Live Music

Live Irish Music in San Francisco

Enjoy the Sounds of Ireland

This local bar & Irish Pub in San Francisco is all about bringing the culture of Ireland to the residents of San Francisco, whether it's showing international sporting matches or bringing live Irish music right to our bar. Come in and enjoy the live music while dining in our Irish restaurant, specializing in fish and chips which goes with any style of music. Make sure to check our happy hour specials as well. The Chieftain is always featuring new musical talents right here at our pub.  Also be sure to check our Facebook page to be the first to know of our live music gigs. 

Featured Talents 

The Chieftain hosts live performers every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, often featuring new musical talents.
Kristin Plater will be playing at The Chieftain on upcoming Thursdays, Sept 29th, October 13th, November 10th.
Kristin Plater (Play-ter) a singer/songwriter/acoustic guitar player and a treasure trove of sounds, stories and humor, a musical explorer which guides her storytelling with an innate sense of wonder and purpose. Kristin's first album, 24 - Wonder Woman, quickly made its way to the top of playlists on college radio stations across the nation. Now based in San Francisco, Kristin has performed at colleges, bars, and coffeehouses all over the US, Europe and Australia. Her original song, Why Not, is a YouTube sensation.

To watch Kristin Plater sing her original song, Why Not, Click Here.

Check out Kristin on facebook, or her
Dustin Saylor 
Saturday October 1st, 8pm til late
Join us at The Chieftain for a great night of acoustic music singing compliments of the talented Dustin Saylor. 
Saturday @ 8:00 pm til late
Join us every Saturday at The Chieftain at 8:00 pm as we listen to Damir Stosic. Damir's versatility of music styles from romantic ballads to contemporary rock make him a popular choice with a wide variety of audiences.
Sunday Night Open Traditional Irish Session - 6pm til late
 Open Traditional Irish Session with an assortment of musicians. Start time usually between 5:30pm to 6pm until whenever. 
Usual instruments are fiddle, flute, guitar, whistles and bodhran along with occasional singing. 
Ivor Collins
 Friday @ 8.00pm til late
Join us for a great night of acoustic music, Ivor plays new and some of the R&R classics and ballads!
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