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SGF Playlist :: Sergio Mendes and LoCura

Playlist of the Week #9 We’ve got just over a  week until the final performance of the 77th Stern Grove Festival. We’ve heard a ton of amazing music, ranging from all genres, raining in from all over the world. However, we’ve still got some amazing music to share with you, including this week’s Playlist of the Week, Read the Rest…

Darlene Love’s Encore at Stern Grove Festival

In case you missed it…here’s a glimpse of Darlene Love’s powerhouse performance at Stern Grove Festival on August 10. Darlene Love at Stern Grove Festival

SGF Backstage :: LoCura

LoCura at  Stern Grove Festival on Sunday, August 17, at 2 p.m. With a cast of San Francisco’s most diverse musicians, LoCura mixes Latin styles like Rumba Flamenca, Cuban rhythms, Cumbia, and Ska together in a sound they’ve dubbed “Califas Flamenkito”. Fronted by Spanish-American vocalist Kata Miletich, LoCura reflects the global mosaic of its home Read the Rest…

SGF Playlist :: Darlene Love and Monophonics

This week’s playlist, courtesy of a very musical staff member of ours, is inspired by or related to the legendary vocalist Darlene Love and Bay Area favorite Monophonics, who will perform at the Festival this Sunday, Aug 10 at 2 p.m. French soul singer, Ben L’Oncle Soul will join Monophonics as a special guest artist. Read the Rest…

Ben L’Oncle Soul returns to Stern Grove Festival this Sunday, Aug 10, as a guest of Monophonics

Some of you may remember the stellar performance by Ben L’Oncle Soul during Stern Grove Festival’s 74th Season. If you missed it, check out the video here for a glimpse of this French soul star. We’re excited that Ben will return to Stern Grove Festival as a guest of our local friends, Monophonics on Sunday, Read the Rest…

SGF Photos :: Aug 3, Andrew Bird and the Hands of Glory and Todd Sickafoose’s Tiny Resistors

Stern Grove was packed to the brim with Andrew Bird and the Hands of Glory and Todd Sickafoose‘s Tiny Resistors fans. Thanks to all of you who made it out! We hope you had as good of a time as we did.

SGF Backstage :: Monophonics

Monophonics at Stern Grove Festival on Sunday, August 10, at 2 p.m. Over the past seven years, Monophonics have staked their claim as one of the west coast’s premier bands. Raised amid the rich musical culture of San Francisco, Monophonics has proudly carried on the tradition of music native to their hometown, which flourished during Read the Rest…

“20 Feet From Stardom” Ticket Give-Away

Our friends at the historic Balboa Theatre are screening the Oscar-winning documentary, 20 Feet From Stardom, featuring the one and only Darlene Love. After the movie, enjoy an acoustic set in the lobby with local all-girl group, The She’s. At the theater, you can also enter to win two VIP seats to Darlene Love‘s concert Read the Rest…

SGF Playlist :: Andrew Bird and the Hands of Glory and Todd Sickafoose’s Tiny Resistors

Playlist of the Week #7 This week’s playlist in inspired by or related to the sounds of Andrew Bird and the Hands of Glory and Todd Sickafoose’s Tiny Resistors. If you like what you hear below, come on out to the show this Sunday, Aug 3. The afternoon opens up with Todd Sickafoose’s Tiny Resistors Read the Rest…

SGF Photos :: July 27, Rufus Wainwright and Quartet San Francisco

Here are some of our favorite shots from this past Sunday’s performance! We had a great time listening to both Quartet San Francisco and Rufus Wainwright and hope you all did too! All photos taken by Scott Wall