98.5 KFOX Presents: School of Rock San Francisco Benefit Concert Featuring Guest Appearance By Yes Vocalist Jon Anderson.
The Paul Green School of Rock will present its first San Francisco Benefit Concert, featuring special guest Jon Anderson of the progressive rock band Yes, at Great American Music Hall on July 22nd.
Anderson served as lead singer and frontman for Yes from 1969 to 1979 and again from 1983 to 2004, providing the distinctive vocals on the group's hits, including Roundabout and Owner of a Lonely Heart.
Kurtis Matthews, CEO of the Comedy College, will be event emcee. Kids from the San Francisco School of Rock will open the show with their best of the season, including Grateful Dead and Southern Rock. The School of Rock West Coast All-Stars will perform next, leading to a not-to-be-missed set with Jon Anderson.
A raffle and silent auction at the Benefit Concert will offer cool, rock-related items, including an autographed Fender electric guitar signed by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ron Wood of the Rolling Stones, donated by STARMARKS.NET and a "Live Like A Rock Star" package that includes a stay in the Extreme Wow Suite at W San Francisco.
98.5 KFOX is presenting sponsor. Other sponsors include yelp, STARMARKS.NET, the ONION, TRES AGAVES, A.V. Club, Amoeba Music, and W San Francisco.
The Benefit Concert is hosted by the "Rachel Sager Arts Foundation" to benefit Bay Area youth music programs. Proceeds will help fund School of Rock scholarships, special tours and other youth music programs.
Tickets can be purchased through the Great American Music Hall website - www.GAMH.com (All Ages).
A special VIP Pre-show Party will precede the Benefit Concert. VIPs will receive complimentary cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and gifts in a roped-off section upstairs. VIP tickets are available exclusively through the Great American Music Hall website - www.GAMH.com. (All Ages).
About Paul Green School of Rock:
The Paul Green School of Rock Music, depicted in the documentary "Rock School," and inspiration for the Jack Black's "School of Rock," provides children 7-18 with the "gift of rock" through its interactive music program. Featuring a performance-based approach to music, it teaches music in a fresh, contemporary style that includes everything from theory to group dynamics and promoting one's shows.
General Admission $35, VIP in advance $100, VIP at the door $150.
Official Website: http://www.schoolofrocksf.com
Added by FullCalendar on May 31, 2007