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Monday, June 17

“Classical Revolution” Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.
Monday, June 17 – 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 ...Monthly

Wednesday, June 19

Swing/Boogie Concert: Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums | Union Square Live
Wednesday, June 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Swing/Boogie Concert: Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums | 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 ...

Thursday, June 20

Marcus Shelby Quartet: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Thursday, June 20 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Marcus Shelby Quartet: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF

Between May and October in 2019, the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival presents 100 free performances on three outdoor stages in Yerba Buena Gardens. Admission is free and entertainment includes music, theater, dance, cultural events, educational and children’s programs. 2019 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival May 4 – October 27, ...

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, June 20 – 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

Free Concert at the Central Park Opening Series | San Mateo
Thursday, June 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Park (San Mateo)
Free Concert at the Central Park Opening Series | San Mateo
The Department of Rock is an “all dance rock” smoking hot rock tribute,  performing hits from Petty to Prince to Bono and Benatar. TDOR delivers a non-stop, high energy show featuring three lead vocalists, rock solid rhythm section, tight harmonies and a playlist that appeals to all ...
Moraga Summer Concert: Classic Rock | East Bay
Thursday, June 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Classic 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: Feel-good Reggae | Concord
Thursday, June 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: Feel-good Reggae | 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 ...

Summer Concert at Mission Bowling Club | SF
Thursday, June 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Bowling Club
Summer Concert at Mission Bowling Club | SF

Mission Bowling Club presents a Summer Concert Series happening every 3rd Thursday of the month from May to August 2019. Come and enjoy free music from 7 pm to 8 pm. Lineup include: May 16: DonCat (solo) June 20: Jules Indelicato July 18: Interstate August ...

Friday, June 21

Music in the Park 2019 Kickoff “The Delfonics” Love songs & Oldies | San Jose
Friday, June 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: $10 | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
Music in the Park 2019 Kickoff "The Delfonics" Love songs & Oldies | San Jose

Groove to tunes at Music in the Park, a summer tradition concert series at Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park in the heart of downtown San José. Produced by the San José Downtown Association, this favorite downtown music event jams from 5:30-9 pm. Early bird tickets ...

Music on the Square: “Santana Tribute” | Redwood City
Friday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: "Santana 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 Concert Kick Off: Beatles Tribute in the Park | Alamo
Friday, June 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Livorna Park
2019 Concert Kick Off: Beatles Tribute in the Park | Alamo

Put your dancing shoes on, pack a picnic and enjoy live music with the small community of Alamo at Livorna Park, located at the corner of Miranda Avenue and Livorna Road. Bring blankets, chairs, flashlights, snacks, family and friends. Friday concerts start at 6:30 pm ...

2019 Summer Concert in the Park: Evan Thomas Blues Revue | Pleasanton
Friday, June 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lions Wayside Park
2019 Summer Concert in the Park: Evan Thomas Blues Revue | 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 ...

Tiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville
Friday, June 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 Suggested Donation
| Boonation Custom Cycles
Tiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville

Boonation Custom Cycles hosts a monthly Tiny Garage Concert Series. This is a community event, catered towards lovers of neighborhood fun. Tiny Garage Concerts Every 3rd Friday | 7 pm to 10 pm Boonation Custom Cycles, 5656 Genoa St, Emeryville FREE with a $5 suggested ...

Fandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley
Friday, June 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations welcome
| La Peña Cultural Center
Fandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley

Enjoy a lively evening of music, dancing, and zapateado– bring your dance shoes and instruments, or just come and enjoy the music and dance. Son Jarocho is a lively traditional art form from the southern Mexican state of Veracruz that sits on the coast of the ...Monthly

Saturday, June 22

Lake Chabot Free Concerts in the Park | East Bay
Saturday, June 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Chabot (Castro Valley)
Lake Chabot Free Concerts in the Park | East Bay

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

Facebook’s “Red, White & Brew” Fest: Honky Tonk & Bull Riding | Facebook HQ
Saturday, June 22 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is requested.
| Facebook Headquarters
Facebook's "Red, White & Brew" Fest: Honky Tonk & Bull Riding | Facebook HQ
Facebook hosts a fun Red, White & Brew Festival featuring Americana, Country & Craft Beer. There will also have 3 different stages and a Honky Tonk Performance Area where everyone can enjoy and have fun. Plus, there will be a Bull Riding Competition. Community Stage: -1:15 pm – ...
Free “Redwood Symphony” Concert in the Park 2019 Kick Off | Redwood City
Saturday, June 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Free "Redwood Symphony" Concert  in the Park 2019 Kick Off | Redwood City

For the classical music lover, or anyone who appreciates great musical talent, Redwood City continues its free Classical Music Series performed outdoors on beautiful Courthouse Square from June through September 2019. The series features groups such as the Redwood Symphony, Opera San José, and Bay ...

Sunday, June 23

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, June 23 – 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

The Muddy Roses | Live! in the Castro
Sunday, June 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
The Muddy Roses | Live! in the Castro
Join us for a taste of Americana as The Muddy Roses kick off Pride Week in Jane Warner Plaza!.
Blues/Rock Concert: The Nitecaps Blues Band | Union Square Live
Sunday, June 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Blues/Rock Concert: The Nitecaps Blues 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 ...

“Sunset by the Lake” Blues & Jazz Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill
Sunday, June 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pleasant Hill City Hall
"Sunset by the Lake" Blues & Jazz 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 ...

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, June 23 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room
"Return of the Cypher" Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...Every Sunday

Wednesday, June 26

Bollywood Blues Concert: Aki Kumar Blues Band | Union Square Live
Wednesday, June 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Bollywood Blues Concert: Aki Kumar Blues 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 ...

Thursday, June 27

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, June 27 – 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

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, June 27 – 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

Moraga Summer Concert: Beatles Tribute Band | East Bay
Thursday, June 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Beatles Tribute Band | 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: Classic Soul and R&B | Concord
Thursday, June 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: Classic Soul and R&B | 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, June 28

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, June 28 – 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

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, June 28 – 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

Music on the Square: “Neil Diamond Tribute” | Redwood City
Friday, June 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: "Neil Diamond 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.  ...