SF Bay Area Folk-Rock Quartet with an Attitude: BLAME SALLY Performs at the Osher Marin JCC’s Summer Nights Outdoor Music Festival Saturday, August 9, 2014 @ 7:00pm

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The 2014 Osher Marin JCC Summer Nights live outdoor music series with dinners, cocktails, picnics, dancing, kid zone, playground and more wraps up the season with a long-time local favorite, Blame Sally and their eclectic and undeniably original brand of folk pop that plays on the “indie edges of Americana”.

Blame Sally at the Osher Marin JCC's Summer Nights festival on Aug 9, 2014.  www.marinjcc.org/summernights

Blame Sally brings their Indi, Folk, Americana, Pop music to the Summer Nights stage at the Osher Marin JCC on Aug 9, 2014.

{Blame Sally} has brought originality together with a roots sensibility and pop accessibility.

Blame Sally creates an eclectic and undeniably original brand of folk pop that plays on the “indie edges of Americana”. Bringing together four unique voices and musical backgrounds, Blame Sally has forged a cohesive sound that is instantly recognizable and compelling and perfect for a beautiful outdoor concert at the Osher Marin JCC's Summer Nights stage.

With their decade plus of live performances and recordings, they have established a legacy of song combining country, folk, rock, Celtic and strains of classical music, which has “brought originality together with a roots sensibility and pop accessibility.” This local folk-rock quartet with an attitude, combines acoustic textures with Americana harmonies and an independent spirit.

They’ve shared stages with like-minded artists like Los Lobos, Ani DiFranco, Richard Thompson, Roseanne Cash, Joan Beaz and Greg Brown. In 2007, Severland, the Sally’s third album charted number one on XM Satellite Radio’s Starbuck’s XM Café, and Neil Young featured their protest song “If You Tell a Lie” on his Living with War site.



Tickets & Pricing:

  • $22 advance/$25 day of / Kids 17 & under free    
  • Subscribe: 5 for only $85 - best pricing/early seating!                                         
  • Reserve a Picnic table for 8 or Cabaret tables for 4        

Tickets are available online at http://www.marinjcc.org or by calling 415.444.8000.

  • 6:00pm- VIP table & Subscriber Entry
  • 6:15pm- General Admission Entry
  • 6:40pm- Pre-festival Yoga!
  • 7:00pm- Performance
  • All performances are over before 10:00pm


Ideal for families and multiple generational gatherings, the venue is set against the beautiful hills of Marin and within a secluded, self contained, safe, outdoor park-like environment that is expansive and open, yet accessible only through the JCC.

The venue begs for picnicking but offers the choice of purchasing delicious and affordable meals. Sol Food will have a pop up restaurant on site selling their delicious Puerto Rican Cuisine.

  • No alcohol is allowed to be brought in, but is available for purchase.
  • Seating options including picnic grounds, chairs, picnic tables and intimate cabaret seating.
  • Kids 17 and under are free. Agricultural Institute of Marin will host the Kid Zone, offering up an art project along side the playground for youngsters.
  • Georgi & Willow pop-up shop will offer festival clothing and add to the full Marin community experience.

The Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts is the Performing Arts Department within the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center in San Rafael, California. All are welcome; no membership is ever required to attend. The Center is a long-standing Marin non-profit, centrally located in Marin County and just ¼ mile east off Hwy 101.

Summer Nights 2014

7/12 –African Music Night:
Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars – African Dance - Sol Food

7/19 – Pacific Island Night:
HAPA, Hawaiian Dance – Mauna Loa Hawaiian BBQ

7/26 –Gypsy Rock:
Diego’s Umbrella – Israeli folk Dancing – Millers East Coast Deli

8/2 – Country Western/Americana:
The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit – Country Two-Step – Casa Manana

8/9 – Indie Folk Rock:
Blame Sally – Yoga! – Sol Food

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