What: Adams Avenue Street Fair, San Diego
When: Saturday September 28, 2013, 10AM
Where: Normal Heights, Kensington Heights, & University Heights, San Diego
The 2013 annual Adams Avenue street fair is this weekend, join us September 28th and 29th for southern California’s largest FREE two day music festival hosted by the Normal Heights, Kensington Heights, and University Heights communities. Festival hours are 10am-10pm on Saturday and 10am-7pm on Sunday. The fair transforms Adams Avenue into a smorgasbord offering of fantastic musical entertainment, shopping, and vendors for all ages, all weekend long!
In celebration of its 32nd year running this year’s festival features more that 90 musical acts. Performances are held on three outdoor and seventeen indoor stages set up throughout Adams Avenue. According to their website, the planned stages include: Adams Park, Kensington Park, Cafe 21, Ken Cafe, Ken Club, Kensington Grill, Ponce’s Mexican, Cafe Cabaret, Back From Tomboctou, DiMillie’s, Blind Lady Ale House, Rosie O’ Grady’s, The Ould Sod, Lestat’s, Triple Crown Pub, El Zarape, Sabuki Sushi, Antique Row Cafe, Jayne’s Gastropub, Air Conditioned Lounge, Kadan, Cantina Mayahuel, Twiggs Cafe.
The musical line up offers a mix of blues, folk, traditional roots music, Appalachian folk songs, bluegrass, Americana, cowboy, Cajun, rockabilly. A special collaboration by the pioneering San Diego band Los Alacranes and two members of Los Lobos is just one of the musical treats in store at the 2013 edition of Adams Avenue Unplugged. Top Bands at the 2013 Adams Avenue Street Fair:
The Standells with Johnny Echols, the Dave & Deke Combo, the Styletones, Jungle Fire, Old Man Markley, Big Black Delta, Zac Harmon & His Band, Wild Belle, Saint Rich, Chris Trapper, and Paul Freeman.
In addition to the excitement of the musical performances, the festival features beer gardens and a beer tasting area. The festival also features more than three hundred food vendors, arts and craft specialty vendors and giant carnival rides. The festival is presented with great thanks to the Adams Avenue Business Association, a non- profit organization whose goal is to promote increased commercial activity within the Adams Avenue Business District. This is an event for everyone, with many types of music, food, drink, and fun so don’t miss this year’s festivities; enjoy local bands, brews, food, and fun in support of your community.