring Bay Area bands and DJs all summer long. Grab your favorite Ferry Building refreshments and enjoy our outdoor dining area with picture perfect bay views. Ferry Fridays ...Every Friday

South First Fridays Art Walk (San Jose)
Friday, August 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk (San Jose)

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. South First Fridays resumes June 4, 2021 – please note the hours depend on the gallery. Facebook seems to have the most updated ...Monthly

Summer Music Series: Friday Night “City Center Unplugged” (Bishop Ranch)
Friday, August 6 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | City Center Bishop Ranch
Summer Music Series: Friday Night "City Center Unplugged" (Bishop Ranch)

Celebrate your summer with live music! City Center Unplugged is a Friday evening outdoor music series featuring an array of local bands. It will take place every Friday evening during the summer from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Friday, July 2nd through Friday, August 27th. ...Every Friday

Lucky Shoe Karaoke w/ Brian Bartman (Bernal Heights)
Friday, August 6 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Lucky Shoe Karaoke w/ Brian Bartman (Bernal Heights)

You love karaoke, we love karaoke, it’s been too long since we’ve seen each other… what else is there to say?? We’ve got the best KJ and biggest selection in town – a completely UNBIASED opinion of course! We’ve got a the liquid courage you ...Every Friday

Saturday, August 7

47th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair (August 7-8)
Saturday, August 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
47th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair (August 7-8)

Japantown’s Nihonmachi Street Fair returns in 2021. Last year the Nihonmachi Street Fair was cancelled for the very first time in its history, but this year it’s back with multiple events on a few weekends. The biggest change from previous years is that in order ...

Sunday, August 8

47th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair (Japantown)
Sunday, August 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
47th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair (Japantown)

Japantown’s Nihonmachi Street Fair returns in 2021. Last year the Nihonmachi Street Fair was cancelled for the very first time in its history, but this year it’s back with multiple events on a few weekends. The biggest change from previous years is that in order ...

Golden Gate Park Band’s Free Symphony: Video Game Tunes
Sunday, August 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| Spreckels Temple of Music
Golden Gate Park Band's Free Symphony: Video Game Tunes

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 139th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, usually end between ...Every Sunday

Stern Grove Festival w/ “Thundercat”: Free Concert in the Park
Sunday, August 8 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival w/ "Thundercat": Free Concert in the Park

Stern Grove Festival announced a packed lineup for their 2021 season highlighted by a July 4th concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Thievery Corporation on July 11, Fitz & The Tantrums on August 15th and the finale “The Big Picnic” with Tower of Power and Too ...

Zeitgeist’s Beer Garden Live Summer Sunday Concert Series (SF)
Sunday, August 8 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist
Zeitgeist's Beer Garden Live Summer Sunday Concert Series (SF)

Live music at Zeitgeist’s beer garden starts up again on Sunday June 6, 2021. Free live music every Sunday from June to August. Early shows from 2-6p. Late shows 6-9 will start on Sunday, June 20. 1st Sunday – Soul 2nd Sunday – Blues 3rd ...Every Sunday

Friday, August 13

“Ferry Fridays” Music on the Plaza at SF’s Ferry Building
Friday, August 13 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
"Ferry Fridays" Music on the Plaza at SF's Ferry Building

Join us for weekly live music from 3:00 – 6:00 PM on the Ferry Building’s Back Plaza featuring Bay Area bands and DJs all summer long. Grab your favorite Ferry Building refreshments and enjoy our outdoor dining area with picture perfect bay views. Ferry Fridays ...Every Friday

Burlingame “Music in the Park” w/ Mustache Harbor ’70s Yacht Rock
Friday, August 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Open to the Public - Free!
| Washington Park (Burlingame)
Burlingame "Music in the Park" w/ Mustache Harbor '70s Yacht Rock

Burlingame Music in the Park is back! Join Burlingame Parks and Rec as we resume FREE shows in Washington Park. Shows are Fridays from 6pm – 8pm. 7/09 – The Houserockers 7/23 – New American Villians 8/13 – Mustache Harbor

Summer Music Series: Friday Night “City Center Unplugged” (Bishop Ranch)
Friday, August 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | City Center Bishop Ranch
Summer Music Series: Friday Night "City Center Unplugged" (Bishop Ranch)

Celebrate your summer with live music! City Center Unplugged is a Friday evening outdoor music series featuring an array of local bands. It will take place every Friday evening during the summer from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Friday, July 2nd through Friday, August 27th. ...Every Friday

Lucky Shoe Karaoke w/ Brian Bartman (Bernal Heights)
Friday, August 13 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Lucky Shoe Karaoke w/ Brian Bartman (Bernal Heights)

You love karaoke, we love karaoke, it’s been too long since we’ve seen each other… what else is there to say?? We’ve got the best KJ and biggest selection in town – a completely UNBIASED opinion of course! We’ve got a the liquid courage you ...Every Friday