The 2016 San Francisco International Arts Festival will run from May 19 to June 5 at the Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture and will feature artists from Colombia, England, France, Japan, Lithuania, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Serbia, Switzerland, Taiwan and the United States of America.

Including performances by (a–z): Alma del Tango, Anthony Brown's Asian American Jazz Orchestra, Arje Shaw, Ava Roy of We Players, Bandelion, Borromeo String Quartet with William Winant, Brenda Wong Aoki with Mark Izu, CALI & CO in collaboration with OngDance Company and Matt EL, the Caravan Band and the Aswan Dancers, Chus Alonso and Potaje with Fandangueros, Cascada de Flores and Charmaine Clamor, Cimarrón, Dana Lawton Dance Company, Del Sol String Quartet, Erica Essner Performance Co-op, Genny Lim with Marshall Trammell and Lama Pema Tenzin, HATCH Performance Collective, Hiroshi Koike’s Bridge Project, Inferno Theatre, Jon Jang Quintet, Kate Perry, Lora Juodkaite, Musette, Musical Arts Quintet, Namita Kapoor, Nancy Wang of Eth Noh Tec, Pan Pan Theatre, Peter Whitehead, Rob Melrose of Cutting Ball Theatre, Rotimi Agbabiaka of the San Francisco Mime Troupe, Russell Blackwood of Thrill Peddlers, Shang-Chi Sun, Shinichi Iova-Koga of inkBoat, Steamroller, Surya Berthomieux, T42 Dance Project, Theatre MadCap, Tony Kelly, Tourette’s Hero, Trio Balkan Strings, ViBO Simfani and Wooden Fish Ensemble.

The Festival Box Office will open and $12 Early Bird Tickets and Festival Passes will go on-sale Tuesday March 1, 2016.

For more information on the Festival send an e-mail to or call 415-399-9554.

The Fort Mason Center box office e-mail address is

Box office phone hours are Tuesday and Thursday 12:00pm to 4:00pm and the number to call is 415-345-7575.

SFIAF Long Lead Press Release

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