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Wednesday, August 28

Free Lunchtime Concert: “Soul Mechanix” | Oakland
Wednesday, August 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center (12th Street)
Free Lunchtime Concert: "Soul Mechanix" | 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 starting June 26th. The concert series give a little taste of everything, from Motown and folk to classic and jazz bands and ...

Free Rooftop Concert Series at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, August 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Concert Series at Salesforce Park | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s newly-reopened 5.4 acre park on top of the Transit Center hosts a ton of free events every week highlighted by free weekly after-work outdoor rooftop concerts curated by People in Plazas. So close your laptop and open your soul with after work ...Every Wednesday

Latin/Jazz/Salsa Concert: Brian Andres & the Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel | SF
Wednesday, August 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Latin/Jazz/Salsa Concert: Brian Andres & the Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel | SF

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 ...

Thursday, August 29

“People in Plazas” 2019 Market Street Music Festival | SF
Thursday, August 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
"People in Plazas" 2019 Market Street Music Festival | SF
Get ready for three different outdoor simultaneous concerts in the San Francisco- Brass Over Bridges at 303 2nd St., Samba at 2nd and Stevenson and Cuban at 333 Market St. all part of the summer-long People in Plazas free music festival.
“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, August 29 – 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

Music & Market Summer Concerts: Cajon/Zydeco Accordion Soul Music | Concord
Thursday, August 29 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Cajon/Zydeco Accordion Soul Music | 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 30

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos

Enjoy a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks and an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer. There’s free admission, two live bands, and three food trucks. Kids and well behaved dogs are welcome. One dollar from each ...Monthly

Oracle Park’s Free Summer Concert: 80s Tribute “Tainted Love” | SF
Friday, August 30 – 5:01 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Takes place at Seals Plaza located behind Center Field. No game ticket required.
| Oracle Park (Formerly AT&T Park)
Oracle Park's Free Summer Concert: 80s Tribute "Tainted Love" | SF

The Giants are proud to present the first ever Levi’s Concert Series. Enjoy a free pre-game concert before each Friday night home game. The concerts will feature local bands and artists, such as Barry Zito, Tim Flannery and more. Plus there will have Anchor Brewery ...

Music on the Square: “Pop/Soul” | Redwood City
Friday, August 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: "Pop/Soul" | 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.  ...

Free Summer Concert: Old Time Rock & Blues | San Bruno
Friday, August 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring the whole family and do not forget to bring your chairs & blankets.
| San Bruno City Park
Free Summer Concert: Old Time Rock & Blues | San Bruno

Join this summer at San Bruno City Park, and enjoy the sights and sounds of the 2019 Concerts at the Rotary Pavilion every Friday from August 2, 2019 to September 27, 2019 at 6 pm. Bring the whole family and do not forget to bring ...

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, August 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church

Walk the free labyrinth at Grace North Church in Berkeley with 97 candles lighting the path, while listening to music every last Friday of the month. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group featuring guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, piano and voice, will play songs from many world religions that inspire ...Monthly

Free Beach Concert: Papa Doo Run Run | Santa Cruz
Friday, August 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Papa Doo Run Run | Santa Cruz

Every summer, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk casts its net and drags in a host of Top 40 bands from the ’70s, ’80s, and early ’90s to play free concerts right on the beach every Friday night. Friday Night Bands on the Beach  Every Friday, June 14 ...

2019 Summer Concert in the Park: The Groove Doctors | Pleasanton
Friday, August 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lions Wayside Park
2019 Summer Concert in the Park: The Groove Doctors | 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 31

Kippy Marks: Live Music Performance | Live in the Castro
Saturday, August 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Kippy Marks: Live Music Performance | Live in the Castro
Join us in the Plaza for neighborhood favorite Kippy Marks, who is always a crowd pleaser. Improv-O-Linist Kippy Marks Kippy Marks has been delighting audiences with his inspirational compositions and lively performances for over 2 decades. Raised in El Paso, Texas, the Artist began his musical acclaim ...
SF Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 31 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Peacock Meadow
SF Mime Troupe's "Treasure Island" | Golden Gate Park

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 60th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2019 production “Treasure Island” The Musical – A Toxic Tale of Corporate Corsairs, Swashbuckling Swindlers, and Big Buck Buccaneers ...

Sunday, September 1

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 1 – 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 Labor Day Symphony Concerts in the Park | Sept. 1-2
Sunday, September 1 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Labor Day Symphony Concerts in the Park | Sept. 1-2

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 on the Square | Union Square Live
Sunday, September 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Tango on 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 ...

San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Dolores Park
Sunday, September 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Dolores Park
San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Treasure Island" | Dolores Park

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 60th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2019 production “Treasure Island” The Musical – A Toxic Tale of Corporate Corsairs, Swashbuckling Swindlers, and Big Buck Buccaneers ...

Cuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley
Sunday, September 1 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
| La Peña Cultural Center
Cuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley

This free, participatory event has been a staple at La Peña Cultural Center for 12 years due to its incredible fun, and recurs every 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. Come enjoy the Afro-Cuban folkloric drums, dances, and songs of rumba. Rumba is the ...Monthly

“Sunset by the Lake” Alternative/Indie Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill
Sunday, September 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pleasant Hill City Hall
"Sunset by the Lake" Alternative/Indie 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, September 2

Free Labor Day Monday Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Monday, September 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Labor Day Monday Symphony Concert in the Park | 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 ...

San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Dolores Park
Monday, September 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Dolores Park
San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Treasure Island" | Dolores Park

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 60th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2019 production “Treasure Island” The Musical – A Toxic Tale of Corporate Corsairs, Swashbuckling Swindlers, and Big Buck Buccaneers ...

Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room
Monday, September 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room

Every first Monday of the month, The Make-Out Room presents a free concert with several local bands showing off the cutting edge of jazz and improvised music. Expect progressive sounds with a mix of anything from jazz, folk, rock to electronic music. – Updated 8/19/18 – ...Monthly

Tuesday, September 3

“People in Plazas” Free Surf Music Outdoor Concert | SF
Tuesday, September 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rincon Center Courtyard
"People in Plazas" Free Surf Music Outdoor Concert | SF

This free annual outdoor music festival puts on over 130 free lunchtime concerts featuring an array of different styles from July to October in over 15 different public plazas near Market Street. “People in Plazas” 2019 Market Street Music Festival July 9 to October 30, 2019 | ...

RSVPs Open Today for “Live at Lagunitas” Free Folkin’ Friends Concert | Petaluma
Tuesday, September 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
RSVPs Open Today for "Live at Lagunitas" Free Folkin' Friends 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 ...

Live at Lagunitas: Man Man | Petaluma
Tuesday, September 3 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Man Man | 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 ...

Wednesday, September 4

Country Blues/Roots Americana Concert: Eric Long | SF
Wednesday, September 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Country Blues/Roots Americana Concert: Eric Long | SF

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 Rooftop Concert Series at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, September 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Concert Series at Salesforce Park | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s newly-reopened 5.4 acre park on top of the Transit Center hosts a ton of free events every week highlighted by free weekly after-work outdoor rooftop concerts curated by People in Plazas. So close your laptop and open your soul with after work ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, September 5

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, September 5 – 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