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Adams Avenue Street Fair – Sept. 27 – 28

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The Adams Avenue Street Fair is touted as Southern California’s largest free two-day music festival. The street fair takes place in the Normal Height’s neighborhood of San Diego.

This year marks the 33rd anniversary of the event which will take place Saturday, September 27, from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm and Sunday, September 28, from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.

2014 AA Street Fair artist photo (The Burning of Rome)Over the past 32 years, the Adams Avenue Street Fair has featured the best in local, regional, national and international artists– many of whom are Grammy Award nominees and winners, as well as Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees. Past Street Fair performers include; Wanda Jackson, No Doubt, Lila Downs, Pops Staples, Andy Summers, Nortec Collective, Dave Alvin, Jack Tempchin, Johnny Johnson, Koko Taylor, and the Beat Farmers.

2014 AA Street Fair artist photo (The Album Leaf)Headliners this year include the Austin-based quartet Heartless Bastards, San Diego rockers the Burning of Rome (pictured above), R&B tenor saxophonist Big Jay McNeely, indie artists the Album Leaf (left), the Nervous Wreckords, featuring former Louis XIV guitarist Brian Karscig, Indiana’s blues/rock/funk trio the Kinsey Report, English reggae singer/toaster Pato Banton, singer/songwriter Tom Brosseau, and salsa band Charlie Chavez y su Afro Truko.

More than 110 musical acts will be performing on eight stages on Adams Avenue, Adams Avenue Park, Lestat’s coffee house, and the new addition of Java Joe’s.

In addition to the sensational musical line-up, there will be beer gardens, a craft beer tasting area, giant carnival rides, and more than 300 vendors selling their specialties throughout the festival venue.

For the complete 2014 artist line-up, band bio’s, schedule, and more event information, visit www.adamsavenuebusiness.com.

2014 Adams Avenue Street Fair poster art (1)

San Diego resident for over 10 years, I now call this beautiful city home. Originally from the Bay Area, I'm a California girl at heart. I love the outdoors, fitness, food, and a good craft beer (from San Diego of course).

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