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Wednesday, December 2

Virtual Ghost Ship Memorial Concert
Wednesday, December 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
Virtual Ghost Ship Memorial Concert
December 2, 2020 marks the 4th anniversary of the Ghost Ship fire, which took the lives of 36 artists and musicians in Oakland, CA. As many in and out of the Bay Area still struggle with this tragedy, Voices of Silicon Valley will hold a ...
San Francisco Conservatory of Music Percussion Ensemble Concert
San Francisco Conservatory of Music Percussion Ensemble Concert
WHAT’S COOL ABOUT THIS EVENING: Hear Perfectly Hopeless, a work by genre-bending musician Devonté Hynes (aka Blood Orange), the album of which is described as “Philip Glass-style minimalism gives way to a catchy pop melody.” Listen to Dark Full Ride by Julia Wolfe. A Pulitzer Prize-winning composer ...

Thursday, December 3

“Revive the Night” Fundraiser for SF Independent Dance Floors (Dec. 3-6)
Thursday, December 3 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted
"Revive the Night" Fundraiser for SF Independent Dance Floors (Dec. 3-6)
Revive the Night: A Fundraiser for SF Independent Dance floors is happening December 3-6! We are excited to be hosting a weekend virtual fundraiser event showcasing 11 venues, DJs, live artists, interviews, history & more! Our goal is to raise as much funds for our independently ...
“Tu Bachata Radio” w/ SF DJ “Magic Mike” at 10pm
Thursday, December 3 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Tu Bachata Radio
"Tu Bachata Radio" w/ SF DJ "Magic Mike" at 10pm
WISHED THERE WAS A BACHATA RADIO STAION? WELL NOW THERE IS… Introducing “Tu Bachata Radio” (Now available worldwide!) Brand spanking new and the best way to listen to all flavors of your favorite bachata music, 24/7, for FREE!!! The hottest bachata songs and DJ’s from across the country ...

Friday, December 4

Sarah Cahill Piano Break Recital
Friday, December 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No RSVP Required - viewable via YouTube
Sarah Cahill Piano Break Recital
Sarah Cahill, called a “a sterling pianist and an intrepid illuminator of the classical avant-garde” by the New York Times, performs a recital featuring the world premiere of Regina Harris Baiocchi’s Piano Poems, inspired by poetry by Gwendolyn Brooks and Richard Wright; along with George Lewis’ ...
SF Conservatory “Advanced Opera Workshop” Livestream Showcase
Friday, December 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Live Stream
SF Conservatory "Advanced Opera Workshop" Livestream Showcase
An evening of staged arias and scenes from the operatic repertoire showcasing a variety of styles, languages and periods. Performed by the Advanced Opera Workshop participants. ABOUT SFCM’S OPERA AND MUSICAL THEATRE PROGRAM: The SFCM Opera and Musical Theatre program draws exceptionally talented young singers from around ...

Saturday, December 5

“Play Streets” Tenderloin Art Fest & Drum Circle
Saturday, December 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | CounterPULSE
"Play Streets" Tenderloin Art Fest & Drum Circle

Enjoy a safe and open space to play, stretch the legs, and have some fun at Play Streets this Saturday! “Play Streets” Tenderloin Art Fest & Drum Circle , from 10-4 pm 200 block of Turk (between Jones/ Leavenworth) Masks and social distancing requirements ...Every Saturday

“San Francisco Yiddish Combo” Livestream Concert
Saturday, December 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Donation Based! Support SF musicians!
| Old First Concerts
"San Francisco Yiddish Combo" Livestream Concert
Rebecca Roudman cello; Jason Eckl, guitar; Alex Farrell, bass; Josh Mellinger, percussion The San Francisco Yiddish Combo (SFYC) was formed by accident when a love of Klezmer music collided with their collective backgrounds in every genre except Klezmer. Now the SFYC is embarked on a journey ...
Oakland Interfaith Family of Choirs 35th Annual Holiday Concert
Saturday, December 5 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Livestream at 7:30pm (PT)
| Online
Oakland Interfaith Family of Choirs 35th Annual Holiday Concert
Join Terrance Kelly and the Oakland Interfaith Family of Choirs for this year’s virtual Holiday Concert. Just because we’re staying home in 2020, doesn’t mean we’re not going to celebrate our 35th Anniversary Season with some fanfare! Kick-off the holiday season with some original, brand-new music ...

Sunday, December 6

San Francisco Conservatory’s Fall Baroque Orchestra Concert
Sunday, December 6 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Live Stream
San Francisco Conservatory's Fall Baroque Orchestra Concert
WHAT’S COOL ABOUT THIS CONCERT: Rocío López Sánchez ‘21, winner of 2019-2020 Baroque Ensemble Concerto Competition, performs Vivaldi. Music and movement meet. Dancer Jennifer Meller performs during Passacaille from Jean-Baptiste Lully’s Armide. PROGRAM: Michael Praetorius Dances from Terpsichore (1612) Jean-Baptiste Lully Passacaille from Armide (1686) with Jennifer Meller, baroque dancer George Frideric Handel Dances from ...

Thursday, December 10

Soundwave NEXT: Re:Seed Sonic Ritual
Thursday, December 10 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP / FREE / Donate what you want
| Gray Area Art & Technology Theater
Soundwave NEXT: Re:Seed Sonic Ritual
On December 10, Soundwave and Gray Area present the debut performance of Re:Seed, a sonic ritual dedicated to planting new futures. Seeds bear new life and new possibilities for life on our planet. Throughout the cyclical nature of existence, one of the most important components is ...

Friday, December 11

SF Orchestra “One Found Sound” Virtual Gala
Friday, December 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for all!
SF Orchestra "One Found Sound" Virtual Gala
Join the musicians of SF’s only democratic, conductorless, chamber orchestra One Found Sound for their Virtual Gala! Celebrate One Found Sound, hear some incredible music, check out our silent auction, and ensure the future of our organization. We’re teaming up with Noisy Savage to bring ...

Saturday, December 12

“Play Streets” Tenderloin Art Fest & Drum Circle
Saturday, December 12 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | CounterPULSE
"Play Streets" Tenderloin Art Fest & Drum Circle

Enjoy a safe and open space to play, stretch the legs, and have some fun at Play Streets this Saturday! “Play Streets” Tenderloin Art Fest & Drum Circle , from 10-4 pm 200 block of Turk (between Jones/ Leavenworth) Masks and social distancing requirements ...Every Saturday

SF Chamber Music Orchestra Conducted by Edwin Outwater
Saturday, December 12 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Live Stream
SF Chamber Music Orchestra Conducted by Edwin Outwater
On tonight’s concert, you’ll hear two works by William Grant Still, who in addition to composing was the first Black American to conduct a professional symphony orchestra in the United States. The program also features a performance of Brahms’ Serenade No. 2 in A Major, ...

Sunday, December 13

SF Chamber Music Faculty Artist Series: Sarah Cahill
Sunday, December 13 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Live Stream
SF Chamber Music Faculty Artist Series: Sarah Cahill
Sarah Cahill, recently called “a sterling pianist and an intrepid illuminator of the classical avant-garde” by The New York Times and “a brilliant and charismatic advocate for modern and contemporary composers” by Time Out New York, has commissioned and premiered over sixty compositions for solo ...

Friday, December 18

“San Francisco Conservatory of Music” Free Livestream Classical Concert
Friday, December 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Live Stream
"San Francisco Conservatory of Music" Free Livestream Classical Concert
Owen Dalby, international acclaimed soloist and chamber musician, is a member of the St Lawrence String Quartet. With the SLSQ, recent and upcoming projects include tours of all the major chamber series in North America and Europe, as well as solo debuts with the LA ...
“Honoring Beethoven’s 250th Birthday” Livestream Piano Concert
"Honoring Beethoven’s 250th Birthday" Livestream Piano Concert
Honoring Beethoven’s 250th Birthday Daniel Glover, piano Daniel Glover will perform rare solo piano works which also exist(ed) as orchestral works. Since we currently have no chance to attend live orchestra concerts, this recital will remind us of what we have been missing. Performed in honor of ...

Saturday, December 19

“Play Streets” Tenderloin Art Fest & Drum Circle
Saturday, December 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | CounterPULSE
"Play Streets" Tenderloin Art Fest & Drum Circle

Enjoy a safe and open space to play, stretch the legs, and have some fun at Play Streets this Saturday! “Play Streets” Tenderloin Art Fest & Drum Circle , from 10-4 pm 200 block of Turk (between Jones/ Leavenworth) Masks and social distancing requirements ...Every Saturday

Friday, January 8

” San Francisco Conservatory of Music” Orchestra Livestream
Friday, January 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Live Stream
" San Francisco Conservatory of Music" Orchestra Livestream
The evening opens with What We Do On the Stage, a documentary concert film envisioned by Music Director Edwin Outwater and produced by SFCM. Hear Outwater and students explore what it means to perform for an audience on a physical stage and how that paradigm ...

Sunday, January 10

“SF Conservatory of Music” Faculty Artist Series: Rhoslyn Jones, Voice
Sunday, January 10 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Live Stream
"SF Conservatory of Music" Faculty Artist Series: Rhoslyn Jones, Voice
Described as a “superb singer and artistic presence,” soprano Rhoslyn Jones has established herself as an important presence on the operatic and concert stages of the world. Hailed as “The delicious diva,” Ms. Jones captivated the audience with her “unforgettably powerful voice” in her role ...

Tuesday, June 1

Americana Songwriter Jonathan Foster: Live at Kaleidoscope Coffee
Tuesday, June 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaleidoscope Coffee
Americana Songwriter Jonathan Foster: Live at Kaleidoscope Coffee
On tour, Americana songwriter Jonathan Foster performs solo, acoustic at Kaleidoscope Coffee in Richmond! www.JFMusic.net