Venue Details

Herbst Theatre at the San Francisco War Memorial Building
401 Van Ness Ave San Francisco, CA 94102
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Quotes & Highlights

“Zanes’ kids’ music works because it is not kids’ music; it’s just music — music that’s unsanitized, unpasteurized, that’s organic even.” —New York Times Magazine
“One of those rare children’s concerts where the grownups clearly have as much fun as their kids.” —Boston Herald


Kick-start the winter holidays with Grammy Award-winners Dan Zanes and Friends at this festive family event. Join Dan and his friends from near and far in this all-ages celebration of the season. When Dan invites his friends over for a jam session, a traditional Christmas carol becomes an excuse to tap dance, the stage erupts with disco Hanukah songs, and Arabic beats provide the backdrop for a Lunar New Year sing-a-long. Don’t miss this fabulous event before it goes to Broadway for three weeks this holiday season!

Musical artists joining Dan Zanes in the holiday house party include:

- Palestinian Arabic -jazz bazuq player Tareq Abboushi

- Drummer Colin Brooks

- English designer and director Julian Crouch with his inspired Crouch Family Band

- Mexican guitarist and Vocalist Sonia de los Santos

- Accordionist / saxophonist John Foti

- Renowned tap dancer Derrick K. Grant with his tap dancing son and daughter Kaleo and Lulu Grant

- Bass player Saskia Sunshine Lane

- Fiddler / trumpeter Elena Moon Park

- Founder of the ground breaking neo-hasidic ensemble Pharoah’s Daughter, vocalist Basya Schecter

- Palestinian percussionist/composer Zafer Tawil

- And the latest sensations from Veracruz Mexico, the Villa-Lobos Brothers

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