2012 Sea Music Festival | SF
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Hyde Street Pier | Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, CA
Join the Sea Music Festival at Hyde Street Pier for a day of traditional music from around the world on August 25, 2012 from 9:30am to 5pm, in celebration of the America’s Cup races happening the same day.
Experience traditional songs of the sea with The Johnson Girls, Shay Black, Dan Milner, The Barbary Ghosts, Holdstock and Macleod, and many more singers, plus children’s storyteller Cynthia Cudaback.
See Bay Area performers representing the music and traditional dances of some of the countries competing in America’s Cup:
- Maori Mo Ake Tonu, dances of New Zealand’s Maori
- Flying Angels, Chinese Dance Company
- Les Campagnards, French instrumental music group
- Tom Lewis, famed sea music performer touring from British Columbia
- The Jammy Dodgers, traditional Irish music
The festival will also feature young performers representing a new generation of singers, including Jeremy Friedenthal, the new band Month’s Advance, Miriam Rubenson, and Avery Risling-Sholl.
Kids can enjoy craft-making onboard the ferry, and performances especially for kids in the Visitor Center Theater.
Living History & Workshops
Onboard Historic Vessels Balclutha and Eureka
Adults, $5, ages 15 and under, free. Free with National Park passes.
The park’s costumed Living History players will be on hand along Hyde Street Pier, and onboard the Balclutha for shipboard demonstrations led by chanteyman Salty Walt.
Workshops on African American and Caribbean chanteys, Irish traditions, French traditions, and on Songs New and Old will be held onboard the ferryboat Eureka.