Summer Events a Go Go!

What to do, all summer long

July 12: Vans Warped TourTsunami Bomb, VAUX, Rancid, and others. Piers 30-32, San Francisco.

July 15-26: Mendocino Music Festival Orchestra Chamber, opera, big band, blues, and world music ($15-45). Mendocino Headlands State Park. (707) 937-2044.

July 17-20: California World Music FestivalPerformances from Beolach, Inner Visions, Tommy Emmanuel, and more than two dozen other artists ($5-100). Fairgrounds, Grass Valley. (530) 891-4098.

July 20: Musical Saw FestivalAcoustic jam session featuring bluegrass, classical, jazz, country, gospel, and blues music (free). Roaring Camp Railroads, Felton. (831) 335-4484.

July 20: Jazz on the Half Shell Brazilian music by Liza Siva and Voz do Brazil, Hog Island oysters, and other gourmet foods ($15-18). Dance Palace Community Center, Point Reyes Station. (415) 663-1075.

July 26: Rock the MicJay-Z, 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, and Blackalicious at the Shoreline Amphitheater. (650) 962-1000.

July 30-August 3: North Beach Jazz FestivalRebirth Brass Band, Melvin Sparks, and others (free-$20). Various North Beach locations. (415) 252-8773.

Aug 1: Brown Bag OperaFree lunchtime opera in Yuerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco. (415) 565-3245.

August 1-17: Music in the VineyardsChamber music soloists and ensembles perform in winery settings Napa Valley. 707-258-5559.

August 1: B.B. King Blues FestivalB.B. King, Jeff Beck, Galactic and Mofro, and others. Chronicle Pavilion, Concord. (925) 363-5701

August 7-10: San Jose Jazz FestivalFour days of jazz, from salsa to bebop to modern (free). Plaza de Cesar Chavez and other venues.

August 16: JVC Jazz FestivalChronicle Pavilion at Concord. (925) 363-5701.

Aug 19: LollapaloozaFeaturing Jane"s Addiction, Audioslave, Incubus, A Perfect Circle, Jurassic 5, The Donnas, and others. Shoreline Ampitheatre. (650) 962-1000.

August 22-25: Nadine's Wild Weekend135 bands, 20 shows, 15 clubs, 4 days. Various San Francisco venues. (650) 340-8159.


July 11-13: Healdsburg Museum Annual Barn Sale Grand-scale garage sale with furniture, clothes, jewelry, housewares, books, linens, tools, and more (free). Healdsburg Classic Antiques. (707) 431-3325.

August 8-10: American Craft Council Craft Show Large, juried craft show, featuring traditional wares as well as unusual items. Herbst and Festival Pavilions, Fort Mason, San Francisco. (415) 836-3470.

August 8-9: V Foundation Wine Celebration Winemaker dinners, an after-hours party, golf tournament, and a gala at Niebaum-Coppola Winery to raise funds for cancer research. ($650-1,000). Napa Valley.

August 15-17: Russian River Valley Winegrowers Grape to Glass BarbecueAt Richard"s Grove & Saralee"s Vineyard. Vineyard tours and wine panel, various locations. (707) 521-2534.

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