Lonely Planet Writer

San Francisco celebrates with 33rd annual jazz festival

Crowds at the San Francisco Jazz Festival, 2007.
Crowds at the San Francisco Jazz Festival, 2007. Image by star5112 / CC BY-SA 2.0

The 33rd San Francisco Jazz Festival kicked off this week. The event has a loyal following and draws fans from around the world to see headline acts including Scofield & Medeski and Quinn Deveaux. Performances take place at well known venues around the city including Grace Cathedral and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and the festival runs until 21 June. Read more: sfjazz.org