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Afro-Cuban Ensemble of SFSU | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

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Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade) | 773 Mission St., San Francisco, CA


Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2020 | SF

The 2020 season celebrates the Yerba Buena 20th Anniversary. Exciting performances are planned for the months May–October. May 2, 2020 will be the kick-off event. Stay tuned for the announcement in March.

Admission is free and entertainment includes music, theater, dance, cultural events, educational and children’s programs.

2020 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
May – October 2020
Kick Off- May 2, 2020 | 1 pm – 2:30 pm
Yerba Buena Gardens, Mission between 3rd and 4th Streets, San Francisco
FREE

Founded and directed by renowned flutist, arranger and composer John Calloway in 1999, the Afro-Cuban Ensemble of SF State has served as an important platform for generations of excellent musicians. Dedicated to preserving and performing dance and concert music from Cuba and other Latin American cultures, the 25-member ensemble is dedicated to sharing sounds and rhythms that have profoundly influenced American music since the 19th century. Upholding the highest musical standards, the ensemble has risen to every challenge over the years, joining forces with legendary performers such as Cuba’s iconic Orquesta Aragon, Cuban bass innovator Israel “Cachao” Lopez and Panamanian-born Bay Area timbales master Benny Velarde. With a two-decade track record of excellence, the ensemble calls forth the best from each new class.

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Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Funcheap Presents, Outdoors, San Francisco
Address: 773 Mission St., San Francisco, CA

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