Summer Jazz and Blues by the Bay concerts are held each Friday from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at Gabrielson Park in downtown Sausalito from June through the end of August. These concerts are free of charge (thanks to generous local sponsors).
Produced by the Sausalito Parks and Recreation Dept., the concerts feature local jazz and blues performers. Food and beverages are sold on site by local non-profit groups, or you can bring your own or shop at local stores, deli's and restaurants.
Insiders Tip: If you haven't reserved a table via the Park and Rec Department phone number below (which we think is still a bargain in this day of expensive concerts) be sure to get there early. The prime open spaces seem to fill up earlier every year.
For Sausalito residents, season passes with reserved tables are available, and are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Non-Residents pay higer fees. A limited number of Reserved tables are made available by the City each week on a one-time basis, only by advance reservation. You can call the Sausalito Recreation office for more information or to make a reservation at 415-289-4152.
Concerts are recorded and rebroadcast each week on Radio Sausalito on AM1610, which can also be accessed online and via podcast.
Skip past the video (of the Audrey Moria Shimkas Quintet in a 2011 performance) to see the 2012schedule.
The 2012 Schedule:
June 1 Starduster Orchestra
Food & Beverage Sponsors: Bay Cities Refuse
June 8 Mitch Woods and his Rocket 88s
Food & Beverage Sponsors: Volunteers in Public Safety (V.I.P.S.)
June 15 Rolando Morales
Food & Beverage Sponsors: City of Sausalito Parks & Recreation Department
June 22 Brewnel
Food & Beverage Sponsors: Sausalito - Viña del Mar Sister City Committee
June 29 Pamela Rose
Food & Beverage Sponsors: Sausalito Youth Sailing Foundation
July 6 The New Crossection
Food & Beverage Sponsors: Sausalito On the Waterfront
July 13 Ron Thompson and His Resistors
Food & Beverage Sponsors: Sausalito Lions Club
July 20 Medicine Ball Band
Food & Beverage Sponsors: Sausalito Art Festival
July 27 Kickin’ the Mule
Food & Beverage Sponsors: Sausalito Chamber of Commerce
August 3 Andre Thierry & Zydeco Magic
Food & Beverage Sponsors: Friends of the Sausalito Dog Park
August 10 Brass Express
Food & Beverage Sponsors: Sausalito Rotary Club
August 17 Junius Courtney Big Band with Denise Perrier
Food & Beverage Sponsors: Golden Gate Tall Ships Society
August 24 Eugene Huggins and Friends
Food & Beverage Sponsors: Willow Creek Foundation
We'd also like to take the time to honor the sponsors who make this event possible in our community:
DIAMOND LEVEL SPONSORS
Walsh Carter and Associates
Christina and Gordon Bowman-Jones
GOLD LEVEL SPONSORS
C.L. Dean - Pacific Heights Cleaners
Bank of Marin - Glassdoor.com
Sausalito Mermaid - Friends of Bruce
Bob & Anne from Good Ship Laissez-Faire
Modern Sailing School and Club - AWG
All Paws on Deck - Sotheby’s Realty
Nelson Painting - Eff & Holland
Ferry Friends - PwC
Habitat Books - Jinks Sisters
Sausalito Yacht Club - Les Girls
Newman & Warren - Osteria Divino
Prandi Property Management - Rotary Club of Sausalito
Sausalito Chamber of Commerce - Sausalito Lions Club
SF Bay Whale Watching - Undercurrent
Green Gift Wrapping - The Leone Family
Kahn, Zuch, Seidler, Seidler, Giheany
Camara Scremin, Experienced Sausalito Realtor
CJ Spady, CPA
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