2013 Chinatown Music Festival: Classical, Jazz & R&B | SF
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Portsmouth Square | 733 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA
The fourth annual Chinatown Music Festival celebrates traditional and contemporary music featuring classical music, jazz, R&B, and a children’s choir performing at Portsmouth Square from 11 am to 5 pm on Saturday, August 17, 2013.
The all day music festival will bring together San Francisco visitors and residents alike and will present the work of composer/pianist Jon Jang, the Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Sherlin Chan and the Star Valley Children’s Choir, and the rhythm and blues of Chinatown’s Jest Jammin’.
2013 Chinatown Music Festival
Saturday, August 17, 2013 | 11 am to 5 pm
Portsmouth Square, Kearny Street btwn Washington and Clay, SF
The 2013 theme is “In the Spirit of Hopjok.” Hopjok is an expression meaning “cooperation” that references the Hopjok Fair in Chinatown in the 1970s celebrating the community’s creativity and cohesiveness.
Also featured will be crafts, games, and a new exhibit sharing the work of Hong Kong artist and 2013 Asian Cultural Council Fellow Lam Tung-pang in CCC’s gallery entitled The Curiosity Box.
2013 Performance Schedule
11 am Opening Ceremony
11:25-11:45 am Exploring Engagement Project
12-12:45 pm Artist Jon Jang
1–1:15 pm Artist Charlie Chin
1:30-2:15 pm Jest Jammin’
2:30-3:20 pm Marcus Shelby Orchestra
3:35-4 pm Sherlin Chan and the Star Valley Children’s Choir
4:15- 5 pm Jest Jammin’
Links: Event detailsCost: FREE
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