SOMA Pilipinas Community Engagement begins at 12:30pm.
CAAMFest presents a dynamic music showcase featuring fresh contemporary voices in the Asian American landscape to celebrate the festival’s 40th anniversary. CAAMFest40 Directions in Sound: Pinays on the Rise spotlights the SOMA Pilipinas Cultural District featuring emerging Pinay artists. From Union City, singer-songwriter Kiyomi brings R&B stylings based on personal experiences. Ouida, named one of Nylon Magazine’s rising musicians, blends catchy pop melodies with jazz, R&B and blues. Up and coming turntablist, DJ Bitesize, spins and scratches party tunes. A celebration of the generations of Filipinos throughout San Francisco and beyond, the program also features special partnerships with additional SOMA community organizations.