Green Bash & Common Ground Magazine present
The Official Opening Night Party for the
8th Annual SF Green Festival
Green Spirit Dance
Venue: 1015 Folsom | at 6th street
Non Stop Bhangra Set: 9:00pm
Price: $15 advance I $20 Door
PURCHASE ADVANCE TICKETS
NON STOP BHANGRA
DELHI 2 DUBLIN
THE GREEN CHILDREN
KIRTAN & SACRED SPACE W/MUKTI +
GUARA VANI & JAYA LAKSHMI
AVANT GARDE PERFORMANCE ART BY EL CIRCO (Burning Man)
AMBIANCE BY HOOKAHDOME
PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS!
The Festivities will launch on Friday The 13th at 1015 Folsom with the 3rd incarnation of The Green Spirit Dance in celebration of Common Ground’s 35th Anniversary—a spirited multi-dimensional event, with diverse offerings happening on various floors. The Main Dance room will feature a live band performance by the rapidly emerging Delhi 2 Dublin, a Vancouver based group that was hit on this summers west coast festival scene. Their hybrid sound and lively stage presence skillfully blends the upbeat energy Bollywood Dance with the musicality of Celtic folk creating an infectious vibe that electrifies the dance floor.
Complementing Delhi 2 Dublin will be The Bay Area’s own Non Stop Bhangra. Imagine a scene from a Bollywood movie smack in the middle of a thumping nightclub---the swirling colors, the rhythm of pounding feet, and the relentless energy of brilliant beats. Non Stop Bhangra is a non-stop party, featuring dance lessons with the Dholrhythms dance troupe, followed by dance performances, live music sets, visuals, live painting, and DJs spinning an eclectic mix of Bhangra, hip hop, reggae, and electronica.
The eclectic show will be artistically elevated by a rare appearance by the El Circo Performance Troupe, host of the legendary El Circo Burning Man theme camp shows that have stunned the playa year after year. The troupe performance will includes costumed performers, artists, live musicians and aerialists supported by World Class DJ’s David Starfire (Burning Man / Coachella / Harmony Festival) and Pleasure Maker: Afrolicious, who will bring on the groove laden world beats sure to heat up the dance floor late into the night.
The sacred Kirtan music of Mukti & Friends will special guest Guara Vani and Jaya Lakshmi will enrich “Spirit” side of the event. They will be performing upstairs in the Spirit Tower and accompanied by dance movement and acro-yoga workshops. There will be a great selection of exhibitors and sponsors serving up healthy organic food and green sustainable business products.