Upcoming Events By Date

Erykah Badu

The reigning queen of neo-soul, Erykah Badu returns to the Warfield at the end of August to perform songs from her musical career that now spans nearly two decades.
Aug 29
The Warfield

Curious Flights

San Francisco Conservatory of Music graduate Brenden Guy (a terrific clarinetist) curates this four-concert series featuring music that isn’t on everyone’s classical playlist ...
Aug 29
San Francisco Conservatory of Music

‘Between Riverside and Crazy’

Stephen Adly Guirgis’s playwon a Pulitzer Prize last year, and A-C-T opens its season with the first production outside of New York.
Sep 2Oct 27
American Conservatory Theater

Wanda Jackson

The "Queen of Rockabilly" and recent Rock N Roll Hall of Fame inductee brings an intimate live show to SF.
Sep 5
Swedish American Hall

Diet Cig

The New Paltz, NY, duo are fully in touch with their filter-free ids when it comes to generating breezy twee pop.
Sep 5
Hemlock Tavern

San Jose Mini-Maker Faire

The Bay Area Maker Faire in San Mateo — the country’s first — bills itself as the “Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth.” (Creators from that fest are pi ...
Sep 6
History Park

Hiero Day

The annual celebration of homegrown hip-hop -- and all things Oakland -- takes over the streets downtown.
Sep 7
Various venues; downtown Oakland

Salman Rushdie

The acclaimed novelist discusses his latest work in a City Arts & Lectures event with KQED's own Michael Krasny.
Sep 9
Nourse Theater

‘The Oldest Boy’

An American mother's three-year-old might be a reincarnated Tibetan lama in Sarah Ruhl's new drama.
Sep 10Oct 24
Marin Theatre Co.

ReOrient 2015

Golden Thread weaves together tales from and about all over the Middle East in its short-play festival.
Sep 10Oct 4
Z Below

Lenora Lee Dance Presents ‘Fire of Freedom’

A new site-specific multimedia immersive dance piece about cycles of violence by Lenora Lee Dance activates a labyrinthine space at the Fort Mason Center.
Sep 1020
Fort Mason Center

‘Vrindavan’

South Bay Indian theater company rings in its 20th year with a grand Bollywood-style musical.
Sep 1227
Cubberly Theater

‘Sweeney Todd’

Stephen Sondheim's musical is presented for the first time by San Francisco Opera.
Sep 1229
San Francisco War Memorial Opera House

‘Monstress’

ACT presents two short stories of Filipino-American life in San Francisco adapted for the stage.
Sep 16Nov 22
Strand Theater