This summer’s 10-week concerts series features an array of pop and jazz music greats, including ANITA BAKER, SHEILA E, AL JARREAU, OK GO, OZOMATLI, PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND, MESHELL NDEGEOCELLO as well as the City’s three classical institutions—the SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY, BALLET AND OPERA. Stern Grove Festival is the only venue in the world where all three of these renowned cultural institutions perform every summer, completely admission-free.
June 24 – The Big Picnic Benefit and Concert Starring Anita Baker, The Family Stone and Glide Ensemble
July 1 – Preservation Hall Jazz Band and The Stone Foxes
July 8 – San Francisco Symphony with Music Director and Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and Members of the SFS Chorus
July 15 – Nitin Sawhney and Meshell Ndegeocello
July 22 – The E Family Featuring Pete, Sheila E, Juan and Peter Michael Escovedo
July 29 – San Francisco Ballet
August 5 – Ozomatli and SMOD
August 12 – Al Jarreau and the George Duke Trio and Mara Hruby
August 19 – San Francisco Opera
August 26 – OK Go and The Family Crest
ABOUT STERN GROVE FESTIVAL
Stern Grove Festival Association is a non-profit organization committed to providing the people of the Bay Area with admission-free access to diverse performing arts.
Every year since 1938, the organization presents Stern Grove Festival, an admission-free performing arts series, in Sigmund Stern Grove, a beautiful outdoor amphitheater located at 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard in San Francisco.
In 2012, Stern Grove Festival presents its 75th consecutive season, providing the community with the best performing arts, completely admission-free