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Sunday, July 29

2018 Porchfest: 50+ Historic Porches & Live Music | Napa
Sunday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Napa
2018 Porchfest: 50+ Historic Porches & Live Music | Napa
Come on out to enjoy live music, friends and beautiful Downtown Napa. The annual Porch Festival is a free one day event showcasing Napa Musicians playing on some of the finest historic porches in town. Napa Porchfest 2018 Sunday, July 29, 2018 | 12:30 pm to 5 pm All Over ...
Oakland Municipal Band Concerts at the Lake | Lake Merritt
Sunday, July 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Pergola
Oakland Municipal Band Concerts at the Lake | Lake Merritt

The 107th concert season of free performances by the Oakland Municipal Band kicks off on with a July 4th concert and continues on Sundays throughout the summer. The 35-piece band performs music from a variety of genres, including marches, classical, pop, big band, movies, international, show ...

“The Magic of Disney” Free Sunday Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, July 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
"The Magic of Disney" Free Sunday Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the new direction of Robert Calonico, presents its 136th 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 ...

San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Sunday, July 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Founded by Jon Reed Sims in 1978 in response to Anita Bryant‘s anti-gay campaign in the late 1970s, the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Marching Band and Twirling Corps was the first openly-gay musical group in the world. Sims went on to create the San ...
Music in the Park: Dance & Top 40 Hits | Burlingame
Sunday, July 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Washington Park (Burlingame)
Music in the Park: Dance & Top 40 Hits | Burlingame
Reserve your spot on the dance floor, Pop Fiction is here. Pop Fiction has been wowing audiences of all ages for nearly a decade with their non-stop high energy dance music from the 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s, and beyond. Are you ready to Pop? Website: http://www.popfictionlive.com/
The Klipptones: Jazz, Swing & Blues Dance Party | Live! in the Castro
Sunday, July 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
The Klipptones: Jazz, Swing & Blues Dance Party | Live! in the Castro
Get your swing on with the Klipptones. The Klipptones are San Francisco’s hottest crossover band, playing big band standards mashed up with pop classics. Live! in the Castro events are brought to you by the Castro/Upper Market Community Benefit District. For booking information contact info@castrocbd.org.
San Francisco Ballet in the Park | Stern Grove Festival
Sunday, July 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
| Stern Grove
San Francisco Ballet in the Park | Stern Grove Festival
San Francisco Ballet, led by Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson, returns to Stern Grove Festival with artists of the Company performing a selection of works from their current repertory for their annual free performance at Stern Grove Renowned for its incomparable level of innovation, the San Francisco ...
Traditional Hawaiian Concert: Haopinaka & Hula Dancers | Union Square Live
Sunday, July 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Traditional Hawaiian Concert: Haopinaka & Hula Dancers | Union Square Live
Sun July 29: 2-4pm — Haopinaka & Hula Dancers (Traditional Hawaiian) HAOPINAKA brings the spirit of aloha to the San Francisco Bay Area with Hawaiian guitars, ukuleles, and sweet vocal harmonies. Our beautiful and talented hula dancers are also available to make your special occasion memorable ...
San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical” | Berkeley
Sunday, July 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Live Oak Park
San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical" | Berkeley

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 59th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2018 production “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2018 Free political theater & music in parks all ...

Tuesday, July 31

Live at Lagunitas: Wild Child | Petaluma
Tuesday, July 31 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Wild Child | 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 Bay Bridge Beat Concert | Orinda
Tuesday, July 31 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Summertime Outdoor Bay Bridge Beat 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 ...

Music & Market Summer Concerts: Jr. DeVille Blues Band | Concord
Tuesday, July 31 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Jr. DeVille Blues Band | 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 ...

Wednesday, August 1

Free Lunchtime Concert: Jinx Jones | Oakland
Wednesday, August 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center (12th Street)
Free Lunchtime Concert: Jinx Jones | 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 ...

People in Plazas: Pop/Rock Concert | SF
Wednesday, August 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 555 California
People in Plazas: Pop/Rock Concert | SF

This free annual outdoor music festival puts on over 120 free lunchtime concerts featuring an array of different styles from July to October in over 15 different public plazas near Market Street stretched from the Embarcadero to Van Ness. “People in Plazas” 2018 Market Street Music Festival July ...

Modern Swing Concert: Lost Dog Found | Union Square Live
Wednesday, August 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Modern Swing Concert: Lost Dog Found | Union Square Live
Wed Aug 1: 6-8pm — Lost Dog Found (Modern Swing) With a uniquely modern take on retro Americana genres including blues, swing, rock, and soul, Lost Dog Found reaches a broad spectrum of music lovers, young and old alike, who love to dance and sing along ...
Free Rock ‘n Roll Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, August 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Free Rock 'n Roll Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Rock The Heat is a high-energy rock’n roll party band, giving you non-stop, entertainment. Rock The Heat has a variety of talented, seasoned musicians with many years of experience performing. This combination of great musicians and great music brings effortless high-energy entertainment to audiences throughout the ...
Summer Funk, R&B Concert | Menlo Park
Wednesday, August 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fremont Park (Menlo Park)
Summer Funk, R&B 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 ...

San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical” | Oakland
Wednesday, August 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Lakeside Park
San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical" | Oakland

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 59th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2018 production “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2018 Free political theater & music in parks all ...

Thursday, August 2

People in Plazas: Accordian Soul Music Concert | SF
Thursday, August 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Transamerica Redwood Park
People in Plazas: Accordian Soul Music Concert | SF

This free annual outdoor music festival puts on over 120 free lunchtime concerts featuring an array of different styles from July to October in over 15 different public plazas near Market Street stretched from the Embarcadero to Van Ness. “People in Plazas” 2018 Market Street Music Festival July ...

Sol Development with Mino Yanci: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Thursday, August 2 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Sol Development with Mino Yanci: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Oakland-based MC, award-winning spoken word poet, activist, and educator Karega Bailey is the guiding spirit behind SoL DeVeloPMeNT, a charismatic crew that delivers trenchant, politically resonant verse amidst an inexorable flow of jazz, soul and hip-hop grooves. The director of special education at Oakland’s Roses in ...
SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2018: The Love Gangsters | Palo Alto
Thursday, August 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Shopping Center
SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2018: The Love Gangsters | 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 ...

Free Top 40/Dance Party Concert in the Park | San Mateo
Thursday, August 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Park (San Mateo)
Free Top 40/Dance Party Concert in the Park | San Mateo

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, ...

Moraga Summer Concert: Bay Area 60’s Psychedelic Rock | East Bay
Thursday, August 2 – 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 ...

Music & Market Summer Concerts: James Clark Presents Elvis, Elton & Mick | Concord
Thursday, August 2 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: James Clark Presents Elvis, Elton & Mick | 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 ...

San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical” | Oakland
Thursday, August 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Lake Meritt - Edoff Memorial Bandstand
San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical" | Oakland

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 59th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2018 production “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2018 Free political theater & music in parks all ...

Friday, August 3

Rooftop Garden Concert: Latin | Oakland
Friday, August 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Rooftop Garden Concert: Latin | 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: Third World with Jordan T. | San Jose
Music in the Park: Third World with Jordan T. | 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: Michael Jackson Tribute | Redwood City
Friday, August 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: Michael Jackson 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 ...

Free Beach Boardwalk Concert: Y & T | Santa Cruz
Friday, August 3 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Boardwalk Concert: Y & T | 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 15 ...

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, August 3 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...