Posted by: ldonaldson on Feb 24, 2012
We are thrilled to announce Take Heart the exciting and eclectic 2012 Concert to Benefit Bread & Roses. The show will be held on March 22 at the historic Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, and will feature an extraordinary lineup of some of the Bay Area’s hottest local artists, all of whom inspire our audiences year-round.
Mitch Woods and his Rocket 88s. Mitch is described as “one of the top boogie piano men around” by Dan Aquilante of the New York Post. Mitch Woods and his Rocket 88s will fill the room with their jumpin’ and jivin’, pumpin’ and poundin’, New Orleans rhythm and blues “rock-a-boogie” magic.
Mark Hummel, a blues harmonica virtuoso, will be joined by the Blues Buddies, an all-star posse who will raise the roof with their signature, steamy blues power.
Phillip Percy Williams, an 11-year veteran of Beach Blanket Babylon will bring the excitement of Broadway to the stage with his dazzling vocals and dramatic flair. Williams will be joined by wonderful pianist Judy Hall and versatile jazz singer Cami Thompson.
Other acts include: The San Domenico Virtuoso Program Quartet, who will open the evening with classical music, and ‘Til Dawn, an award-winning teen a cappella group bringing their own of brand of rock, pop and soul.
Concert-only tickets start at $75 and concert/dinner tickets are $175 and $350. All proceeds will go toward bringing courage, comfort, hope and joy to children, teens, adults and elders living in hospitals, shelters, convalescent homes and other isolated circumstances. For more information, check out our Current Events page where you can purchase your tickets or call us at 415-945-7120.