For over 3 decades the Harmony Sweepstakes National Finals has been delighting Marin audiences becoming the county’s longest-running music festival. Begun in San Rafael in 1984, the event has grown to become the leading showcase for vocal harmony groups nationwide with winners of regionals competitions from around the country flown here to compete in the National Finals. From vocal jazz to doo wop, barbershop to pop and all styles in between, you will be amazed at the versatility of the human voice on display in this most exhilarating evening of vocal harmony singing.
The Harmony Sweepstakes A Cappella Festival is the premier American showcase for vocal harmony music. The annual national competition draws from hundreds of vocal groups from around the country with regional competitions in eight cities. The winning group from each festival is flown to perform in front of celebrity judges and a sold out house of enthusiastic a cappella fans at the National Finals.