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SGF Video: The Zombies “Time of the Season”

Legendary rock group The Zombies performing their classic hit “Time of the Season” live at Stern Grove Festival on August 24, 2014.

#GivingTuesday: A New Tradition

My Giving Story By Joey Babbitt Community Affairs Manager Being the volunteer coordinator at Stern Grove Festival has been one of the most joyful experiences in my life. I am ashamed to admit that prior to taking this job, I had maybe volunteered once or twice in high school. However, my life changed when I Read the Rest…

SGF Playlist: Highlights from the Ulsan World Music Festival in Korea

Posted by Judy Tsang, Director of Programming   Stern Grove Festival attracts people from all around the world and this summer my colleagues from Korea, Min Kim and Miso Kim, made a visit to San Francisco to experience the festival firsthand. I was quite honored when, a few weeks ago, I was then invited to Read the Rest…

SGF Video: Artist Talk with Darlene Love and Ben Fong-Torres

The charismatic singer Darlene Love, featured prominently in the Academy Award-winning documentary, 20 Feet From Stardom, performed at Stern Grove Festival on August 10, 2014. Before the concert, Ms. Love spoke with music journalist and writer, Ben Fong-Torres, about her rise to fame and future plans. If you missed it, here are some highlights from Read the Rest…

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…

SGF Video: 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.