San Francisco Concerts in November 2023

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by Jill Loeffler  •

Updated: October 25, 2023

San Francisco concerts in November 2023 include several shows at the Nob Hill Masonic Center, the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, and the Warfield.

You will also find some larger shows in Oakland, Berkeley, San Jose, and other venues around the SF Bay Area.

San Francisco Concerts in November

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Top San Francisco Concerts in November

Here are some of the top San Francisco concerts in November at top venues around town. Click the links for ticketing information.

11/3: Stayin' Alive - A Salute to the Music of the Bee Gees at the Palace of Fine Arts

11/6: Vacations & Last Dinosaurs at the Warfield

11/7: John Mayer at the Chase Center

11/8 & 11/9: Queen & Adam Lambert at the Chase Center

11/9 - 11/11: Pretty Lights at the Warfield

11/14: Steve Hackett at the Palace of Fine Arts

11/15: Mudhoney at The Great American Music Hall

11/17 & 11/18: Los Lobos at The Fillmore

11/19: Wizkid at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

>> More events in SF in November

Concerts for Thanksgiving Weekend (11/24 - 11/26)

You won't find many options on Thanksgiving night, but you will find some concerts in San Francisco and around the SF Bay during November this weekend. Here are some of the top picks by date.

11/24: Gilbert O'Sullivan at the Cafe Du Nord

11/24: Engelbert Humperdinck at at the San Jose Civic in San Jose

11/24 - 11/26: SF Symphony with Gustavo Dudamel at Davies Symphony Hall

11/25: George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic at the Fox Theater in Oakland

>> Best places to grab Thanksgiving Dinner

>> More fun things to do all weekend long in SF

Top Bay Area Concerts in November

11/3: Atif Aslam at the Oakland Arena,

11/3: Hip Hop Made the Bay, SAP Center in San Jose

11/5: The Reunion Tour: Kirk Franklin, Tye Tribbett, The Clark Sisters, David & Tamela Mann and Israel Houghton at the Oakland Arena

11/12: Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons at the San Jose Civic

11/17: Grupo Frontera & Luis R. Conriquez at the SAP Center

More November Shows at Top SF Venues

Chase Center Concerts in November

The Chase Center is a large events venue that holds up to 18,000 for concerts. It's located in the Mission Bay Area with easy access to the venue on public transportation using Muni's T light rail train.

You will also find plenty of food and drink vendors both around the arena and inside.

>> More about seeing a show at the Chase Center

Tickets: Ticketmaster | TicketNetwork

11/7: John Mayer

11/8 & 11/9: Queen & Adam Lambert

11/17: Lauryn Hill & The Fugees

Bill Graham Civic Auditorium 

The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium is a concert and events venue that holds around 8,000 people. It's situated right next to City Hall in San Francisco's Civic Center District. You will find both general admission and reserved seating at this venue.

If it's general admission, then you will find standing room only on the main floor with first come, first served seating in the balcony.

It's easy to access this venue via public transportation on BART (using the Civic Center stop), F streetcar, or on the 6, 7, 9, or 21 buses.

>> Tips to see a show at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Tickets: Ticketmaster | TicketNetwork

11/3 & 11/4: Gryffin

11/10: The National 

11/15: Lil Uzi Vert

11/17: Gorgon City

The Masonic

The Masonic is a multi-use venue at the top of San Francisco's Nob Hill district. They feature several concerts, comedians and other performers throughout the year. Performances here are either general admission or assigned seating. 

You will find plenty of high-end restaurants nearby. It holds around 3,100 people and is easily accessible using the California Cable Car or the #1 Bus. 

>> More about shows at the Masonic in Nob Hill

Find Tickets: TicketmasterTicketNetwork

11/1: Ghost Files Live

11/2: Eladio Carrion

11/11: Liz Phair

11/14: Aqua - Band

11/17: Raphael Saadiq & Toni Toni Tone

11/28: Sexyy Red

11/29: Akon

The Warfield

The Warfield is a popular, historic venue along San Francisco's Market Street. Concerts here are either general admission or reserved seating. 

The venue has the capacity for around 2,300 people and I love this venue for live music. 

To get here, you can take BART to Powell Street, Muni to Powell Street or use buses 6, 7, 9.

>> Additional details to see a show at the Warfield

Tickets: Ticketmaster | TicketNetwork

11/3: Tony Hinchcliffe

11/5: S Club 7

11/6: Vacations & Last Dinosaurs

11/9 - 11/11: Pretty Lights

11/12: Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox

11/15: Flatbush Zombies

11/16: The Cat Empire

11/17: Tinashe

11/20: Everglow

11/28: Jeremy Zucker

11/30: Majid Jordan

The Fillmore

The Fillmore is a famous venue in the Western Addition district. It offers both general admission and assigned seating shows. 

You will find several live music performances each week here. It holds around 1,100 people and is easy to access using the 22 or 38 buses. 

>> Find details to see a show at the Fillmore

Tickets: Ticketmaster | TicketNetwork

11/1: Kinds of Convenience

11/2: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness

11/5: Kota The Friend

11/9: La Dona

11/10 & 11/12: The Mavericks

11/13: Del Water Gap

11/17 & 11/18: Los Lobos

11/19: Joy Oladokun

11/21: The Japanese House

11/25: Dirtwire

11/26 - 11/28: Skinny Puppy

11/29: Sexyy Red

11/30: The Struts

>> Find details to see a show at the Fillmore

The Independent

Another small, but wonderful concert venue in San Francisco is The Independent. It's a standing room only venue that fits around 400 people for each show.

It's along the popular Divisadero corridor with more than a dozen local shops, restaurants, and bars. You can access this venue using the 5, 21 or 24 buses. 

Tickets: Ticketmaster | TicketNetwork

11/1: Mareux

11/2: Saint Levant

11/3: Melt - Band

11/4: Des Rocs

11/5: Rawayana 

11/7: Genesis Owusu

11/9: Charlotte Cardin

11/10: Midwxst

11/11: Monophonics

11/12: Small Black

11/13: Margaret Glaspy

11/15: Wild Nothing

11/16: Gold Panda

11/17: Ravenscoon

11/18: Diggin Dirt

11/22: We Are Scientists

11/24: LP Giobbi

11/25: Elyanna

11/29: No Party for Cao Dong

11/30: Joy (Anonymous)

Great American Music Hall

The Great American Music Hall is a historic venue in the Tenderloin District. This small venue has a capacity of 470 people and is often general admission and standing room only. They do have a handful of seats and everything is first come, first served. 

It's a great place to see a concert and you'll find a show here most nights of the week.

Tickets: Ticketmaster | TicketNetwork

11/2: Nia Archives

11/3: The Holdup

11/5: Full of Hell

11/6: Silvana Estrada

11/7: Between Friends

11/8: Chat Pile

11/9: Oxbow

11/10: Charlie Cunningham

11/11: Be Your Own Pet

11/12: Zach Nugent's Dead Set

11/13: Duane Betts

11/15: Mudhoney

11/17: Zepparella - All Female Tribute To Led Zeppelin

11/20: Depresion Sonora

11/25: Trish Toledo

11/28: Naika

11/29: Aoife O'Donovan

11/30: A John Waters Christmas

The Chapel

The Chapel is another small, intimate San Francisco live music venue in the Mission District. It's another place I love to go to for small shows. They offer several shows each week with a capacity of up to 1,000 people. Their venue is mostly standing room only.

You will find them along Valencia Street between 18th and 19th Street. The best way to get here is on the 14, 33, or 49 buses.

Tickets: Ticketmaster | TicketNetwork

11/4: Palehound

11/7: Ben Ottewell & Ian Ball

11/8: Frenship

11/10: Durry

11/11: Mapache

11/12: Noah Gundersen

11/14 & 11/15: Built to Spill

11/17: The Ocean Blue

More Concerts & Live Music in SF

SF Opera

An additional place to listen to music this month is at the SF Opera. In November, they offer a few performances including classic such as The Marriage of Figaro, Carmen, The Magic Flute and more.

>> This month's calendar of SF Opera performances

SF Jazz Center

The SF Jazz Center is another place for top San Francisco concerts in November. You will find performances most nights. The Jazz Center is near the Civic Center at 201 Franklin St. 

>> Visit their site for this month's calendar

SF Symphony

The SF Symphony also takes the stage several nights a week in November. You can listen to classic music like Mendelssohn & Mozart, the Sound and Fury: Beethoven 9, as well as specials such as the Dia del los Muertos.

>> Find this month's calendar


San Francisco attracts some of the top Broadway musicals each year to its Orpheum and Golden Gate Theaters. You can see shows such as The Lion King, Wicked, Hamilton and others. Each month, you will usually find two different Broadway shows on stage. In addition, there are also several other musicals on smaller stages around town.

>> See this month's calendar of musicals

San Francisco Concert Calendars by Month













Bay Area Concerts by City



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Other Fun Things to Do in November in San Francisco

In addition to these San Francisco concerts in November, you will find many other fun things to do this month in SF and the Bay Area. Here are just a few to get you started with your planning.

Visit with Santa: This November, don't miss your chance to see Santa at one of several locations around San Francisco. He makes stops at key places such as Pier 39, the Fairmont in Nob Hill, Macy's in Union Square, and Westfield Mall in downtown. Find details here.

Holiday Lights Ceremonies: Check out some of the top tree lighting and holiday events this month around SF. This is the month when many attractions, business and towns in the SF Bay kick off their holiday celebrations. Find a calendar here.

More Fun Things to Do in November: In addition to these San Francisco concerts in November, you will also find dozens of other fun things to do all month long. Check out my list of the 50+ options from holiday lights tours to cruises around the bay. More here.

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