The countdown to this Sunday’s Rock Make Street Festival has begun! If the idea of a San Francisco street fair conjures up tired images of funnel cakes, hemp necklaces, and didgeridoos, prepare to be blown away by the FIFTY amazing independent local designers, artists and craftspeople and TWELVE great indie rock bands at this year’s inaugural Rock Make event, which will be held on Treat Street between 17th Street and 18th Street. It’s a great chance to get some sweet bargains on high-end pieces from nationally reknowned artisans while enjoying some great local music. It’s a free, all ages, totally DIY event and an excellent way to spend a warm Sunday afternoon in the heart of the Mission District!
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Starting at noon, twelve of the Bay Area’s best indie bands will grace Rock Make’s two stages, showcasing a great mix of indie rock, folk, and experimental pop music. Prepare to be amazed by performances from:
Low Red Land
Emily Jane White
With fifty vendors offering their wares, Rock Make will provide a cross-section of the best of the Bay Area’s cutting edge crafts scene. Participating vendors include: Leah Devine/Yuka, Booty Boutique, Ida Lauren, Ezme Design, Chi Cheng, Invisible Hero Industries, Squink Industries, Paula Lopez & Brook Baird, Tedda Hughes, The Handstitchery, Tuckymama Designs, Little Marlow, Honeycomb Jewelry, Cara Lyndon, Laura Marie Walker, Shelly Brown & Charys Hayden, Chrysiliou Accessories, Amanda Archer Collection, Kaching Design, Pollyannacowgirl Designs, Nous Savons, Beyond Wonderland, Doubleparlour, Indie Industries, Honey Pie, Malkeeta, Sarah James, Squishy Sushi, Lucky Space Monkey, Tessa Kemp Jewelry, Secession Art & Design/Colleen Mauer Jewelry, Baby Leo Designs, Bdru Design, The Girl and Rhino, AC Clothing and Bags, Daria Salus Jewelry/Kelly Mann, Ofina, Hambone & Jennicakes/Angelfish & Co., Offbeat – Handmade Jewelry, B. Vann Originals, Mama’s Little Babies.
The festival is the work of three groups sharing a like-minded commitment to supporting the development and promotion of San Francisco Bay Area independent arts and music. WhizBang Fabrics is San Franciscoâ€™s newest fabric store dedicated to providing awesome and unique cotton fabric from the states and abroad to serve the needs of seamsters of all skills and trades. Tartufi, consistently one of the Bay Areaâ€™s favorite indie rock acts, and quickly on their way to international fame, strives to contribute to and promote the great San Francisco music scene through their band and music collective, Thread Productions. The Bay Bridged is a local music media organization best know for its acclaimed music blog and podcast, both of which can be found at TheBayBridged.com.