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Date: August 23, 2013
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.


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The restored lumber schooner CA Thayer at Hyde Street Pier.

The 1895-built lumber schooner C. A. Thayer returned to Hyde Street Pier at San Francisco Maritime NHP in 2007 after an extended dry-docking to rebuild her hull. Twenty percent of her older timbers were saved and the rebuilding of her deckhouses is underway. More...