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“SF Wednesdays” Free Outdoor Summer Concerts in Downtown

Every Wednesday
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Union Square Park | Geary and Powell, San Francisco, CA


“SF Wednesdays” Free Outdoor Summer Concerts in Downtown

With SFWednesdaysSan Francisco is taking it to the streets with 30 performances, free and open-to-the-public, spread across 10 Wednesdays this summer in some of the City’s most iconic outdoor public spaces.

The series kicks off  Wednesday, July 14 (12pm – 2pm) — in three simultaneous offerings at Union Square, Embarcadero Plaza and Mint Plaza.

The series of free live events is designed to reactivate downtown public spaces and reconnect San Franciscans and visitors with the city streetscape. In an effort to support the economic recovery of the cultural and business community, the program employs local artists performing in popular venues where retail and hospitality naturally mix with day-to-day workers.

Sites such as Union Square, Embarcadero Plaza and Mechanics Monument Plaza (Market/Bush/Battery/1st St.) will feature music, dance and other live performances as San Francisco renews and recovers. 

Free SF Wednesdays Summer Concert Schedule

Summer 2021

July 14
Union Square – Inspector Gadje (12pm – 2pm)
Embarcadero Plaza – Rav-E (12pm – 2pm)
Mint Plaza – Theatre Flamenco of San Francisco (12pm – 2pm)

July 21
Union Square – Ballet Folklorico Netzahualcoyotl (12pm – 2pm)
Embarcadero Plaza – CHELLE! and Friends (12pm – 2pm)
Location TBD – Joe Warner Trio (12pm – 2pm)

July 28
Union Square –  Classical Revolution (4pm – 6pm)
Embarcadero Plaza – Odissi Vila (4pm – 6pm)
Mint Plaza – Yiddish Combo (4pm – 6pm)

August 4
Union Square – Valverde Dance (4pm – 6pm)
Embarcadero Plaza – Fogo Na Roupa (4pm – 6pm)
Mechanics Monument Plaza (Market/Bush/Battery/1st St.) – Bayonics (4pm – 6pm)

August 11
No performances currently scheduled – check for updates

August 18
Union Square – American Jubilee Dance (4pm – 6pm)
Embarcadero Plaza – Noah and the Arkiteks (4pm – 6pm)
Location TBD – Tory Teasley (4pm – 6pm)

More dates to be added – See updates on Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

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.


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Categories: *Top Pick*, In Person, Live Music, Outdoors
Address: Geary and Powell, San Francisco, CA

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

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