2013 Summer Nights San Rafael Festival set to swing in

May 28, 2013 by  

The 2013 Summer Nights Outdoor Music Festival has been scheduled in San Rafael, California, beginning July 13 and extending for five Saturday night events through August 10. The festival performances will take place in Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts.

The events will include cocktails, dinners, arts and crafts and dancing within an outdoor arena. The Festival is comprised of family-friendly entertainment and all ages are welcome. A Kids Zone is new this year and will offer fun activities including art projects for the children.

Kicking off the summer festival will be Bluegrass Night: Hot Buttered Rum. The band will headline on July 13 and will play rock, jazz, string band and Celtic music. There will be classic BBQ dinners available for purchase and Bread and Roses will star in the Kid Zone.

On Saturday July 20 the World Café: Rupa and the April Fishes with Classical Revolution will bring their music comprised of punk, reggae, raga rockabolly, cumbia, chanson and indie rock to the venue. A local restaurant will provide dinner to be purchased. The Agriculture Institute of Marin will be in the Kid Zone.

July 27 will feature Hawaiian Hapa with their traditional Polynesian rhythms. Dance instruction including the Hula will be included, and Hawaiian BBQ dinners will be onsite for purchase.

August 3 will feature Latin: Night LoCura/Los Pinguos and August 10 will be Louisiana Roots: Andre Thierry and Zydeco Magic.

Local printing companies are frequently involved to produce promotional materials for festivals of this type. Banner printing is prevalent as the banners are used to create interest pre-event as well as used for directional signage at the event.