First City Festival

August 23 – 24, 2014 / Monterey County Fair and Event Center

In its second year, the festival will feature music from Beck, the National, CocoRosie, Phantogram, and more.

For tickets and more information, visit firstcityfestival.com.

Live City Revue

August 24, 2014 / Dance Brigade’s Dance Mission

Live City Revue is a series of live events supporting the development of a new hip hop theater piece by Felonious and Campo Santo based on Jeff Chang’s seminal history of hip hop, Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, and Maxim Gorky’s masterwork of early 20th-century Russian socialist realism, The Lower Depths.

For tickets and more information, visit dancemission.com.

Grand Opening Weekend of Schroeder Hall

August 22 – 24, 2014 / Schroeder Hall at Sonoma State

The weekend is set to include a piano recital from David Benoit, a concert by pianist Jeffrey Kahane, recitals by SSU students and faculty, and a christening of the hall’s Brombaugh Opus 9 organ by James David Christie of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

For tickets and more information, visit gmc.sonoma.edu.

Fetch Clay Make Man

August 14 – September 7, 2014 / Marin Theatre Company in Mill Valley

For tickets and more information, visit marintheatre.org.

Noise Pop’s 20th Street Block Party

August 23, 2014 / 20th St between Bryant and Harrison Streets and Florida and Alabama between 19th and 20th

Set to feature music by Cayucas, Rogue Wave, Melted Toys, and more.

For tickets and more information, visit 20thstreetblockparty.com.

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