Formidable X bassist and all-around badass plays free in-store for new album, “Keeper.” Aug 26 at Amoeba SF.Sade
The quiet storm reigns with Nigerian songstress’ new album, “Soldier of Love.” Aug 26-27 at Oracle Arena.Roy Ayers
Everybody loves the sunshine, especially coming from this jazz legend’s vibes. Aug 27-28 at Yoshi’s SF.Butthole Surfers
Despite no new material, Texas’ strangest serve up guaranteed spectacle. Aug 30 at Regency Ballroom.Young Jeezy
Hustlin’ rapper from the Dirty South spins white-powder tales with opener Freddie Gibbs. Aug 31 at the Mezzanine.More San Francisco events by subscribing to the email letter
It’s that time of year again—Sonoma County takes flight with Wings Over Wine Country, the annual air show hosted by the Pacific Coast Air Museum. Kids and adults alike become captivated at this local tradition of loop-de-loops and fancy dives. A genuine USAF U-2 takes to the sky, with other aircraft piloted by Patty Wagstaff, Kirby Chambliss and “Team Rocket.” Believe your eyes Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 20–21, at the Sonoma County Airport. 2200 Airport Blvd., Santa Rosa. $5–$20. 9am–4pm. 707.566.8380.
Bike power! Bikes for sale, new bike trails, a guided ride and even bike-themed earrings can be found at the second annual Northern California Bicycle Expo. Add in food, brew, live music and fun kids’ activities, and you have it all. Show up at 8:30am to mingle on the guided 10-mile ride, or come later for the rest of the activities. Five bands play, the Whiskeydrome is in effect, the Imaginists perform and more. Bike over to Santa Rosa City Hall, Saturday, Aug. 20. Free. Ride, 8:30–10am; Expo, 10am–4pm. 707.545.0153.