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by Jill Loeffler •
Updated: May 4, 2023
San Francisco Concerts in September 2023 include bands such as Lionel Richie with Earth, Wind, and Fire, Van Morrison, and Natalie Merchant.
Other top SF Bay Area concerts this month include Rob Zombie & Alice Cooper at the Concord Pavilion, the Counting Crows at the Greek Theater in Berkeley, Jason Aldean with Mitchell Tenpenny, Corey Kent & Dee Jay Silver at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, and more.
More live music options this month include our annual outdoor street fairs and festivals, performances by the SF Symphony and Broadway musicals.
Scroll down for a full concert calendar this month in SF and all around the Bay Area.
Disclaimer: I receive a small commission from some of the links on this page.
Click the links below to find tickets to each concert in SF.
9/1: LL Cool J., The Roots & Ice-T at the Chase Center, find tickets
9/2: Flogging Molly at the Warfield, find tickets
9/8: Lionel Richie & Earth, Wind, and Fire at the Chase Center, find tickets
9/12 - 9/14: Van Morrison at the SFJAZZ Center, find tickets
9/14: Kansas - The Band at the Golden Gate Theatre, find tickets
9/16: Punk in Drublic: NOFX at the Cow Palace, find tickets
9/19: Generationals at Bimbos 365 Club
9/26: Natalie Merchant at The Masonic, find tickets
9/26: Arctic Monkeys at the Chase Center, find tickets
>> More events in September in SF
Click the link below for a schedule of San Francisco concerts in September at some of our top venues.
Click the links below for ticketing information to this month's top concerts around the SF Bay.
9/9: Alejandro Fernandez at the SAP Center, find tickets
9/10: Counting Crows & Dashboard Confessional at the Greek Theatre, find tickets
9/12: Pentatonix & Lauren Alaina at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, find tickets
9/14: Jelly Roll, Three 6 Mafia & Struggle Jennings at the Concord Pavilion in Concord, find tickets
9/22: Steve Miller Band at the Greek Theatre, find tickets
9/22: Mana at the SAP Center, find tickets
9/22: Rob Zombie & Alice Cooper at the Concord Pavilion, find tickets
9/24: Kool and The Gang at the Mountain Winery in Saratoga, CA, find tickets
9/28: Jason Aldean, Mitchell Tenpenny, Corey Kent & Dee Jay Silver at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, find tickets
In addition to the San Francisco concerts in September, you will also find a number of larger concert venues all around the Bay Area. Top options include Berkeley, Oakland, and San Jose. Click the links below to scroll down for additional top concerts in these top Bay Area cities.
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 few places to pick up tickets for San Francisco concerts in September. Here are just a few places to look if you want tickets for your tickets. Both sites are legitimate (I use them all the time!) and offer a great selection.
Several concert venues in San Francisco offer their tickets through Ticketmaster. It's a great place to look for tickets to San Francisco concerts in September. You will find options to top venues all around SF
>> Find tickets on Ticketmaster to upcoming shows in SF
The best place to find tickets to sold out shows or better tickets to popular shows is on TicketLiquidator. They have a large selection and offer you the chance for the best seats.
>> Find tickets on TicketLiquidator for SF Concerts in September
In addition to these San Francisco concerts in September at local venues, you will find a variety of other events and festivals with live music this month. Here are just a few of the top options.
The Sausalito Arts Festival is an annual event each Labor Day Weekend. It's a short ferry ride away from San Francisco. This three-day event features live music along the waterfront. You can listen to local bands as well as some internationally recognized acts.
>> More on this year's Sausalito Arts Festival
Another annual Summer festival is over at Yerba Buena Gardens. This event also features local artists from the SF Bay Area. They offer several performances each week from June to August.
>> Details on this month's performances
The Folsom Street Fair is the largest leather festival in the world. This not so family friendly event offers 13 blocks of leather and fetish goods. They also have live music all weekend long.
Head up north for this September's Russian River Jazz and Blues Festival. Held in the town of Guerneville, California in Sonoma County, this event offers two full days of national and international jazz and blues greats.
>> Visit their site for this year's line-up
Address: Mission Bay Blocks 29-32
Public Transit: KT (Mission Rock or UCSF/Mission Bay stops)
Address: 99 Grove Street near City Hall
Public Transit: BART to Civic Center, Muni to Van Ness, Buses 6, 7, 9, 21, 47, 49
>> More about shows at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Address: 1111 California Street
Public Transit: California Cable Car, Bus #1
>> More about shows at the Masonic in Nob Hill
Address: 982 Market Street
Public Transit: BART to Powell Street, Muni to Powell Street, Buses 6, 7, 9, 21
>> Additional details to see a show at the Warfield
Address: 1805 Geary Boulevard
Public Transit: Buses 22 & 38
>> Find details to see a show at the Fillmore
Address: 628 Divisadero
Capacity: ~400, standing room only
Public Transit: Buses 5, 21, and 24
The SF Symphony is another great place for San Francisco concerts in September. They have won several international awards and are currently led by Music Director, Esa-Pekka Salonen. They perform both classical and modern music.
>> More on the SF Symphony and their upcoming shows
San Francisco is also home to more than a dozen Broadway musicals every year. They are performed at either the Orpheum Theater or the Golden Gate Theater near Union Square and downtown SF. Previous shows such as Hamilton, The Book of Mormon, and Wicked.
>> See this month's calendar of musicals
You will find a variety of concerts at the newly opened SFJAZZ Center in the Hayes Valley District. You will find almost a dozen jazz performances each week throughout the year.
>> Visit their site for this September's shows
The SF Opera is also on stage each September in San Francisco. You will find one to two shows on the calendar including hits such as Rigoletto, La Boheme, and The Barber of Seville.
>> Shows with the SF Opera this September
Berkeley is just a short BART or car ride away from San Francisco. Here you will find a few of great places to concerts.
Concord is a city in the East Bay about an hour from San Francisco.
Most of the Oakland venues are about a 15 to 20 minute train ride away from San Francisco.
San Jose has a few large concert venues. Here is their concert calendar for September.
Mountain View offers outdoor concerts from the spring to the fall at the Shoreline Amphitheater September is a great time to catch a show here.
Saratoga is south of San Francisco about an hour and a half. They have two wonderful places to catch a concert in September.
In addition to these San Francisco Concerts in September, you will find dozens of other fun things to do this month in SF.
September Events Calendar: Are you looking for additional events this month? My monthly events calendar is full of fun events, activities, and more. Click here for a full list of this month's events.
Things to Do in September: San Francisco concerts in September offer plenty to do, but you will also find so much more to do this month in SF. Find a full overview of everything this month has to offer both visitors and locals.
Comedy Shows: San Francisco is known for their comedy scene. This month, you will find dozens of top local and internationally recognized performers on stage all around town. Find a schedule of shows this month and a list of my favorite comedy clubs.
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