San Francisco Concerts in May 2017

Schedule of Shows at SF's Top Venues

San Francisco Concerts in May 2017 include Martin Garrix at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, Willie Nelson at the Fillmore, and Tainted Love at Bimbo's 365. You can also catch Chris Brown, 50 Cent, OT Genasis, & Fabolous at the SAP Center in San Jose, John Legend at the Greek Theater in Berkeley and Lady Antebellum, Kelsea Ballerini & Brett Young at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View.

You also won't want to miss one of the biggest music festivals in the area this month, Bottlerock in Napa. This three-day event features top artists including the Foo Fighters, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Maroon 5, and Modest Mouse.

San Francisco May Concerts

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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

5/5 & 5/6: The Chainsmokers

5/12: At the Drive In

5/17 - 5/19: Martin Garrix

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

5/4: Hillsong Young & Free

5/11: James Johnson, Margo Price & Brent Cobb

5/25: Rodriquez

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

5/1: Super Super Kyle & Cousin Stizz

5/2, 5/3, 5/5 & 5/6: Willie Nelson

5/7: Andrew McMahon, Atlas Genius & Nights Riots

5/12: Aimee Mann

5/13: Wale

5/17: Blue October

5/19: Michael Kiwanuka

5/20: The Dustbowl Revival

5/25: Blackbear

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

5/6: Brandi Carlile

5/9: PJ Harvey

5/14: Adrian Uribe

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The Independent

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

5/2: Sondre Lerche

5/12: The Expendables

5/13 & 5/14: Tuxedo

5/16: Jessy Lanza

5/17: Rubblebucket

5/18: Ho99o9

5/19 & 5/20: Los Amigos Invisibles

5/21: Kikagaku Moyo

5/24: Mon Larerte

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The Regency Ballroom

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

5/4: Idan Raichel

5/7: Oddisee & Good Company

5/10: Sabaton

5/11: Grandaddy

5/19: Testament

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)

5/2: Tim Kasher

5/3: Okkervil River

5/4: Futurebirds

5/5: Lewis Watson

5/9: I am Rapaport: Stereo Podcast

5/10: All Them Witches

5/11: Frank Iero and the Patience

5/12: The Thurston Moore Group

5/14: Moving Units Presents the Songs of Joy Division

5/16: Anais Mitchell

5/18: The Princess Project Gala

5/19: The Wild Reeds

5/24: Girlpool

5/25: Sam Outlaw

5/28: SambaDa

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

5/1: Verite

5/2: Diet Cig

5/4: Miles Mosley & The West Coast Get Down

5/5: Superpoze

5/6: Meklit

5/7: Charley Bliss

5/12: Magic Giant

5/13: Gabriel Garson-Montano

5/16: Loyle Carner

5/27: I Love the 90s: US vs UK Tribute Show

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

5/20: The Love Handles

5/26 & 5/27: Tainted Love

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



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)

5/3: Terry Allen

5/6: D.R.I.

5/12: Todd Enider

5/13: Saved by the 90s

5/19: Dead Winter Carpente

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

5/3: Son Volt

5/4: Keifer Sutherland: Not Enough Wiskey 2017

5/5: Hot Buttered Rum

5/9: Timber Timbre

5/10: Bob Schneider

5/12: Art & Soul: A Benefit Concert for Dave Hunter featuring Steve Kimock and Friends

5/19: Benefit for The Beat Within featuring Waco Brothers

5/21: An Evening with the Bobs

5/24: Flynt Flossy and the Turquiose Jeep

5/25: An Evening with Draco Rosa

5/27: Fleetwood Mask: The Ultimate Tribute to Fleetwood Mac

5/28: An Evening with Barry Zito

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.

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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