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List of San Francisco Bay Area bands, listed by their level of fame. This San Francisco Bay Area musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous San Francisco Bay Area bands are included, as well as many San Francisco Bay Area musicians of underground status. This list of San Francisco Bay Area musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous San Francisco Bay Area bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

Green Day and Grateful Dead are included in this list.

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Green Day is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Green Day Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock

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Grateful Dead is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Grateful Dead Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk rock

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Journey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Journey Rock music, Jazz fusion, Pop rock

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John Fogerty is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
John Fogerty Americana, Blues-rock, Swamp pop

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Creedence Clearwater Revival is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Creedence Clearwater Revival Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Swamp pop

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Jerry Garcia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Jerry Garcia Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk rock

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Faith No More is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Faith No More Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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Jefferson Airplane is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Jefferson Airplane Blues-rock, Psychedelic folk, Rock music

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Dead Kennedys is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Dead Kennedys Psychobilly, Anarcho-punk, Skate punk

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Sly & the Family Stone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Sly & the Family Stone Psychedelic soul, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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Steve Miller Band is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Steve Miller Band Classic rock, Heartland rock, Rock music

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Rancid is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Rancid Pop punk, Ska punk, Street punk

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Papa Roach is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Papa Roach Nu metal, Rock music, Emo

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Counting Crows is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Counting Crows Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock

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Bassnectar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Bassnectar Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electronic dance music

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Train is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Train Adult album alternative, Blues-rock, Rock music

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Lindsey Buckingham is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Lindsey Buckingham New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

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Huey Lewis & the News is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Huey Lewis & the News Doo-wop, Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul

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Testament is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Testament Thrash metal, Groove metal, Heavy metal

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Phil Lesh and Friends is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Phil Lesh and Friends Rock music, Folk rock, Jam band

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Sly Stone is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Sly Stone Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music

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4 Non Blondes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
4 Non Blondes Blues-rock, Rock music, Grunge

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E-40 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
E-40 Hip hop music, Mobb Music, Hyphy

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Third Eye Blind is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Third Eye Blind Rock music, Pop rock, Power pop

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Huey Lewis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Huey Lewis Doo-wop, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

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Moby Grape is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Moby Grape Rock music, Garage rock, Folk rock

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Tim Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Tim Armstrong Pop punk, Ska punk, Street punk

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Exodus is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Exodus Thrash metal, Groove metal, Heavy metal

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The Call is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
The Call New Wave, Rock music

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Trapt is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Trapt Nu metal, Rock music, Post-grunge

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Secondhand Serenade is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Secondhand Serenade Rock music, Emo, Folk rock

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The Dodos is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
The Dodos Psychedelic folk, Noise pop, Indie folk

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Mac Dre is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Mac Dre Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk

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Night Ranger is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Night Ranger Melodic Rock, Glam metal, Ballad

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Jello Biafra is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Jello Biafra Industrial metal, Spoken word, Anarcho-punk

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Graham Central Station is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Graham Central Station Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music

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Death Angel is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Death Angel Nu metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal

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Big Brother and the Holding Co... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Big Brother and the Holding Company Blues-rock, Punk blues, Rock music

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Flamin' Groovies is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Flamin' Groovies Blues-rock, Rock music, Rockabilly

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Spice 1 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Spice 1 Hip hop music, Ragga, Gangsta rap

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Ron "Pigpen" McKernan Rock music, Psychedelic rock, Blues

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Jerry Garcia Band is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Jerry Garcia Band Rock music

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Paul Desmond is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Paul Desmond Cool jazz, West Coast jazz

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Mike Bordin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Mike Bordin Grunge, Funk metal, Heavy metal

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Operation Ivy is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Operation Ivy Ska punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

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Mink DeVille is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Mink DeVille Doo-wop, Rock music, Cabaret

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Heidi Newfield is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Heidi Newfield Country

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Forbidden is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Forbidden Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Groove metal

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The Brian Jonestown Massacre is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
The Brian Jonestown Massacre Psychedelic folk, Shoegazing, Rock music

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Bill Kreutzmann is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from San Francisco Bay Area
Bill Kreutzmann Rock music, Folk rock, Psychedelic rock