March 17-19: Real Irish Comedy Fest, Elle Fanning, Green Leaf Rustlers, Hot Air Music Festival, Jay Critch, Don Felder, Salvator Scibona, Jade Novah, Lil Baby, William Ryan Key

The Real Irish Comedy Fest closes its Bay Area run today at Cobb’s. (Courtesy photo)


The Real Irish Comedy Fest: Dubliner and long-term San Francisco resident David Nihill does standup with Sean Finnerty, Ger Staunton, Maureen Langan, Katie Boyle and Mark Hayes on St. Patrick’s Day. [7:30 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Green Leaf Rustlers: The super-group jam band includes vocalist Chris Robinson (Black Crowes), multi-instrumentalist Barry Sless (David Nelson Band), bassist Pete Sears (Jefferson Starship, David Nelson Band), drummer John Molo (Phil Lesh Quintet, Bruce Hornsby & The Range) and guitarist Greg Loiacono (The Mother Hips). [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St. S.F.]

Elle Fanning: The actress appears to receive Cinequest’s Maverick Spirit Award at a screening of her new movie “Teen Spirit.” [1 p.m., California Theatre, 345 S. First St., San Jose]

Timothy Eerie: The psychedelic pop band from Austin appears plays a free show with Killer Whale, a San Francisco psychedelic pop group. [7 p.m., Milk Bar, 1840 Haight St., S.F.]

Gravity: Bay Area Theatre Company presents a staged reading of a musical comedy and time-travel themed show in which modern-day physicist Sophie goes back to 1666, meeting young Isaac Newton and “upsetting the applecart of history.” [4 p.m., Brava Theater Center, 2781 24th Street

KOKOKO!: Appearing in San Francisco for the first time, the Congolese collective’s psychedelic sound comes from self-constructed string instruments and percussive inventions made from recycled scrap material. [7 p.m., Public Works, 161 Erie St., S.F.]

Hot Air Music Festival: The mostly free student-organized new music marathon focusing on works written within the last 50 years is celebrating its 10th anniversary. [11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F.]

Jay Critch: The Brooklyn-born rapper came to fame in collaborations with Rich the Kid and PnB Rock. [8 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

Schola Cantorum: The choral group performs Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana,” a “scenic cantata” based on 13th century manuscripts in Latin and German that were discovered during the renovation of a Bavarian monastery [3 p.m., Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave., Los Altos]

Langston Hughes Project: Ron McCurdy Quartet appears in the free multimedia concert performance of Langston Hughes’ kaleidoscopic suite, “Ask Your Mama: Twelve Moods for Jazz,” a 12-part poem set to a score ranging from blues to gospel and varied forms of jazz. [2 p.m., Tateuchi Hall, Community School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View]

Family ArtBash Sunday: In “Celebrating Authors Big and Small,” co-presented with San Francisco’s public libraries and schools, visitors may make pop-up books, listen to stories alongside dogs, visit a bookmobile or take in a marionette show. [10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F.]

Winchester Orchestra: Gabriel Sakakeeny conducts works by American Romantics Charles Griffes and Howard Hanson and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with soloist Tamami Honma. [7 p.m., Lincoln Glen Church, 2700 Booksin Ave., San Jose]

The Capitol Steps: The new show by the musical satire group established by Washington DC staffers in 1981 is “Make America Grin Again.” [3 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Fashion With Compassion: The student-led charity event includes a fashion show of apparel by top designers, an auction and boutique marketplace. [1:30 p.m., Jewish Community High School of the Bay, 1835 Ellis St., S.F.]

Disney’s DCappella: The seven-voice a cappella group sings re-imagined classics from the Disney songbook. [8 p.m., Fox Theater, 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland]

Winchester Orchestra: Gabriel Sakakeeny conducts works by American Romantics Charles Griffes and Howard Hanson and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with soloist Tamami Honma. [7 p.m., Lincoln Glen Church, 2700 Booksin Ave., San Jose]

Gone With the Wind: Based on Margaret Mitchell’s Civil War-set classic, the most popular movie ever — with an inflation-adjusted domestic gross of more than $1.8 billion — hits the big screen again on its 80th anniversary. [1 p.m., AMC Bay Street 16, 5614 Bay St., Emeryville]


Don Felder: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist from The Eagles is touring with a new solo album “American Rock ‘N’ Roll.” [7:30 p.m., Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St., Livermore]

Salvatore Scibona: The National Book Award finalist’s new novel “The Volunteer” is an “epic” story of a restless young man who is captured during the Vietnam War and pressed into secret service for the U.S. government. [7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books, 1231 Ninth Ave., S.F.]

Jade Novah: The vocalist, actress and social influencer who has sung backup for Rihanna, Eminem, Nicki Minaj and Lady Gaga has a new video and single “Cosmic Love.” [8 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

Within Temptation: The Dutch symphonic metal band headlines the Resist 2019 Tour, also featuring Smash Into Pieces (with the new fourth studio album “Evolver”) and In Flames. [7 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.]


Lil Baby: “Harder Than Ever,” the debut album by the rapper from Atlanta (aka Dominique Jones) debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard chart in 2018; he’s on his New Generation Tour with City Girls and Blueface. [8 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.]

William Ryan Key: The Florida singer-songwriter and former frontman of the pop punk band Yellowcard headlines a concert with Canadian alt-indie band Selfish Things and acoustic Cory Wells, who writes songs about heartbreak. [8 p.m., Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., S.F.]

Blaqk Audio: The electronic alter ego of AFI’s Davey Havok and Jade Puget play music from “Only Things We Love,” an album Billboard called “an uncanny aural collage of electronica and ‘80s synth-pop.” [8 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Fireworks Wednesday: The film by acclaimed Iranian director Asghar Farhadi is about a young Iranian woman who, after being hired as help for an affluent family, is directed by the suspicious wife to spy on her husband. [2:30 p.m., Koret Auditorium, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Donna Zuckerberg: The classics scholar talks about her book “Not All Dead White Men,” an expose about how right-wing men today use ancient sources to promote a new brand of toxic masculinity on the internet. [7:30 p.m., Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

Westerman: The singer-songwriter from London’s atmospheric pop combines “dulcet tones with a distinct blend of magical-realism.” [9 p.m., Brick & Mortar Music Hall, 1710 Mission St., S.F.]

Jacob Tobia: The author discusses “Sissy: A Coming-Of-Gender Story,” billed as “a heart-wrenching, eye-opening, and giggle-inducing memoir about what it’s like to grow up not sure if you’re (a) a boy, (b) a girl, (c) something in between, or (d) all of the above.”
[7:30 p.m., Bindery, 1727 Haight St., S.F.]CalendarDon FelderElle FanningGreen Leaf RustlersHot Air Music FestivalJade NovahJay CritchLil BabyReal Irish Comedy FestSalvator ScibonaWilliam Ryan Key

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