Upcoming Events By Date

Heart Shaped Nebula

A new play steeped in magical realism, astrophysics, Greek mythology and the American West.
May 21Jun 21
Shotgun Players

Shuggie Otis

The legendarily forward-thinking purveyor of rock, blues, funk and jazz brings his innovative act to Oakland.
May 22
New Parish

Blue Oyster Cult

The dons of the elaborate stadium show for much of the 1970s return -- a little older, but with just as much cowbell.
May 22
Slim’s

Ceremony

Founded in the North Bay suburb of Rohnert Park in the mid-aughts, Ceremony have traveled a fascinating musical evolution from early frenetic hardcore punk to the muted despair of ...
May 22
924 Gilman

Oakland Ballet 50th Anniversary

At its height in the 1980s and ’90s, the Oakland Ballet was an internationally significant ballet company, largely due to founding artistic director Ronn Guidi’s missio ...
May 23
Paramount Theater

Fely Tchaco

Modern pop fused with traditional forest music from the Ivory Coast
May 23
Red Poppy Art House

Crocodiles

Expect a blast of noisy ear candy when Crocodiles land at Leo's.
May 23
Leo’s Music Club

Dear Hunter

Dear Hunter picks up the concept album thread once again at the Independent.
May 24
The Independent

Everything Is Terrible!

L.A.'s "video mystics" bring to town a greatest-hits package of hilariously weird VHS artifacts.
May 25
Roxie Theater

Lo-Fang

Former tourmate Lorde gave him the stamp of approval, and now Lo-Fang's out on his own at the Chapel.
May 26
The Chapel

Twelfth Night

Cal Shakes bends Shakespeare's gender-bending comedy even more with an almost all-female cast.
May 27Jun 21
Bruns Amphitheater

Jenny Lewis

Jenny Lewis, former Rilo Kiley front woman, performs songs from acclaimed 2014 solo album at The Fox Theater.
May 28
Fox Theater