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rights and social justice. Her album “Salón,
Lagrimas y Deseo” is focused on female
empowerment and won her a fifth Latin
Grammy. Tickets $32–$60. Bing Concert
Hall, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford University.
Annual Berryessa Art and Wine Festival.
May 11, noon to 4 p.m. Celebrating its 41st
year, this event is the place to enjoy arts and
Pebble Beach Food and Wine Festival, Apr. 11–14, various locations around Pebble Beach;
crafts, both for viewing and for purchase,
and sample delightful wines in
this pleasant, family-friendly setting
overlooking the Penitencia Creek Trail
and Penitencia Creek Park. 1050 Berryessa
Road, San Jose.
The History of Frost. May 11, 8 p.m.
Take a nostalgic trip through the decades
of Frost Amphitheater from the Golden
Age of Jazz with Ella Fitzgerald to the classic
rock era made famous by the Grateful Dead,
CCR, and more. The evening will feature
back to back performances by San Francisco’s
top musicians and special guest artists. Ticket
prices vary. Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen
St., Stanford University. 650/724-2464.
Stars on Ice. May 12, 4 p.m. Featuring some
of the top American skaters from the 2018
and 2014 Olympic games, this fabulously
frosty show offers a true red, white and blue
celebration on ice. Ticket prices vary. SAP
Center, 525 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose.
Florence and the Machine. May 15, 8 p.m.
The band recently shared “Moderation” and
“Haunted House,” the first new music since
their massively acclaimed 2018 album “High
as Hope.” The songs are receiving widespread
attention thanks to Welch’s powerhouse vocals
and the band’s innovative instrumentation.
Tickets $48. Concord Pavilion. 2000 Kirker
Pass Rd, Concord. 925/676-8742.
Carrie Underwood. May 16, 7 p.m. A seventime
Grammy Award winner, Underwood
burst onto the national stage as a winner of
“American Idol.” Since that 2005 win, the
charismatic singer has sold 64 million records
worldwide, and recorded 26 No. 1 singles.
Her “Cry Pretty Tour 360” brings the superstar
to the Bay Area in support of her latest
album. Ticket prices vary. Oracle Arena, 7000
Coliseum Way, Oakland. 510/569-2121.
International Museum Day. May 18, times
vary. Museums across the United
States, and throughout the Bay Area, are offering
free admission in celebration of the roles
museums play in our communities. This year’s
globally inspired theme is “Hyper-connected
museums: New approaches, new publics.”
Kali Uchis & Jorja Smith, 2019 Frost Music
& Arts Festival. May 18, 6 p.m. The music
festival that brought you Glass Animals, Zedd,
Broods, Flume, and Kaytranada is back. The
8th Annual Frost Festival returns home to
the newly renovated Frost Amphitheater. Tickets
$25–$49.50. 351 Lasuen Street, Stanford.
Bay to Breakers. May 19, time TBA. There
is plenty of eye candy to behold during this
famous footrace through the streets and over
the hills of San Francisco. Spectators can check
out runners wearing over-the-top costumes—
and sometimes nothing at all—at strategic
locations, including the crest of the Hayes St.
hill at Alamo Square, Golden Gate Park and
the finish line along the Great
Highway. Free. San Francisco.
Hakone Matsuri Spring
Festival. May 19, 11 a.m. to
4 p.m. Celebrate spring with
traditional Japanese art culture
and food at this familyfriendly
annual event. Free.
Hakone Estate and Gardens,
21000 Big Basin Way, Saratoga.
California Roots Music &
Arts Festival. May 24–26,
times vary. This three-day festival
is packed with performances
by reggae acts from
around the globe, along with
food and artwork. Highlights
include Slightly Stoopid,
UB40 and Steel Pulse. Tickets
County Fair & Event Center,
2004 Fairgrounds Road, Monterey. Visit californiarootsfestival.
BottleRock Napa Valley. May 24–26, times
vary. Experience the first taste of summer
at BottleRock Napa Valley, one of the Bay
Area’s most iconic concert festivals. Featuring
an A-list lineup of live music, wine, food and
brew, this event draws thousands of revelers
every year. This year’s headliners include Imagine
Dragons, Neil Young, Mumford & Sons,
plus over 78 others. 3-Day General Admission:
$359. Napa Valley Expo, 575 3rd St,
FanimeCon. May 24–27, times vary. Explore
what’s new in the world of anime and Japanese
pop culture during the 25th anniversary
of this conference, which includes cosplay
gatherings and a Fanime Music Video contest.
San Jose Convention Center, 150 W. San Carlos
St., San Jose. 800/726-5673.
Civil War Battles and Encampment. May
25–27, times vary. Ride an 1880s “iron horse”
through an ancient redwood forest and witness
skirmishes as the steam train ascends Bear
Mountain. Get a taste of what life was like
during the Civil War as Union and Confederate
soldiers re-enact historic battles at one of
the longest-running Civil War re-enactments
in the West. Tickets $28–$37. Roaring Camp
Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton.
New Kids on the Block with Salt-N-Pepa,
Naughty by Nature, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson.
May 29, 7:30 p.m. New Kids on the
Block have recruited fellow ’90s stars Salt-N-
20 South Bay Accent
Florence and the Machine, May 15, Concord Pavilion
Fiddler on the Roof, May 21–26,
Center for the Performing Arts,