October 18 - October 24, 2021
Exactly a year since our COVID-19 safe Groundbreaking First Amendment Event outdoors in October, 2020, the Festival will present a week of live, in-person and online performance at Fort Mason.
In addition to more than 20 concerts in multiple disciplines, there will be a range of panel discussions and other opportunities to interact with artists participating in the Festival program.
Monday August 23
We are still putting together the lineup and our website with full details of the program will be live and tickets and Festival passes will go on-sale on Monday August 23. CLICK HERE to sign up for information on Early Bird Festival Passes:
A Sneak Preview if some of the highlights reveals:
Wednesday October 20
Indoor productions, including Qaddafi's Cook by Bons Tempos Theatre Company and a new solo show by Nkechi Emeruwa, will run throughout the week and open with a critics’ night reception on Wednesday.
Thursday–Friday, October 21-22
On-line and virtual performances by artists from near and far including The Lavender Chronicles by Rosewater Vigilante.
Outside in Upper Fort Mason
Two days of daylight matinee music, dance and performing arts concerts.
Mark your cards (TENTATIVELY – dates not yet 100%) for:
ABADA Capoeira, Alyce Finwall Dance Theatre, Mixd Ingrdnts Dance Company, Las Almas Piano & Bandoneon Duo, Mission Hot Club, Los Nadies, STEAMROLLER Dance Company. Plus a contemporary dance double-bill featuring the ensembles Concept o4 and Push Up Something Hidden.
CHELLE & Friends, Florante Aguilar, Free Dive (Keith Terry and Friends), Homenagem Brasileira, Purnamasari, Sha Sha Higby and Theatre Flamenco de San Francisco. Plus a classical Indian dance double bill featuring Abhinaya Dance Company and SISK Dance.
The English language Premiere of Pop-Up Theatre's Performance in a Field, the St. Petersburg based company's faithful but unsparing outdoor tribute to Tolstoy.
Online poetry interventions and intermissions curated by Kimi Sugioka.