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San Francisco Concerts in May 2016

Schedule of Shows at SF's Top Venues

San Francisco Concerts in May 2016 include Disclosure at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, Violent Femmes at the Fillmore, and Tainted Love at Bimbo's 365. You can also see Amon Amarth at the Warfield, Bob Mould at the Independent, and Bob Moses at Mezzanine.

San Francisco May Concerts

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Concert Calendars in May by Venue

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

5/20: Disclosure at 8pm

5/21: Disclosure at 8pm

5/28: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis at 8pm

Find tickets to these performances in May.


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

5/20: Amon Amarth at 8pm

5/21: Mac Demarco at 8pm

Find tickets to Warfield shows in May.


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

5/2: Apocalyptica, 10 Years, & Failure Anthem at 8pm

5/10: Violent Femmes at 8pm

5/11: Violent Femmes at 8pm

5/17: Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires at 8pm

5/20: The Sonics, The Woggles & Barrence Whitfield and The Savages at 8pm

5/26: Refused at 8pm

5/31: Yeasayer at 8pm

Find tickets for all of these concerts at the Fillmore.

Nob Hill Masonic Center

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

5/16: Andrew Bird at 8pm

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The Independent

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

5/1: Gin Wigmore at 8pm

5/4: Rooney at 8pm

5/5: Kvelertak at 8pm

5/7: Rogue Wave at 9pm

5/10: Elliphant at 8pm

5/12: Mura Masa, Nao at 9pm

5/13: Adam Vida (FKA A-1) at 9pm

5/14: Bob Mould at 9pm

5/15: Bob Mould at 8pm

5/17: Damien Jurado at 8pm

5/18: Vetiver at 8pm

5/19: Fruit Bats at 8pm

5/21: Big Wild at 9pm

5/22: Big Wild at 8pm

5/25: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard at 8pm

5/27: The Brian Jonestown Massacre at 9pm

5/28: The Brian Jonestown Massacre at 9pm

5/29: Breakbot at 9pm

Find tickets to all performances at The Independent.

The Regency Ballroom

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

5/1: The Gazette at 8pm

5/6: Behemoth at 8:30pm

5/13: Jai Wolf at 9pm

5/19: Hatebreed at 8pm

5/26: Frightened Rabbit at 8pm

Find tickets to all May shows at the Regency Ballroom.

The Chapel

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

5/3: Jamie Lawson at 8pm

5/5: Monsieur Perine at 9pm

5/6: La Gente at 9pm

5/7: Julianna Barwick at 9pm

5/11: COASTS at 9pm

5/12: Radical Face at 9pm

5/13: Radical Face at 9pm

5/15: Chris Pureka at 9pm

5/16: Cate Le Bon at 8pm

5/17: The Termals at 9pm

5/18: The Peter Broetzmann Quartet at 9pm

5/19: Little Wings, Alex Bleeker, and The Freaks at 9pm

5/20: Bernhoft and the Shudderbugs at 9pm

5/21: Kris Allen 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

5/3: Beach Slang at 7pm

5/6: Peter Bjorn and John at 9pm

5/10: Night Moves at 8pm

5/11: Sales at 8pm

5/12: Bear Mountain/Young Empires at 8pm

5/13: Carah Faye (of Shiny Toy Guns) at 9pm

5/17: The Peach Kings at 8pm

5/22: Diana Arbenina and The Night Snipers at 7:30pm

5/31: Verite at 8pm

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

Bimbo's 365

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

5/11: Lou Doillon at 8pm

5/14: Wild Belle at 9pm

5/20: Tainted Love at 9pm

5/21: Tainted Love at 9pm

5/25: The James Hunter Six at 8pm

Find tickets to all May concerts at Bimbo's 365.


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

5/25: Bob Moses at 9pm

5/26: Bob Moses at 9pm

Find ticket to May shows at Mezzanine.


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)

5/2: Thirdstory at 8pm

5/3: Fear Factory at 8pm

5/5: Napalm Death/Melvins at 8pm

5/6: Napalm Death/Melvins at 8pm

5/7: Whitey Morgan at 9pm

5/12: An Evening with Portland Cello Project at 8pm

5/14: Illenium at 9pm

5/17: Andy Hull/Kevin Devine at 8pm

5/20: This Charming Band: Tribute to The Smiths/Morrissey at 9pm

5/21: Turkuaz at 9pm

5/22: An Evening with Steve Poltz and Grant Lee Phillips at 8pm

5/25: Buzzcocks: 40th Anniversary at 8pm

5/26: Ooklah The Moc at 8:30pm

5/27: Zoso - The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience at 9pm

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

5/1: Tortoise at 8pm

5/6: Dungen at 8pm

5/10: Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real at 8pm

5/12: The Record Company at 8pm

5/15: Yuna at 8pm

5/20: Nada Surf at 9pm

5/22: Stellamara/Zoe Jake's House of Tarot at 8pm

5/25: Autolux at 8pm

5/26: Big Black Delta at 9pm

5/31: Brett Dennen at 8pm

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

More Fun Events in SF in May

In addition to San Francisco concerts in May, you will also find a variety of other fun events this month. They include festivals, street fairs, and holiday activities.

Oysterfest: If you love oysters, then don't miss out on the annual Oysterfest event in Golden Gate Park. It includes an afternoon of live music, oysters from several locations along the west coast, beverages, and a whole lot of fun! Click here for details on this year's event.

Mother's Day: Celebrate Mom this year in San Francisco. On my insider's guide, you will find recommendations for brunch, lunch, or dinner. You will also find special cruises around the SF Bay, fun places to take her on her special day, and a few tips to save. Click here for details.

Memorial Day Weekend: Memorial Day Weekend is a wonderful time to visit San Francisco. The weekend features the large Carnaval festival, a variety of cruises around the bay, and several places to pay your respects on Memorial Day. Click here for information on visiting SF during Memorial Day Weekend.

May Events Calendar: Are you looking for additional fun activities on May in SF? Click here for a look at this month's full calendar of events!

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