San Francisco: Places to go, people to see

Now through Saturday, a limited number of tickets to certain shows at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View and Sleep Train Pavilion in Concord will be only $25. The offer, available online at only at www.livenation.com and www.ticketmaster.com, is presented by Live Nation San Francisco as part of the promoter’s recently announced effort to protect the environment. For every “green ticket” purchased, a $1 donation will benefit the Friends of the Stevens Creek Trail and the Mount Diablo Interpretive Association.

While supplies last, $25 tickets are being offered to these Shoreline shows: July 20, Bone Bash with Lynyrd Skynyrd and Kenny Wayne Shepherd; July 21, The Fray with Gomez; July 29, Projekt Revolution Tour with Linkin Park and My Chemical Romance; Aug. 1, Rush; Aug. 30, Toby Keith with Miranda Lambert; Sept. 1, Family Values Tour with Korn and Evanescence; Oct. 5, Daddy Yankee.

The tickets also are offered for these Sleep Train in Concord shows: Friday, Chicago and America; July 13, Aly & AJ, Corbin Bleu, Drake Bell; July 29, Lyle Lovett and k.d. lang; Aug. 3, Rush; Aug. 11, Hilary Duff; Aug. 18, JVC Jazz Festival; Aug, 23, Marilyn Manson and Slayer; Sept. 8, B.B. King with Al Green, Etta James; Sept. 18, Def Leppard with Styx and Foreigner; Sept. 21, Luis Miguel; Oct 12, Brooks & Dunn and Alan Jackson.

STEPHEN STILLS

The veteran guitarist, singer and songwriter — best known for his work with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young — appears in concert. Stills has a new CD out on Rhino this week, “Just Roll Tape,” that features tunes he recorded in 1968 — after he left Buffalo Springfield but before he joined CSN — in a somewhat impromptu session. Among the songs on the CD are first-ever versions of “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes,” “Helplessly Hoping” and “Wooden Ships.”

7:30 p.m. Monday at the Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon St., San Francisco. Tickets are $47.50.

Call (415) 421-8497 or visit www.livenation.com.

GARDEN SALSA

Candela, a salsa band led by Uruguay-born singer and conga drummer Edgardo Cambon, performs mambo, cha-cha-cha, merengue, timba and Uruguayan candombe rhythms. The free event is part of the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival.

1 p.m. in the gardens at Third and Mission streets, San Francisco. Call (415) 543-1718 or visit www.ybgf.org.

Just Posted

Mayor sets deadline to empty seismically unsafe jail, but city still lacks a plan to make it happen

On the 30th anniversary of the devastating Loma Prieta earthquake, Mayor London… Continue reading

E-scooter company Skip announces layoffs after losing SF permit

San Francisco-based e-scooter company Skip this week announced pending layoffs for roughly… Continue reading

SF files motion to dismiss NRA’s lawsuit over ‘domestic terrorist’ label

San Francisco filed a motion Thursday to dismiss the lawsuit filed against… Continue reading

Thirty years after Loma Prieta, is San Francisco ready for the next ‘big one?’

Bay Area residents breathed a sigh of relief this week after a… Continue reading

With Loftus set to take office, poll shows voters disapprove of last-minute DA appointment

Mayor London Breed made an unpopular decision when she named candidate Suzy… Continue reading

Most Read