October Music Concerts in the Bay Area

Technically summer is over, but that doesn’t stop the Bay Area from hosting the hottest concerts. Save up your money and clear your schedule because you won’t want to miss out on these upcoming music concerts.

Here’s a list of the 10 most popular October Concerts in the Bay Area

1. Phantogram
When: October 5
Where: Fox Theater, Oakland

This New York duo knows to blend pop with hypnotic beats that create their own unique sound. Their newest Album, Three, is personal and intimately depicts the artist’s personal troubles in sound. The album uses heavy start backbeats and gloomy synths. Music can work like therapy and that’s what this album is. Phantogram manages to express pain through music that feels sad but sounds pleasing to the ear.

2. Fitz and The Tantrums with X Ambassadors
When: OCT 12
Where: Fox Theater Oakland

Fitz and The Tantrums bring
If you couldn’t make it Lollapalooza and watch them perform then here’s your chance to watch them live.

3. Schoolboy Q
When: OCT 13
Where: Fox Theater Oakland

Schoolboy Q incorporates his West Coast background and gangster music feel to generate lively music. He’s the most prominent member of the Top Dawg Entertainment label. He’s focus in music is so transcending it’s no wonder he’s rising as a mainstream artist.

4. The 1975
When: OCT. 14, 18, 19
Where: San Jose Event Center – San Jose

Indie bands like The 1975 are making a splash in the music industry. This England-based alternative rock pop band has a rapidly growing fan bases resulting in sell-out concerts. Now they’re currently on tour for their latest album I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It.

5. Maroon 5 with Tove Lo and Phases
When: OCT. 16
Where: The Oracle Arena – Oakland

Maroon 5 and Tove Lo what these tour companions will get the party going.

6. Ziggy Marley
When: OCT. 20
Where: Filmore SF – San Francisco

Feel like listening to reggae, look no further Ziggy Marley will be in the Bay Area and ready to slow things down.

7. Chance The Rapper
When: OCT 21
Where: Bill Graham Civic Auditorium – San Francisco
When: OCT 22
Where: Greek Theater – Berkeley

Chance The Rapper is having an incredible year. He released his third album, Coloring Book, and was even listed on President Obama’s summer playlist. Right now he’s the hottest hip hop artist try not to miss his live performance.

8. Kanye West
When: OCT. 22, 23
Where: The Oracle Arena – Oakland

Kanye West brings his Saint Pablo Tour to Oakland, these tickets are likely to sell out so plan according to as soon as possible.

9. Taking Back Sunday
When: OCT. 23
Where: Slims, San Francisco

Or take back to the 90s punk rock scene and rock out to Taking Back Sunday.

10. Zeds Dead
When: OCT. 31
Where: The Catalysts – Santa Cruz

This self-taught duo of producers from Toronto, like to incorporate dance and EDM beats with hip hop music. They never expected to blow up and largely impact the dance music genre. Now they’re just focused on their own music label, Deadbeats, and their latest album Northern Lights. The album features Pusha T, Diplo, Charlotte O and various other artists.

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