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7 Unmissable Concerts In San Francisco This December

7 Unmissable Concerts In San Francisco This December

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Updated: 24 April 2017
November has come and gone in the blink of an eye, and December is already here. So naturally, it’s time for another round up of must-see musical acts gracing the Bay Area with their presence, courtesy of The Culture Trip San Francisco. Happy listening!



December 1

The Dandy Warhols – Great American Music Hall

Looking for a fun show to pump you up for the end end of the holiday season” Check out The Dandy Warhols at Great American Music Hall. Tickets to see the Portland band start at $30. A cool bonus: the show is all ages, with a minimum age requirement of 6! If that doesn’t scream family fun then we don’t know what does.

Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 885 0750 

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December 11

HEALTH – The Independent

Los Angeles ‘noise-rock’ band HEALTH will grace the stage at the Independent on December 11. The bands DIY sound coupled with the atmosphere that only a 21+ venue like the Independent can provide will definitely prove for a stellar show. Tickets start at $20.

The Independent, 628 Divisadero St., San Francisco, CA, USA + 1 415 771 1421

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December 14

Kelela – The Independent

Also playing the Independent in December is newcomer Kelela, who will grace the stage with her soft, dreamy vocals and ethereal stage presence.

The Independent, 628 Divisadero St., San Francisco, CA, USA + 1 415 771 1421

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December 16

KMEL Holiday House of Soul: Miguel, Post Malone, Marc E. Bassy – The Warfield

The popular Bay Area hip hop and R&B radio station will be hosting a holiday concert featuring some of hip hop’s most well-liked artists. Get your ticket soon so Miguel, can enchant you with his smooth vocals right before the holiday stress kicks in.

The Warfield, 982 Market St., San Francisco, CA, USA +1 415 345 0900

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December 17

Giraffage – The Regency Ballroom

Bay Area native and electronic producer extraordinaire, Giraffage, will bring his talents to the Regency Ballroom in mid-December. His hip-hop remixes are to die for, and he’s likely to play a few to get the crowd riled up (in a good way).

The Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA, USA

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December 31

Primus – Fox Theater

Bay Area funk-metal band Primus will be playing a New Year’s Eve show of epic proportions. Check out their set at the Fox Theater to really get 2016 started right. Tickets start at $45 for reserved seating.

Fox Theater, 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA, USA + 1 510 302 2250

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Lil’ B & Friends – The Regency Ballroom

Also a Bay Area staple and never one to disappoint is Lil’ B. The Oakland rapper will be hosting a New Year’s Eve concert/party hybrid appropriately named: An Extremely Rare New Year’s Celebration. Lil’ B is known for his off-the-wall antics and stage presence, and there’s sure to be a ton of that at this show.

The Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA, USA

By Ivane Lund-Soyombo