Reason to Groove at Yerba Buena Gardens Festival #2: Salsa the evening away at Jessie Square.
Hundreds of people dancing outdoors to a live salsa band is a sight to behold, and even better to take part in! YBG Festival presents live salsa every month at Jessie Square, next to St. Patrick's Church, 6 - 7:30pm. Coming up on May 19 is Orquesta La Moderna Tradición, FREE Salsa Dance Party featuring a special rueda performance from the Compañía All Stars Santiago de Cuba.
Just 2 days until the Festival Season Kick-off!
Reason to Groove at Yerba Buena Gardens Festival #3: Lavay Smith's new swing program with a historical twist.
"Jazz for Dancing" on September 3, 2016 traces jazz and dance from the early days of New Orleans swing to the birth of R&B, along with dance demonstrations. Invite your friends to Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, FREE concert.
Just 3 days until the Festival Season Kick-off!
Sunday's FREE 1pm show with The Pedrito Martinez Group and Issac Delgado is going to be HOT, and the weather will be beautiful. Come on out and be ready to dance!
Oh, and one more thing... Pedrito's new album "Habana Dreams" will be available on Sunday, a month before it hits stores. Pedrito is signing CDs after the show. Yes, you heard that right. #newmusic#prerelease
Reason to Groove at Yerba Buena Gardens Festival #4: Experience poetry at Jessie Square.
Jessie Square turns into a hotbed of wordplay and music on Poetic Tuesday. Every second Tuesday, YBG Festival partners with Litquake to present four acclaimed Bay Area poets and a musical guest. Bring lunch and a poetic friend!
Just 4 days until the Festival Season Kick-off!