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Monday, June 18

“Lagunitas Live”: RSVPs Open for Free James McMurtry Concert | Petaluma
Monday, June 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
"Lagunitas Live": RSVPs Open for Free James McMurtry Concert | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will definitely ...

“Classical Revolution” Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.
Monday, June 18 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $5-20 donation is welcome to support the musicians.
| The Revolution Cafe
"Classical Revolution" Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.

“Classical Revolution” is a bi-monthly chamber music night at the Mission District’s Revolution Cafe. They feature different local and visiting musicians in a unique Chamber Jam format, where musicians get a chance to perform in a casual environment and audiences get to hear chamber music in a ...

Tuesday, June 19

Summertime Outdoor Funk and R & B Concert | Orinda
Tuesday, June 19 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Summertime Outdoor Funk and R & B Concert | Orinda

Bring your family and friends down to Orinda Community Park for Summer Concerts in the Park. This event is free and open to the community. Families are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the evening. 2018 Schedule 6/12 – 3 Day Weekend  6/19 ...

Win Tix: Serpentwithfeet: Mystical Gospel- Inflected R&B | Swedish American Hall
Tuesday, June 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Swedish American Hall
Serpentwithfeet is Josiah Wise an avant-garde vocalist and performance artist whose growing body of work is rooted in dueling obsessions with the ephemeral and the everlasting are key components of his artistic journey from a childhood stint as a choirboy in Baltimore through his time ...

Wednesday, June 20

Free Admission & $1 Rides: Foster Kids Clothing Drive Day | 2018 Alameda County Fair
Wednesday, June 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission when you donate one clothing item
| Alameda County Fair
Free Admission & $1 Rides: Foster Kids Clothing Drive Day | 2018 Alameda County Fair
Get into the Alameda County Fair for free when you donate one clothing item at the fair. All carnival rides will be $1 until 5 pm.
Conservatory Lighting and Free Summer Solstice Concert | Golden Gate Park
Wednesday, June 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Space is limited at this event, and the public is encouraged to make a free reservation.
| San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers
Conservatory Lighting and Free Summer Solstice Concert | Golden Gate Park
Put some flowers in your hair and come celebrate the start of summer with an amazing night of music in Golden Gate Park at the iconic Conservatory of Flowers. The City will revel in another free concert in the Park and as the longest day of ...
Free Dance Band Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, June 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Free Dance Band Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Based in Redwood City and playing the best dance, rock, pop and soul from across the decades, Janel and the Heist is an uplifting, high-energy experience guaranteed to get you out of your seat. Frontwoman, Janel Tan is also a season 13 American Idol top 75 finalist and power-singer ...
Dance Lesson with Dana DeSimone: Andre Thierry (Zydeco) | Union Square Live 2018
Wednesday, June 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Dance Lesson with Dana DeSimone: Andre Thierry (Zydeco) | Union Square Live 2018
Andre Thierry, a name highly regarded amongst industry figures and fans throughout the music scene. True to his culture and love of music, he has crafted a career well beyond his years as an artist. Andre’s French Creole heritage is deeply rooted in Louisiana although ...
Summer Blues Concert | Menlo Park
Wednesday, June 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fremont Park (Menlo Park)
Summer Blues Concert | Menlo Park

Enjoy a free summer concert in Menlo Park featuring a variety of musical styles from jazz to country to hits of today and yesterday, from 6:30-8 pm on Wednesdays from June to August in Fremont Park (University and Santa Cruz Avenues). 2018 Lineup: June 13 – The Sun ...

Grace Cathedral’s “Sister Act” Sing-Along Mass for Pride | SF
Wednesday, June 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
Grace Cathedral's "Sister Act" Sing-Along Mass for Pride | SF
Start your 2018 San Francisco Pride right with Grace Cathedral’s 2nd Annual Sister Act Mass. Join The Vine on Wed. June 20, 2018 at 6:30pm, when we’ll be singing all of your favorite Sister Act songs— from “Hail Holy Queen” to “Joyful, Joyful”— led by  #BeyonceMass ...

Thursday, June 21

Free Admission Day for Kids & $2 Bites of the Fair | Alameda County Fair
Thursday, June 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Kids must be 12 and under.
| Alameda County Fair
Free Admission Day for Kids & $2 Bites of the Fair | Alameda County Fair
The county fair offers a Kids free day & $2 sample Bites of the Fair on selected Thursdays, until 5 pm.
Jenny Lind Concert: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Thursday, June 21 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Jenny Lind Concert: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
The annual Jenny Lind Concert is a beloved and long-running Yerba Buena Gardens Festival tradition that showcases the most extraordinary young sopranos from Sweden. This year’s program introduces 26-year-old Kine Sandtrø and Julia Sjöstedt, 23. Hailing from Trøndelag, Norway, Sandtrø enrolled in her candidate program ...
Civic Center’s “Third Thursday” Music & Food Festival: 2018 Kick-off | SF
Thursday, June 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Civic Center's "Third Thursday" Music & Food Festival: 2018 Kick-off | SF
Enjoy Free performances by local bands curated by Another Planet Entertainment, a full bar serving wine, beer and craft cocktails, and a rotating selection of street food curated by Off the Grid, and “Beach” volleyball by SF Social. The June 21st Block Party will feature performances ...
“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, June 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn
"Presidio Twilight" Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF

Presidio Twilight is back for its fifth season, and it’s better than ever. This year, San Francisco’s largest campfire features a delicious selection of international cuisine from a stellar lineup of local vendors from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to September. Off the Grid ...

2018 “Summer Sounds” Opening Concert: Mariachi Mestizo | Walnut Creek
Thursday, June 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lesher Center for the Arts
2018 "Summer Sounds" Opening Concert: Mariachi Mestizo | Walnut Creek

Summer Sounds Outside is a series of free concerts on the outside plaza which focuses on bringing high quality, eclectic new artists to the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. Concerts will take place from 5:30-7 pm on select Thursday evenings during the Summer ...

Win Tix: Pride 2018 Sunset Party Boat Cruise | SF
Thursday, June 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Hornblower Belle
Ready to have the most fun you’ll ever have in the beautiful San Francisco Bay? Join us on June 21st for wild waves and wild times aboard Noise Pop and DoTheGay’s first-ever Pride boat party “High Tide Pride” on Hornblower’s Alive After Five cruise. > Get Tickets ...
2018 Cortland Avenue Summer Solstice Stroll | Bernal Heights
Thursday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for BBA members
| Bernal Heights
2018 Cortland Avenue Summer Solstice Stroll | Bernal Heights
The Bernal Business Alliance invites you to the 8th annual Summer Solstice Stroll on Thursday, June 21, 2018. Taste some treats, sip some beverages, do some summer shopping and say hello to all your favorite neighbors and store peeps as you toss your worries aside for the ...
SFJAZZ 2018: 32nd Annual Summer Jazz Concert Series Kick Off | Palo Alto
Thursday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Shopping Center
SFJAZZ 2018: 32nd Annual Summer Jazz Concert Series Kick Off | Palo Alto

Enjoy 10 weeks of rhythm and blues as Summer Jazz, an annual tradition in Palo Alto, celebrates its 32nd Anniversary at Stanford Shopping Center. A free outdoor concert series, Summer Jazz is produced by SFJAZZ and showcases a variety of jazz musicians and all-stars performing ...

2018 San Mateo’s Summer Music Series Kick Off: Reggae in the Park | June 21-Aug.16
Thursday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Park (San Mateo)
2018 San Mateo's Summer Music Series Kick Off: Reggae in the Park | June 21-Aug.16

Dance a summer evening away in San Mateo’s beautiful Central Park with free concerts held every Thursday night during the summer. Low-back chairs and blankets are welcome. Downtown parking is free after 6 pm. 2018 Central Park Music Series Every Thursday, June 21 to August 16, ...

Free Outdoor Salsa Dance Party with Bululú | SoMa
Thursday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jessie Square
Free Outdoor Salsa Dance Party with Bululú | SoMa
Let’s Go Salsa@Jessie!, the free open-air salsa dance party in Jessie Square near the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, takes place on the third Thursday of each month from May to September from 6:00pm – 7:30pm. In Venezuela, a bululú is a gathering that generates ...
Win Tix: NightLife: “Pride” | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN | California Academy of Sciences
Enjoy music, creatures, and cocktails as you set out with friends on a journey to the stars and the depths of the sea at California Academy of Science’s “Nightlife”. > Get Tickets – $18 Members / $22 Non-members (21+) Get into the groove for this celebration of ...
2018 Moraga Summer Concert Series Kick Off: Classic Rock Night | June 21-Aug. 16
Thursday, June 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
2018 Moraga Summer Concert Series Kick Off: Classic Rock Night | June 21-Aug. 16

On Thursday evenings, head for the Moraga Commons Park for a relaxing free concert in the park. Bring your picnic blanket or lawn chairs to the grassy hillside in front of the band shell. Enjoy the music while your children enjoy the park. The volunteers ...

Music & Market Summer Concerts: Lumberyard | Concord
Thursday, June 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Lumberyard | Concord

The 29th Annual Music & Market Series returns to Todos Santos Plaza featuring a cream of the crop schedule of Bay Area bands, and one of the best Farmers Markets anywhere in downtown Concord. The Farmers Market is from 4-8 pm with music from 6:30-8 ...

Win Tix: Pioneers of Ska-Punk: The Specials | Fox Theater
Thursday, June 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Fox Theater
Also known as The Special AKA is one of the UK’s most important bands. > Get Tickets – $42.50 True innovators of the punk era, the Specials began the British ska revival craze, combining the highly danceable ska and rocksteady beat with punk’s energy and attitude, and ...
Win Tix: Life Is A Wave: Celebrating 15 Years of Surf & Coastal Conservation | Mezzanine
Thursday, June 21 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*https://stwc.ejoinme.org/liawtickets
| Mezzanine
Life Is A Wave is a marquee bay area event welcoming and unifying the surf, environmental and entrepreneurial communities in protecting the places we love for generations to come. This Benefit of the year helps promote ocean stewardship, elevates awareness of protecting global coastlines and ...

Friday, June 22

Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
Friday, June 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Seniors must be 62 and better.
| Alameda County Fair
Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
The county fair offers a free day for our beloved seniors on selected Fridays, until 5 pm.
Free Lunchtime Concert: Zydeco Flames | Oakland
Friday, June 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center (12th Street)
Free Lunchtime Concert: Zydeco Flames | Oakland

Come down to Oakland’s City Center for free concerts in the spring and summer outside the 12th Street Oakland City Center BART station from June 6th to August 29th. The concert series give a little taste of everything, from Motown and folk to classic and jazz ...

Rooftop Garden Concert: 10 Pc Variety Dance Band | Oakland
Friday, June 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Rooftop Garden Concert: 10 Pc Variety Dance Band | Oakland

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Kaiser Center’s roof garden free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 15 – September 14, 2018. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s Kaiser Center was conceived as a semi-public park by ...

“Music in the Park” 2018 Kickoff: Tony! Toni! Toné! | San Jose
Friday, June 22 – 5:30 pm | Cost: $10 | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
"Music in the Park" 2018 Kickoff: Tony! Toni! Toné! | San Jose

Music in the Park is back in San Jose for Summer 2018 with another round of top notch headliners entertaining the neighbors and visitors of Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park from 5:30-9 pm. Individual general admission tickets are just $10 until the day of the show, ...

Music on the Square: Chicago & Steely Dan Tribute | Redwood City
Friday, June 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: Chicago & Steely Dan Tribute | Redwood City

Enjoy free Friday concerts all summer long on Courthouse Square in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from June 1-August 31, 2018. Redwood City is well known for its events, but Friday night’s Music on the Square is one of the most treasured nights of summer. Plus, being ...