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Event Series Event Series: Lunchtime Pop-Up Series

Lunchtime Pop-Up Series

Thu, May 27, 2021, 12:00pm2:00pm

A black and white square collage of the April-May 2021 Lunchtime Pop-Up artists. Top Row, Left to Right: Bob & Lenny sitting and singing into microphones. Will Magid on DJ turntables and Ziek McCarter on the microphone. Bottom row, left to right: Aireene Espiritu sitting, playing guitar and singing into microphone. Yuriza Jared of Sang Matiz holding a charango up with one hand, strings out.
Thu, May 27, 2021
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Great Lawn, Yerba Buena Gardens
Mission St. between 3rd & 4th Sts.
San Francisco, CA + Google Map
(415) 543-1718

YBG Festival is bringing lunch to LIFE with the Lunchtime Pop-Up Series! Featuring intimate, informal performances with solo and duo artists, passersby can enjoy art during their lunchbreak or afternoon walk through Yerba Buena Gardens. All Free, Outdoors and Fresh.

In partnership with Metreon, Lunchtime Pop-Ups are on Thursdays from 12-2pm. Get your lunch to-go from one of Metreon’s lovely eateries and enjoy your lunch outdoors!

Performances are announced as they are confirmed and are subject to change. Prioritizing public safety, capacity is monitored and limited to 50 people per SFDPH guidelines and all visitors are required to wear a mask and maintain physical distance.

Lunchtime Pop-Up dates and artists for April and May 2021:

4/22 – Bob & Lenny Show
Your favorite world Songbook duo since 2009, Bob and Lenny are the perfect ukulele and trumpet duo to compliment your lunchtime.

4/29 – Will Magid & Ziek McCarter
Oakland-based Trumpet Player/DJ Will Magid and sensational soul singer Ziek McCarter of Con Brio blend the joy of live performance with sampled sounds from across the globe.

5/13 – Aireene Espiritu
Aireene Espiritu is a singer/songwriter playing stompin’, swayin’, timeless Americana.

5/27 – Sang Matiz
Guitarists Yuriza Jared and Eddie Cabezas of Sang Matiz bring World, Funk and Afro-Latin rhythms to your lunchtime.


Enjoy The Program with These Safety Steps:

  • Performance attendance is limited to 50, per SFDPH capacities, seated at tables
  • Stay home if you don’t feel well
  • Stay 6 feet away from people
  • Wear a face covering
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes
  • Wash or sanitize your hands often

Thank you for keeping us all healthy. Now let’s keep the music playing!


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