2019 Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Block Party, Blues Concert & Masquerade Ball

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Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Block Party

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA) – The Village Project presents the 2019 Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Block Party & Blues Concert, Tuesday, March 5, at the Fillmore Center Plaza (1475 Fillmore St. San Francisco, CA). This year’s celebration again opens with a free community blues concert featuring blues songstress, Margie Turner, along with Alabama Mike and Bernard Anderson.

The New Orleans style festival will bring San Francisco’s historic Fillmore Music District to life with Zydeco and blues, a colorful family friendly carnival atmosphere, and a second line parade led by Sumba Funk, the St. Gabriel’s Brass Band and the Gumbo Band. New Orleans’ own, Chief Takawaka will serve as Grand Marshall and will MC the event. There will be face painting, street artists and performers. The free blues concert starts at 5PM and ends at 7:30PM and followed by the second line New Orleans style parade down the Fillmore Corridor. Cost is free for the this concert and festivities, but you need to RSVP.  

The annual Masquerade Ball follows at 8pm at the Fillmore Jazz Heritage Center and tickets for that event can be purchased here. Guests will enjoy New Orleans cuisine, Mardi Gras drink specials and more blues and Zydeco music, with Tia Carroll and the infamous Fillmore Slim.



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