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Unique San Francisco tradition - SF Free Folk Fest celebrates 35th birthday

The 35th annual San Francisco Free Folk Festival on June 25th and 26th at the historic Presidio Middle School, and will showcase local talent and folk traditions from the heartland and from the hearts of diverse communities throughout the Bay Area.

 
PRLog - Mar. 6, 2011 - The 35th annual San Francisco Free Folk Festival is scheduled for June 25th and 26th at the historic Presidio Middle School, and will showcase local talent and folk traditions from the heartland and from the hearts of diverse communities throughout the Bay Area.  As always, it is 100% free.  

Festival-goers will experience free live music and dance performances on three stages, choose from 86 hours of  music and dance workshops led by performing arts experts, join in organized and impromptu jams throughout the festival, and rub shoulders with thousands of other folk music fans and their curious friends.

What: Annual event featuring live performance, music and dance workshops, local food, raffles, crafts from local artisans, and more.

Who:  Sponsored by the San Francisco Folk Music Club.

When: Saturday & Sunday June 25th & 26th from 12 noon to 10 pm.

Where:  Presidio Middle School 450 30th Ave b/n Geary & Clemente (park free on the street or for small fee on-site; 38 Geary).

Details:  FREE!  35th anniversary.  Family-friendly.  Only-in-SF local event. www.SFFolkFest.org

The San Francisco Free Folk Festival is a project of the San Francisco Folk Music Club.  Since the first annual event in 1976, at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, the Festival has been an interactive cornerstone celebration of folk music’s rich history, and a treasured tradition for folk lovers from throughout the Bay Area.  This year, for the third time, the Festival will be held at the 1930’s Spanish-Style Presidio Middle School.  

As in past years, the 2011 festival will celebrate the shared experience of American populism, new and emerging talent intent on fostering meaning in music, and the global roots of cultural traditions that meet in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is sponsored by the San Francisco Folk Music Center, and enjoys support from KALW radio.

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The San Francisco Free Folk Festival is a project of the San Francisco Folk Music Club. Since the first annual event in 1976, at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, the Festival has been an interactive cornerstone celebration of folk music’s rich history, and a treasured tradition for folk lovers from throughout the Bay Area. This year, for the third time, the Festival will be held at the 1930’s Spanish-Style Presidio Middle School.
As in past years, the 2011 festival will celebrate the shared experience of American populism, new and emerging talent intent on fostering meaning in music, and the global roots of cultural traditions that meet in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is sponsored by the San Francisco Folk Music Center, and enjoys support from KALW radio.

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