Upcoming Events By Date

150 Years of SF Bay Area Highland Games

Traditional music, with an opening night concert Friday evening in San Ramon, plus a falconry exhibit, a run in kilts, Highland dancing, and whiskey tasting (of course).
Sep 46
Alameda County Fairgrounds

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

The Damned

With founding members Dave Vanian on vocals and Captain Sensible on guitar, the band is hitting the U.S. for a series of shows in support of the new documentary film, The Damned: D ...
Sep 6
Great American Music Hall

Hiero Day

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

Andy Daly’s Unbuttoned Mind

Andy Daly, in his glasses, khakis, and button-down oxfords, channels Bob Newhart -- with more slapstick and R-rated stand-up material.
Sep 8
The Independent

The Seshen

The chilled-out electro-soul six-piece takes over Leo's in Oakland every Tuesday in September.
Sep 8
Leo’s Music Club

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

Rough Cuts: Tunisia 2.0

While Bay Area documentary filmmakers routinely show works in progress to their peers, Rough Cuts goes further by inviting everyday moviegoers into the process.
Sep 9
Variety Screening Room

‘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

Totally Spontaneous: San Francisco Improv Fest

This year's fest features some very fast on their feet comedians, including Matt Besser from the justly celebrated Upright Citizen's Brigade, Susan Messing, and Stephanie Weir and ...
Sep 1019
Eureka Theatre

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


'Makeover' presents eight projects that run the gamut of reasons for and responses to the quest for self improvement.
Sep 11Oct 24
Southern Exposure