Stern Grove is a San Francisco summer tradition that is going on its 81st year.
Stern Grove is a San Francisco summer tradition that is going on its 81st year. For the past 80 summers, visitors and locals have seen legendary performances in one of the most beautiful spots in the city for free. Yes, you read that right.
The Stern Grove Festival has released their lineup for the upcoming season of Sunday concerts, happening June 17 to Aug. 19, 2018, and it includes traditional picks and newly commission material. Here’s a list of the artists coming to Stern Grove:
June 17: Peabo Bryson and Jeffrey Osborne
June 24: Ziggy Marley and Flavia Coelho
July 1: M. Ward and Thao and the Get Down Stay Down
July 8: Mexican Institute of Sound with Special Guests and GINKGOA
July 15: Anoushka Shankar, Land of Gold and Han Han
July 22: San Francisco Symphony
July 29: San Francisco Ballet with Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson
August 5: Femi Kuti and The Positive Force and Sol Development
August 12: Ronnie Spector and the Ronettes and The Humidors
August 19: The Revolution and Big Blu Soul Revue
NOTE: All concerts begin at 2 p.m. at Sigmund Stern Grove, located at 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard (in San Francisco’s Sunset neighborhood) and are admission free; no tickets are required. Admittance is on a first-come, first-served basis