Fairs, Fests & Events 

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

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Richie Barron: w/ the Dave Workman Band, Fri., June 13, 5:30 p.m., free. Point Richmond Music, 117 Park Pl., Richmond, 510-236-1401, PointRichmond.com/prmusic.

Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band: Wed., July 23, 7:30 p.m., $55-$125. Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Rd. (Saratoga), 408-741-2822, MountainWinery.com.

Robben Ford: w/ Alvon, Sat., June 14, 6 p.m., $10 donation. Cal Maritime, 200 Maritime Academy Dr., Vallejo, 707-654-1000, www.csum.edu.

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss: w/ T-Bone Burnett, Fri., June 27, 8 p.m., $39.50-$89.50. Greek Theatre, Gayley Rd. at Hearst Ave. (UC Berkeley), Berkeley, 510-642-9988.

Rock the Bells: w/ A Tribe Called Quest, NAS, Mos Def, Rakim, Method Man & Redman, Raekwon & Ghostface, the Pharcyde, Immortal Technique, Dead Prez, Murs, & more, Sat., Aug. 16, noon, $35.50-$75. Shoreline Amphitheatre, One Amphitheatre Pkwy., Mountain View, 650-967-3000, ShorelineAmp.com.

Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival: w/ Slipknot, Disturbed, Dragonforce, Mastodon, Underoath, 36 Crazyfists, Airbourne, Five Finger Death Punch, Machine Head, Walls of Jericho, Black Tide, Suicide Silence, & the Red Chord, Sat., July 12, 2 p.m., $31-$61. Shoreline Amphitheatre, One Amphitheatre Pkwy., Mountain View, 650-967-3000, ShorelineAmp.com.

Ronnie Milsap: Wed., June 25, 6 & 8 p.m., free. Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, 925-426-7600, AlamedaCountyFair.com.

Roy Rogers & the Delta Rhythm Kings: w/ Urban Bushmen, Sat., July 12, 6 p.m., $10 donation. Cal Maritime, 200 Maritime Academy Dr., Vallejo, 707-654-1000, www.csum.edu.

SalmonAid Festival: wild salmon benefit featuring Les Claypool, the Zydeco Flames, Stacy Kray, Captain Mike and the Sea Kings, Saul Kaye, Eliyahu & Qadim, the Bobby Young Project, Manaleo, Asheba, Sizemo, Tia Carroll, Captain Zohar, & John Craigie, Sat., May 31, 12-7 p.m.; Sun., June 1, 12-7 p.m., free. Jack London Sq., 70 Washington St. (foot of Broadway), Oakland, 510-627-1670, JackLondonSquare.com.

San Francisco Free Folk Festival: w/ Fishtank Ensemble, Montana Slim, Sylvia Herold, Axton Kincaid, Culann's Hounds, the Palm Wine Boys, Faith Petric, Five Dollar Suit, Bajaly Suso, Rick Dougherty, & more, Sat., June 21, 12-10 p.m.; Sun., June 22, 12-10 p.m., free. City College of San Francisco, 50 Phelan Ave., 415-239-3000, www.ccsf.edu.

San Francisco Opera: Sun., Aug. 17, 2 p.m., free. Sigmund Stern Grove, 19th Ave. and Sloat Blvd., 415-252-6253.

San Francisco Symphony: 22nd Annual 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular w/ conductor James Gaffigan, featuring selections from Apollo 13, Rocky, Superman, James Bond, Lincoln Portrait, & more, Fri., July 4, 8 p.m., $24-$29.50. Shoreline Amphitheatre, One Amphitheatre Pkwy., Mountain View, 650-967-3000, ShorelineAmp.com.

San Francisco Symphony: w/ conductor James Gaffigan, Sun., June 29, 2 p.m., free. Sigmund Stern Grove, 19th Ave. and Sloat Blvd., 415-252-6253.

Seun Kuti and Egypt 80: w/ Sila and the Afrofunk Experience, Sun., June 22, 2 p.m., free. Sigmund Stern Grove, 19th Ave. and Sloat Blvd., 415-252-6253.

Sheryl Crow: w/ Los Lonely Boys, Fri., June 13, 7 p.m., $46-$226. Ironstone Amphitheatre, 1894 Six Mile Rd. (Ironstone Vineyards), Murphys, IronstoneVineyards.com.

Sierra Nevada World Music Festival: w/ Buju Banton, Michael Franti & Spearhead, the English Beat, Maldita Vecindad, the Mighty Diamonds, the Wailing Souls, Midnite, Sister Carol, U Roy, Tosh Meets Marley, & more, Fri., June 20, 6 p.m.; Sat., June 21, 11 a.m.; Sun., June 22, 11 a.m., three-day pass $135. Boonville Fairgrounds, Mendocino County Fairgrounds, Boonville, 707-895-3589.

Slightly Stoopid: w/ Pepper, Sly & Robbie, & the Expendables, Sat., Aug. 9, 6 p.m., $37.50. Greek Theatre, Gayley Rd. at Hearst Ave. (UC Berkeley), Berkeley, 510-642-9988.

Sound Tribe Sector 9: Sat., Aug. 16, 6:30 p.m., $39.50. Greek Theatre, Gayley Rd. at Hearst Ave. (UC Berkeley), Berkeley, 510-642-9988.

Steely Dan: Mon., July 28, 7:30 p.m., $65-$199.50. Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Rd. (Saratoga), 408-741-2822, MountainWinery.com.

Steely Dan: Sat., July 26, 8 p.m., $39.50-$125.50. Greek Theatre, Gayley Rd. at Hearst Ave. (UC Berkeley), Berkeley, 510-642-9988.

Steely Dan: w/ special guest, Sat., Aug. 9, 8 p.m., $45-$230. Ironstone Amphitheatre, 1894 Six Mile Rd. (Ironstone Vineyards), Murphys, IronstoneVineyards.com.

Steve Holy: Sun., July 6, 6 & 8 p.m., free. Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, 925-426-7600, AlamedaCountyFair.com.

Steve Miller Band: w/ Joe Cocker, Fri., Aug. 15, 8 p.m., $31-$95.50. Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord, 2000 Kirker Pass Rd., Concord, 925-685-8497.

Steve Miller Band: w/ Joe Cocker, Sun., Aug. 17, 7 p.m., $45-$230. Ironstone Amphitheatre, 1894 Six Mile Rd. (Ironstone Vineyards), Murphys, IronstoneVineyards.com.

Stevie Wonder: Sat., July 5, 7:30 p.m., $35.50-$141. Shoreline Amphitheatre, One Amphitheatre Pkwy., Mountain View, 650-967-3000, ShorelineAmp.com.

Stevie Wonder: Tue., July 8, 7:30 p.m., $35.50-$131. Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord, 2000 Kirker Pass Rd., Concord, 925-685-8497.

Stone Temple Pilots: w/ Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Fri., July 25, 8 p.m., $52.50. Greek Theatre, Gayley Rd. at Hearst Ave. (UC Berkeley), Berkeley, 510-642-9988.

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