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Tuesday, July 30

Summertime Outdoor Swing Era Jazz Concert | Orinda
Tuesday, July 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Summertime Outdoor Swing Era Jazz Concert | Orinda

Bring your family and friends down to Orinda Community Park for Summer Concerts in the Park on most Tuesday nights. This event is free and open to the community. Families are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the evening. 2019 Concert Schedule (6:30 ...

Wednesday, July 31

Swing/Big Band Concert: Fil Lorenz Little Big Band | Union Square Live
Wednesday, July 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Swing/Big Band Concert: Fil Lorenz Little Big Band | Union Square Live

The 2019 Union Square Live festival presents dozens of free events like live music, swing and tango dance lessons, film nights, circus arts, and more in Union Square Park from May through September. Union Square Live | 2019 May to September Union Square Park, SF ...

Free Rockability Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, July 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Free Rockability Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Jinx Jones has been twice nominated for Male Rockabilly Artist of the Year by the Ameripolitan Music Awards, has received gold and platinum record awards for his work with R&B divas, En Vogue, has won songwriting awards and has been recognized as one of the ...
Summer Classic Rock Concert | Menlo Park
Wednesday, July 31 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fremont Park (Menlo Park)
Summer Classic Rock 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). Three additional concerts are ...

Thursday, August 1

Music & Market Summer Concert: Chicago & Steely Dan Tribute | Concord
Thursday, August 1 | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: Chicago & Steely Dan Tribute | Concord

The 30th 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 ...

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, August 1 – 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 sixth 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. New for 2019 are ...Every Thursday

Moraga Summer Concert: Bay Area 60’s Psychedelic Rock | East Bay
Thursday, August 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Bay Area 60's Psychedelic Rock | East Bay

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 ...

Friday, August 2

Rooftop Garden Concert: Motown | Oakland
Friday, August 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Rooftop Garden Concert: Motown | Oakland

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Lakeside Roof Garden (formally known as the Kaiser Roof Garden) free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 14 – September 13, 2019. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s ...

Music on the Square: “Steely Dan & Chicago Tribute” | Redwood City
Friday, August 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: "Steely Dan & Chicago Tribute" | Redwood City

Enjoy free Friday concerts all summer long on Courthouse Square in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from May 31-August 30, 2019. 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.  ...

2019 Summer Concert in the Park: Public Eye | Pleasanton
Friday, August 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lions Wayside Park
2019 Summer Concert in the Park: Public Eye | Pleasanton

Spend your summer evening listening to beautiful music in downtown Pleasanton every Friday from June 7th to August 30th. 2019 Pleasaton Free Summer Concert in the Park Every Friday, June 7 to Aug. 30, 2019 | 7 pm to 8:30 pm Lions Wayside Park, First Street ...

Saturday, August 3

AfroSolo in the Gardens: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Saturday, August 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
AfroSolo in the Gardens: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
For a quarter century the AfroSolo Arts Festival has played an essential role in nurturing, promoting and presenting art and culture from the African Diaspora through presenting solo performances, the visual and literary arts and community engagement. A production of the AfroSolo Theatre Company, the 25th AfroSolo ...

Sunday, August 4

Jerry Day 2019: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park
Sunday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Jerry Day 2019: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park
The 17th Annual Jerry Day is an annual civic and cultural event that celebrates one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time and San Francisco native son, Jerry Garcia and his Excelsior roots. The all day concert and festival takes place at the appropriately named “Jerry Garcia ...
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2019. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...Every Sunday

Free Symphony Tribute Concert to SF’s Firefighters | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Symphony Tribute Concert to SF's Firefighters | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 137th 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, run about 90 ...

Tango in the Square | Union Square Live
Sunday, August 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Tango in the Square | Union Square Live

The 2019 Union Square Live festival presents dozens of free events like live music, swing and tango dance lessons, film nights, circus arts, and more in Union Square Park from May through September. Union Square Live | 2019 May to September Union Square Park, SF ...

“Sunset by the Lake” Beatles Tribute Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill
Sunday, August 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pleasant Hill City Hall
"Sunset by the Lake" Beatles Tribute Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill

Family friendly and popular concert series by the Lake at City Hall. Features some of the top bands from around the East Bay Area including many local favorites. The event will be held every other Monday from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend. 2019 ...

“Sunset by the Lake” All-Things Tom Petty Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill
Sunday, August 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pleasant Hill City Hall
"Sunset by the Lake" All-Things Tom Petty Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill

Family friendly and popular concert series by the Lake at City Hall. Features some of the top bands from around the East Bay Area including many local favorites. The event will be held every other Monday from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend. 2019 ...

Monday, August 5

Live at Lagunitas: James McMurtry | Petaluma
Monday, August 5 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: James McMurtry | 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 ...

Tuesday, August 6

RSVPs Open Today for “Live at Lagunitas” Free Shannon & the Clams Concert | Petaluma
Tuesday, August 6 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
RSVPs Open Today for "Live at Lagunitas" Free Shannon & the Clams 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 ...

Summertime Outdoor Rock n’ Roll Concert | Orinda
Tuesday, August 6 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Summertime Outdoor Rock n' Roll Concert | Orinda

Bring your family and friends down to Orinda Community Park for Summer Concerts in the Park on most Tuesday nights. This event is free and open to the community. Families are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the evening. 2019 Concert Schedule (6:30 ...

Wednesday, August 7

American Roots/Folk Concert: Moonalice | Union Square Live
Wednesday, August 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
American Roots/Folk Concert: Moonalice | Union Square Live

The 2019 Union Square Live festival presents dozens of free events like live music, swing and tango dance lessons, film nights, circus arts, and more in Union Square Park from May through September. Union Square Live | 2019 May to September Union Square Park, SF ...

Free Reggae Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, August 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Free Reggae Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Rafa is from Hebrew רָפָא: to heal We are a 14-piece roots reggae band based out of the Live In Peace Studio in East Palo Alto, CA, and share the organization’s same vision for healing and social justice. We believe that music is a powerful tool ...
Summer Rewind Cover Band Concert | Menlo Park
Wednesday, August 7 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fremont Park (Menlo Park)
Summer Rewind Cover Band 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). Three additional concerts are ...

Thursday, August 8

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, August 8 – 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 sixth 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. New for 2019 are ...Every Thursday

Moraga Summer Concert: Country to American Rock | East Bay
Thursday, August 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Country to American Rock | East Bay

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 Concert: Late 60’s Rock Legend | Concord
Thursday, August 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: Late 60's Rock Legend | Concord

The 30th 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 ...

Friday, August 9

Crown Beach Free Concerts at the Cove | Alameda
Friday, August 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Robert Crown Memorial State Beach Park
Crown Beach Free Concerts at the Cove | Alameda

Celebrate the East Bay Regional Park District’s 85th Anniversary. There are 73 regional parks planning special events and programs, including Free Park Fridays, Free Concerts In The Parks, and a Free Multicultural Festival. 85th East Bay Regional Parks Anniversary from April – December ...Every Friday

Point Richmond Concert: Americana/Country/Folk | East Bay
Friday, August 9 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Point Richmond
Point Richmond Concert: Americana/Country/Folk | East Bay

Point Richmond Music is a free grassroots series bringing a wide range of top notch musicians to the small, quaint town of Point Richmond. Concerts are held on second Fridays of each month, June through September in 2019 from 5:30 pm – 7:45 pm. Local restaurants ...

Music on the Square: “Yacht Rock” | Redwood City
Friday, August 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: "Yacht Rock" | Redwood City

Enjoy free Friday concerts all summer long on Courthouse Square in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from May 31-August 30, 2019. 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.  ...

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, August 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral
Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral

One evening a month (usually the second Friday, but not always), Grace Cathedral invites you to walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in the world. The walk is hosted by the Labyrinth Guild. Always check the Labyrinth website for ...Monthly