Sept. 30-Oct. 2: Tricycle Music Fest, Fall Out Boy, SF Music Day, Kiersten White, Walter Salas-Humara, The Church, Jessie J, Juan Gabriel Vasquez, Kandace Springs, The Coronas, Oh Sees


Tricycle Music Fest: Serving up the “best kiddie rock music to Bay Area families,” the 10th annual San Francisco Public Library-sponsored series opens with Grammy-winning Alphabet Rockers at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, where admission is free. [11:30 a.m., Phyllis Wattis Theater, 151 Third St., S.F.]

Fall Out Boy: The pop punk band originally from Illinois with Patrick Stump, Joe Trohman, Pete Wentz and Andy Hurley is on tour promoting its seventh album “Mania.” [7 p.m., SAP Center, 525 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose]

SF Music Day 2018: At the 11th annual free event, 37 groups perform on four stages, in offerings from string quartets to jazz combos, to new music pioneers and chamber groups; this year’s theme is “Colors of the Keyboard.” [Noon to 8 p.m., Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Walter Salas-Humara: The frontman for The Silos has a new solo album “Walterio,” which “digs deep into his rock, pop, punk and family roots.” [8 p.m., Hotel Utah, 500 Fourth St., S.F.]

Kiersten White: The author of “The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein,” a re-imagining of Mary Shelley’s classic told from the point of view of Elizabeth, Victor Frankenstein’s adopted sister, speaks. [3 p.m., Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

Cal Arte Ensemble: The group performs “The Soldier’s Tale,” Stravinsky’s anti-war, jazz-evoking theatrical chamber work, featuring pianist Tamami Honma and paired with narration and visuals. [2 p.m., Tateuchi Hall, Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View]

A Bowie Celebration: Keyboardist Mike Garson and fellow key alumni musicians of David Bowie’s bands from across the decades appear in an “unforgettable evening of Bowie’s songs” featuring world-class vocalists. [7: 30 p.m., Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Road, Saratoga]

Graham Coxon: The English guitarist, songwriter and founding member of Blur (and solo artist) is on first tour of one-man shows — intimate, acoustic affairs — in North America. [8 p.m., August Hall, 420 Mason St., S.F.]

Nuclear War-How Can it Be Prevented?: The Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament hosts the forum, with former CIA analyst Ray McGovern and nuclear experts Jacqueline Cabasso and Marylia Kelley, directors of Western States Legal Foundation and Tri-Valley CARES. [1 to 4 p.m., Koret Auditorium, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Matthew Morrison: Bay Area Cabaret presents the San Francisco solo concert debut of the Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe-award nominee of “Glee,” “Hairspray,” “South Pacific” and “Finding Neverland” fame. [7 p.m., Venetian Room, Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason St., S.F.]

California Pops Orchestra: The 30th season begins with a big band and Broadway concert. [3 p.m., Flint Center, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino]

Quartet San Francisco: The eclectic ensemble, playing classical, jazz, gypsy, swing, pop and more, plays to release its fifth CD, “A QSF Journey.” [4 p.m., Crowden Music Center, 1475 Rose St., Berkeley]


The Church: The Australian rock band best known for “Under The Milky Way” plays “Starfish,” the album the tune is on, in its entirety in the sold-out show. [8 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Jessie J: The London R&B, electro-pop and hip-hop singer songwriter is on tour promoting the album “R.O.S.E.,” which stands for “realizations, obsessions, sex and empowerment.” [8 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.]

Juan Gabriel Vasquez: The writer discusses his new novel, “The Shape of the Ruins,” described by one critic as a “highly sophisticated, fast-moving political thriller set in Colombia.” [7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books, 1231 Ninth Ave., S.F.]

Letters From Sister Miriam: Playwrights’ Center of San Francisco sponsors a developmental reading of the work by Scott Choate about “DNA, a sperm donation and the internet’s relentless assault on long held concepts of privacy and family.” [7:30 p.m., Shelton Theatre, 533 Sutter St., S.F.]

Pint-Sized Plays: The weekly event offers new short plays with just one rule: No play can run longer than it takes one of its characters to finish a beer. [8 p.m., PianoFight, 144 Taylor St., S.F.]

Rajeev Taranath: The sarod player and special guest Rimpa Siva play “imaginative and emotional renditions of classical Hindustani music.” [8 p.m., Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison St., Berkeley]

Soraya Chemaly: The organizer of the Safety and Free Speech Coalition speaks about her book “Rage Becomes Her,” which links patriarchy and misogyny to the traditional repression of women’s full range of emotion. [7:30 p.m., Kepler’s, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

Trevor Powers: Consequence of Sound called the Idaho-based artist’s new release “Mulberry Violence” an “avant-pop collage of unpredictable, drastic noise” [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Odd Mondays: Novelists Kirstin Chin, Genanne Walsh and Rebecca Winterer read from their books and sign copies in the program “Exotic Locales: China, Australia & the American Midwest.” [7 p.m., Folio Books, 3957 24th St., S.F.]


Kandace Springs: The singer-songwriter’s second album “Indigo” on Blue Note has songs that “swirl classical, quiet-storm, jazz, hip-hop swing, soul and psych.” [8 p.m., Swedish American Hall, 2174 Market St., S.F.]

The Coronas: The hard-working, acclaimed indie rock band from Dublin’s new fifth release is “Trust the Wire.” [8:30 p.m., August Hall, 420 Mason St., S.F.]

Oh Sees: Led by psych-punk psychic warrior, ear worm-farmer John Dwyer, the garage rockers (originally from San Francisco) open a two-night, sold out stand. [8 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Odd Salon: KC Crowell curates “Risk,” an evening with six storytellers offering “tales of peril and possibility, jeopardy and chance.” [7:30 p.m., Public Works, 161 Erie St., S.F.]

Navy Band Southwest’s Brass Band: The group kicks off a series of free Bay Area concerts during San Francisco Fleet Week. [1 p.m., Pier 39, S.F.]

Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema: The season concludes with an encore screening of award-winning offerings along with filmmaker talks and a reception. [7 p.m., Barebottle Brewing Company, 1525 Cortland Ave., S.F.]

Ge Wang: The Stanford professor of music and computer science shares his book “Artful Design,” a manifesto of “how we shape technology and a mediation on how technology shapes us in turn.” [7:30 p.m., Kepler’s, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

Muni Meltdown 2018: The Bay City Beacon and Rachel Hyden, executive director of SF Transit Riders, discuss “what it will take” to fix San Francisco’s public transit system. [6 p.m., S.F. Chamber of Commerce, 235 Montgomery St., No. 760, S.F.]

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