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2018 Polk Street Blues Festival | SF

2019 EVENT UPDATE – Please note the Polk Street Blues Festival doesn’t appear to be taking place for 2019. The official website just generates a 404 error. – Updated 8/8/19. 

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. are hosting the 8th Annual Polk Street Blues Festival.

For many years, San Francisco has been known for its love of the blues. After years of producing the Blues Festival on Polk Street, approximately 5 years ago, they needed to move the event to Martinez, CA and change the name to the Bay Area Blues Festival. However, in 2018, they bringing the festival back to Polk Street.

2018 Bay Area Blues Festival
Sat-Sun, August 18-19, 2018 | 10 am to 6 pm
Polk Street, California to Sutter Streets, SF
FREE and open to the public

The free festival will feature two main stages, a merchant marketplace, arts and crafts, food booths, cafe seating areas, and much more.

2018 Entertainment Schedule

Saturday, August 18


Main Stage @ Sutter Street
12:00 – 1:30 pm: JoJo Diamond
2:00 pm -3:30 pm: Bobbie Webb
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm: Alvon Johnson

Entertainment Area @ California Street
12:00 – 1:30 pm: House Mix
2:00 pm -3:30 pm: Guy and the Rattlecans
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm: David M’ore Band

Sunday, August 19


Main Stage @ Sutter Street
12:00 – 1:30 pm: Swamp Thang
2:00 pm -3:30 pm: Jay Bonet
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm: Fillmore Slim

Entertainment Area @ Califorina Street
12:00 – 1:30 pm: House Mix
2:00 pm -3:30 pm: Rhythm Doctors
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm: Eddie Neon


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