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Picnic & Music with Quadron & Dee Dee Bridgewater + Ramsey Lewis at Stern Grove

This is the second in a series of free summer concerts (although donations are recommended) held every Sunday until Aug 18th at the beautiful Stern Grove on 19th and Sloat in SF.

Opening the show is up-and-coming electronic soul group Quadron, whose modern sound is winning fans worldwide.

Pianist Ramsey Lewis joins celebrated jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater for an afternoon of classic R&B and soul hits.

Their music can be heard at myspace.

More details about Stern Grove at

List of performances at

People should try to get there by 11AM and certainly no later than 1230 pm else entry into the good viewing areas is barred. At that point, only the hills will be accessible.

People should bring plenty of wine/beer/water, a cup or two, a plate and food to share as it is a picnic. And a blanket/beach towel/beach chair to sit on.

Wear layered clothing, a hat, and sunblock. Oh yes, don't forget your dancing shoes.

It would be great if a couple of volunteers who live nearby could stake out a spot with blankets/tarps early in the morning - 8am - preferably at a spot with a clear view of the stage but also under the trees - which is to say, the terraces behind the sound engineers tent. Please email me if you can help out.



Carpool where possible as parking is limited.


Use Google maps and enter Stern Grove or Ocean and 23rd st, SF.

From the East Bay, take the 80 to the Bay Bridge, then 101S, then 280 towards Daly City and exit Ocean Blvd. Stay on Ocean. Do not turn right on 19th as it takes a long time to make the LH turn on Sloat. Instead stay on Ocean all the way until you get to 23rd or 26th, then turn right and left on Sloat, then right on one of the side streets. Please look at the map of the area around Stern Grove to help you visualize the above.


There's limited parking nearby on Crestlake, north of Sloat ave but people need to come early. There's also limited parking on Wawona St but its a bit of a walk. Else there's ample parking on the side streets between Sloat and Ocean.



Muni Metro: Take lines M Ocean View Bus or K Ingleside and exit at the St. Francis Circle stop. Walk west one block down Sloat to the park entrance at 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard.
Muni Bus: lines 23-Monterey and 28-19th Avenue stop right at 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard.

BART to Civic Center and transfer to Muni Metro M Ocean View Bus or K Ingleside and exit at the St. Francis Cirlce stop.
BART to Glen Park and transfer to MUNI bus 23
BART to Daly City and transfer to MUNI bus 28

Visit or call 511 to use an interactive trip planner, find bus, train and metro routes and schedules, plan a trip from anywhere in the Bay Area, and more!

I can be reached at[masked] 7684.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    My schedule changed and I won't be able to join. Have a great time.

    June 23, 2013

  • XiaoxiYu

    Sorry, I cannot make it today. Have fun you guys!

    June 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sounds like fun - next time!

    June 20, 2013

  • maz

    Please disregard the Sat June 22 date in the email. The event is on Sunday June 23.

    June 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    the Email says June 22, not June 23.

    June 19, 2013

    • maz

      Hi Beth, i saw my mistake, then corrected it. sorry

      June 19, 2013

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