What's on in San Francisco Bay Area

Encore Spotlight recommends

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Caleb Teicher & Company, Conrad Tao, piano. Bay Area Premiere.

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Treasured Bay Area vocalist and band leader Tiffany Austin takes us on a joyful journey of holiday classics and bluesy standards, bringing her captivating and powerful presence to our audiences once again.

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Award-winning actor, singer, and songwriter Darren Criss takes to the stage to ring in 2022 with a bevy of hits sure to get you in the festive mood.

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It’s a rumination on middle age that celebrates life while making detours into pizza math, pulmonary tests, and glass jars of peanut M&M’s.

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Protest can take varied forms, from active demonstrations to bearing witness to lost histories. This exhibition explores ideas of resistance, the role of media in shaping our understanding of events, and the power and politics of viewing

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Chet Faker—the name taken by Melbourne-raised, Brooklyn-based Nick Murphy—writes, performs and records all of his own music, giving it a warm, homespun feel that also sounds like one of the world’s sultriest bands cranking at full steam.

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Bay Area Activities

There are many things to do in the San Francisco Bay Area! Concerts, theater, museums, sporting events, festivals, and more. Check out the upcoming concerts calendar in the Bay Area to see what is happening. Visit the museum, eat at a local restaurant, take a walk, see the new movie, or visit a local bar.

The Bay Area is home to some of the best live performances in the world. From the historic Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco to the intimate venues of the Mission District, the Bay Area is a great place to go out and see a show. Home to some of the best music festivals in the country, from the internationally renowned Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival to the eclectic Contra Costa County Blues and Jazz Festival, there is something for everyone.

The Bay Area is home to a few incredible musical acts that bring in the crowds. Check out the upcoming concerts calendar to find out who's playing near you. Search by date to see things to do this weekend. Whether you're a music lover or a theater buff, San Francisco has something to offer you. Catch a concert, show, or play at the War Memorial Opera House, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, or The San Jose Civic Theatre. San Francisco Bay Area is a region that thrives on art and entertainment. With the stunning natural beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge in the background, there's no shortage of places to visit.

With so many options for performing arts in San Francisco, it can be hard to decide where to go each night. We've got plenty of theaters, concert halls, and even a few places where you can dance the night away. Check out our list of San Francisco's best performing arts institutions for some suggestions of what to do next.

From the super cool shows at The Fillmore and Warfield to the underground electronic scene at the Rickshaw Stop and the jazz at SFJAZZ Center, there are so many great events to choose from.

The arts scene in the San Francisco Bay Area is full of cultural gems.

Music lovers can enjoy performances by jazz and blues musicians, rock and roll, and classical music groups. Or they can appreciate the grandeur of the symphony hall.
Theater enthusiasts can enjoy live performances of their favorite plays.

Discover things to do in the Bay Area with Encore Spotlight

A great, free resource for finding events, activities, and things to do in San Francisco and the Bay Area.

Encore Spotlight's mission is to connect arts, culture and community. A one-stop destination to discover things to do in the Bay Area, the website features a curated listing of events, as well as a database of resources that includes hundreds of organizations and nonprofits in the Bay Area. With Encore Spotlight, you can browse events by categories, find a list of resources by alphabetical order, search by keyword, or by date, whether it's a comedy show, a concert, or a dance party. Whether you're a local and want to know what to do this weekend or you're a tourist who's only in town for a few days, Encore Spotlight has you covered.

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