Gay Freedom Band Turns 20


The Jon Sims Center for the Performing Arts, The Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens and The Queer Cultural Center present:
SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band Turns 20

20th Anniversary Festival: SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band Turns 20
Saturday, May 30, 1998 11 am-4 pm
Yerba Buena Gardens, 701 Mission Street @ 3rd

Free, open-air festival celebrates the birthday of the world’s first openly G/L/B/T music group — the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band.
Emcees: David Mills, Lauren Hewitt, Trevor Hailey


11 a.m.

S.F. Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band (marching) with Cheer San Francisco, GAPA Chorus, Blackberri, Carla Lucero’s original opera “Wuornos” (selections).


Dixieland Dykes +3, Artists’ Alliance Against AIDS represented by Danny Scheie reading a Tony Kushner piece, Samuael Topiary, Tamela Fish’s original musical comedy “The Rainbow Room” (selections).

1 p.m.

Gay Iz Mir (klezmer music), Cheer San Francisco David Mills Monologue, S.F. Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band performs pops pieces.

2 p.m.

Tuffy Elderidge, Lawrence Ewing of Dance Through Time, Golden Gate Men’s Chorus, Theatre Rhinoceros

3 p.m.

SF Lesbian/Gay Chorus, Dear Miss Diva performs selections from the Miss Diva Show, The Grand Drag Race featuring the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Trauma Flintstone & the Andrews Sisters, S.F. G/L/B/T FD Pride Parade & Celebration Committee Grand Finale featuring SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band’s clang-along 1812 Overture.

The SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band 20th Anniversary Festival is being sponsored by the Jon Sims Center for the Performing Arts, the Center for the Arts–Yerba Buena Gardens and the Queer Cultural Center. The San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band is a program of the Jon Sims Center for the Performing Arts, 1519 Mission Street, SF.