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Gamelan Sekar Jaya: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF

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Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade) | 773 Mission St., San Francisco, CA

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2018 | SF

Between May and October in 2018, the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival presents 100 free performances on three outdoor stages in Yerba Buena Gardens.

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


The most celebrated gamelan ensemble outside of Bali, Gamelan Sekar Jaya returns to Yerba Buena Gardens Festival with a breathtaking mix of traditional and contemporary music and dance works. Under the direction of internationally renowned gamelan composer and performer I Dewa Putu Berata and dance master I Made Suteja, the 50-member Bay Area company presents a program showcasing three different gamelan ensembles. The intricate and sinuous melodies of gender wayang features a quartet of bronze and bamboo metallophones. The bronze gong kebyar gamelan creates thrilling interlocking melodies, while Bali’s energetic bamboo gamelan jegog creates a jubilant sound with marimbas up to 10 feet long. The program also features exciting dance works highlighting masked dance topeng performed by renowned topeng master Suteja.

Event Details

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

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