Best concerts and parties in San Francisco, Oakland and The Bay Area to celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2018
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Cinco de Mayo plays a huge role in the culture of the San Francisco Bay Area.

The region is home to a large Hispanic population, and Cinco de Mayo is one of the main holidays where people from all across the spectrum come out to celebrate. Most of the celebrations will take place in bars and backyards, but there will also be concerts and shows that will hit the region during Cinco de Mayo weekend.

Alice Glass
April 28 @ 8 pm
Slim’s -- 333 11th St., San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 255-0333

There is not a whole lot that one can say about Alice Glass. Her songwriting and vocal talent are simply off the charts, and before Cinco de Mayo takes over San Francisco, make sure to get tickets to check out this talented songstress live and in person at the one-and-only Slim’s.

Sons of Apollo
May 2 @ 8 pm
The Regency Ballroom -- 1300 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 673-5716

Many in the music world were on pins-and-needles waiting for what Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian would come up with next. The answer has made many happy. Introducing Sons of Apollo, and this wild band will play a set at The Regency Ballroom on the weekend of Cinco de Mayo, which is perfect for revelers looking for a soundtrack to their weekend.

Melvin Seals & JGB
May 5 @ 8 pm
The Warfield -- 982 Market St., San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 345-0900

It’s hard to believe, but The Warfield, a stern pillar in San Francisco’s legendary music scene, turned 96-years old this year; and to celebrate this historic milestone, a plethora of musicians will play sets to celebrate the silver anniversary of The Warfield. The headliners will be Melvin Seals & JGB, whose show is sure to put the crowd in a celebratory mood not only for The Warfield’s birthday party but for Cinco de Mayo as well.

YFN Lucci
May 8 @ 8 pm
Slim’s -- 333 11th St., San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 255-0333

There are a lot of hip-hop artists all over the nation looking to get their piece of the famous pie. One such artist has managed to fight his way to the table, and his name is YFN Lucci. His music leaves listeners in a delirious state of joy, and that will be the case when he visits San Francisco as part of his Ray Ray From Summer Hill Tour. This is a show that will sell out, so get those tickets now.