SFJAZZ recently released their programming schedules for the 36th San Francisco Jazz Festival and their 2018 Summer Sessions. The inaugural San Francisco Jazz Festival took place in 1983 as a two-day event, then called Jazz in the City. Continually expanding over the past 36 years, it has become a globally renowned event, and this year will be home to 43 different shows over 13 days at 5 different venues around San Francisco’s Hayes Valley Neighborhood.
The 36th San Francisco Jazz Festival will get the ball rolling on Tuesday, June 5 from 5:00pm to 10:00pm at the outdoor Proxy space in Hayes Valley with a free admission celebration. This event will feature live music from Beso Negro and Howard Wiley & Extra Nappy, as well as videos, a beer garden and food trucks.