Stern Grove Festival has announced its upcoming 79th season of outdoor summer concerts. All performances are free and start at 2 p.m. at Sigmund Stern Grove park, located at 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard, in The City.
Here’s the full lineup:
June 19: Janelle Monáe, Midtown Social
June 26: George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Bayonics
July 3: Hieroglyphics, dance crews Mix’d Ingrdnts and Golden State Breakers
July 10: San Francisco Symphony
July 17: Joan Osborne’s Soul Revue, John Brothers Piano Company
July 24: Julieta Venegas, La Misa Negra
July 31: San Francisco Ballet
Aug. 7: The O’Jays, MJ’s Brass Boppers
Aug. 14: Atomic Bomb: Music of William Onyeabor featuring Jamie Lidell, Luke Jenner, Money Mark and Sinkane; Afrolicious
Aug. 21: The New Pornographers, Astronauts, etc.
Opening day also features the Big Picnic benefit, a preconcert party at 11 a.m. Tickets for the bash begin at $250.
For details, call (415) 252-6252 or visit www.sterngrove.org.