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Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra Free Concert | Yerba Buena Gardens

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Saturday, September 15, 2012 - 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade) | 773 Mission St., San Francisco, CA

Event Details

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | 2012

The Yerba Buena Gardens Festival (YBGF) features over 90 free outdoor events from May to October on three stages including music, theater, circus, dance, poetry, family festivals and children’s programs with artists from all over the world Africa, Bali, Italy, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, the Philippines, Sweden, China and the Bay Area.

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
3 outdoor stages. 100 programs. FREE.
– May through October, 2012
– FREE and open to the public

Concerts and events take place at either Yerba Buena Gardens (located in between the Metreon and YBCA near Mission and 3rd) or across the street at Jessie Square on Mission right in front of the Contemporary Jewish Museum.

Saturday, September 15, 2012
Marcus Shelby Orchestra | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | 2012

The Abolitionist movement, the Women’s Rights movement, the Worker’s Rights movement, the Civil Rights movement, the Chicano Rights movement, and the LGBT movement all used music effectively to inspire, inform, and unify. Green and Blues, a new musical suite by Marcus Shelby, will celebrate and honor the virtues of a sustainable and green environment with instrumental, vocal, and spoken word.

Composer/bassist Shelby keeps the tradition of the big band jazz orchestra alive with the Marcus Shelby Orchestra, featuring some of the best jazz musicians in the Bay Area.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

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