Please note, tickets are nonrefundable. Online Tickets are not available 1 hour before the show, and Eventbrite may show that it is "Sold Out", but there are usually still tickets at the door.

Upcoming Shows

Jun  09, 2023

9:00 PM

Beso Negro - INSIDE

Tradition has collided with modern sensibility. Dark, fast, danceable, Gypsy blues: Beso Negro brings Jazz Manouche into the 21st century.

Jun  10, 2023

5:00 PM

JimBo Trout - OUTSIDE

Ragtime-blues, western-swing, and honky-tonk rock+roll!

Jun  10, 2023

8:00 PM

Epicenter Sound Reggae DJ Showdown! - INSIDE

Epicenter brings the Reggae/Dancehall/Hip-Hop vibe to the Smiley's feat. DJs Omatic, Zoro, and Zelus! ($5 adv/$10 Door)

Jun  11, 2023

3:00 PM

Ian George - OUTSIDE

Emotive rocking from folk troubadours

Jun  15, 2023

9:00 PM

The Haggards - INSIDE


Jun  16, 2023

5:00 PM

Slack Tide Currents - OUTSIDE

From the western edge of an altered state, Slack Tide Currents plays all original acoustic coastal rock!

Jun  17, 2023

5:00 PM


Sakoyana is an experimental-jazz-freak-funk band from Sonoma County

Jun  18, 2023

3:00 PM

LoWatters - OUTSIDE

Americana music from Hank Williams to Tom Waits with several stops in between.

Jun  23, 2023

9:00 PM

Casual Country - INSIDE

Outlaw, Classic & Unexpected Country Hits! This is High energy Country Music you can't help but dance to.

Jun  24, 2023

12:00 PM

Traditional Irish Music Seisiún - FREE OUTSIDE

A curated group of Bay Area musicians playing traditional Irish tunes on Smiley's patio!

Jun  24, 2023

9:00 PM

Gilded Age - INSIDE

Bluegrass, Folk & Old Time Fiddle Tunes!

Jun  25, 2023

3:00 PM

Wyld Iris + Laura T. Lewis - OUTSIDE

Acoustic folk, bluegrass, vocal harmony on Smiley's Patio!

Jun  30, 2023

6:00 PM

Talley Up! - OUTSIDE

Swampedelic New Orleans funk

Jul  01, 2023

9:00 PM

The HA + Friends - INSIDE

Beach Funk Americana by The HA plus special guest TBA!

Jul  02, 2023

2:00 PM

Matt Jaffe - OUTSIDE

A great rock 'n' roll show on Smiley's patio!

Jul  03, 2023

8:30 PM

Soul Ska - INSIDE

Independence Day Celebration with the Bay Area's Premier Dancehall/Rocksteady Collective ($12adv/$15 door)

Jul  04, 2023

1:00 PM

El Radio Fantastique - OUTSIDE

A Smiley's balcony performance from a band that defies all labels and description. (FREE!)

Jul  06, 2023

5:00 PM

Kanekoa + Ukulele Learning Workshop! OUTSIDE

Ukulele powered Hawaiian Jam-Rock by Kanekoa from Maui (show 5pm-7pm)! Plus, sign up to come by early for their ukulele workshop (3pm-4pm)!

Jul  07, 2023

5:00 PM

Go By Ocean - OUTSIDE

Coastal dream rock

Jul  08, 2023

5:00 PM

Luke Sweeney - OUTSIDE

Psychedelic pop, garage, freak folk and classic rock on Smiley's patio!

Jul  09, 2023

3:00 PM

The Familiar Strangers - OUTSIDE

Western swing/country/bluegrass/blues and a lil gypsy jazz!

Jul  12, 2023

8:30 PM

Garrett T. Capps + Heavy Meddo + Austin Leonard Jones - INSIDE

For fans of songwriting & psych & underground culture; for bookworms/music nerds who enjoy a good party. Not to be missed. ($5pre/$10door)

Jul  14, 2023

9:00 PM

Mokili Wa - INSIDE

World Class Fusion Music from Santa Cruz

Jul  15, 2023

5:00 PM

Mark Hummel with Jr. Watson - OUTSIDE

Blues jams featuring Mark Hummel, Junior Watson, Wes Starr & Kedar Roy. ($15adv/$20door)

Jul  15, 2023

9:00 PM

Press On Randy - INSIDE

One-man retro synth-pop with looping guitars, percussion, vocals, synthesizers, and electronics that will be irresistible not to dance to.

Jul  16, 2023

3:00 PM

Groove Eternal - OUTSIDE

Jazzy, funky dance music, with a Latin twist. Bring down your Smiley's and get your groove on!

Jul  21, 2023

5:00 PM

New Earth Farmers - OUTSIDE

The New Earth Farmers deliver a fusion of folk, rock, and Americana original music that reflects the diversity and heartbeat of the planet.

Jul  25, 2023

8:00 PM

Sam Blasucci Band with Dan Horne

California roots-rock

Jul  28, 2023

9:00 PM

Bicicletas Por La Paz - INSIDE

Latin Circus Funk

Jul  29, 2023

9:00 PM

Tracorum - INSIDE

Cosmic Gospel Thunder Funk

Jul  30, 2023

3:00 PM

Pinkham's MaxPower Jazzers - OUTSIDE

Explosive instrumental jazz

Aug  11, 2023

9:00 PM


High energy folk music and epic songwriting from San Francisco

Smiley's Saloon from the front Smiley's Saloon from the front

Past Events

Just a few of the many good times we've had


Come join us

If you are a musician or booking agent interested in booking a performance at Smiley’s please email all of the following to

○ Electronic press kit with audio samples that best represent your music.
○ Links to social media feeds.
○ A concise description of your music (genre, influences, etc).
○ A list of previous performance history in the Bay Area, including draw.
○ Any relevant references from talent buyers, promoters etc.
○ Press reviews or mentions.
○ Contact email and phone number.
○ Date range of interest.

Please do not call the bar or send follow-up emails. We’ll contact you if we have an opportunity available.