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SFJAZZ Announces 36th San Francisco Jazz Festival & 2018 Summer Sessions Schedule

Festival to be held June 5-18 at various venues in San Francisco

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Ahmad Jamal

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.

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