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Music Events In San Francisco

Upcoming Music Events, Festivals And Concerts In San Francisco

Nightlife is not all parties, it is the live music shows, gigs at cafes or a kickass concert. You get to witness the best of the music events in San Francisco; from live music to the tours of artists, there is a lot that the city has in store for you. For a different choice of music, there are distinct events in San Francisco. For classical music lovers, they have classical music shows and concerts, while for the groovers they have concerts in San Francisco to dance your heart out.

The city is never out of stock when it’s music events so get grooving already.




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Date Event Venue
31 Dec 2023 HellaRnB Sexy New Years Eve R&B Party (with free champagne toast) Neck of the Woods, San Francisco
28 Oct 2023 HAUNTED FACTORY - Halloween Party 2023 BuzzWorks, San Francisco
19 Oct 2023 Grentperez (Concert) August Hall, San Francisco
15 Oct 2023 Celebrating David Bowie (Concert) The Regency Ballroom, San Francisco
06 Oct 2023 First Fridays at Thrive City Thrive City , San Francisco
05 Oct 2023 Lil Tracy (Concert) August Hall, San Francisco
21 Oct 2023 Karan Aujla (Concert) The Masonic - San Francisco
14 Oct 2023 Suicide Boys (Concert) Chase Center, San Francisco
07 Oct 2023 The Pretenders (Concert) Bimbos 365 Club, San Francisco
05 Oct 2023 The Rocky Horror Picture Show Curran Theatre, San Francisco

Top Places To Enjoy Music In San Francisco

Some of the best reasons to visit San Francisco is the rich music culture that this city proudly claims to have. You will find every genre of music presented to you in an unprecedented way. San Francisco music has evolved with the ever-changing taste of generations over the years in a city that prioritizes innovation over the mainstream. Hence, there is a myriad of options to choose your music fix. You can either groove to the beats of various San Francisco music festivals, or enjoy a laid-back lunch at some of the best San Francisco restaurants playing live music or get mesmerized by a jazz legend performing from your cozy bar perch. There are plenty of music events in San Francisco being held throughout the year like music concerts and fests for music enthusiasts with constant music cravings. This city also grooms up-and-coming talents with famous San Francisco music schools like San Francisco School of Music, Blue beer School of Music, Community Music Centre and many more.

Best Bars For Live Music In San Francisco

Who doesn't love some good music to sway to while having a glass of a favorite beverage? Well, now you can fulfill that desire of yours with plush yet affordable bars providing live music in San Francisco and of course, savory cocktails. The Saloon on North Beach is the oldest bar featuring live music In San Francisco by local talents complemented by affordable drinks and good food. Club Deluxe on Haight offers free live jazz and blues music accompanied by an amazing pizza platter which is perfect for a date night within its sultry ambiance. The Amnesia Bar on Valencia Street boasts a diverse lineup of live performances of electro, bluegrass, folk, jazz, disco and whatnot which draws a huge crowd to its dance floors.

Best San Francisco Music Venues

The coveted Fillmore Auditorium that had welcomed some big names like The Doors, Led Zeppelin, Cream and Jimi Hendrix in the 60s, now has established musicians fishing for a show in this top San Francisco Music Venue.  The Great American Music Hall, a fancy restaurant turned music club caters to different tastes in music ranging from jazz in the first decade to folk, rock and pop in recent years from celebrated artists. The best San Francisco music venue for indie music has to be the Independent on the Alamo Square park that houses top-notch music systems upgraded periodically with a diverse genre specific lineup and surprise stand up shows accompanied by a huge platter of tasty dishes and drinks. 

Top San Francisco Music Festivals To Visit

A popular name among San Francisco Music festivals is the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass where admission is totally free and every year it brings about stellar acts from renowned musicians like the Los Lobos and Lumineers. The Treasure Island San Francisco Music Festival features two days of live music of every genre with some fabulous performances from Deadmau5 and Chvrches. The Monterey Jazz Festival has been voted the World's Best Jazz Festival with grounds that packs in 8 stages of live jazz performances coexisting with feature films, exhibitions and of course food and beverages to fuel you throughout the events. Explore more such amazing events and music festivals in San Francisco on

Where Can I Listen To Live Music In San Francisco?

From some of the top music venues hosting concerts and music events in San Francisco, we have all that you need.
Enjoy musical nights, karaoke events and concerts at live music venues in San Francisco:

  • Bar Fluxus
  • Red Poppy Art House
  • Black Cat
  • Madrone Art Bar
  • Neck of the Woods
  • PianoFight
  • Center for New Music
  • S&R Lounge | Hotel Zetta
  • Boom Boom Room Presents
  • Slate
  • Community Music Center
  • Mr. Tipple's Recording Studio
  • The Chapel
  • Trailblazer Tavern
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