The Bay Area is known for its diverse and live music scene, and there is always something new and exciting happening. It has concerts for every musical taste. Are you looking for classical music, or modern music, oldies, or some rock, or country, bluegrass, jazz, folk, reggae, rap, or some heavy metal? Whatever your taste is, Encore Spotlight has a list of all concerts in the Bay Area. You’ll find all the latest information about upcoming concerts, including dates, times, and location in San Francisco and the Bay Area.
It’s December 2021 and it’s time to celebrate the holidays in style! Grab your friends, family, or significant other and head out to one of the many concerts happening in the Bay Area during the month of December!
Calendar of upcoming concerts and events
December 1, 2021
- Christopher Williams at Yoshi’s in Oakland
- Ralph Castelli at The Independent in San Francisco
- Trans-Siberian Orchestra-Christmas Eve & Other Stories at SAP Center in San José
- Unto Others, Blood Star at Starline Social Club in Oakland
SAP Center is a multi-purpose arena in San Jose, California. The arena is the home of the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League. In addition to Sharks home games, the arena hosts concerts, conventions as well as sporting and entertainment events.
December 2, 2021
- Chrisette Michele at Yoshi’s in Oakland
- Daughtry – The Dearly Beloved Tour at The San José Civic in San José
- Kronos Quartet with special guest Mahsa Vahdat at Cal Performances in Berkeley
- Lauren Jauregui at The Independent in San Francisco
- Pouya at The Fillmore in San Francisco
- Skullcrusher, Runnner at Starline Social Club in Oakland
- The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus: Don’t You Fake It 15 Year Aniv. W/ Special at Brick & Mortar Music Hall in in San Francisco
Brick & Mortar Music Hall is the newest addition to the LA live music scene. Brick & Mortar Music Hall is the place to be for music lovers of all genres. From punk to metal, indie to hip-hop, this venue has it all.
December 3, 2021
- Baby Keem at The Regency Ballroom in San Francisco
- Damien Jurado & Okkervil River (solo) at Starline Social Club in Oakland
- Damien Sneed. Joy to the World: A Christmas Musical Journey at Cal Performances in Berkeley
- Dragon Smoke at The Independent in San Francisco
The Regency Ballroom is a historic music and event venue in San Francisco. With its regal, vintage feel, this venue knows how to make any event feel elegant. Whether you’re looking for a venue to host your wedding, an anniversary, or any other event, The Regency Ballroom will go above and beyond to meet your needs.
December 4, 2021
- 99.7 NOW Presents: POPTOPIA at SAP Center in San José in San José
- Dabin at The Regency Ballroom in San Francisco
- Jay Wheeler – La Voz Favorita Tour 2021-22 at The Masonic in San Francisco
- MBNel at Brick & Mortar Music Hall in San Francisco
- Vân-Ánh Võ and Blood Moon Orchestra: Songs of Strength at Cal Performances in Berkeley
- Zeds Dead: Deadbeats Tour – The Revival at The San José Civic in San José
Cal Performances is one of Berkeley’s famous performing arts organizations. Its mission is to present the finest in classical and contemporary music, theater, dance and related arts to the widest possible audience in the Bay Area and beyond. From opera to musicals to ballets, Cal Performances has it all!
December 5, 2021
- Engelbert Humperdinck at The San José Civic in San José
- Whitmer Thomas at The Independent in San Francisco
The San José Civic Auditorium is a multi-purpose arena in San José, California, that hosts concerts, sporting events, conventions, and lectures.
December 6, 2021
- Damien Escobar: Breakthrough at Yoshi’s in Oakland
- Laura Marling at The Independent in San Francisco
- Sebastian Bach, Kaleido at August Hall in San Francisco
August Hall is a new music venue in San Francisco. It is the perfect place to hear great local bands and is known for its intimate feel. August Hall is a hotspot for live music, with amazing music and drinks. Whether you are coming in for a drink or catching a live show, you are guaranteed to have an incredible time.
December 7, 2021
- Adrianne Lenker at Great American Music Hall in San Francisco
- Beach Bunny at The Fillmore in San Francisco
- Nombe, Richie Quake at August Hall in San Francisco
Great American Music Hall is a concert venue and nightclub located in the Mission District of San Francisco, California. It is the oldest live music venue in San Francisco, and has hosted acts such as Carlos Santana and Bob Dylan.
December 8, 2021
- Courtship. X The Palms at Brick & Mortar Music Hall in San Francisco
December 9, 2021
- DJ Seinfeld at The Independent in San Francisco
- Larry June: Orange Print Pollstar Tour at The Masonic in San Francisco
- Tony Toni Toné at Yoshi’s in Oakland
- Yung Gravy at The Fillmore in San Francisco
December 10, 2021
- An Evening With Lettuce at The Fillmore in San Francisco
- Excision at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco
- Excision – 2day Ticket at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco
- Giolì & Assia at The Independent in San Francisco
- 24KGOLDN – El Dorado Tour at The UC Theatre Taube in Berkeley
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium is one of the largest multi-purpose venues in the Bay Area, accommodating over 8,500 guests. The venue is designed to handle any event, from large-scale music concerts to the most intimate of weddings. The auditorium hosts many concerts, shows, lectures, and sports events.
UC Theatre Taube is a performing arts venue in Berkeley, California. Taube Theatre is home to the Berkeley Repertory Theatre. It hosts musical performances, plays, concerts, dance, and other events.
December 11, 2021
- Seahaven, Creeks at Starline Social Club in Oakland
Starline Social Club is the perfect venue for your next private party. If you’re looking for a great night out in Oakland, Starline Social Club is the place to be. Located in the heart of the city, the club features a spacious and versatile performance space, a full bar, and a rooftop patio with stunning views of the Bay Area.
December 12, 2021
- De José Hernández at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco
- Béla Fleck – My Bluegrass Heart at The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall in Berkeley
Davies Symphony Hall is a world-class venue for performance and rehearsal. Located in downtown San Francisco, this neoclassical gem is one of the most beautiful concert halls in the United States. This hall hosts San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco Opera, San Francisco Symphony, and other musical performances. The hall is known for its acoustics and its sweeping exterior. The theater’s acoustics are so remarkable that many classical music professionals say it is the only acoustic space in the world that rivals the acoustics of the Musikverein in Vienna, Austria.
December 13, 2021
- Mike Stern, Jeff Lober, Jimmy Haslip, Gary Novak at Yoshi’s in Oakland
- TV Girl at Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco
- X at The Independent in San Francisco
The Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco is a live music venue that hosts national and local bands. The Rickshaw Stop has hosted live music, comedy, theater, film screenings, and more. This venue offers a wide variety of genres including rock, hip-hop, reggae, soul, and more.
December 14, 2021
- Ben Ottewell and Ian Ball of Gomez at Starline Social Club in Oakland
- Ones To Watch Presents The Dead South – Served Cold Tour at The Fillmore in San Francisco
The Fillmore is one of the oldest music halls in the country. With a capacity of approximately 1300, it features a wide variety of musical performances, ticketed events, and private functions. The Fillmore is the go-to place for international and local artists, and is considered a cultural landmark. Whether you’re looking for a place to catch a concert, a spot to grab a bite to eat, or just a place to hang out, The Fillmore is the place to be!
December 15, 2021
- Real Estate – Â Days’ Tenth Anniversary Show at August Hall
December 16, 2021
- A Chanticleer Christmas at Memorial Church in Stanford
- Black Pumas at The Masonic in San Francisco
- CHVRCHES at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco
- Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons at The San José Civic in San José
- Louis Cole Big Band at The Independent in San Francisco
- Moontower: What Day Is It? Live One Night Only In San Francisco at Brick & Mortar Music Hall in San Francisco
- Noah Kahan: I Was / I Am Tour at The Fillmore in San Francisco
- The Klezmatics at SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco
Memorial Church is an iconic and historic building on the campus of Stanford University. It was originally intended as a place for students and the local community to gather for campus ceremonies and religious services. Today, it is a multifunctional venue that is used for lectures, workshops, concerts, weddings and religious services.
SFJAZZ Center is an art building that hosts performances, concerts, exhibits, and education programs. It is the second largest jazz venue in the country and the largest in the world. The SFJAZZ Center is dedicated to the preservation, advancement, and presentation of jazz, both as an art form and an integral part of American culture.
December 17, 2021
- Con Funk Shun at Yoshi’s in Oakland
- G Herbo at August Hall in San Francisco
- Kelly Finnigan & the Atonements at The Independent in San Francisco
- Marc Anthony Pa’lla Voy Tour at SAP Center in San José
- Soundbox: Embarkation at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco
- The Driver Era at The Regency Ballroom in San Francisco
The Independent is a live-music venue in San Francisco, California. It offers a variety of genres, including indie rock, folk, hip-hop, and gospel. Welcome to The Independent! This is a place for music, arts, and culture lovers.
Yoshi’s is a world-class venue, which features some of the best jazz, blues, and world music. For more than 40 years, Yoshi’s has hosted many of the world’s finest jazz musicians, ranging from traditional big bands to cutting-edge innovation.
December 18, 2021
- Allman Family Revival at The Fillmore in San Francisco
- Benny Sings at The Independent in San Francisco
- Boombox Cartel at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco
- Thievery Corporation: The Outernational Tour at The Masonic in San Francisco
The Masonic is one of the most iconic venues in San Francisco, California. It has been the place to see the best in music for over fifty years. The venue features a variety of facilities – from banquet halls to a theater, and from a food court to a ballroom. The venue is one of the most popular venues in the city, and is perfect for any celebration.
December 19, 2021
- Giveon at The Regency Ballroom in San Francisco
December 28, 2021
- Black Label Society at The Regency Ballroom in San Francisco
- The Go-Go’s at The Masonic in San Francisco
December 29, 2021
- Straight No Chaser – Back In The High Life Tour 2021 at The San José Civic in San José
December 30, 2021
- DJ Boring, Passionfruit, MPHD at August Hall in San Francisco
December 31, 2021
- Kaskade at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco
- New Year’s Eve with High On Fire at The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall in Berkeley
- New Year’s Eve! at Bimbo’s 365 Club in San Francisco
- New Year’s Eve with Darren Criss at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco
- Whethan at August Hall in San Francisco
Located in the heart of San Francisco, California, Bimbo’s 365 Club is a world-famous supper club and live music venue that offers a unique experience for all who visit. This live music venue offers a great experience for all types of music lovers, and our supper club offers a unique and memorable dining experience.
Concert scene in California’s Bay Area
The Bay Area is home to some of the most popular concert venues in the country. You’ll find everything from big-name stars to up-and-coming bands, plus a variety of venues to suit your taste. Whether you’re into rock, pop, country, or something else entirely, there’s sure to be a concert that’s right for you.
You can find all sorts of shows, from popular mainstream acts to smaller, more niche performers. There’s something for everyone, and the scene is always changing. Whether you’re looking for hip hop, jazz, or the latest in EDM, the Bay Area has something for everyone. Check out Encore Spotlight calendar of concerts for December 2021 in the Bay Area.