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May 2017

Manring Kassin Burr

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Union Square Live, 333 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Separately, Michael Manring, Larry Kassin, and John R. Burr have extensive, multi-faceted careers as musicians. Together they play provocative, complex compositions - music that tears down stylistic walls and refuses to be compartmentalized - echoes of jazz, rock, folk, avant-garde, and world music - something completely new: extemporaneous-jazz-chamber-fusion-music for the new century.

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Swing in the Square featuring Stompy Jones

May 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Square Live, 333 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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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! Stompy Jones is a San Francisco based sextet, renowned for their jumpin' rhythm, wailing improvisations, hip charm, retro style, and explosive stage show. Whether appearing at a posh supper club, concert hall, festival or cozy tavern, these journeymen of jump deliver the romping, joyous, overwhelming style of jazz that came to be known…

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June 2017

Tango in the Square featuing Tango No. 9

June 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Union Square Live, 333 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Tango Number 9 is an all-star Bay Area ensemble (members have played with The Residents, Tom Waits, Club Foot Orchestra, Eric McFadden, Extra Action Marching Band...) united in a love for a famously elusive non- native art form. Since 1998, the group has delved deeply into the world of tango, playing countless concerts and milongas, collaborating with many of the top dancers on the west coast, and recording two critically acclaimed albums — the all-Piazzolla All Them Cats in Recoleta…

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Moonalice

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Square Live, 333 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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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…

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Swing in the Square featuring Mitch Woods & his Rocket 88’s

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Square Live, 333 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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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! Mitch Woods & His Rocket 88's have been the torchbearers of a great American blues musical heritage, not for three years but three decades. Taking their inspiration from the great jump n’ boogie outfits of the late 40s and early 50s, they breathe fresh life into the music that gave birth to rock…

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Crosscut Band

June 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Union Square Live, 333 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Crosscut, based in the San Francisco Bay Area, plays a unique mix of blues, rock, and original music to create a sound that is all its own. Their musical influences include early Delta Blues, Memphis and Chicago Electric Blues, Soul from STAX and Motown, R&B, Rock, and a little bit of everything else. The Crosscut band: crosscutband.net

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July 2017

Picklewater Free Circus Fesitval

July 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Union Square Live, 333 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Presented by Union Square Live, the Picklewater Free Circus Festival returns for its tenth 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.

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Moonalice

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Square Live, 333 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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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…

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Picklewater Free Circus Festival

July 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Union Square Live, 333 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Presented by Union Square Live, the Picklewater Free Circus Festival returns for its tenth 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.

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Swing in the Square featuring The B- Stars

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Square Live, 333 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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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! The B Stars are a San Francisco-based combo that serves up a hearty stew of honky tonk and hillbilly hits for your listening and dancing pleasure. With nods to the country & western stars of the late 1940s and 1950s, these sharp-suited boys will be singin’ and swingin’ ‘til the break of dawn.…

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Picklewater Free Circus Fesival

July 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Union Square Live, 333 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Presented by Union Square Live, the Picklewater Free Circus Festival returns for its ninth 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.

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Salsa in the Square featuring Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Union Square Live, 333 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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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…

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August 2017

Crosscut Band

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Union Square Live, 333 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Crosscut, based in the San Francisco Bay Area, plays a unique mix of blues, rock, and original music to create a sound that is all its own. Their musical influences include early Delta Blues, Memphis and Chicago Electric Blues, Soul from STAX and Motown, R&B, Rock, and a little bit of everything else. The Crosscut band: crosscutband.net

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Moonalice

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Square Live, 333 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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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…

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Swing in the Square featuring the Fil Lorenz Orchestra

August 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Square Live, 333 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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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! Come dance to the swingin’ music of the Fil Lorenz Orchestra, a star-studded “little BIG band” that bridges the gap between the classic big bands of the 1930’s and the smaller, lighter groovin’ bands of the 1950’s. Band leader & saxophonist Fil Lorenz leads a tight ensemble that packs a bold punch with…

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September 2017

Crosscut Band

September 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Union Square Live, 333 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Crosscut, based in the San Francisco Bay Area, plays a unique mix of blues, rock, and original music to create a sound that is all its own. Their musical influences include early Delta Blues, Memphis and Chicago Electric Blues, Soul from STAX and Motown, R&B, Rock, and a little bit of everything else. The Crosscut band: crosscutband.net

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Swing in the Square featuring Lost Dog Found with Rachel Sierra

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union Square Live, 333 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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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! With a uniquely modern take on retro Americana genres including blues, swing, rock, and soul, Lost Dog Found reaches a broad spectrum of music lovers, young and old alike, who love to dance and sing along to songs about love, happiness, heartbreak, and hangovers. DJ music with Dj Tanoa "Samoa Boy" 6pm: DJ…

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