Get ready for a summer of free music in SF because legendary music promoter, Noise Pop, is partnering with the newly-formed nonprofit organization, Civic Joy Fund, to launch a free concert series, Summer of Music.
The live music series will take place from 2-5pm, every Saturday this summer between June 17th through mid-September.
Events will take place in SF neighborhoods and shopping corridors including Valencia Street, The Castro, Clement Street, Polk Street, Chinatown, Divisadero, Haight Street, The Bayview, and Cortland Avenue.
This new for-locals-by-locals event series will collectively be home to hundreds of free performances from local Bay Area and NorCal musicians. Although these events are free for the public, all artists will be paid thanks through corporate sponsors and individual donors.
Civic Joy Fund co-founders Daniel Lurie and Manny Yekutiel were able to raise over $2 million from a group of civic-minded individual donors and corporate partners including Levi Strauss & Co. as well as Joby Pritzker, and Julia and Kevin Hartz.
Summer of Music is now actively recruiting Bay Area musicians to apply to participate in this summertime event series, with applications available here.
The Summer of Music concert series will take place every Saturday day this summer from 2-5pm, between June 17 and mid-September.