Revolution Cafe is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in San Francisco.

1. Revolution Cafe

8.9
3248 22nd St (at Bartlett St), San Francisco, CA
Café · Mission District · 70 tips and reviews

x x.x x: Great live music most nights of the week. Right around the corner from Elements Hostel.

mayu-chanmayu-chan: Live music and great spot to people watch.

Derrick C.Derrick Chen: Awesome spot to relax, catch some sun, and listen to live jazz over a pint of beer or cup of coffee.

Club Deluxe is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in San Francisco.

2. Club Deluxe

8.9
1511 Haight St (btw Ashbury St and Clayton St), San Francisco, CA
Jazz Club · Haight Ashbury · 70 tips and reviews

Michael K.Michael Kamleitner: Great, relaxed bar, live jazz, you can take your pizza in from outside. Come!

noelle m.noelle murata: Awesome live jazz!

Florence T.Florence Tshoa: The live jazz is pretty awesome! :) and they do special requests.

Comstock Saloon is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in San Francisco.

3. Comstock Saloon

9.1
155 Columbus Ave (at Pacific Ave), San Francisco, CA
Cocktail Bar · Chinatown · 211 tips and reviews

Leah Y.Leah Yamshon: Loved the Pisco Punch and live music! A little pricey, but that's to be expected with craft cocktail joints in SF.

lululemonlululemon: Snag a seat at the bar, listen to live jazz, and try the Moonraker made with cognac, peach, and absinthe, or put fate into the hands of the mixologist with the Barkeep’s Whimsy.

Pierre C.Pierre Cann: Enjoy a cocktail in a retro style bar, while listening to a live jazz band.

Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in San Francisco.

4. Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall

9.4
201 Van Ness Ave (btwn Grove & Hayes St), San Francisco, CA
Concert Hall · Civic Center · 75 tips and reviews

Emily L.Emily Limon: order your drinks for intermission BEFORE the concert starts, and they'll be waiting for you at a table. Then you can people watch to your heart's content.

San Francisco SymphonySan Francisco Symphony: Order a yummy cocktail at the bar just before the concert starts, and the bartender will have it ready for you when intermission starts.

ElifElif: PIXAR IN CONCERT is perfect!!

Local Edition is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in San Francisco.

5. Local Edition

9.0
691 Market St (at 3rd St), San Francisco, CA
Cocktail Bar · SoMa · 263 tips and reviews

KylieKylie: A speakeasy style bar that's literally underground. With live music, hand-crafted cocktails, and hushed, dark vibe, this is a great place for a swanky date!

Yaron S.Yaron S: Great vibe. Also have live jazz some nights which is cool

Carmen I.Carmen Ibarra: Live music on Mondays and Wednesdays! Fun atmosphere! Great cocktails! Try the "Local Edition"

Mr Tipple's Recording Studio is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in San Francisco.

6. Mr Tipple's Recording Studio

8.5
39 Fell St, San Francisco, CA
Cocktail Bar · Civic Center · 31 tips and reviews

Staff PicksStaff Picks: Trending this week is Mr Tipple's Recording Studio for craft cocktails, live jazz, and delicious food every night. Grab a BBQ Pulled-Mushroom sandwich while you enjoy the music. Read more.

Dave J.Dave Jensen: Very cool bar with live jazz music. Delicious artisan cocktails and an adequate selection of craft beer.

Frances R.Frances Rabbitt: Great atmosphere & live music! Wide range of cocktail options, also.

The Fillmore is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in San Francisco.

7. The Fillmore

9.5
1805 Geary Blvd (at Fillmore St), San Francisco, CA
Music Venue · Fillmore District · 121 tips and reviews

IFCIFC: SF: Be sure to grab a free apple and free concert poster at SF's most historic (and hospitable) live music venue. -IFC Staff

SF WeeklySF Weekly: SF Weekly's Best Of 2011 - Reader's Poll - BEST LIVE MUSIC VENUE

SF WeeklySF Weekly: SF Weekly's Best of Winner 2012 - Reader's Poll - BEST LIVE MUSIC VENUE

Great American Music Hall is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in San Francisco.

8. Great American Music Hall

9.2
859 Ofarrell St (btwn Polk St & Larkin St), San Francisco, CA
Rock Club · Tenderloin · 76 tips and reviews

Kathleen C.Kathleen Clark: One of my favorite places to see a live band.

Daniel S.Daniel Salinas: A beautiful building with a great upstairs area. If the concert is sold out, you can often get a dinner ticket for a little bit extra.

SF WeeklySF Weekly: SF Weekly’s Best Of 2012 Winner – Editorial Pick – Best Place to Imbibe Local History While Taking in a Great Show. Every concert at Great American Music Hall feels like a special event. The place... Read more.

Sigmund Stern Grove is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in San Francisco.

9. Sigmund Stern Grove

9.0
2750 19th Ave (at Sloat Blvd), San Francisco, CA
Park · Parkside · 19 tips and reviews

Kelly S.Kelly Strodl: Great place to see any free concert on a good weather day, but foggy most others. Bad place to be if you are allergic to mosquitoes or have a seat on the hill.

VyomaVyoma: Love the yearly Stern Grove Music Concerts on Summer Sundays! The acoustics are just amazing. Go early at ~10am to secure a good space for your crew. Bring lots of nice treats and wine :)

Bennett W W.Bennett W Wong: Free annual concerts line up here during summer season happening every Sunday. Click on Concert Archive under Concerts & Events on www.sterngrove.org

Rickshaw Stop is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in San Francisco.

10. Rickshaw Stop

8.5
155 Fell St (btwn Franklin & Van Ness), San Francisco, CA
Rock Club · Civic Center · 73 tips and reviews

CarolineCaroline: Fun venue for a concert. Arrive a bit early and check out their cocktail selections - it will make standing through the crappy cover band somewhat entertaining.

Jacob H.Jacob H: Awesome venue for any live band. Get tickets before they sell out, especially for Thursday's popscene. Drink specials are legit, and the bartenders are surprisingly nice & friendly.

Russell Allen E.Russell Allen Esmus: Fun music venue - drinks, dancing, & live music tucked between Van Ness and Franklin on Fell. My favorite time was when I saw Moving Units. Lookout for the purple tentacles painted across the front.

The Independent is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in San Francisco.

11. The Independent

9.5
628 Divisadero St (btwn Hayes & Grove St), San Francisco, CA
Rock Club · Alamo Square · 98 tips and reviews

Daniel S.Daniel Salinas: What a great venue -- small and intimate, but large enough that you'll get the occasional last minute show from a big name. Be sure to get on their mailing list to get last minute concert updates.

SF WeeklySF Weekly: SF Weekly's Best of Winner 2012 - Reader's Poll - BEST LIVE MUSIC VENUE

Ryan K.Ryan Kelly: Their band curation is perfect. There's never a bad show. If you feel like live music, but have never heard of who's playing, trust them, go, and you'll love it.

Amnesia is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in San Francisco.

12. Amnesia

8.5
853 Valencia St (at 19th St), San Francisco, CA
Bar · Mission District · 42 tips and reviews

David D.David Death: Get in before the jazz band plays. The beers are $3 and the blues are great

Katie A.Katie Atwell: 8-10 Wednesday is live music

Cipriano S.Cipriano Sánchez: This is really a cool bar!! Great atmosphere, good variety of beers and the best part: LIVE music every day!!

The Masonic is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in San Francisco.

13. The Masonic

8.5
1111 California St (btwn Jones & Taylor), San Francisco, CA
Concert Hall · Nob Hill · 37 tips and reviews

Eric C.Eric Castro: This is a poor concert venue, in part because of the physical design, and in (large) part because of the house staff. If possible, see your concert anywhere else.

Clarice L.Clarice Louie: The concerts. The renovation of the auditorium. The mosaic history of the building is fascinating. It is now associated with Live Nation.

Steven K.Steven Kaye: Concessions outside the concert spaces - a lifesaver for people like me who foolishly walked up Taylor.

Café Claude is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in San Francisco.

14. Café Claude

8.0
7 Claude Ln (at Bush St), San Francisco, CA
French Restaurant · Downtown San Francisco-Union Square · 97 tips and reviews

John M.John Mims: Spot on awesome French bistro...off beaten path in alley. Tremendously good food. Live music, great outdoor tables in alley. Great bar

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Come for the handsome waiters, the great live music every night and have a nice meal of Escargot, Steak Tartare or the Crouque Monsieur with their legendary fries.

Lee S.Lee Simcox: A great atmosphere (especially with live jazz Thu-Sat; sit outside if possible), sexy staff provide a fantastic service, and possibly the best quality food I've ever eaten. Recommended to all!

Stern Grove Festival is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in San Francisco.

15. Stern Grove Festival

9.2
Sigmund Stern Grove (19th Ave & Sloat Blvd.), San Francisco, CA
Music Venue · Parkside · 20 tips and reviews

Holger L.Holger Luedorf: The Stern Grove Festival's free summer concert series is fantastic for great music and a family friendly atmosphere!

KevinKevin: Wonderful concerts all summer long, a great place to even just have a picnic and hang with your friends

Bennett W W.Bennett W Wong: Enjoy outdoor concerts? You found the right event for this! I enjoyed the symphony concert.