Mardi Gras San Francisco Style - Free Blues Concert
What: Mardi Gras San Francisco Style returns to the Fillmore on Tuesday, February 28th. The annual Fat Tuesday celebration opens with a free blues concert at 5 pm in the Fillmore Center Plaza, where Pat (Lady Guitar) Wilder is followed by a New Orleans style processional, led by The St. Gabriel Brass Band and SumbaFunk!. The festivities continue with a masquerade ball at the West Bay Conference Center at 8 pm, where The West Coast Blues Society will perform some California style blues. Fat Tuesday in the Fillmore will again bring San Francisco's historic Fillmore Music District to life with rhythm & blues, a colorful family friendly carnival atmosphere, along with face painting, street artists and performers.
Guests will be able to enjoy food, drink and other specialties at numerous Fillmore restaurants, clubs and businesses. A plethora of eclectic delectable eats will be available to satisfy every palate -- whether it's coffee and sports at the Fillmore Cafe, homemade cookies and ice cream at Bumzy's Cookies and Miyako Ice Cream; Bruno's Italian, mouth- watering sandwiches from Prime Dip or Ethiopian cuisine & Jazz from Sheba Piano Lounge.
When: Fat Tuesday, February 28, 2017
5:00 pm: Free Blues Concert, Fillmore Center Plaza, 1475 Fillmore @ O'Farrell. Performance by: Lady Guitar- Pat Wilder & Band
8:00 pm: Masquerade Ball, Westbay Conference Center, 1290 Fillmore @ Eddy. Performance by: West Coast Blues Society Band
Advance purchase tickets for the Masquerade Ball are available at www.eventbrite.com. Ticket price include admission to the ball, dinner, beads, a wristband for corridor specials and a beverage.
The purchase of a $10 wristband will allow those not attending the ball to enjoy specials offered by numerous Fillmore restaurants, clubs and businesses along the F
February 28, 2017 Start Time: 05:00 PM
February 28, 2017 End Time: 11:00 PM
Fillmore Center Plaza Fillmore between O Farrell and Ellis streets San Francisco, California United States
Festivals & Fairs
Free Blues Concert; Masquerade Ball $45 each; $80/couple; wristbands $10