The Best Shows Coming to San Francisco in September 2018


Phantom of the Opera

A sensational September is coming to the Bay Area! This lineup of events is sure to wow all audiences of all tastes and interests:

Must-see theatre productions

  • The Phantom of the Opera
    Orpheum Theatre
    September 5-30

    Enjoy one of the world’s most beloved Broadway musicals in one of San Francisco’s most historic stages.

  • Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci
    War Memorial Opera House
    September 7-30

    Experience opera at its finest with this legendary double bill. The September staging marks the return of this legendary feature to the San Francisco opera stage after 15 years.

  • On Your Feet!
    Golden Gate Theatre
    September 11-October 7

    Be moved by the story of the Grammy Award-winning husband-and-wife team of Emilio and Gloria Estefan in this acclaimed Broadway sensation.

Today’s hottest hit-makers take the stage at Oracle Arena in Oakland

  • Sam Smith
    September 4

    Catch the British crooner’s soulful vocals on the Bay Area stop of his second US tour.

  • BTS
    September 12

    The K-pop stars return to the US for its Love Yourself tour.

  • Childish Gambino
    September 27

    Hot on the heels of “This is America,” Childish Gambino hits the Oakland stage with hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd.

Music from all-time favorites

  • Dave Matthews Band
    Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View
    September 8

    The 90s rock icons are ready to serenade the Bay Area crowd with classic hits and new material from their upcoming ninth studio album.

  • The Eagles
    AT&T Park
    September 20

    The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers are still going strong. Catch The Eagles on their first slate of shows since the passing of founding member Glenn Frey in 2015.

  • Norah Jones
    Ruth Finley Person Theater, Santa Rosa
    September 20

    Award-winning crooner Norah Jones brings her sultry vocals and soothing piano to Sonoma County audiences for an evening of contemporary jazz.

Classical takes center stage

  • Yuja Wang

    Davies Symphony Hall
    September 13-16

    Chinese piano virtuoso Yuja Wang collaborates with composer and conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony.

  • Yo-Yo Ma
    The Greek Theatre, Berkeley
    September 30

    The multiple Grammy-winning cellist is set to take the UC-Berkeley performance stage by storm with another unforgettable performance.

Have a hearty laugh with top comedians

  • Maz Jobrani
    Nourse Theatre
    September 8

    The Iranian-Persian stand-up comic delivers his trademark brand of culture and identity-themed humor at the Sutter Street performance venue.

  • Hannibal Buress
    Nob Hill Masonic Center
    September 8

    See why this Chicago native is one of the emerging names in the stand-up comedy circuit today.

  • Sebastian Maniscalco
    Nob Hill Masonic Center
    September 20-21

    Sebastian Maniscalco has a knack for saying the things we all think, but tend not to – just because we want to be polite. If you’ve ever wondered what your personal, secret rants about day-to-day living sound out loud, catch his shows.

Guaranteed thought provokers

  • Waking Up with Sam Harris
    Nob Hill Masonic Center
    September 13

    Here’s your chance to catch – and be part of – a live podcast recording. Sam Harris tackles important global issues and personal philosophies in a thought-provoking manner that keeps you asking the most important questions.

  • Neil DeGrasse Tyson
    Davies Symphony Hall
    September 24

    Ready for a mind-blowing evening? The pop astrophysicist takes his scientific insights and musings to the Bay Area for a one-night-only special.

There’s no doubt that the vibrant local lifestyle makes San Francisco a spectacular place to live in considering the various things to do and see around the area. To learn more about how to find a home in this city, get in touch with Bernie and Mike Homes at 415 906 6000 or 415 308 4281.