Friday, July 24: Social Studies at the Great American Music Hall. A record release show full of feel-good, danceable indie-rock from a well-seasoned San Francisco five-piece.
Friday, July 24: Jay & Silent Bob Get Old with Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes. The filmmakers and cult favorites behind Jay and Silent Bob make a rare live appearance in the South Bay.
Friday, July 24 - Saturday, July 25: Post:Ballet's Six Pack. Artistic director Robert Dekkers' latest program features a brand-new dance set to equally new music by Bay Area composer Samuel Adams.
Sunday, July 26: Flaco Jimenez and Max Baca at SFJAZZ. Two virtuosos from the world of Mexican Polka bring songs from their latest record to San Francisco.
July 26 - Aug. 9: West Edge Opera Festival. A summer festival of three productions in three non-traditional venues -- like the historic 16th street train station in West Oakland.
Aug. 18: KQED: The Do List Live! The Dodos, Echo Brown, Killing My Lobster and Tiffany Austin join The Do List hosts Cy Musiker and David Wiegand for a night at The Chapel in San Francisco.