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Tuesday, September 24

Durand Jones & the Indications Free In-store Concert | Amoeba SF
Tuesday, September 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Durand Jones & the Indications Free In-store Concert | Amoeba SF
Retro soul outfit Durand Jones & the Indications play a live mini-set and sign their sophomore album American Love Call (out now on Dead Oceans). Get their album at Amoeba to get into the signing line after the set. Also catch them later that night ...
Win Tix: Live on Stage: Jonathan Richman w/ Tommy Larkins | Swedish American Hall
Tuesday, September 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Swedish American Hall
Jonathan Richman is one of rock’s most eccentric and unpredictable figures, a performer whose dexterity and craft skirts from garage rock to country to Latin stylings and back. He has been playing music, recording and touring for most of his life. Jonathan and his drummer ...

Wednesday, September 25

Free Rooftop World Music Concert at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, September 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop World Music Concert 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 jams ...Every Wednesday

2019 Albany Music in the Park: “La Misa Negra” | Final Day
Wednesday, September 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Albany)
2019 Albany Music in the Park: "La Misa Negra" | Final Day

Bring a picnic & a blanket with the whole family and friends. It’s Music in the Park time again. The 2019 concert series will be the 16th season of providing free concerts every Wednesday night in September. The concerts have been funded by the local ...

Thursday, September 26

Steel Drum Outdoor Concert: 2019 Market Street Music Festival | SF
Thursday, September 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 333 Market St.
Steel Drum Outdoor Concert: 2019 Market Street Music Festival | 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 | ...

CityDance 2019: Free Live Music, Disco Dance & Beer Garden | San Jose
Thursday, September 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
CityDance 2019: Free Live Music, Disco Dance & Beer Garden | San Jose

Put on your dancing shoes and join the fun every Thursday evening from Aug. 15 to Oct. 3 for free live music and dance lessons. San Jose CityDance 2019 Thursdays, Aug. 15 – Oct. 3, 2019 | 6 pm to 9 pm Plaza De Cesar ...

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, September 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...Monthly

Music & Market Summer Concert: Concord’s Queen of Blues | Concord
Thursday, September 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: Concord's Queen of Blues | 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 ...

Tolkien Live Musical Performance | Mountain View
Thursday, September 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Tolkien Live Musical Performance | Mountain View
Professional Celtic and Medieval music duo, Margaret & Kristoph, will perform a program of original musical settings of songs from J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. They are the only American group whose musical settings of Tolkien’s songs have been authorized by ...

Friday, September 27

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, September 27 – 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

Free Swing Dance Class on SF’s Rooftop Park | SF
Friday, September 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Swing Dance Class on SF's Rooftop Park | SF

Dust off your dancing shoes. Shimmytown brings a live band and professional Lindy Hop dance instructors. Free Swing Dance Class on SF’s Rooftop Park Friday, August 23, September 27, October 25, 2019 |  pm to  pm Salesforce Park (Main Plaza), 425 Mission St., San Francisco FREE ...

Oracle Park’s Free Summer Concert: Yacht Rock “Mustache Harbor” | SF
Friday, September 27 – 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: Yacht Rock "Mustache Harbor" | 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 ...

Free Summer Concert: Cool Pop for Real People | San Bruno
Friday, September 27 – 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: Cool Pop for Real People | 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, September 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley

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

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, September 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...Monthly

Saturday, September 28

53rd Annual Quaker Harvest Festival | Palo Alto
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Palo Alto Friends Meetinghouse
53rd Annual Quaker Harvest Festival | Palo Alto
Come to shop, hear music, browse their book sale, and eat lunch at the 53rd Harvest Festival. The specialized boutiques (including an international bazaar, treasured collectibles, jewelry, and plants), and huge rummage and book sale, guarantees there will be something for everyone.
Sharktoberfest at the Sanctuary | The Presidio
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free. Special Programs $15/person.
| Great Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
Sharktoberfest at the Sanctuary | The Presidio
Join Greater Farallones Association, Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, and Shark Stewards in celebrating the annual return of the white sharks to the Gulf of the Farallones. Enjoy shark science, shark experts, shark art, shark films, shark conservation, food and live music. Event Schedule (Main Event) 11am: All ...
1st Annual Jibaro de Hawaii Festival | Union City
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Registration via Eventbrite
| Pruma Center
1st Annual Jibaro de Hawaii Festival | Union City
Join the Puerto Rican Union of Mutual Aid (PRUMA) for its first annual Jibaro de Hawaii Festival this September 28, 2019 from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm. There will be a Hula dance performance, live music, and DJing honoring the great Puerto Rican cuatro players of ...
2019 South San Francisco Concert in the Park
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Orange Memorial Park
2019 South San Francisco Concert in the Park
The South San Francisco Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to present the fifth annual Concert in the Park on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 11 am to 4:30 pm on the soccer field at Orange Memorial Park. This year’s Concert in the Park will feature ...
2019 Osaka Matsuri: SF’s “Sister City” Festival | Japantown
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japan Center
2019 Osaka Matsuri: SF’s “Sister City” Festival | Japantown
Japantown Chounaikai and the San Francisco Osaka Sister City Association is proud to sponsor the 4th annual Osaka Matsuri, celebrating San Francisco’s oldest sister city relationship. Please join us and experience Japan and Osaka culture through dance, music, and food.
“Southside Festival” SF’s Brand New African-American Cultural District | Bayview
Saturday, September 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*21+ to purchase alcohol
| Bayview Bistro
"Southside Festival" SF's Brand New African-American Cultural District | Bayview
Come celebrate the launching of African American Cultural district at Southside Festival #2. We are showcasing talented local musicians with a side of delicious eats and refreshments, we invite you to be part of this historic day. Live performances by: Rob Woods Isaiah Mclane Shynell Girlnxdoor Special Performance by: Stunnaman02 DJ set: ...
Playing in the Plaza at the Bay Street | Emeryville
Saturday, September 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Playing in the Plaza at the Bay Street | Emeryville

Playing on the Plaza, Bay Street’s free, live local music series, will continue from July to September with live musical performances every Saturday. From rock and jazz to folk and blues, a different local band will perform every Saturday throughout the summer (June 1 to ...

Oakland’s Brand New Waterfront Festival Under the Bay Bridge | 2019
Saturday, September 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Judge John Sutter Regional Shoreline
Oakland's Brand New Waterfront Festival Under the Bay Bridge | 2019
Oakland’s brand new waterfront will host FAM Fest, Fall Arts and Music Festival at the Judge John Sutter Regional Shoreline on September 28th from 1 pm to 5 pm. Featuring, interactive arts exhibits, local music and performers. There will be food trucks, beer and wine ...
Free Sci-Fi Concert: Teal Crane | Mountain View
Saturday, September 28 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pioneer Park (Mtn View)
Free Sci-Fi Concert: Teal Crane | Mountain View
Enjoy a free sci-fi/fantasy-themed concert in the park performed by the very talented and eclectic local chamber trio, Teal Crane. They will be performing music from Star Wars, Game of Thrones, and more. Teal Crane is comprised of horn player and composer Daniel Wood, floutist and ...
Speakeasy’s 22nd Anniversary Beer Party | SF
Speakeasy's 22nd Anniversary Beer Party | SF
Hometown favorites Speakeasy Ales & Lagers are celebrating 22 years of brewing great craft beer in San Francisco, and your presence is requested. Expect rare and unreleased beers, live music and food pop-ups. 22nd Anniversary at Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Saturday, September 28, 2019 | 2-6pm (VIP ...

Sunday, September 29

African Arts Festival: Traditional Dance & Music | McLaren Park
Sunday, September 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
African Arts Festival: Traditional Dance & Music | McLaren Park
Live From the AMP is proud to welcome the Duniya Dance & Drum Company’s African Arts Festival back on stage on September 29th with the dancers and musicians performing the traditional dance and music of West Africa at the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater. The show is ...
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 29 – 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 Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free 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 ...

Acoustic Music in the Square | Noe Valley
Sunday, September 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Noe Valley Town Square
Acoustic Music in the Square | Noe Valley

Enjoy the afternoon every last Sunday of each month and listen for a free acoustic music in the square. Acoustic Music in the Square Last Sunday of each Month | 1 pm to 3 pm Noe Valley Town Square, 24th St. & Sanchez St, San ...Monthly

2019 Piano on the Hill | Potrero Hill
Sunday, September 29 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Drinks and food available for purchase.
| Starr King Open Space
2019 Piano on the Hill | Potrero Hill
Come join the “Piano on the Hill” at the Starr King Open Space on Sunday, September 29th from 3 pm – 7 pm. It’s the 5th year of this fantastic community event which features live performances by local musicians, craft beers from neighborhood breweries, wine ...