Category Archive: Music

Aug 27

Free concert in McLaren Park – Flavor of the South Side

This Saturday we once again see yet another free concert hosted in McLaren Park! Saturday in the Park – McLaren features free, family-friendly performances that showcase local talent.  Each concert has different themes to cover a wide range of interests and musical tastes.  Flavor of the South Side is a day dedicated to bluegrass, classic rock, folk …

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Aug 23

Acoustic Soul Fest success in McLaren Park free concert series

Well this weekend the Portola Planet editor had a 7 year old’s birthday party to attend and our senior journalist, Alex Hobbs, is roughing it in Africa. So we were unable to make the wonderful start to the “Saturday in the Park” series of free concerts in McLaren Park. BUT Laura Kemp has been kind enough …

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Aug 19

Hawaiian, Chinese, Latin and Italian music night this Friday at the next Moving Art House event

You cannot think of art in the Portola without thinking of the awesome Kate Connell and Oscar Melara. They both are key contributors to artwork around the neighborhood and are part of many art events through the year. A few weekends ago they kicked off their Moving Art House events with a celebration at the Portola …

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Jul 20

Free concerts in McLaren Park, Aug and Oct

Once again the Portola is going to be treated to some superb free music by way of the Saturday in the Park series of concerts. These will be held in the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater which is easily accessible by foot from the Cambridge St entrance. The first concert is “Acoustic Soul” on August 22nd at 1pm. …

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Sep 17

Charity and the JAMBand hits McLaren park this month

McLaren Park is awesome. Period. It’s the second largest park in the city of San Francisco and in the middle it has the most amazing outdoor stage for music and theater events. For the past few years there have been a range of free music concerts run under the title “Saturday in the Park“. On the …

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Oct 17

Kids Rock Bands hit McLaren Park this Saturday

Phew, it seems like every weekend in McLaren Park there is something great going on. This Saturday is the continuation of the free music events taking place at the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater. This time round it’s the kids playing. Several young bands from around San Francisco will put on a two hour show of classic …

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Oct 11

Free Reggae, Blues & Alt Country concert in McLaren Park this Saturday

As part of the “Saturday in the Park” free music promotion in McLaren Park, this weekend we see a line up of three artists. This Saturday the park’s Jerry Garcia Amphitheater you will be able to see and hear Rock Steady and Early Reggae: Titan Ups, Sweet Felony, and the Eddie Neon Project play. And …

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Sep 14

Charity and the Jam Band free concert in McLaren Park

So much going on in the Portola and we just don’t have enough time to get it all reported on the blog. I wish I had got this out earlier, but today there is a free concert taking place in McLaren Park. Here are the details… Friends of the Amphitheatre at McLaren Park aka (Friends …

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