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21st Annual Laurel StreetFair World Music Festival

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Oakland , 4171 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland

The 21st Annual Laurel Street Fair returns Saturday, August 13th 2002 full of love and rhythms from around the corner and around the globe! Special thank you to all who poured time, love and energy into the Laurel StreetFair these past two+ decades; our many generous sponsors, volunteers, artists, vendors, staff, Laurel residents, Laurel merchants and all those who come to visit our wonderful community. We can't wait to celebrate with you. Special performances by: LA GENTE SF Ahkeel Mestayer Quintet Bayonics Fogo Na Roupa In Lak'ech Danza Azteca Piwai Soji Sai Afrobeat & Highlife The Ffflannels

-WEBSITE- https://streetfair.laureldistrictassociation.org/

-FACEBOOK EVENT- https://fb.me/e/8NetPqNxc

Gravenstein Apple Fair 2022

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Ragle Ranch Regional Park, Sebastopol

LA GENTE SF are excited to announce we will be performing at The Gravenstein Apple Fair from 3:00-4:00pm! FAIR HIGHLIGHTS • New experience: VIP Tent & Lounge! • Live music on 2 stages • Gravenstein apples: Bulk apples, cider, sauce, pie, juice, fritters, and more • Sonoma County's premium food vendors • Local libations: Craft cider, craft beer, and stellar wine • Life on the Farm Exhibit: Farm animals, farmer panels, demonstrations, Ag Games, and more • Kids’ Corner: Arts & crafts, activities, apple-themed contests, face painting, giant bubbles, and more • Shopping: Curated arts & crafts vendors For more information: https://gravensteinapplefair.com/?fbclid=IwAR2yLMdeNAxd8okND5U41ky2lhagXDMEPt5BowBD74hKRI1TWpZ4RVN-RBI

Adults (ages 13+): $125 Children (ages 6-12): $50 Kids 5 and under: Free (no ticket required)

Petaluma Music Festival

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Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds, 175 Fairgrounds Drive , Petaluma

LA GENTE SF are excited to return to the Petaluma Music Festival! The 15th Annual Petaluma Music Festival will feature: * 14 fantastic bands on 4 stages, including nationally recognized artists * A shaded seating section for VIP ticket holders and sponsors with complimentary hors d’oeuvres, wine, and beer * The fine beers of the Lagunitas Brewing Company and Two Rock Brewing Company * Free drinking water * A variety of specialty food, merchandise, and local business vendors * State-of-the-art sound system and staging * Music artist booth for audience meet-and-greet, autographs, and artist merchandise * Festival merchandise including t-shirts and posters * All proceeds benefit the music education programs of all Petaluma area public schools

$55 Early Bird/$60 . $149 Early Bird VIP/$169

LA GENTE SF @ Rocky's Brooklyn Basin

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Rocky's Brooklyn Basin, 288 9th Avenue, Oakland

Friday August 5th LA GENTE SF @ Rocky's Brooklyn Basin 6:00-9:00pm All Ages $15 LA GENTE SF have kicked off the US leg of our "Entre 2 Mundos" world tour! August 5th we brining the party to Oakland! We will be performing music from our new album and featuring a host of special guests. Get ready for a high energy dance party with a unique blend of Cumbia, Salsa, Reggaeton, Champeta, Bay Area Hip-Hop and World Music. Limited tickets will be available.

-FACEBOOK EVENT- https://fb.me/e/2PNijHOrn

$15

Music On The Square Summer Series

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Courthouse Square , 2200 Broadway , Redwood City

LA GENTE SF are excited to perform at the Redwood City Music On The Square Summer Series! This is a free festival and you can bring your beverages and delicias! We can't wait to bring our tour the South Bay! 1-LOVE

Link: https://www.redwoodcity.org/residents/redwood-city-events/music/music-on-the-square

FREE!

Napa 4th of July Community Concert

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Oxbow RiverStage Napa, Oxbow Commons, 1268 McKinstry Street, Napa

LA GENTE SF are happy to be a part of the Napa 4th of July Community Concert! This is FREE event! And we are especially happy to be reunited with our homies Royal Jelly Jive! Free live music, festival food and beverage on the Oxbow Riverstage at Oxbow Commons.

Music schedule: 5:00-5:30 Roem Baur 5:45-6:30 La Gente SF 6:45-7:30 Lovers & Strangers 7:45-9:00 Royal Jelly Jive

Times subject to change Please note due to the large crowds and noise, only service animals will be allowed into the event. -FACEBOOK EVENT- https://fb.me/e/2uTNRxPtx

Point Arena Independence Festival

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Arena Cove, Point Arena

Point Arena Street Fair & Fireworks Extravaganza Come early and stay late for the Street Fair at Arena Cove. Festivities kick off at 4:00 pm with parade, food, bands, arts and crafts, kids’ activities, and entertainment. The Fireworks Extravaganza by Devastating Pyrotechnics will explode into the night sky starting at dark!

This year’s band lineup includes:

LA GENTE SF Soul Shake New Year’s Eve The Saltines Plus DJ Smurf

-WEBSITE- https://pointarena.net/south-coast-independence-festival/

$10 general admission, Kids Free

LA GENTE SF & Izzy Wise @ Amados

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Amado's, 998 Valencia St, San Francisco

Friday July 1st LA GENTE SF & Izzy Wise Live @ Amado's (998 Valencia St. San Francisco) $18 Presale $20 Door 8:30 Doors/ 9:00 Show

-FACEBOOK EVENT- https://fb.me/e/3huyelHAA

LA GENTE SF are excited to return to the US this summer for our west coast tour. But we really wanted to play a show in the Mission District where the band was formed at an intimate venue with our familia & comunidad. So we decided for one night only we will taking over Amados with our homie Izzy Wise for an intimate old school performance. There are only 100 tickets available so be sure to get yours now. We will be performing the entirety of our new album "Entre 2 Mundos" and of course a live version of our first single "Lotus Hotel" out now on all platforms!

-LOTUS HOTEL MUSIC VIDEO- https://youtu.be/uNJuuypuuc0

-DOWNLOAD OR STREAMING- https://onerpm.link/869276084669

$18 Presale, $20 At The Door

LA GENTE SF are happy to perform at "Everybody's Fair" AKA "Marin-Sonoma Fair" in Petaluma! We hit the stage from 4:30-6:30! The Sonoma-Marin Fair promotes and showcases agriculture, while displaying the diverse talents, interests and accomplishments of the residents of California, especially the youth of Sonoma and Marin counties. This is achieved by providing education, entertainment and recreational opportunities for the general public, while continually striving towards enhancing the promotion and preservation of California’s agricultural heritage.

$17

Freshtival

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SOMO VILLAGE , 1100 Valley House Drive, Rohnert Park

On June 25th, 2022 we will gather with dozens of like-minded brewers in celebration of this new paradigm at the SOMO Village Event Center in Sonoma County. Featuring live music by LA GENTE SF, Down Dirty Shake and many more. There will be delicious food, an art gallery, a community market, and of course, a bunch of delicious, brewery-fresh beer!

This is a non-profit event benefiting the Bay Area Brewers Guild, and all proceeds will go to benefit their work advocating for independent, local, beer manufacturing.

-WEBSITE- https://henhousebrewing.com/?fbclid=IwAR1Ke4W_vCHR_JHP0ZdD8ZnIuFsYhk1xIFzpzscrAzPI0i6qOJ9VMluIYxA

$25 – $74

LA GENTE SF & Down Dirty Shake @ Hopmonk Tavern (Sebastopol)

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Hopmonk Tavern Sebastopol , 230 Petaluma Avenue, Sebastopol

We are happy to announce the kick off of our 2022 world tour! We will be landing at our home base in Sonoma County: The Hopmonk Tavern Sebastopol. We will be joined by San Francisco's ownDown Dirty Shake. Tickets have just gone and sale and this show will sell out.

-Facebook Event- https://fb.me/e/1s0nXcDHO

$18 Presale, $20 At The Door

Coffee With Amy (Livestream) ft. Rafa Sarria

Online

-FACE BOOK EVENT & LINK- https://fb.me/e/2IJPqtVGP Still recovering from NYE? It's ok, so are we! Special guest, Rafael Sarria (of La Gente SF), is visiting from Madrid, Spain! We will play some of our own tunes solo but also together. Please send your donations to Rafael: www.venmo.com/Rafael-Sarria Follow Rafael Sarria's music here: https://www.facebook.com/LaGenteSF Coffee with Amy streams on Facebook, Youtube and Twitch, every first Sunday morning of the month! Facebook: www.facebook.com/amyobenski Youtube: www.youtube.com/amyobenski Twitch: www.twitch.tv/amyobenski To participate in a more detailed interview, make requests and mingle, join the Coffee with Amy After-Pary over Zoom by subscribing to Obenski Backstage: https://www.amyobenski.com/backstage

LA GENTE SF Live @ Yerba Buena Day FREE

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Minna Street, Between 2nd St. & New Montgomery St. , Minna Street , San Francisco

Hola Bay Area, unfortunately LA GENTE SF had to cancel all our remaining indoor Bay Area shows before I run off to Madrid. But there is one last chance to see us live! Thursday August 19th Yerba Buena Day: Catch us OUTDOORS: 7:00-8:00pm on Minna Street in between 2nd street & New Montgomery FREEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!! One last chance to parrandiar y vacilar with some Llamas! 1-LOVE (photo by the great Odell Hussey)

LA GENTE SF Live @ Smiley's

Smiley's Schooner Saloon, 41 Wharf Road, Bolinas

Friday July 30th LA GENTE SF Live @ Smiley's (41 Wharf Road, Bolinas) $40 for 4 tickets at reserved table 7:00-9:00pm

After more than a year and half of lockdown, online shows, LA GENTE SF is overjoyed to announce we will performing live, in person at our favorite Bolinas escape: Smiley's! We have been busy working on our new album and have just recently returned from our musical residency in Colombia. This will be an evening full of rebirth, dancing, joy, music and healing! 1-LOVE

-FACEBOOK EVENT- https://fb.me/e/2ApAIWO7m

$40 for 4 tickets at a reserved table

LA GENTE SF Live from Cartagena, Colombia Livestream 6:00pm PST (8:00pm Cartagena) featuring special guests

VENMO: @Rafael-Sarria

PayPal: lagentemusic@gmail.com

LA GENTE SF is happy to announce our first livestream from beautiful Cartagena Colombia! featuring Rafael Bustamante Sarria, Ramon Paz Bustamante & Albeiro Jose! We will be performing songs from the upcoming new EP from LA GENTE SF: "Entre 2 Mundos" and much more. I can't tell you how much we have missed performing for yall and of course all virtual tips will be graciously accepted!

Benefit Concert for Earthseed Permaculture Center (EPC)

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Online

Saturday March 20th Benefit Concert for Earthseed Permaculture Center (EPC)

-Streaming on Social Distance Live- https://www.facebook.com/SocialDistanceLive/

-EPC- https://www.pandorathomas.com/epc

-FACEBOOK EVENT- https://fb.me/e/3IRp6AHql

This year, the Spring Equinox brings balance and celebration to Sonoma County as a diverse group of local musicians come together for a virtual fundraising event for Sonoma’s new Earthseed, a beautiful new farm and learning center. LA GENTE SF is proud to be a part of this online benefit concert!

ARTISTS:

Kayatta: https://kayattamusic.com/home

Eki Shola: https://www.ekishola.com

Libby Babebott: https://www.facebook.com/CUFFieO.o

Star Blue: https://starbluegalaxy.tumblr.com

Tru Lyric: http://www.trulyric.com

LA GENTE SF: https://lagentemusicsf.com/home

The Bloodstones: https://www.facebook.com/thebloodstones

Schlee: https://www.facebook.com/schleeofficial

Lee Vandeveer Band: http://leevandeveerband.com

John Courage: https://johncourage.net

Each band is dedicated to building, healing and nurturing our community and the opportunity to celebrate a future of climate justice and resiliency through Earthseed is an honor for all involved.