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Bay Area concerts preview: October 2017

Concert-goers dance at a show at the Bottom of the Hill, a small venue in the warehouse district of San Francisco. It is one of many intimate music clubs in the city, and often hosts shows that are inexpensive and open to all ages. Photo: Sophia Muys

The Bay Area is the home of a vibrant music scene and a fantastic destination for touring musicians. Use this calendar and list of shows and concerts in the month of October to explore the Bay Area’s vibrant music scene, discover new artists, and experience your favorite music live!



Bimbo’s 365 Club, San Francisco
  Allah-Las:  18+, $18-$20, 8 p.m. 

Bottom of the Hill, San Francisco
 Tijuana Panthers, The She’s, Isaac Rother & The Phantoms:  all ages, $12, 8:30 p.m.

Greek Theater, UC Berkeley Campus
 The War On Drugs:  all ages, $45, 8 p.m. 


Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco 
 Dry Branch Fire Squad, Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express, Conor Brings Friends for Friday Featuring: Mega Bog, Jesse Harris, Big Thief, The Felice Brothers, First Aid Kit, Conor Oberst, Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands, T Bone Burnett, Tracy Blackman, Brandi Carlile, Billy Bragg, The Bo-Keys, The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Drew Holcomb And The Neighbors, Molsky’s Mountain Drifters, Foy Vance, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Terri Hendrix With Lloyd Maine: all ages, free 


Rickshaw Stop, S.F
Sugar Candy Mountain, spaceface, Meernaa: all ages, $10-12, 7 p.m.

Slim’s, S.F.
Pinegrove, Florist, Lomelda:  6+, $17-$20, 7 p.m. 

Great American Music Hall, S.F.
 Bad Suns, Qty, Hunny: 6+, $21-$23, 7 p.m.


Slim’s, S.F.
 Torres, The Dove & The Wolf: 6+, $15, 8 p.m.

UC Theater, Berkeley
 Hope Sandoval And The Warm Inventions, Peaking Lights: all ages, $35, 7 p.m.


Greek Theater, UC Berkeley Campus
 The National, Daughter: all ages, $55, 7:30 p.m. 

The Chapel, S.F.
 Ariel Pink, John Maus: all ages, $29.75-$31.75, 9 p.m.

Regency Ballroom, S.F.
 La Femme: all ages, $18-$20, 7:30 p.m.

October 19:

The Fillmore, S.F.
The Jesus And Mary Chain: all ages, $45, 7 p.m.


Fox Theater, Oakland
 Van Morrison:  all ages, $90, 8 p.m.

924 Gilman Street, Berkeley
 Knuckle Puck, Movements, With Confidence, Homesafe: all ages, $17, 7 p.m.


Oracle Arena, Oakland
Arcade Fire, Angel Olsen: all ages, $85-$26, 6:30 p.m.

The Chapel, S.F.
Together Pangea, Tall Juan, Meat Market: all ages, $15-$18, 8 p.m.

OCTOBER 21-22:

Rolling Loud Festival, Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View
 Lil Wayne, ScHoolboy Q, Travis Scott, Young Thug, Lil Uzi Vert, Curren$y, Kodak Black, 21 Savage, Isaiah Rashad, Denzel Curry, Playboi Carti, A Boogie Wit da Hoodie, XXXTentacion, Young Dolph, PnB Rock, Ugly God, Buddy, Famous Dex, lil pump, G Herbo, Dave East, Ski Mask The Slump God, Smokepurpp, Nef The Pharaoh, Maxo Kream, Philthy Rich, Amir Obe, LiL PEEP, Chaz French, Marty Grimes, Leaf, Trippie Redd, Rexx Life Raj, Kodie Shane, SahBabii, SAINt JHN, Bobby Raps, Topaz Jones, Dice SoHo, Larry June, I.d.k., Eearz, Young Nudy, SesHolloWaterBoyz, Jay 305, Killy, Heavy Mellow, Lil Yee. Vory, Pierre Bourne, Swoosh: all ages, $200


The Catalyst, Santa Cruz
SWMRS, The Interrupters, Sharp Shock: 16+, $16-$18, 7 p.m.

Bottom of the Hill, San Francisco
No Parents, Grill Cloth, Sloppy Jane: all ages, $10, 8 p.m.


The Chapel, S.F.
 The Soft White Sixties: all ages, $16-$18, 8 p.m.

Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
 Sure sure, Street Joy, Jackie Zealous: all ages, $10, 8:30 p.m. 

October 28: 

Fox Theater, Oakland
 Slowdive, Cherry Glazerr: all ages, $35, 8 p.m.


The Chapel, S.F.
 Turnover, Elvis Depressedly, Emma Ruth: all ages, $19, 9 p.m. 


Catalyst, Santa Cruz
 6lack, Sabrina Claudio, Sy Ari Da Kid: 16+, $25, 7:30 p.m.


Warfield, S.F.
 Tyler The Creator: all ages, $29.50-$40, 7 p.m.  

The Fillmore, S.F.
 The B-52s:  all ages, $75, 7 p.m.

The Rickshaw Stop, S.F.
 Mild High Club, Molly Lewis & John Kirby: all ages, $18, 8 p.m.

Take advantage of all these amazing shows and experience all the Bay Area has to offer. Have fun and get involved!

About the Contributor
Sophia Muys, Author