January calendar of events 

Jan. 1

Mark Farina 

The San Francisco disc jockey appears at Ruby Skye.

www.ticketmaster.com 

Jan. 3

David Grisman Bluegrass Experience

The mandolin virtuoso plays with Jim Nunally, Keith Little, Chad Manning & Sam Grisman at the Freight & Salvage.

(510) 644-2020
www.freightandsalvage.org

Jan. 7

Shen Yun Performing Arts 

Performances inspired by ancient culture bring classical Chinese dance and music to life at the War Memorial Opera House.

(415) 392-4400
www.cityboxoffice.com

Jan. 9

ACT 100th Birthday

The historic home of American Conservatory Theater celebrates its 100th birthday with a free open house party, “A Landmark Celebration: ACT’s Home ... 100 Years and Counting.”

www.act-sf.org/landmark

Jan. 10

Sonic Youth

The popular indie rockers appear at the Fillmore.

www.livenation.com

Jan. 15

Phedre

Through Feb. 7

American Conservatory Theater and the Stratford Shakespeare Festival present a world-premiere adaptation of Jean Racine’s classical drama.

(415) 749-2228
www.act-sf.org

Jan. 17

Styx

The 1970s hitmakers play the Warfield.

www.ticketmaster.com

Jan. 18

S.F. Museum of Modern Art

The institution marks its 75th year as a pioneering force in art, locally and globally with “The Anniversary Show.”

www.sfmoma.org

Jan. 20

San Francisco Symphony

Cello great Yo-Yo Ma appears with the orchestra.

(415) 864-6000
www.sfsymphony.org

Jan. 21

Slayer and Megadeth

The heavy metal concert at the Cow Palace also features Testament.

www.livenation.com

Jan. 23

S.F. Ballet

The company kicks off the season with Program 1, an encore presentation of “Swan Lake.” 

(415) 865-2000
www.sfballet.org

Jan. 24

Mindy Smith

The singer-songwriter appears in concert at the Independent.

www.theindependentsf.com

Jan. 27

Fiddler on the Roof

Through Feb. 21

Harvey Fierstein stars as the iconic milkman Tevye in the hit musical onstage at the Golden Gate Theatre.

(415) 512-7770
www.shnsf.com

Jan. 30

Gabriel Iglesias

The comic appears in “The Fluffy Shop Tour” at the Nob Hill Masonic Center.

www.livenation.com

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