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San Francisco Concerts in August 2016

Top Shows this Month in SF

San Francisco Concerts in August 2016 include Guns N' Roses at AT&T Park and 311 at the Nob Hill Masonic Center. It's also when you will find one of the largest music festivals this month, the Outside Lands Music Festival.

In addition, you will find several great concerts all around the Bay Area. Top shows include Adele at Oracle Arena, Barbra Streisand in San Jose, and the Dave Matthews Band at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley.

San Francisco August Concerts

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Top San Francisco Concerts in August

Top Bay Area Concerts in August

  • 8/2: Adele at the Oracle Arena in Oakland at 7:30pm

  • 8/4: Barbra Streisand at the SAP Center in San Jose at 8pm

  • 8/18: Demi Lovato & Nick Jonas at the SAP Center in San Jose at 7:30pm

  • 8/19: Jason Aldean, Thomas Rhett, & A Thousand Horses at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View at 7:30pm

  • 8/28: Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, Kevin Gates, & Jhene Aiko at the Concord Pavilion in Concord at 7pm

  • 8/29 & 8/30: Dave Matthews Band at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley at 7pm both nights

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Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Bill GrahamAddress: 99 Grove Street near City Hall
Capacity: ~7,000
Public Transit: BART to Civic Center, Muni to Van Ness, Buses 6, 7, 9, 21, 47, 49

No San Francisco concerts in August at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium scheduled at this time.



warfield SFAddress: 982 Market Street
Capacity: 2,300
Public Transit: BART to Powell Street, Muni to Powell Street, Buses 6, 7, 9, 21

8/16: Culture Club at 8pm

8/28: Perfume 6th Tour at 8pm

8/29: 98 Degrees, O-Town, Dream, Ryan Cabrera at 7:30pm


fillmore outsideAddress: 1805 Geary Boulevard
Capacity: 1,150
Public Transit: Buses 22 & 38

8/12: Hard Working Americans featuring Todd Snider & Dave Schools at 9pm

8/13: Marianas Trench with Skylar Stecker at 8pm

8/14: The Noise Presents: Periphery with Sikth, Chon, Toothgrinder at 7pm

8/19: Us The Duo at 8pm

8/24: Digable Planets with Camp Lo at 8pm

8/25: Boris performing Pink with Earth

Nob Hill Masonic Center

Nob Hill MasonicAddress: 1111 California Street
Capacity: 3,165
Public Transit: California Cable Car, Bus #1

8/9: Bryan Ferry at 7:30pm

8/14: 311 & Matisyahu at 7:30pm

8/16: Jeff Beck & Buddy Guy at 8pm

8/24: Band of Horses at 8pm

The Independent

the independentAddress: 628 Divisadero
Capacity: ~400, standing room only
Public Transit: Buses 5, 21, and 24

8/8: Throwing Shade

8/9: Lion Babe

8/15: White Lung

8/17: The Fixx

8/18: David Shaw (The Revivalists)

8/19: The Coathangers

8/22 & 8/23: Guided by Voices

8/24: David Bazan

8/25: Gold Panda

8/27: Banks & Steelz

8/31: Jagwar Ma

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The Regency Ballroom

Regency BallroomAddress: 1290 Sutter Street
Capacity: ~1,000
Public Transit: 2, 3, 47, 49, 90

8/10: Summer Slaughter Tour: Cannibal Corpose, Nile, After the Burial, Suffocation at 2pm

8/22: Parquet Courts at 8pm

8/23: Digitour at 6:30pm

8/30: Zakk Wylde at 8pm

The Chapel

the chapelAddress: 777 Valencia Street
Capacity: ~600
Public Transit: 14, 22, 33, 49 & J-Church, 16th Street BART (about 10 minutes away)

8/3: Emily King at 9pm

8/4: Marissa Nadler at 9pm

8/5: The Sheepdogs at 9pm

8/8: Monolord at 9pm

8/12: Vaud & The Villians at 9pm

8/14: Passenger at 9pm

8/25: Diane Coffee at 8:30pm

8/31: Julia Holter at 9pm

Find tickets to all live shows at The Chapel.

Rickshaw Stop

rickshawAddress: 155 Fell Street
Capacity: ~400
Public Transit: Buses: 6, 7, 47, 49, 90; Muni: K, L, N, T; F Streetcar

8/9: Haunted Summer at 8pm

8/10: Lucy Dacus at 7:30pm

8/11: Promised Land Sound at 8pm

8/19: Sofi Tukker at 9pm

8/23: Hunny x The Frights Summer Tour at 8pm

8/24: Zig Zags at 8pm

Find tickets to all performances at The Rickshaw Stop in August.

Bimbo's 365

bimbos sfAddress: 1025 Columbus Street
Capacity: ~700
Public Transit: 30, 45

8/12 & 8/13: Tainted Love at 9pm




mezzanineAddress: 444 Jessie Street
Capacity: ~1,000
Public Transit: Buses: 6, 7, 9, 30, 45; Muni: K, L, N, T; BART to Powell Street Station

8/10: K. Michelle at 8:30pm

8/13: Hennypalooza from 3pm to 8pm


slims sfAddress: 333 11th Street
Capacity: ~500
Public Transit: Buses: 9, 12, 47; BART to Civic Center (about 1/2 mile from this stop to Slim's)

8/2: C.W. Stoneking

8/4: Spindrift

8/12: Lou Evans

8/13: King Sunny Ade

8/16: King Lil G

8/19: Petty Theft - San Francisco tribute to Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers

8/20: The Muffs/The Rubinoos

8/26: Stu Allen & Mars Hotel

8/27: The Barburner Family Reunion featuring The Mother Truckers and Four Year Bender

Find ticket to these shows at Slim's.

Great American Music Hall

Great American musicAddress: 859 O'Farrell Street
Capacity: ~600
Public Transit: Buses: 19, 38, 47, 49

8/6: Strangelove: The Ultimate Tribute to Depeche Mode

8/11: Peter Wolf & The Midnight Travelers

8/12: Lonesome Locomotive and special guests Midnight North play CSNY

8/19: B-Side Players: Curtis Mayfield tribute show

8/25: Fanfare Zambaleta/Madame Z

8/26: An evening with Belly

8/27: The Sun Kings: A Beatles Tribute as Nature Intended

Find tickets to all performances at the Great American Music Hall.

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Other Fun Things to Do in San Francisco this August

In addition to San Francisco concerts in August, you will also find a number of other top events and activities. These are just some of the best.

Outside Lands Music & Art Festival: One of the biggest music festivals this August is the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival. This annual event offers three days of live music in Golden Gate Park. Click here for details on this year's event.

Stern Grove Festival: If you are looking for free music, then head over to Stern Grove. Every year from mid-June to mid-August, you will find free music on Sunday afternoons at 2pm. It's a popular event to make sure to arrive early to find a great seat on the lawn. Click here for this year's event details.

Free Things to Do: Discover ways to stretch your budget even further in SF by checking out these great free things to do. They include free events, activities, attractions, and more. Click here to learn more.

All August Events: The month of August is full of fun events. On my monthly calendar, you will find the best including film festivals, street fairs, theater performances, and more. Click here for more information.

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