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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Stern Grove Fest 2013 Lineup: Deltron 3030, Shuggie Otis, SF Symphony, and More

Posted By on Wed, May 1, 2013 at 4:00 AM

Ahhh, free concerts at Stern Grove.
  • Ahhh, free concerts at Stern Grove.

Warm(er) nights and light evenings mean a number of things in San Francisco, and one of them is that it will soon be time to spend your Sunday afternoons relaxing on a lawn in Stern Grove, enjoying good live music for the cost of nothing. Yes, folks, the Stern Grove Festival begins June 16, and organizers just released the lineup for this year. It includes soulful guitar genius Shuggie Otis, celebrated NorCal hip-hop outfit Deltron 3030, Kronos Quartet, the SF Symphony, Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs (!), and more. And yes, every one of these shows is free.

Here's the full lineup:

June 16

The Big Picnic starring Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs

June 23

Ramsey Lewis and Dee Dee Bridgewater


June 30

Deltron 3030

Featuring Dan the Automator, Del the Funky Homosapien, and Kid Koala

July 7

San Francisco Symphony

July 14

Kronos Quartet

Geographer with Magik*Magik Quartet

Real Vocal String Quartet

July 21

Red Baraat and Fanfare Ciocărlia

July 28

San Francisco Ballet

Helgi Tomasson, Artistic Director

August 4

Shuggie Otis

The Relatives

August 11

Pink Martini

La Santa Cecilia

August 18

San Francisco Opera

All concerts begin at 2 p.m. at Stern Grove (19th and Sloat), but the wise show up early to get seating close to the stage. And while admission is free to all, that doesn't mean you shouldn't make a donation to support the festival.

-- @iPORT

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