San Francisco Bay Area Upcoming Live Music Shows/Concerts

Looking for upcoming shows and artists to check out? Perhaps you’ll find something new with the below artists that’ll be passing through town in the near future.

This is NOT meant to be all-inclusive. If an artist is playing at the Chase Center then they probably don’t need any promotion. (Though we might occasionally list a show there.)

Feel free to follow our 1-song-per-artist indie rock discovery playlist on Spotify. More playlists are listed in the Music menu above.

Recommended Upcoming SF Bay Area Shows:

There are no upcoming events.

Past Shows:

House Of Love

May 20, 2020

Starline Social Club

Who doesn’t know House of Love? Classic 80s alternative band that still sounds current today. Some bands influenced by House Of Love include: Arcade Fire, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Broken Social Scene, Catherine Wheel, Mew

Wild Nothing, Beach Fossils

May 20, 2020

May 21, 2020

Great American Music Hall

The Lemonheads

May 14, 2020

Fox Theater

The Radio Dept

May 10, 2020

Great American Music Hall

Real Estate

May 7, 2020

Fox Theatre

Sleaford Mods

April 23, 2020

Great American Music Hall

King Gizzard & Lizard Wizard

April 18, 2020

Hearst Greek Theatre

Moaning, Black Marble

April 7, 2020


Mayflower Madame

April 4, 2020

Elbow Room

Post-Punk/Psychedelic/Shoegaze from Oslo, Norway

Built To Spill

April 4, 2020

April 5, 2020


Beach Slang

March 29, 2020

March 30, 2020

Cornerstone, Bottom of the Hill

Peter Bjorn and John

March 25, 2020

The New Parish

Bear Hands

March 24, 2020

The Independent

Tame Impala

March 13, 2020

Chase Center

Tame Impala (which is really just Kevin Parker) has changed quite a bit since we first saw them play a sold out show at The Independent in 2010 on their first US tour for Innerspeaker. They played the Bay Area a few times since and are now playing at the Chase Center.


March 9, 2020

Great American Music Hall


March 7, 2020

UC Theatre

Lower Dens

February 28, 2020

Rickshaw Stop

Ben Gibbard (solo)

February 28, 2020

August Hall


February 21, 2020

UC Theatre

Dr. Dog

February 19, 2020

The Independent

I first saw Dr. Dog when they opened for Ambulance LTD and Autolux at The Independent in 2005. Saw them again a couple times afterwards with bands like TV On The Radio and The Black Keys.