A San Jose native, Executive Director Brendan Rawson formerly spent time as Director of Cultural Participation at FirstACT Silicon Valley. He comes to SJZ with lots of experience in the arts, from his involvement in helping launch Left Coast Live to his time on the boards of Teatro Vision and the Bay Area Glass Institute. This is the third Summer Fest with Brendan at the helm. Brendan will cover festival highlights, new special features, venues and more!
On the eve of Summer Fest’s silver anniversary, Brendan shares, in his words, the five acts he plans to make time for this weekend. Also, click here to see all the details of the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest.