4TH OF JULY @ Berkeley Marina

2021 EVENT IS CANCELLED


ENTERTAINMENT 2019

BLASTS OF FUN ALL DAY!
JULY 4 @ THE BERKELEY MARINA

DowntownRhythm

DOWNTOWN RHYTHM
7:30-9:30 Main Stage

Downtown Rhythm is San Francisco Bay Area’s premiere Classic Soul/Latin Funk dance band. DTR formed in 1989 and is comprised of four brothers and two sons performing music from the 1970s and 1980s. DTR has entertained countless audiences and will get you on your feet with high energy dance tunes as well as beautiful ballads. Please join us for a day celebration and dance with Downtown Rhythm.

Groovy Judy Band

GROOVY JUDY
5:15-7:15 Main Stage

One of the top female guitarists and entertainers in the Bay Area. Influenced by Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles and Sly & The Family Stone, her stellar guitar playing, inspirational lyrics, colorful dress, and upbeat personality help people smile and feel great. She’s been a featured performer at several of the Summer of Love Festivals in Monterey and has opened for rock legends Big Brother & The Holding Company and Jefferson Starship. From her own uplifting compositions to covering the best Top 40s classic rock, funk, R&B and Motown, she puts on an electrifying, high-energy, family-friendly show.

IMPROV-O-LINIST KIPPY MARKS

IMPROV-O-LINIST KIPPY MARKS
3:15-5:00 Main Stage

Kippy has been delighting audiences with his inspirational electric violin riffs and lively performances for over two decades. His unforgettable compositions, drawn from classical, jazz, blues, dance, Middle-Eastern, and Eastern-European traditions, have brought Kippy global recognition. He has provided many years of inspiring, creative, experiences in the San Francisco/Bay Area. Don't miss this incredible musician.

BERKELEY HIGH JAZZ ENSEMBLE

BERKELEY HIGH JAZZ ENSEMBLE
1:30-3:00 Main Stage

Berkeley High School Jazz Ensemble consists of Ben Esposito (drums), Graham Messer (piano), Lev Ami (bass), Camille Collins (tenor) and Max Nierlich (trumpet). They play mainly original compositions and perform regularly at gigs and festivals, including winning Best Combo in the Charles Mingus Festival in New York.

BERKELEY HIGH JAZZ ENSEMBLE

SADZAMOTO
12:00-1:15 Main Stage

SadzaMoto brings the traditional and contemporary sounds of Zimbabwe and Southern Africa to you on marimbas, mbira, electric guitar, bass, hand and kit drums, along with multipart vocal harmony in Shona, English and Zulu. This upbeat music delights and excites our audiences and appeals to listeners of all ages!

Alex Yaskin 'Kobring'

ALEX YASKIN ‘KOBRING’
1:00 Food Court Amphitheatre

He looks like a French accordion player in a black beret. This guy isn’t French, though. It is immediately clear that he can perform any kind of traditional accordion music but the surprise is the sound of disco, rock or reggae music on his accordion.

THE MERRIE MARY SHOW

THE MERRIE MARY SHOW
2:00 + 4:00 Food Court Amphitheatre


This is a unique variety act featuring comedy, juggling, pantomime, magic with a one-of-a-kind pole walking finale! Mary entertains people of all ages with her cute 90 pounds of audacious pluck!

Rev. Rabia Duo

REV. RABIA DUO
3:00 Food Court Amphitheatre

Rev. Rabia has been performing gut-bucket blues in the Bay Area for over 30 years. Her husband, Keizo hails from Japan and was a former session musician for Yamaha studios. The two of them play with such joy that they will make your day!

Frisco Fred

FRISCO FRED
5:00 + 7:00 Food Court Amphitheatre

For the past 30 years Frisco Fred has toured the world with his magic, juggling, and escape artistry. Now he gets to do it for you in Berkeley!

SEAN LEE: A ONE-MAN BAND

SEAN LEE: A ONE-MAN BAND
6:00 Food Court Amphitheatre


A true artist in every sense of the word, Sean Lee is a seasoned performer of both street and stage, recently returning from his third solo US tour. Simultaneously playing banjo, bass drum, and tambourine, his one-man band get up was decades in the making. It is guaranteed family fun.

Sam Siegel AFRO CUBAN RUMBA DRUMMING

AFRO CUBAN RUMBA DRUMMING
2:00-6:00PM SE Marina Shoreline

Sam Siegel puts together a great afternoon of drummers performing on the point south of Cal Sailing Club. As their rhythms carry out over the water, you can dance along side their group.

Benjamin Glasgow: In Steel

BENJAMIN GLASGOW: IN STEEL
2:00-6:00 in the Food Court

Benjamin Glasgow is originally from the island of St. Lucia in the Caribbean. He’s been playing steel drums, better know in the islands as steel pan, for a very long time. The Bay Area has been very fortunate to have enjoyed his eclectic musical style since 1985 and now you can, too!
Aikido of Berkeley

AIKIDO OF BERKELEY
4:30-5:30 in Shorebird

Watch a martial arts demonstration led by Kayla Feder Sensei. Known as the ‘Art of Peace’, aikido is movement in harmony with oneself, others and the world. Plus, you get a good workout!

Berkeley Kite Festival octipile kites Dragon Boats - 4th of July Berkeley Marina Glo Spinners Glo Glovess Flag face paintingBlue Green bounce Giant Slide Mini Train Pink Dino BouncePony RidesGiant SlideBubble FunTea cups ride

Entertainment Schedule

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MAIN STAGE
210 University Ave.

Art by RTYSTIK.com • Sound by Fonky Rob
12:00-1:15 SadzaMoto (African Marimba Pop)
1:30-3:00 Berkeley High Jazz Ensemble
3:15-5:00 Kippy Marks Improv-o-linist (Electric Violin)
5:15-7:15 Groovy Judy (Rock & Roll)
7:30-9:30 Downtown Rhythm (Latin Funk)
   

FOOD COURT AREA

2:00-6:00 Benjamin Glasgow: In Steel (Steel Pan)
1:00 Alex Yaskin ‘Kobring’ (Accordion)
2:00 The Merrie Mary Show (Juggling, Comedy)
3:00 Rev. Rabia Duo (Americana)
4:00 The Merrie Mary Show (Juggling, Comedy)
5:00 Frisco Fred (Juggling, Magic, Stunts)
6:00 Sean Lee (A One-Man Banjo)
7:00 Frisco Fred (Juggling, Magic, Stunts)
   

HERE THERE & EVERYWHERE

11:00-8:00 Free Zip Line in Adventure Playground
12:00-5:00 Free Dragon Boat Rowing Rides on K Dock
12:00-8:00 Kite Flying in Cesar Chavez Park
12:00-9:30 Free Photo Booth near the Main Stage
12:00-9:30 Arts & Crafts, Info, and ‘Light Up the 4th’ booths
12:00-9:30 Giant Slide, Carnival Rides, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, in Skates Parking Lot
12:00-9:30 Inflatable Park, Train Rides, Walk-on-Water Balls, Bungee Trampoline, Face Painting, Food Booths on the Ferry Dock
12:00-10:30 Free Valet Bike Parking by Spokes near Adventure Playground
12:00-9:45 Food Trucks & Booths in the Food Court and on the Ferry Dock
1:00-6:00 Afro Cuban Rumba Drumming Performance in the SE Marina Shoreline
4:30-5:30 Aikido of Berkeley Demonstration in Shorebird Area
   
9:35PM End of Pier: Fantastic Fireworks Show
Presented by the City of Berkeley
 

Cops & ShoppersShopping Therapy

Food CourtFood Court

Glitter TattoosGlitter Tattoos

Balloon Twister Chris AbbeBalloon Twister Chris Abbe

Photo BoothPhoto Booth

BungyBungy

flag, peace, love face paintHappy 4th of July!

Berkeley fireworksFantastic Fireworks

 

 

Thanks to our Sponsors 2019

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ADA
This event is accessible to persons with disabilities. To request disability accommodations, please call the Disability Services Specialist at 1(510)981-6418 (voice), or 1(510)981-6347(TTY). At least one week's notice will ensure availability.