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SF Free Folk Festival

Over 60 concerts, 14 stages of live music & workshops – all free | Sat & Sun
By - posted 6/7/2013

981608_10151384573332504_911735744_o[1]Now in its 37th year, the San Francisco Free Folk Festival is a two-day music and dance festival  in a “Hardly Strictly Bluegrass” type indoor event.

On June 8-9, 2013 from noon to 10pm the festival celebrates with 14 stages of non-stop folk of all kinds from all over the world: There’s 60+ free live concerts, a folk film festival and over 100 music and dance workshops.

You can learn anything from beginning guitar, to barbershop quartet harmonies, to yodeling to Downton Abbey-style waltz dancing – all for free.

>> Full 2013 schedule of concerts and workshops

San Francisco Free Folk Festival
Saturday & Sunday, June 8-9, 2013 (Noon to 10pm)
Presidio Middle School, 450 30th Ave. (@ Geary), SF

Easy access by the 38 Geary.

Free Concert & Dance Performance Highlights

  • The T Sisters – genuine three part harmonies – Sat 6/8 at 7:10pm
  • Bollywood Fire – Bollywood freestyle & bhangra – Sun 6/9 at 2:45pm
  • Kapalakiko Hawaiian Band – with hawaiian dancers – Sun 6/9 at 6:15pm
  • Quake City Jug Band – old fashioned jig w/ swing dancers – Sun 6/9 at 7:55pm
  • Anne & Pete Sibley, voted top Americana duo by Prairie Home Companion – Sat 6/8 at 6pm

    all in all there’s 60+ free concert and dance performances over the two days


Free Music & Dance Workshop Highlights

all in all there’s 30+ dance workshops and 40+ music workshops over the two days


Evening Dances




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