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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Stern Grove 2012 Lineup: Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Ozomatli, OK GO, and More to Play Free This Summer

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They Might Be Giants performing at Stern Grove in 2010.
  • They Might Be Giants performing at Stern Grove in 2010.

Festival season is now in full swing. And San Francisco's own Stern Grove Festival -- which brings free performances to that serene grove on the western side of the city -- just announced its 2012 lineup, which includes Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Ozomatli, and OK Go. Along with the unique artists during the festival's 75th year, Stern Grove fans can look forward to the return of regular performers like the San Francisco Symphony and San Francisco Opera. Check out the festival's full schedule of free music Sundays after the jump.

June 24

The Big Picnic Starring Anita Baker

Featuring The Family Stone & Glide Ensemble

July 1

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

The Stone Foxes

July 8

San Francisco Symphony

July 15

Nitin Sawhney

Meshell Ndegeocello

July 22

The E Family

July 29

San Francisco Ballet

Helgi Tomasson, Artistic Director

August 5

Ozomatli

SMOD

August 12

Al Jarreau and The George Duke Trio

Mara Hruby

August 19

San Francisco Opera

August 26

OK GO

The Family Crest

More information is at SternGrove.org.

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