Fairs, Fests & Events 

From kite championships to hot rods, our guide to the summer's best events.

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Melody of China: Sat., May 24, 2 p.m., free w/ museum entry. Asian Art Museum, 200 Larkin St., 415-581-3500, AsianArt.org.

Mendocino Music Festival: featuring the Hot Club of San Francisco, Allan Pollack & the All-Star Festival Big Band, Los Pinguos, Paul Roberts, Paul Hersh, & more, July 12-26, 8 p.m., single tickets $21-$48, complete series $315-$415, youth $16, 707-937-4041. Mendocino Headlands State Park, 735 Main St. (Ford House Museum), Hopland.

Metal Masters Tour: w/ Judas Priest, Heaven & Hell, Motorhead, & Testament, Sun., Aug. 31, 6 p.m., $31-$131. Shoreline Amphitheatre, One Amphitheatre Pkwy., Mountain View, 650-967-3000, ShorelineAmp.com.

Michael McDonald: Sat., Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m., $45-$69.50. Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Rd. (Saratoga), 408-741-2822, MountainWinery.com.

Midsummer Mozart Festival: w/ Maestro George Cleve, soloist Nikolai Demidenko, performing Serenade for Woodwinds and Contrabass in B-flat Major, K.361 & Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K.491, Fri., July 25, 7:30 p.m., $30-$60. Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., 415-392-4400.

Midsummer Mozart Festival: w/ Maestro George Cleve, soloist Nikolai Demidenko, performing Serenade for Woodwinds and Contrabass in B-flat Major, K.361 & Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K.491, Sun., July 27, 7:30 p.m., $30-$60. First Congregational Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, 510-848-3696.

Midsummer Mozart Festival: w/ Maestro George Cleve, soloists Jon Nakamatsu & Laura Griffiths, performing Divertimento in D, K.205, Piano Concerto in A, K.488, & more, Fri., July 18, 7:30 p.m., $30-$60. Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., 415-392-4400.

Midsummer Mozart Festival: w/ Maestro George Cleve, soloists Jon Nakamatsu & Laura Griffiths, performing Divertimento in D, K.205, Piano Concerto in A, K.488, & more, Sun., July 20, 7:30 p.m., $30-$60. First Congregational Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, 510-848-3696.

Monterey Bay Blues Festival: featuring B.B. King, Bettye LaVette, Blind Boys of Alabama, Charlie Musselwhite, CJ Chenier, Debbie Davies, James Cotton, Keb' Mo' & Band, Susan Tedeschi, Taj Mahal Trio, Volker Strifler Band, & more, Fri., June 27, 7 p.m.; Sat., June 28, 11:30 a.m.; Sun., June 29, 1 p.m., $25-$30, weekend package $75-$180. Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairground Rd., Monterey, MontereyCountyFair.com.

Monterey Bay Reggaefest: acts TBA, Fri., Aug. 29, noon; Sat., Aug. 30, noon; Sun., Aug. 31, noon, TBA. Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairground Rd., Monterey, MontereyCountyFair.com.

Monterey Music Summit: w/ Snoop Dogg, Slightly Stoopid, Coheed and Cambria, Ozomatli, Sound Tribe Sector 9, the Crystal Method, Tea Leaf Green, Paula Cole, Mates of State, Hot Buttered Rum, New Monsoon, & more, Fri., May 30, 6 p.m.; Sun., June 1, 11 a.m.; Mon., June 2, 11 a.m., $49-$69, three-day pass $169. Laguna Seca Recreation Area, 1021 Monterey-Salinas Highway, Salinas, MontereyMusicSummit.com.

Nikolai Demidenko: piano recital of Piano Sonata in A minor, K310 & Chopin 24 Preludes, Op.28, Thu., July 31, 7:30 p.m., $30-$60. First Congregational Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, 510-848-3696.

One Hawai'i: featuring Na Leo, Ernie Cruz, Kaukahi, One Right Turn, & more, Sun., Aug. 10, 2 p.m., free. Sigmund Stern Grove, 19th Ave. and Sloat Blvd., 415-252-6253.

Outernational Music Festival: featuring Thievery Corporation, Seu Jorge, Bebel Gilberto, Los Amigos Invisibles, & Federico Aubele, Fri., June 20, 7 p.m., $45. Greek Theatre, Gayley Rd. at Hearst Ave. (UC Berkeley), Berkeley, 510-642-9988.

Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival: w/ Radiohead, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Jack Johnson, Beck, Wilco, Manu Chao, Ben Harper, Widespread Panic, Primus, the Black Keys, Steve Winwood, Rodrigo y Gabriela, & more, Fri., Aug. 22, 5 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 23, 1 p.m.; Sun., Aug. 24, 1 p.m., $85-$249.50, weekend passes $222.50-$695. Golden Gate Park, 501 Stanyan St., (415) 831-2700, www.inetours.com/Pages/SFNbrhds/Golden_Gate_Park.html.

Pablo Cruise: Fri., June 27, 6 & 8 p.m., free. Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, 925-426-7600, AlamedaCountyFair.com.

Paid Dues: w/ De la Soul, Blackalicious, Little Brother, Sage Francis, Hieroglyphics, Supernatural & Scratch, Kidz in the Hall, Braille, B. Dolan, & Murs, Sat., June 14, 5 p.m., $40. Berkeley Community Theatre, 1930 Allston Way (at Milvia St.), Berkeley, 510-644-8593.

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo: Tue., Aug. 5, 7:30 p.m., $45-$65. Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Rd. (Saratoga), 408-741-2822, MountainWinery.com.

Patty Griffin: w/ Amos Lee, Tue., Aug. 26, 7:30 p.m., $36.50-$46.50. Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Rd. (Saratoga), 408-741-2822, MountainWinery.com.

Peter Frampton: Tue., July 15, 7:30 p.m., $45-$65. Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Rd. (Saratoga), 408-741-2822, MountainWinery.com.

Philharmonia Chamber Players: performing Corelli by Candlelight, Fri., June 6, 10:30 p.m., $42. First Congregational Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, 510-848-3696.

Piffaro, the Renaissance Band: Fri., June 6, 8 p.m.; Sat., June 7, 11 a.m., $18-$38. Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley (Bancroft Way at College Ave.), Berkeley, 510-642-9988.

Pride and Joy: Fri., July 11, 7 p.m., free. Blackhawk Plaza, 3480 Blackhawk Plaza Cir., Danville, 925-736-2751.

Projekt Revolution Tour 2008: w/ Linkin Park, Chris Cornell, the Bravery, Ashes Divide, Atreyu, 10 Years, Hawthorne Heights, Armor for Sleep, & Street Drum Corps, Sat., Aug. 9, 2 p.m., $33.75-$76.75. Shoreline Amphitheatre, One Amphitheatre Pkwy., Mountain View, 650-967-3000, ShorelineAmp.com.

R.E.M.: w/ Modest Mouse, the National, Sat., May 31, 6 p.m.; Sun., June 1, 5 p.m., $39.50-$89.50. Greek Theatre, Gayley Rd. at Hearst Ave. (UC Berkeley), Berkeley, 510-642-9988.

Rachid Taha: w/ MC Rai, Sun., July 13, 2 p.m., free. Sigmund Stern Grove, 19th Ave. and Sloat Blvd., 415-252-6253.

Red, White and Blues Festival: Fri., July 4, 6 & 8 p.m., free. Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, 925-426-7600, AlamedaCountyFair.com.

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