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34th Edition of America's Cup Under Way in SF

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    NEWSLETTERS

    TK
    © ACEA / PHOTO ABNER KINGMAN
    04/07/2013 - San Francisco (USA CA) - 34th America's Cup - Parade Day at America's Cup Park

    The 34th edition of the America’s Cup is taking place in the Bay Area. NBC Bay Area's LIVE coverage begins Tuesday, August 6 at 1 p.m.

    NBC Bay Area will broadcast all the events surrounding the Summer of Racing.

    San Francisco is playing host to the Summer of Racing on the San Francisco Bay, which consists of four main events – the 2013 America’s Cup Finals, the Louis Vuitton Cup, ORACLE TEAM USA’s training, and the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup. This will be the first time the America’s Cup has been held in the U.S. since 1995.

    Defending champion ORACLE TEAM USA will compete with challengers Artemis Racing (Sweden), Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Challenge 2013 (Italy) for the oldest trophy in international sport.
    The televised racing schedule is as follows:
      
    LVC Semi Race 1 (KNTV)
    Tue. 8/6; 1 – 2:30 p.m.
    LVC Semi Race 2 (KNTV)
    Wed. 8/7; 1 – 2:30 p.m.
    LVC Semi Race 3 (KNTV)
    Fri. 8/9; 1 – 2:30 p.m.
    LVC Semi Race 4 (COZI-TV)
    Sat. 8/10; 1 – 2:30 p.m.
     
    LVC Semi Race 5* (KNTV)
    Mon. 8/12; 1 – 2:30 p.m.
    LVC Semi Race 6* (KNTV)
    Tue. 8/13; 1 – 2:30 p.m.
    LVC Semi Race 7* (KNTV)
    Thur. 8/15; 1 – 2:30 p.m.
    LVC Finals Races 1 & 2 (COZI-TV)
    Sat. 8/17; 1 – 3 p.m.
    LVC Finals Races 3 & 4 (COZI-TV)
    Sun. 8/18; 1 – 3 p.m.
    LVC Finals Races 5 & 6 (KNTV)
    Wed. 8/21; 1 – 3 p.m.
    LVC Finals Races 7 & 8* (COZI-TV)
    Sat. 8/24; 1 – 3 p.m.
    LVC Finals Races 9* & 10* (COZI-TV)
    Sun. 8/25; 1 – 3 p.m.
    LVC Finals Races 11* & 12* (KNTV)
    Wed. 8/28; 1 – 3 p.m.
    LVC Finals Race 13* (KNTV)
    Fri. 8/30; 1 – 3 p.m.
    AC Match Finals Races 1 & 2 (KNTV)
    Sat. 9/7; 1 – 3 p.m.
    AC Match Finals Races 3 & 4 (KNTV)
    Sun. 9/8; 1 – 3 p.m.
    AC Match Finals Races 5 & 6 (KNTV)
    Tue. 9/10; 1 – 3 p.m.
    AC Match Finals Races 7 & 8 (KNTV)
    Thur. 9/12; 1 – 3 p.m.
    AC Match Finals Races 13* & 14* (KNTV)
    Tue. 9/17; 1 – 3 p.m.
    AC Match Finals Races 15* & 16* (KNTV)
    Thur. 9/19; 1 – 3 p.m.
    * if necessary
    Viewers can track live race tweets by following @americascupLIVE on Twitter. A Facebook page and YouTube channel will also provide live streaming and additional up-to-the-minute information.
    American’s Cup TV specials airing on KNTV will include:
    1st Look Americas Cup Special
    Sat. 7/27; 1 – 1:30 a.m.
    1st Look Americas Cup Special Encore
    Sun. 8/4; 9 – 9:30 p.m., Sat. 8/31; 7:30 – 8 p.m.
    The Racing Begins
    Sun. 9/1; 6:30 – 7 p.m.
    In addition, an America’s Cup Discovered Magazine Show will air every Sunday from 6/23 to 8/25 at 6:30 – 7 p.m. on KNTV.
    A summer concert series will also take place in an outdoor arena at America’s Cup Park at Piers 27/29 featuring several popular artists. The America’s Cup Village will also be open on race days at Marina Green presenting educational, interactive, and entertainment features as well as food and drinks and official America’s Cup and team apparel available for purchase. Entry is free.
    The America’s Cup Concert Series schedule is as follows:
    Counting Crows and The Wallflowers – Thur. 7/18
    San Francisco Symphony – Sat. 7/20
    Weezer – Thur. 7/25
    311 – Thur. 8/1
    Sublime – Sun. 8/4
    Cheech & Chong with WAR – Sat. 8/10
    Train – Sun. 8/11
    The Jonas Brothers – Tue. 8/13
    Steely Dan – Sat. 8/17
    Heart – Wed. 8/28
    Jazon Mraz – Sun. 9/1
    Sammy Hagar – Sat. 9/7
    Fall Out Boy with Panic! At The Disco – Sat. 9/21
    The Lumineers with Dr. Dog and Nathaniel Rateliff – Wed. 9/25
    The Avett Brothers with Nicholas David – Sat. 10/12
     
    More concert details as well as a complete history of the America’s Cup can be found on the official America’s Cup website.