Upcoming Events By Date

Harry Connick, Jr.

New Orleans' favorite son returns for an evening of song and storytelling.
Jul 12
Wells Fargo Center

West Side Story

San Jose's City Lights Theater Company presents Bernstein, Laurents and Sondheim's landmark 1957 musical in an intimate setting.
Jul 16Aug 23
City Lights Theater Company

The Coup

Oakland's unofficial poet laureate, Boots Riley, brings his radically conscious, full-band hip-hop home for an East Bay show.
Jul 17
The New Parish

Aziz Ansari: Modern Romance

Using data from focus groups around the U.S., the standup comedian tackles the mysteries of love in the modern age in his new book, Modern Romance -- from arranged marriages to Tin ...
Jul 18
Palace of Fine Arts

Zap Mama

Congolese-Belgian singer explores a world of sound and the possibilities of the human voice.
Jul 19
Regency Ballroom


San Francisco's favorite Afro-dance-fusion collective brings their unique sound to The Chapel for a no-holds-barred dance party.
Jul 23
The Chapel

Social Studies

A record release show full of feel-good, danceable indie-rock from a well-seasoned San Francisco five-piece.
Jul 24
Great American Music Hall

Esperanza Spalding

"Emily's D+Evolution," a new work from the charismatic singer-bassist-composer, combines music, theater, and movement.
Aug 9
Wells Fargo Center

Aretha Franklin

After a tumultuous early life, a decades-long-reign as the Queen of Soul, and of course, her famous hat at President Obama’s 2008 inauguration, Aretha Franklin finally return ...
Aug 10
Oracle Arena

Slavyanka Presents ‘All-Night Vigil (Vespers)’

One of the region's most prominent choruses specializing in the Russian musical repertoire celebrates the 100th anniversary of a seminal choral work by Sergei Rachmaninoff with a s ...
Aug 2123
Unnamed Venue

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

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 perpetually provocative blonde one returns to the Bay Area on Oct. 19 — here are several ways to get tickets ahead of the general public onsale on Monday, Mar. 9.
Oct 19
SAP Center