Organizers behind the SFJAZZ Festival announced the lineup for the 37th annual event, highlighted by Grammy-nominated vocalist Jazzmeia Horn, Indian sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar, along with alto saxophonist Tia Fuller.

Festival performances will take place over two weeks between June 11th-23th at a variety of San Francisco venues. The SFJazz Center’s Robert N. Miner Auditorium, Joe Henderson Lab, Davies Symphony Hall, and Herbst Theatre will each host performances.

The festival kicks off on Tuesday, June 11th from 5-10pm with a free celebration at Proxy, the outdoor space along Octavia Street between Hayes and Fell streets. Entertainment includes live music by Royal Jelly Jive and La Mixta Criolla, a beer garden, classic films, and food trucks.

In addition to the festival, SFJAZZ also announced a series of Summer Sessions shows, including New Orleans’ renowned Preservation Hall Jazz Band, French gypsy jazz with Latin American cumbia, bolero, tango and samba group Monsieur Periné, Sun Ra Arkestra, Gregory Porter, vibraphonist Mike Dillon Nolatet and his band, and big band ¡Cubanismo!

Tickets for all shows are now on sale.

SFJAZZ Festival Lineup:
Bobi Céspedes
The Cookers
Claudia Villela
Delvon Lamarr
Chris Potter Circuits Trio
Kenny Garrett Quartet
Roy Ayers
DakhaBrakha
Sasha Berliner
Kurt Ribak
Nicolas Bearde
Eric Alexander with Eric Reed
Anoushka Shankar
William Bell’s Memphis Soul Revue

SFJAZZ Summer Sessions:
Mary Halvorson
Jackie Ryan
Mary Stallings
Tiffany Austin
Kenny Washington
Bria Skonberg
Alicia Olatuja
David L. Harris
Mo’Fone
Sasha Masakowski

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