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Fall Arts Calendar: POP & JAZZ

Your month-by-month guide to additional local events.



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October

 

Charli XCX

Dance-pop

10/2

Fox Theater, Oakland, thefoxoakland.com.

 

John Prine

Country, folk

10/3

Fox Theater, Oakland, thefoxoakland.com.

 

Trey McLaughlin and the Sounds of Zamar

Gospel

10/3

Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley, calperformances.org.

 

Madeleine Peyroux

Jazz

10/3–10/6

Freight and Salvage, Berkeley, thefreight.org.

 

Experience Hendrix

Classic-rock tribute

10/4

Paramount Theatre, Oakland, paramounttheatre.com.

 

Van Morrison

Classic rock, soul

10/4

Greek Theatre, Berkeley, thegreekberkeley.com.

 

The String Cheese Incident

Bluegrass, jam band

10/4–10/5

Fox Theater, Oakland, thefoxoakland.com.

 

Air Supply

Soft rock

10/5

Paramount Theatre, Oakland, paramounttheatre.com.

 

Marco Antonio Solís

Latin pop

10/5

Oakland Arena, Oakland, theoaklandarena.com.

 

Bastille

Indie rock

10/11

Greek Theatre, Berkeley, thegreekberkeley.com.

 

Michael Franti and Spearhead

Hip-hop

10/11

Fox Theater, Oakland, thefoxoakland.com.

 

Tinariwen

Tuareg

10/11

UC Theatre, Berkeley, theuctheatre.org.

 

Bay Area Reunion with MC Hammer and Tony! Toni! Toné!

Hip-hop, R&B

10/12

Oakland Arena, Oakland, theoaklandarena.com.

 

Janelle Monáe, with The Roots

Funk, soul, R&B

10/12

Fox Theater, Oakland, thefoxoakland.com.

 

The Delfonics, featuring Greg Hill

R&B

10/12

Yoshi’s, Oakland, yoshis.com.

 

The Wonder of Elvis: The Tribute

Classic rock

10/12

Del Valle Theatre, Walnut Creek, lesherartscenter.org.

 

Matt Nathanson

Rock

10/13

Wente Vineyards, Livermore, wentevineyards.com.

 

Nicolas King

Jazz

10/13

Orinda Theatre, Orinda, orindamovies.com.

 

Chris Brown

R&B, pop, hip-hop

10/15

Oakland Arena, Oakland, theoaklandarena.com.

 

Count Basie Orchestra

Jazz

10/15–10/16

Yoshi’s, Oakland, yoshis.com.

 

Kris Allen

Pop-rock

10/16

Freight and Salvage, Berkeley, thefreight.org.

 

Lauv

Electropop

10/17

Fox Theater, Oakland, thefoxoakland.com.

 

Deniece Williams

Soul-pop

10/18

Yoshi’s, Oakland, yoshis.com.

 

I Am King: The Michael Jackson Experience

Classic-pop tribute

10/18

Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center, San Ramon, sanramon.ca.gov.

 

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke plays a solo show at Berkeley’s Greek Theatre on October 18. Photo by Greg Williams.

Thom Yorke

Alt-rock

10/18

Greek Theatre, Berkeley, thegreekberkeley.com.

 

Joe Bonamassa

Blues guitar

10/18–10/19

Paramount Theatre, Oakland, paramounttheatre.com.

 

The Manhattans, featuring Gerald Alston

R&B

10/19–10/20

Yoshi’s, Oakland, yoshis.com.

 

Steve Hackett

Prog rock

10/20

Fox Theater, Oakland, thefoxoakland.com.

 

Andrew Bird 

Indie rock

10/22 

Fox Theater, Oakland, thefoxoakland.com.

 

Devendra Banhart

Psychedelic folk

10/22

UC Theatre, Berkeley, theuctheatre.org.

 

Hozier

Indie rock, blues

10/22

Greek Theatre, Berkeley, thegreekberkeley.com.

 

Todrick

R&B, dance, pop

10/23

UC Theatre, Berkeley, theuctheatre.org.

 

Vieux Farka Touré and Bombino

West African folk

10/24

UC Theatre, Berkeley, theuctheatre.org.

 

Lukas Graham

Pop

10/25

UC Theatre, Berkeley, theuctheatre.org.

 

Todd Snider, with Ramblin’ Jack Elliott

Blues, roots

10/25

Bankhead Theater, Livermore, lvpac.org.

 

Yasiin Bey, with Erykah Badu

Hip-hop, R&B

11/25

Greek Theatre, Berkeley, thegreekberkeley.com.

 

Big Daddy Kane

Classic hip-hop

10/26

Yoshi’s, Oakland, yoshis.com.

 

Griz

Electronica

10/26

Greek Theatre, Berkeley, thegreekberkeley.com.

 

Smokey Robinson

R&B

10/26

Paramount Theatre, Oakland, paramounttheatre.com.

 

David Virelles Trio; Spider Web by Nicole Mitchell and Josh Kun

Jazz

10/27

Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley, calperformances.org.

 

Tommy Igoe

Jazz

10/30

Yoshi’s, Oakland, yoshis.com.

 

 

November

 

Stanley Clarke

Jazz

11/1–11/3

Yoshi’s, Oakland, yoshis.com.

 

BoDeans

Roots rock

11/2

Bankhead Theater, Livermore, lvpac.org.

 

Lucinda Williams

Rock, blues, country

11/2

Fox Theater, Oakland, thefoxoakland.com.

 

Two Door Cinema Club

Indie rock

11/4

Fox Theater, Oakland, thefoxoakland.com.

 

Branford Marsalis

Jazz

11/5–11/7

Yoshi’s, Oakland, yoshis.com.

 

FKA Twigs

Avant-pop

11/7

Fox Theater, Oakland, thefoxoakland.com.

 

Afropop Spectacular: Alsarah and the Nubatones and Natu Camara 

Afropop

11/8

Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley, calperformances.org.

 

Subdudes

Roots rock

11/8

Bankhead Theater, Livermore, lvpac.org.

 

4 Latidos Tour: Camila and Sin Bandera

Latin pop

11/8

Paramount Theatre, Oakland, paramounttheatre.com.

 

Hiroshima

Jazz fusion

11/8–11/9

Yoshi’s, Oakland, yoshis.com.

 

The Isley Brothers

Soul, R&B

11/9

Paramount Theatre, Oakland, paramounttheatre.com.

 

The Story So Far

Pop-punk

11/9

Fox Theater, Oakland, thefoxoakand.com.

 

Faith Prince and Jason Graae

Cabaret

11/10

Orinda Theatre, Orinda, caiff.org.

 

The Midnight Hour Show (Ali Shaheed and Adrian Younge)

Soul, R&B, hip-hop

11/10

The New Parish, Oakland, thenewparish.com.

 

A Tuba to Cuba: Preservation Hall Jazz Band, with Yusa and Special Guests

Dixieland, jazz

11/11

Bankhead Theater, Livermore, lvpac.org.

 

Melanie Martinez

Art pop

11/13

Fox Theater, Oakland, thefoxoakland.com.

 

Post Malone

Pop-rap

11/14

Oakland Arena, Oakland, theoaklandarena.com.

 

Goapele

Neo-soul

11/14–11/17

Yoshi’s, Oakland, yoshis.com.

 

Bea Miller

Pop

11/15

UC Theatre, Berkeley, theuctheatre.org.

 

The Temptations and the Four Tops

R&B

11/16

Paramount Theatre, Oakland, paramounttheatre.com.

 

Big Freedia, with Low Cut Connie

Bounce hip-hop, rock

11/19

UC Theatre, Berkeley, theuctheatre.org.

 

Ray LaMontagne

Folk, rock, soul

11/19

Fox Theater, Oakland, thefoxoakland.com.

 

The Spinners

Soul, R&B

11/22–11/24

Yoshi’s, Oakland, yoshis.com.

 

Brittany Howard

Blues, rock

11/23

Fox Theater, Oakland, thefoxoakland.com.

 

Greg Kihn

Rock

11/23

Firehouse Arts Center, Pleasanton, firehousearts.org.

 

Los Ángeles Azules

Cumbia

11/23

Paramount Theatre, Oakland, paramounttheatre.com.

 

The legendary saxophonist Pharoah Sanders returns to his former hometown for four shows at Yoshi’s over Thanksgiving weekend. Photo by Sam Polcer.

Pharoah Sanders “Icon”

Jazz

11/29–11/30

Yoshi’s, Oakland, yoshis.com.

 

Maná

Latin pop

11/30

Oakland Arena, Oakland, theoaklandarena.com.

 

 

December

 

San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus: Holigays Are Here

Holiday

12/1

Freight and Salvage, Berkeley, thefreight.org.

 

Talib Kweli

Hip-hop

12/4

Yoshi’s, Oakland, yoshis.com.

 

Fantasia, with Robin Thicke

Soul, R&B

12/5

Paramount Theatre, Oakland, paramounttheatre.com.

 

Hieroglyphics

Hip-hop

12/5

UC Theatre, Berkeley, theuctheatre.org.

 

David Benoit: Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown

Jazz

12/6

Yoshi’s, Oakland, yoshis.com.

 

Roy Ayers

Jazz, funk, soul

12/7–12/8

Yoshi’s, Oakland, yoshis.com.

 

Emily Skinner

Cabaret

12/8

Orinda Theatre, Orinda, caiff.org.

 

Academy of Country Music honorees Lonestar take the stage with songwriter Phil Vassar at the Bankhead Theater on December 9. Photo courtesy of Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center.

Lonestar, with Phil Vassar

Country

12/9

Bankhead Theater, Livermore, lvpac.org.

 

Conan Gray

Indie pop

12/10

Fox Theater, Oakland, thefoxoakland.com.

 

Thievery Corporation

Electronica

12/11

Fox Theater, Oakland, thefoxoakland.com.

 

She and Him

Indie pop

12/12

Fox Theater, Oakland, thefoxoakland.com.

 

Tony! Toni! Toné!

R&B

12/13–12/15

Yoshi’s, Oakland, yoshis.com.

 

Howard Hewett: Christmas Holiday Concert

R&B

12/14

Bal Theatre, San Leandro, baltheatre.com.

 

Jeff Bordes: A Jazzy New Orleans Christmas

Jazz

12/14

Firehouse Arts Center, Pleasanton, firehousearts.org.

 

Ladytron

Electropop

12/14

UC Theatre, Berkeley, theuctheatre.org.

 

Brian Setzer Orchestra: Christmas Rocks!

Rockabilly, holiday

12/16

Fox Theater, Oakland, thefoxoakland.com.

 

Danu: An Emerald Isle Christmas

Irish traditional and contemporary

12/16

Bankhead Theater, Livermore, lvpac.org.

 

Mulatu Astatke

Ethiopian jazz

12/20–12/21

UC Theatre, Berkeley, theuctheatre.org.

 

Mostly Kosher

Klezmer rock

12/23

Bankhead Theater, Livermore, lvpac.org.

 

Charlie Musselwhite

Electric blues

12/27–12/28

Freight and Salvage, Berkeley, thefreight.org.

 

Portugal. The Man.

Indie rock

12/30–12/31

Fox Theater, Oakland, thefoxoakland.com.

 

Brian Culbertson 

Jazz, funk

12/31

Yoshi’s, Oakland, yoshis.com.

 

New Year’s Eve with Crawdad Republic

Folk/bluegrass

12/31

Bankhead Theater, Livermore, lvpac.org.

 

All dates subject to change

 

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