2017 SAUSALITO ART FESTIVAL Announced for Labor Day Weekend

2017 SAUSALITO ART FESTIVAL Announced for Labor Day WeekendMore than 260 award-winning artists from around the country and some 30,000 patrons will converge on Sausalito's beautiful waterfront this Labor Day weekend for the annual Sausalito Art Festival.

Now in its 65th year, the Sausalito Art Festival is one of the country's premiere art events that attracts patrons because of its world class art, celebrated entertainment lineup, special exhibitions and a cornucopia of gourmet food, wine, beer and specialty beverages.

The Festival runs Friday, September 2nd through Monday September 4th. Hours are Saturday & Sunday 10am to 7pm and Monday, 10 am to 5 pm. Tickets are $30, General Admission; $25 Seniors (62 & over); Children 6-12 FREE. VIP passes are $100 per day (include dedicated entry lane into the festival, two complimentary drink tickets, VIP seating at the Main Stage, and access to a VIP Lounge.) For Tickets visit Sausalito Art Festival Tickets are also sold on site at the Festival. www.sausalitoartfestival.org

ARTWORK - 260 artists exhibiting their work - 2-D Mixed Media; 3-D Mixed Media; Ceramics; Digital Art; Drawing; Fiber Art; Functional Art; Glass; Jewelry; Painting; Photography; Printmaking; Sculpture and Woodwork.

Entertainment Schedule

SATURDAY - SEPTEMBER 2ND

Main Stage

12:00 - 1:00 pm Tainted Love (80's covers)

1:45 - 2:45 pm The Tubes (rock)

3:30 - 4:45 pm The Fixx (British rock)

5:30 - 6:30 pm Pablo Cruise (pop/rock)

Artist Stage

11:00 - 12:30 pm Sony Holland (jazz)

1:00 - 3:00 pm The Patsychords (Patsy Cline Tribute)

3:30 - 5:30 pm Dave Haskell Group (jazz)

SUNDAY - SEPTEMBER 3RD

Main Stage

12:00 - 1:00 pm Boys of Summer (Eagles Tribute)

1:45 - 2:45 pm The Purple Ones (Prince Tribute)

3:30 - 4:30 pm Foreverland (Michael Jackson Tribute)

5:15 - 6:30 pm War (Latin rock)

Artist Stage

11:00 - 12:30 pm Laurel Trio (classical)

1:00 - 3:00 pm Foxes in the Henhouse (bluegrass/folk)

3:30 - 5:30 pm Rusty Strings Express ( ragtime jazz)

MONDAY - SEPTEMBER 4TH

Main Stage

12:00 - 1:10 pm Pat Travers Band (Rock of the 70's)

1:40 - 2:50 pm Atlanta Rhythm Section (Rock of the 70's)

3:30 - 5:00 pm Foghat (Rock of the 70's)

Artist Stage

11:00 - 12:30 pm Romanza (classical)

1:00 - 2:30 pm Bob Culbertson (jazz)

3:00 - 5:00 pm Charged Particles (jazz)

ADDITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

* Expanded VIP area and premiere concert viewing
* Special Don Julio tequila truck
* Bulleit Frontier whiskey woody vehicle with fine whiskey
* New this year - Moscow Mules, Irish Coffees and Ginger Beer

* Festival food is served by local nonprofits - oysters, turkey legs, French fries, ice creams and much more.

FESTIVAL HISTORY

More than 260 award-winning artists from around the country and some 30,000 patrons flock to the waterfront village of Sausalito, California, on Labor Day weekend each year for the annual Sausalito Art Festival. Now in its 65th year, the Sausalito Art Festival is one of the country's premiere art events that attracts patrons because of its world class art, celebrated entertainment lineup, special exhibitions and a cornucopia of gourmet food, wine, beer and specialty beverages. Participating artists are selected by a rigorous jury process and exhibit a range of work, including painting, sculpture, drawing, ceramics, glass, fiber and fashion, wood, photography, mixed media and more.

The Festival is produced by the nonprofit Sausalito Art Festival Foundation, which supports year-round activities along with the annual Festival. Proceeds from the Festival support the local arts community as student scholarships, grants to non-profit arts organizations and community programs. Each year, over 1,000 community volunteers help keep the Festival running smoothly. www.sausalitoartfestival.org.

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