San Francisco Concerts in August 2019

Top Shows this Month in SF

NOTE: Here is the latest on what's open and not open in San Francisco.

San Francisco concerts in August 2019 include Gypsy Kings and Prettymuch. 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 the Backstreet Boys at the SAP Center in San Jose, Jojo Siwa at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, and Luke Bryan, Cole Swindell & Jon Langston at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View.

San Francisco August Concerts

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Top San Francisco Concerts in August

Click the links below to tickets to the top San Francisco concerts in August.

  • 8/7: Gipsy Kings at the Warfield

  • 8/9 - 8/11: Outside Lands Festival at Golden Gate Park

  • 8/13: Prettymuch at The Masonic

  • 8/17: 10,000 Maniacs at The Independent

  • 8/27: Crash Test Dummies at The Chapel

>> More events in August

>> More fun things to do this month

Top SF Venues

Click the links below to scroll down to the top San Francisco concerts in August for each venue.

Bill Graham Civic Auditorium | Masonic Auditorium at Nob Hill Masonic Center

Warfield | Fillmore Auditorium | The Independent | Slim's

Top Bay Area Concerts in August

Find tickets to the following concerts by clicking on the links.

  • 8/4: Backstreet Boys at the SAP Center in San Jose

  • 8/13 & 8/14: Jackson Browne at the Mountain Winery in Saratoga

  • 8/14: Jojo Siwa at the Oracle Arena in Oakland

  • 8/16 & 8/17: The Avett Brothers at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley

  • 8/24: Luke Bryan, Cole Swindell & Jon Langston at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View

>> More SF Bay Area events this month

More SF Bay Area Concerts

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.

Berkeley | Concord | Oakland

Mountain View | San Jose | Saratoga

Buy Tickets to San Francisco Concerts in August

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

Festivals Around SF with Live Music

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 Music Festivals

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

Stern Grove Concert Series

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

Nihonmachi Street Fair

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

Noise Pop's 20th Street Block Party

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

Union Square Live!

This annual, free event offers performances in the heart of San Francisco's Union Square. You will find free activities every Sunday afternoon at 2pm and on Wednesday nights.

>> More on Union Square Live

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

Another free event with live music is the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival. They offer several live performances each week between May and September.

>> Find more details here

Concert Calendars by Venue

Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Address: 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

Masonic Auditorium at the Nob Hill Masonic Center

Address: 1111 California Street
Capacity: 3,165
Public Transit: California Cable Car, Bus #1


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


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

The Independent

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


Address: 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)

Additional Concerts & Live Music in San Francisco

In addition to the San Francisco concerts in August above, you can also catch some great music by seeing one of our Broadway musicals or at the SF Symphony. Click the links below for their concert calendars for August.

SF Broadway Musicals | SF Symphony

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Bay Area Venues by City

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.




San Jose

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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.

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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