• A section of the bowsprint and figurehead on the bow of BALCLUTHA.

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

Geoff Kaufman in Concert on Balclutha

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Date: August 6, 2008
Contact: John Cunnane, 415-561-7170

AUTHENTIC SEA SONGS ABOARD A HISTORIC SHIP
Saturday, September 27, 2008, 8pm, aboard Balclutha, Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco.

Experience the driving rhythms of sea chanteys and the beauty of seafaring ballads aboard the
1886 square-rigged ship Balclutha with one of the nation’s leading performers of authentic sea songs. San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park presents Geoff Kaufman in concert, on Saturday, September 27, at 8pm.

For the past twenty-eight years, Geoff Kaufman has been leading audiences to find truth, humor, and beauty in folk music. Whether singing sailor songs aboard the Sloop Clearwater on the Hudson River, or at music festivals in North America and Europe, Geoff has entertained andtouched audiences far and wide. At the core of Geoff’s performance is his rich tenorvoice and his exuberant love of singing and enticing audiences to sing along.

Tickets: $14 general, $12 San Francisco Maritime National Park Association and San Francisco Maritime Library Friends members. To order tickets, and for more information: 415-561-6662, ext. 33.

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park is located at the west end of Fisherman’s Wharf, in San Francisco. The park includes a magnificent fleet of historic ships, visitor center, maritime museum (closed for renovation) and library. For more information about the park, or its public programs, please call 415-447-5000 or visit the park’s website at http://www.nps.gov/safr.   

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