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Swing in the Square- Lisa Gonick & the Damfino Players

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Live music from one of the Bay Area’s best roots bands, swingin’ jumpin’ rockin’ 1930s thru 1950s tunes to get you out on the floor and boogie! Sweet, sentimental & hot music from a by-gone era to warm your heart & burn your feet! Traditional Jazz & Vintage Jazz, Swing, Blues & Bop performed for your listening & dancing pleasure. DJ music with Dj Tanoa "Samoa Boy" 6pm: DJ Music 6:15pm: live music 7pm: Dance lesson with Jeff Kroll 7:30pm-8pm:…


Picklewater Free Circus Festival

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Presented by Union Square Live, the Picklewater Free Circus Festival returns for its seventh year at Union Square. The Picklewater Free Circus Festival is a free festival of circus arts featuring some of the best in Circus Arts from around the bay area, the festival will entertain and inspire bay area families while celebrating the rich tradition of circus in San Francisco and around the bay.


Dance-A-Vision Entertainment

August 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Dance-A-Vision promotes unity, honesty and integrity through the art of dance.


Tango in the Square- Orquesta Z

September 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Orquesta Z is composed of San Francisco Bay Area musicians with a love for Argentine tango. Our repertoire is rich with Golden Era Argentine tangos from the 30's thru 50's, plus modern and original compositions from the 60's thru today from around the world. The tangos we play are chosen to be interesting, engaging, and most importantly danceable! Sponsored by Yerba Buena Gardens Festival



September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Moonalice is a band of seasoned musicians who feel that live music should be a communal experience where the listener and musicians feed and derive inspiration from each other. Our songs try to speak to everyone, mixing a variety of genres with extended musical improvisations that evoke a sense of adventure and exploration. We invented Twittercast concerts, which are free broadcasts to fans over social networks. Our single, "It's 4:20 Somewhere" has been downloaded more than 3 million times. We…


Miko Marks

September 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

People Magazine has named her one of “Nashville’s Hottest New Country Stars”, while Ebony Magazine crowned her “The Storyteller”, an artist, “Breaking the Sound Barriers”! No matter the labels however, all agree that Miko Marks is an unprecedented, exceptionally distinctive Country Pop Star! Named “Best New Country Artist” by New Music Weekly, Miko’s debut album, “Freeway Bound”, earned her more national recognition when country icons, Wynonna Judd, and Patty Loveless named it “The 2007 Country Album of the Year”, at…


Salsa in the Square- Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Under the leadership of Dr. John Calloway, a multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger who has worked at the creative edge of the Bay Area’s Latin music scene since the 1970s, the Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble of San Francisco is an invaluable proving ground for stellar young musicians. Living up to vaunted expectations, these high school players collaborate with legends like Armando Peraza, Jerry Gonzalez, and John Santos, and write and arrange their own material, tunes documented on three highly regarded recordings…


Swing in the Square- Steve Lucky & the Rhumba Bums

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Live music from some of the Bay Area’s best roots bands, swingin’ jumpin’ rockin’ 1930s thru 1950s tunes to get you out on the floor and boogie! Steve Lucky & the Rhumba Bums featuring Miss Carmen Getit are a highly entertaining band from San Francisco featuring Steve Lucky’s soulful piano and vocals, and the vivacious Miss Carmen Getit’s vocals and acclaimed guitar. The addition of some veteran musicians and young jazz talents on drums, upright bass and two saxophones results…

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