SF Non-Hosted - Fillmore Street Jazz and Art Festival

Hi Everyone I can't make it but I hope you all still go. Have a great time.

 

29th Annual Fillmore Jazz Festival –

The West Coast’s Largest Free Jazz Festival Returns

July 6 & 7, 2013 from 10am – 6pm

San Francisco, CA -- The West Coast’s largest free jazz festival returns this summer with a weekend of live music, gourmet food andlocal arts and crafts.  On Saturday and Sunday, July 6 & 7, the 29th Annual Fillmore Jazz Festival, on Fillmore Street between Jackson and Eddy, will showcase the Bay Area’s most talented musicians across the full spectrum of jazz music accompanied by a festival infused with the local flavors and culture of SanFrancisco’s historic Fillmore District.

The line-up for this year’s free festival will feature more than two dozen bands performing on three different stages, including Jazz Artist in Residence Kim Nalley, one of the Bay Area’s most acclaimed jazz and blues vocalists. Other performers at the Fillmore Jazz Fest include includeWorld Music Artist in Residence Peter Apfelbaum & Sparkler and The Peter Apfelbaum SeptetJenna Mammina and her TrioBeth Custer EnsembleContemporary Jazz OrchestraJohn Santos Sextet,Crystal Money HallWill BernardDavid Hardiman's SF All-Star Big BandNatalie Cressman & Secret GardenLady RizzoAfrican Showboyz with other artists to be announced soon. Please visitFillmoreJazzFestival.com for updates on artist lineup, vendors and activities.

From morning to evening, the Fillmore Jazz Festival is a celebration of art and soul right in the heart of San Francisco. Each year, the Fillmore Jazz Festival attracts more than 90,000 jazz aficionados and musiclovers from all over the Bay Area to celebrate and enjoy a rich musical tradition of live jazz, rhythm and blues, and gospel while taking in the diverse local culture and cuisine of the storied Fillmore area.

The Fillmore Jazz Festival offers twelve blocks of music, fine arts and crafts, gourmet food and beverages. Art and crafts include photography,painting, woodwork, metalwork, jewelry, pottery, clothing, hats, and children’s toys – over 200 artists and craftsmen.  Delicious “street food” includes oysters, calamari, fish & chips, grilled chicken, BBQ pork, jambalaya, tri-tip and grilled shrimp accompanied by fine wine and beer.

The Fillmore Jazz Festival is hosted by the Fillmore Street Merchants and Improvement Association and produced by StevenRestivo Event Services. Special thanks to our sponsors, including ZipCar, TANG Newspaper Marketing Group/San Francisco Chronicle, Xfinity-Comcast, Provident Credit Union, AT&T Advertising Solutions, KCBS Radio, Dofino, GEICO, Cutco, Crunch Fitness, The Golden 1 Credit Union, SF Magazine and Matagrano.

29th Annual Fillmore Jazz Festival –

The West Coast’s Largest Free Jazz Festival Returns

July 6 & 7, 2013 from 10am – 6pm

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  • KRISTIN A.

    Where did everyone meet up???
    I was at The Boom Boom room at 1200 but didn't see anyone???

    July 7, 2013

    • Tris C.

      I did show up at BB room, but was a bit late. Alas - didn't see anyone either. Oh well, hope to meet everyone at a future event.

      July 8, 2013

  • Jude

    Between Post and Sutter!

    July 7, 2013

  • Becky m.

    Hey, I turned up late and there is I sign of British accents. The festival is cool though!
    Next time

    July 7, 2013

    • susanne

      Hey by the entrance of the beverages tent. Wearing pink.top denim.jacket!

      July 7, 2013

    • susanne

      No is[masked]

      July 7, 2013

  • Tris C.

    Sounds like a fun event. Should be there around 1pm.

    July 7, 2013

  • Sylvia

    It's a fun event and it's walking around looking at the stalls and having a drink and food. If you are meeting meet outside the Boom Boom Room and listen for the accents. Sorry

    July 7, 2013

  • Sylvia

    Just found out I have to pick up kids in San Jose at that time. Sorry. I may try to go later.

    July 7, 2013

  • a.r.davidson

    is it possible to show up later, around 2pm and still find a seat with the group, what d'ya think?

    July 6, 2013

  • KRISTIN A.

    SHOULD BE A GOOD TIME

    July 3, 2013

  • Frances H.

    YEs but need a reminder

    June 16, 2013

  • Mal

    I will be out of town on vacation.

    June 12, 2013

  • Ina

    I may get there later than noon,hopefully I can hook along the way.

    May 30, 2013

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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