NATIONAL PARK SEA MUSIC FESTIVAL CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL MARITIME HERITAGE
Contact: Lynn Cullivan, 415-561-7006
What: A Sea Music Festival, featuring some of the finest performers of traditional seafaring songs and instrumental music.
When: Saturday, September 14, 2013, 9:30am-5:00pm
Where: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, from two stages on Hyde Street Pier and aboard historic vessels berthed at the pier.
Admission: Outdoor stages, free. To board the historic vessels, $5 adults, Ages 15 and under, free. Free with national park passes.
Website with photos and bios of the performers: http://www.nps.gov/safr/planyourvisit/seamusicfestival2013.htm
Phone: 415-447-5000 (Visitor Center)
On Saturday, September 14, 2013, celebrate our international maritime heritage at the Sea Music Festival on Hyde Street Pier. Join us as we present some of the finest performers of traditional and contemporary seafaring songs and chanteys, and instrumental music.
Performing will be Gordon Bok / Liz Carroll, / The Rahiti Polynesian Dance Company / Holdstock and Macleod / Shay Black / Jeff Warner, / Amelia Hogan, The Wilma Pang Chinese Instrumental Ensemble / Celia Ramsay / The Hot Frittatas Duo / Fiddle Rising / Salty Walt and the Rattlin’ Ratlines / Dogwatch Nautical Band / William Pint and Felicia Dale / Riggy Rackin / Richard Adrianowicz / Aaron Clegg / Megan Messinger / Melani Van Petten and Sarah Brody / Nathalie Reginster / Autumn Rhodes.
Did You Know?
The 19th Century sailing ship Balclutha, moored at San Francisco Maritime NHP, carried tons of coal during her career. Coal from Wales and Australia provided fuel for the West Coast's railroads, steamships, factories, businesses and homes.