Salsa on the Fillmore kicks off with a free concert from 7-9:30 pm at The Fillmore Center Plaza at O’Farrell and Fillmore Streets to the live music of Carlos del Sol y Su Orquesta (Friday night) and Los Boleros (Saturday night). To get you in the groove, there will be free dance lessons taught from 7-7:30pm with Bay Area Latin dance instructors, Rebecca Miller and Tomaj Trenda, at the Plaza. Indoors, dance lessons begin at 9:00pm and at The West Bay Conference Center from 9-10pm, followed by featured bands and DJs until 2:00 am.
WHAT: Salsa Festival on The Fillmore
WHEN: Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14, 7pm – 2am
WHERE: Fillmore Street, between Eddy and Post Streets
$20 per night in advance . $40 for two nights in advance; $30 per night at door .
Check website for tickets.
Free Concerts and dancing
When: 7-9:30pm each day Where: Fillmore Center Plaza (corner of O’Farrell & Fillmore)
Bands: July 13 – Carlos del Sol y Su Orquesta
July 14 – Los Boleros
Dance lessons for ticket holders both days
West Bay Conference Center: 9-10pm
Participating venues and bands include:
1300 On Fillmore
July 13 TBA
July 14 Danilo’s Quartet
Rasselas Jazz Club:
July 13 11pm: Fito Reinoso (Showroom)
July 14 11pm: La Fuerza Gigante
July 13: 10:30 pm Bakkan
July 14, 10:30pm Pa’l Bailador
West Bay Conference Center
July 13,10pm N’Rumba
July 14 10pm Avance
Fillmore Center Plaza
July 13, 7-9pm: Carlos del Sol y Su Orquesta
July 14, 7-9pm: Los Boleros
Lush Life Gallery:
July 13 10pm – 1:30 am: D.J.
July 14 Fernando Lezama
Bruno’s Pizzeria and Cucina Italiana:
July 13 Fernando Lezama
July 14 TBA
Gussie’s Chicken and Waffles -TBA
Sheba Piano Lounge – 9:30 to 1:30 am Latin Breeze 13th and 14th
Presented and produced by Roy Bennett Productions.
Public transportation or cab recommended.
If you’re drinking, don’t drive.
The Fillmore District is supported by MUNI busses 22 and 38. For more information go to 511.org
If you have a designated driver, following is a list of local garages:
Fillmore Center Garage (Eddy between Fillmore and Steiner) or Fillmore Heritage Center Garage (Eddy between Fillmore and Webster) Clay/Webster Garage, Japantown Plaza (see www. the fillmoredistrict.com
for detailed parking info)