InterMusic SF presents SF Music Day 2023, the free, all-ages, daylong music marathon that celebrates the past, present, and future of Bay Area music, on Sunday, October 15, 2023 at the San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center at 401 Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco. Now in its 16th edition, SF Music Day will present more than 25 local groups, 100+ artists celebrating diverse musical styles and traditions, including early music, electronic, jazz, choral, blues, Western classical, new, hip-hop, experimental, world-influenced, free improvisation, and more. For more information, visit sfmusicday.com.
SF Music Day is produced and presented by InterMusic SF. Now celebrating its 25th year anniversary, the nonprofit serves as a trusted advocate for the arts that is dedicated to nourishing and sustaining the Bay Area creative environment for music creators and audiences.
This year’s SF Music Day 2023 is guest curated by The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, the award-winning vocalist, performer, and educator. Carol’s lineup of artists will be featured on the Herbst Theatre stage and will include Lady Bianca’s Quartet, Stephanie Crawford Quartet, Jesus Diaz y su QBA, Glen Pearson Trio, Jaz Sawyer Trio, featuring Tongo Eisen-Martin, and Eric Wyatt Quartet.
SF Music Day 2023 will run continuously for seven straight hours with artists performing on all four stages throughout the day, so attendees can move freely from performance to performance in the same building. The event will also be live streamed via sfmusicday.com.
SF Music Day will present several exclusive and one-time-only performances from Beast Nest, Lorin Benedict + AURA, Brass Over Bridges, Classical Revolution, Charles Gorczynski Tango Quintet, Jahi & The Collective, James Mahone Trio, Melody of China, Members of the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale with director Valérie Sainte-Agathe, Quinteto Latino, Rob Reich Quartet, Stanton Street Duo, Telegraph Quartet, Trio 180, TROUBLE TROUBLE, Where the Sun Grows, ZOFO Duet, and more! InterMusic SF will welcome Classical KDFC hosts Maggie Clennon Reberg and Rik Malone as announcers for the day.