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August 20, 2009
For those planning on rolling through San Francisco's famed Mission District on Sunday, be prepared to dismount your pink-magged fixie on Treat Street between 17th and 18th Streets; with some 70 vendors and 15 bands (spread across two stages) on the docket, the second annual Rock Make Street Festival will be clogging the thoroughfare for most of the daylight hours.

Sponsored by the tastiest of tastemakers in the Bay Area, the single-day event has doubled in size from its inaugural offing in 2008 with help from Noise Pop organizers and the SFO area music/media/blog non-profit The Bay Bridged. Also on board to support the 5.833 dozen local artists and craftspeople displaying and peddling their handwork is the local materials and finished goods boutique Whiz Bang Fabrics.

The event, which received visual design and promotion assistance from local artists Jen Merrill and Jessica Trippe, combines the personalized, feel-good quaintness of a local craft fair with a smattering of musicians providing a festive soundtrack. The music program is the brainchild of local indie-pop outfit Tartufi, who not only helped organize and sponsor the event with The Bay Bridged, but will also be performing alongside Music For Animals, Geographer, Magic Bullets, Odawas, Low Red Land, Two Sheds, The Dont's, The Ferocious Few, Photons, Boneless Children Foundation, The She's, The Psychotherapists, and Secret Cat, the latter three being billed as "kids' rock bands." No word on the specifics of the Boneless Children Foundation, but they sound delicious.

The event is free and runs from 11am to 7pm, with the a pre-party going down on Saturday at the Rite Spot Cafe at 17th and Folsom, and a requisite post-party happening there as well on the 23rd.

SEE ALSO: www.rockmake.com

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