Another note about the Benefit coming up at Bimbo's:
The benefit concert will be web-cast live and available at www.lala.com. The show can be heard during the concert from 8-11:30 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) at www.lala.com. Lala.com is an online music site where fans trade CDs for $1, get music recommendations and listen to radio stations programmed by other fans and professional DJs. Lala.com created the Z-foundation, a nonprofit organization funding programs that encourage the creation and performance of music. Lala.com contributes 20 percent of its CD trading revenue to the Z-foundation and performing artists.
The January 18 benefit will also mark the release of the new CD entitled “Hi Fidelity Education” – a compilation disc of 18 rock songs from some of California’s best known singers, songwriters, musicians and bands. Proceeds from the CD benefit the California Music Project, which seeks to raise funds and awareness to aid music education in California’s schools.
Said Chuck Leavell: “It is widely known and accepted that children who take music courses in our schools do better in other subjects such as math, reading, history and geography. Music not only helps them in those subjects but also increases their social skills and gives them a more well-rounded level of education.”
Groove is in the Heart
A Night with The Werewolves
Bimbo's 365 Club
1025 Columbus Avenue (at Chestnut Street)
San Francisco, CA 94133
Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Saints and Sinners Presents:
Groove is in the Heart
A Benefit Concert for Bay Area Music Programs
Starring: The Werewolves
Rolling Stones keyboardist and musical director Chuck Leavell has been rocking big venues like the Oakland Coliseum as the world’s greatest rock ‘n roll band toured the U.S. this year. On January 18, 2007, Chuck and his other great band, The Werewolves, will take the stage at the intimate Bimbo’s 365 Club in San Francisco to rock the house and raise money for four Bay Area music programs for kids.
Chuck is the keyboardist and musical director for the Rolling Stones. He is one of the most respected keyboardists in modern music history. His work both as a solo artist and as a musician with The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, The Allman Brothers Band, The Black Crowes, Gov’t Mule, Train and many others is among the most accomplished of any living keyboardist. Chuck is also a strong supporter of music programs for kids.
The Werewolves, Chuck’s all-star band, includes:
Narada Michael Walden - drums (Sting, Jeff Beck, Mahavishnu Orchestra, multi platinum producer
Norton Buffalo - harmonica (Steve Miller Band, Bonnie Raitt)
Bob Weir – guitar/vocals (Grateful Dead, Ratdog)
Jimmy Dillon - guitar/vocals (Clarence Clemons, Springsteen, BSMC Director)
Mark Karan - guitar (Ratdog, The Rembrants)
Ozzie Ahlers - keyboards (Van Morrison, Jerry Garcia Band)
Dewayne Pate - bass (Robben Ford Band)
... and more special friends of Chuck’s to be announced!
Tickets include an Italian hors d'oeuvres buffet and wine. Cash bar. The concert will benefit the following Bay Area music programs: Little Kids Rock, Blue Star Music Camps, Oaktown Jazz Program, and the California Music Project.
Sponsors include: lala.com, Wells Fargo Bank, NAMM
Registration Services Sponsor: Acteva
We are just delighted to post these shows on the West Coast:
Bob Weir and RatDog will play the following shows:
Saturday, February 10 at the Ventura Theatre, Ventura, CA.
Doors open at 7:00 PM. Show time is 8:00 PM.
All ages are welcome.
Mail order tickets are available at $58.00 VIP General
admission in the front of the Orchestra,
and $42.50 General admission in the second half
of the Orchestra. A taper section will be available at the $42.50 level.
Tuesday, February 13 at the Grove of Anaheim, Anaheim, CA.
Doors open at 6:30 PM. Show time is TBA.
This is a General Admission show. All ages are welcome.
Mail order tickets are available at $38.00 per ticket.
Friday, February 16 at the Roseland Theater, Portland, OR.
Doors open at 8:00 PM. Show time is 9:00 PM.
21 and over ONLY.
Mail order tickets are available at $43.00 Reserved, and
$30.50 General Admission. A taper section will be available
at the General admission level.
Sunday, February 18 at the Commodore Ballroom,
Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Doors open at 7:00 PM. Show time is 8:30 PM.
19 and over ONLY. Govt. ID required.
This is a general admission show.
Mail order tickets are available at US$45.50. Of course we
will accept Canadian postal money orders in US Dollars.
By the way: February 18, 2007 is Chinese New Year's,
ushering in the Year of the Fire Boar.
We will consider Thursday, December 14, through
Monday, December 18 as first postmark mail.
Obviously there are some gaps in the schedule. More shows
will be added when details are confirmed.
Bob Weir and RatDog at the Beacon, NY in March, 2007:
Tickets are still available for all 3 shows, although of course
Thursday and Friday with better locations than Saturday.
This also means that all orders so far received will be filled.
We will not send out any tickets in December to avoid the
We wish you all a very happy Holiday Season, with the
hope that 2007 will be a good year.
The Crew of GDTSTOO
"Say, it might have been a fiddle,
or it could have been the wind
But there seems to be a beat, now,
I can feel it in my feet, now
Listen, here it comes again!"
Web Site: http://www.gdtstoo.com
Customer Service Number: (415) 898-2364
Monday-Friday, 11am-5pm, PST.
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From the official Ratdog website. Ratdog.com:
2/09/07 San Diego, CA House of Blues
2/10/07 Ventura, CA Ventura Theater
2/11/07 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
2/13/07 Anaheim, CA The Grove
2/16/07 Portland,OR Roseland Theater
2/18/07 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom
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