SFist often receives emails about events happening in the Bay Area, and though we can't write about them all, we've compiled a list of the coolest stuff happening this weekend, August 22-24.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 22
Jack White at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
By popular demand, the former White Stripes frontman is playing two shows at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium this weekend. Jack White's Saturday show is already sold out, but the Friday show still has tickets available. Expect to hear a mix of White Stripes songs and solo stuff from his new album Lazaretto and 2012's Blunderbuss. 8 p.m. $49.50.
99 Grove Street
Four Tet b2b Jamie xx
Two of London's hottest experimental producers, Four Tet and Jamie xx (of the band The xx), will team up for an extended three hour set at 1015 Folsom. Presale tickets are sold out, but there will be limited tickets available at the door. $27.50.
1015 Folsom Street
Bill Bellamy at Cobb's Comedy Club
The former Def Comedy Jam comedian Bill Bellamy comes to Cobb's for a six show stand. He's performing early and late shows on Friday and Saturday, plus one on Sunday. $25.
915 Columbus Avenue
B.B. King at The Warfield
Check out blues legend B.B. King and his famed guitar Lucille at the Warfield. Show starts at 8 p.m., and he's an old man, so don't be late. $45-85.
982 Market Street
SATURDAY, AUGUST 23
20th Street Block Party
Head to 20th Street for a fun food and music festival from noon to 6 p.m., with musical performances by Rogue Wave and butchery demos. Free with RSVP.
20th Street between Bryant and Harrison Streets
Florida and Alabama Streets between 19th and 20th Streets
Roxie Theater Tribute to Robin Williams
In honor of the late Robin Williams, Roxie Theater will screen Moscow on the Hudson on Saturday at 2 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. and Sunday at 4:30 p.m., and Awakenings on Saturday 4:30 p.m. and Sunday at 9:15 p.m. $7-10. Update: Comedian Will Durst will introduce the 2:00 p.m. showing of Moscow on the Hudson on Saturday.
3117 16th Street
SUNDAY, AUGUST 24
Shannon and the Clams at Brick & Mortar Music Hall
One the Bay's favorite local bands, Shannon and the Clams will headline Brick & Mortar Music Hall, supported by POW!, Sulthan Bathery, and Rock N Roll Adventure Kids. With a sound bathed in surf rock sensibilities, Shannon and the Clams is a show you can't miss. Show starts at 9 p.m. $10 advance, $12 at the door.
1710 Mission Street
Be it biking, yoga, and other cool stuff that happens when the streets are free from cars, you'll find it at Sunday Streets from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Mission. Check out the complete list of activities here. Free.
Valencia Street between Market Street and 26th Street
18th Street between Guerrero Street and Folsom Street
Want more? Check out our guide on what to do while all the Burners are out of town!