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Galactic Baby & The Luvies

Seminal New Orleans group Galactic, featuring singer Erica Falls, performs jam-based grooves inspired by the vibrant funk, R&B, and jazz traditions of their hometown. Opening the show is San Francisco-based Baby & The Luvies, a high-energy, soul-inspired, 10-piece dance band.


Formed in 1994, Galactic is led by co-founding members guitarist Jeff Raines and bassist Robert Mercurio. Galactic has gained a loyal following with a near-constant touring schedule, epic hometown throwdowns, and collaborations with artists like Macy Gray, Mavis Staples, Trombone Shorty, Maceo Parker, and Medeski, Martin & Wood.


Baby & The Luvies

Echoing retro sounds with tight horn arrangements and powerful vocals, San Francisco-based Baby & The Luvies is an original 10-piece dance band based in San Francisco. Baby & The Luvies has performed throughout the Bay Area supporting national touring acts including Fantastic Negrito, Con Brio, Beat Mosaic, Gene Washington and the Ironsides, and more.

Other Activities

  • KidStage at noon in the West Meadow with an instrument exploration station and hip-hop dance with Paula Plessas-Hall.
  • Free Yoga Class at noon, courtesy of Office Yoga, in the West Meadow with instructor Martin Scott.
  • Food Trucks in the West Meadow: Cochinita, Seoul of Taipei, Frozen Kuhsterd