Neighbors react as SF plans to convey extra summer season concert events to Golden Gate Park
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Town of San Francisco saying its plan to convey extra summer season concert events to Golden Gate Park. The 2-to-three-day occasion could be held on the weekend following the annual Outdoors Lands Competition that usually takes place in August.
Outdoors Lands is at all times a busy time for Golden Gate Parith the considered extra concert events. Individuals who stay close by have combined views.
Neighbors of Golden Gate Park have complained over time in regards to the noise, visitors and trash from the annual Outdoors Lands Music Competition.
“It’s fairly dangerous I generally go away city. I go away city,” mentioned San Francisco resident Diane Aurelius. “The bass may be extremely loud and throbbing, and I discover it very annoying.”
On Friday, town of San Francisco introduced its plan to convey extra summer season concert events to golden gate park. The 2-to-three-day occasion could be held on the weekend following the Outdoors Lands Competition, which normally takes place in August.
Neighbors shared their ideas.
“I feel it’s horrible with all of the visitors. San Francisco is already jammed,” mentioned one other resident.
“I feel if it had been acoustic I might be all for it,” Aurelius mentioned. “Acoustic with a picnic vibe and beginning at midday and ending at 5, one thing that doesn’t intrude with individuals’s lives an excessive amount of.”
The proposed occasion would characteristic a single headliner — as an alternative of a number of headliners. It will be restricted to the Polo Fields with a capability of 65,000 individuals quite than 75,000.
Mayor London Breed says extra concert events would assist the native financial system.
“I do know town likes the cash, however it’s not for the individuals who stay round right here. Not good.”
“I’m not towards music, clearly, I’m a musician, however I feel music is a good factor, getting individuals collectively is a good factor, sonically talking for the neighbors and the animals and delicate individuals I’ve an issue with that,” Aurelius mentioned.
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The proposed concert events could be held from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Like yearly, a hotline could be out there for residents to deal with issues.
The board of supervisors is scheduled to vote to approve the plan subsequent week. If authorised, the concert events would start subsequent yr.