There’s nothing quite like the Stern Grove Festival in San Francisco. Each Sunday throughout the summer, Sigmund Stern Grove Park, located at 19th Avenue and Sloat Blvd. in the Sunset District, comes alive with a series of free concerts. Featuring renowned music and dance groups and set in a beautiful outdoor amphitheater, this year’s festival kicks off on June 16 with the annual “Big Picnic” and performances by legendary musicians Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs. Here’s a look at all the wonderful acts that will be playing at this year’s 76th annual Stern Grove Festival.

June 16
The Big Picnic Starring Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs

June 23
Ramsey Lewis and Dee Dee Bridgewater

June 30
Deltron 3030
Featuring Dan the Automator, Del the Funky Homosapien and Kid Koala

July 7
San Francisco Symphony

July 14
Kronos Quartet
Geographer with Magik•Magik Quartet
Real Vocal String Quartet

July 21
Red Baraat and Fanfare Ciocrlia

July 28
San Francisco Ballet
Helgi Tomasson, Artistic Director

August 4
Shuggie Otis
The Relatives

August 11
Pink Martini
La Santa Cecilia

August 18
San Francisco Opera

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