KFOG KaBoom

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KFOG KaBoom was an annual outdoor concert held by KFOG in San Francisco and which occurred in May from 1994 to 2010. It was followed by a fireworks show[1][2] synchronized to a soundtrack broadcast by the station. The extravagant fireworks display drew over 350,000 people.[3] In 2007, KaBoom began charging admission due to rising costs.[4]

Through 1998, the event was known as the Sky Concert, but was renamed in 1999.[5] Reportedly, this was due to the name being too generic[citation needed] and may conflict with Keilwerth S.K.Y. Concert Saxophones.[citation needed]

In 2010, the Port of San Francisco informed KFOG that Piers 30/32 in downtown San Francisco could no longer support the heavy equipment and vehicles necessary to produce large events.[6] In May of that same year, KaBoom was moved from the pier location to the parking lot of Candlestick Park.

In the spring of 2011, KFOG announced that a proper venue for the show could not be found, and that KaBoom for 2011 was cancelled. No announcement has since been made for KaBoom since 2012.[7]

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