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Your Guide to Live Music in San Francisco This Spring

Whatever style of music gets you grooving, you can find a way to hear it live in San Francisco.

Few cities have as much musical history as San Francisco. Titans of every genre have cut their teeth here in the City by the Bay; and the artists that San Francisco has nurtured and loved have gone on to reshape pop culture as we know it, generation after generation.

Live music is not hard to find in San Francisco. Here are some great upcoming performances you can experience during your next stay.

1015 Folsom

Shygirl 

May 23

Shygirl is a rising British artist known for her grime, electronic, and pop music mix. Experience the infectious energy firsthand at 1015 Folsom.

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August Hall

Passion Pit

May 21

Passion Pit is an indie-pop sensation that has been enchanting audiences with its catchy melodies since 2007. Expect tunes from their iconic album, Manners, as well as newer projects.

Action Bronson

May 25

If you're a food and hip-hop fan, you’ll want to attend Action Bronson's upcoming performance in San Francisco. The larger-than-life rapper, known for his witty rhymes and prominent personality, will take the stage at the historic Fillmore for unforgettable entertainment.

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Bill Graham Auditorium

Bryson Tiller

May 14

Known for his unique R&B style, Bryson Tiller will showcase his talented vocal range at Bill Graham on May 14.

Gunna

May 18

Hip-hop favorite Gunna will bring his Bittersweet North America Tour to Bill Graham, with opener Flo Milli. Expect a raucous crowd.

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The Fillmore

The Veronicas 

April 23

Pop duo and real-life identical twins, The Veronicas, deliver infectious melodies and powerful vocal range. Be there for what promises to be a euphoric night of pop music with one of Australia's biggest exports.

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The Great American Music Hall

Afroman 

May 16

Fans of West Coast hip-hop will want to attend Afroman's upcoming performance at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco.

Mt. Kimbie

May 17

Get ready for a night of sonic exploration with the London-based duo Mt. Kimbie. Formed in 2008, the band has gained critical acclaim for their innovative soundscapes and established themselves as an exciting act in contemporary electronic music.

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The Independent

Erika De Casier 

May 9

Known for her intoxicating mix of '90s R&B and contemporary electronic beats, De Casier has been making waves in the music industry since her debut album "Essentials" dropped last year.

THE GO! Team 

May 16

Energetic and vibrant, THE GO! The team will bring their six-piece band for an exciting, head-banging night in San Francisco. This indie rock band has an eclectic sound that will have you dancing all night. 

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The Masonic

St. Vincent

May 25

Considered one of the best guitarists of the 21st century, indie rock artist St. Vincent is not an act to miss.

Sean Paul: Greatest Tour 2024

May 31

Prolific dance hall and reggae artist Sean Paul will bring the energy to the Masonic for his Greatest Tour 2024. 

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The Midway

Steve Aoki 

May 25

The Grammy-nominated American DJ and music producer will bring an energy-filled set (cake throwing included) to San Francisco on May 25.

Bakermat 

May 30

Dutch DJ and music producer Bakermat is set to bring his signature blend of deep house, jazz, and soul to the Midway this spring. 

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SFJAZZ

Guitar Giant: John Scofield

April 25-28

The New Yorker called John Scofield, “A Modern Jazz Avatar of the Electric Guitar.” After five decades and three GRAMMYs, that description may even be an understatement. 

Samara Joy

May 16-19

Though just in her early 20’s, Samara Joy already has a pair of GRAMMY awards under her belt – one for Best Jazz Vocal Album and another for Best New Artist. Joy gained notoriety on TikTok while introducing her followers to the Great American Songbook. Exceptionally comfortable singing jazz standards and steeped in the tradition, this young artist has vision well beyond her years. 

Dave Holland

May 23-26

There have been few bassists in the history of jazz quite like Dave Holland. He’ll be showcasing his versatility in four different performances in duo, trio, and quartet settings. Holland will be playing alongside a star-studded cast of performers, including Kevin Eubanks, Eric Harlan, and Kris Davis, among others.

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The Warfield

Phoenix

May 14

Iconic French indie rock band Phoenix is back on the road. Led by charismatic frontman Thomas Mars, the band will play hits like "1901," "Lisztomania," and "J-Boy," as well as deeper cuts from their extensive catalog.

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