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by Jill Loeffler •
Updated: April 4, 2023
San Francisco concerts in August 2023 include shows at The Fillmore, Warfield, and Chase Center. It's also when you will find one of the largest music festivals this month, the Outside Lands Music Festival in Golden Gate Park.
In addition, you will find several great concerts all around the Bay Area. Top shows include those at the Concord Pavilion in Concord, Greek Theatre in Berkeley, and the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View.
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Click the links below to tickets to the top San Francisco concerts in August.
8/2: Yellowcard, Mayday Parade, Anberlin, This Wild Life & Emo Night Brooklyn at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, find tickets
8/3: Santa Fe Klan at the Chase Center, find tickets
8/6: NF - Nate Feuerstein at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, find tickets
8/11 - 8/13: Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival in Golden Gate Park, find tickets
8/18 & 8/19: Drake & 21 Savage at the Chase Center, find tickets
8/20: Belinda Carlisle at August Hall, find tickets
8/25 - 8/26: Boz Scaggs at The Fillmore, find tickets
8/28: Sam Smith at the Chase Center, find tickets
>> More fun things to do this month
Click the links below to scroll down to the top San Francisco concerts in August for each venue.
Find tickets to the following concerts by clicking on the links.
8/1: Alicia Keys at the Oakland Arena in Oakland, find tickets
8/8: Big Thief & Lucinda Williams at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, find tickets
8/10: Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top & Uncle Kracker at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, find tickets
8/17: Ben Folds at the Fox Theater in Oakland, find tickets
8/17: Dierks Bentley at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, find tickets
8/20: Carin Leon at the SAP Center, find tickets
8/24: Weezer, Spoon & White Reaper at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, find tickets
8/24: Foreigner & Loverboy at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, find tickets
8/27: Sam Smith at the Oakland Arena in Oakland, find tickets
Find additional concerts for the top SF Bay Area cities below. Click the links to scroll down quickly to their concert calendar for this month.
In addition to the San Francisco concerts in October, you will also find great live music venues all around the SF Bay Area. Here are just a few of the top locations. Click the links for a schedule of top shows in each city.
You will find a great selection of tickets on both Ticketmaster and TicketLiquidator.
Ticketmaster works directly with a variety of top venues around San Francisco to help them sell tickets to their concerts. You will find tickets to venues such as The Independent, the Masonic Auditorium at the Nob Hill Masonic Center, and The Warfield.
>> Find tickets for August on Ticketmaster
While Ticketmaster has a great selection, TicketLiquidator is the online retailer I go to for sold out tickets. They are also great for popular shows that are almost sold out or when you want better tickets than what is offered through Ticketmaster.
>> TicketLiquidator in August in SF
In addition to the San Francisco concerts in August, you will also find some great music festivals and street fairs with live music. Here are a few of the top options this month.
Outside Lands is San Francisco's largest music festival every year. It's a three day event that features dozens of bands. Headlines have includes bands such as Metallica, The Who, and others. You will also find amazing gourmet food as well as some of the best local wines.
>> More on Outside Lands Music Festival
August is the time when the Stern Grove Concert Series ends its summer run. This event features free live music in the park on Sunday afternoons at 2pm. It's ends in the middle of August each year, so make sure to check it out if you are around the SF Bay Area in early August.
>> This year's performers and details to attend
The Nihonmachi Street Fair features free live entertainment. For two-days, you can listen to music that celebrates the Asian Pacific communities. It's held each year in the Japantown District.
>> Details on this year's celebration
Head over to the Mission District for the annual 20th Street Block Party by Noise Pop. It's a one day event with music all afternoon long. This free event starts at noon.
>> Visit their site for more details
Another free event with live music is the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival. They offer several live performances each week between May and September.
Address: 99 Grove Street near City Hall
Public Transit: BART to Civic Center, Muni to Van Ness, Buses 6, 7, 9, 21, 47, 49
Address: 1111 California Street
Public Transit: California Cable Car, Bus #1
Address: 982 Market Street
Public Transit: BART to Powell Street, Muni to Powell Street, Buses 6, 7, 9, 21
Address: 1805 Geary Boulevard
Public Transit: Buses 22 & 38
Address: 628 Divisadero
Capacity: ~400, standing room only
Public Transit: Buses 5, 21, and 24
We have some great San Francisco concerts in August. However, you will find some larger venues with bigger names all around the SF Bay Area. Here are some of the top Bay Area cities to catch a concert 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.
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.
More Things to Do: In addition to these fun San Francisco concerts in August, you will also find other fun things to do including cruises, theater, walking tours, and so much more. Find my list of 50+ things to do this August in SF.
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