March 30, 2020

Francesca Lee graduated from Sir Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts with a B.A. in Performing Arts (Music) in 2002 majoring in vocal performance and songwriting. In 2004, she moved to San Francisco and established herself in the Bay Area music sce...

March 30, 2020

We would like to share some tips on how to best support our community -- particularly our musicians and performing artists as well as other volunteers -- and how we might better take care of ourselves during this troubling time. We are all isolated and know there are m...

March 30, 2020

Did you know...

That our founder, the late Mimi Fariña, was inspired to start Bread & Roses after she sang in a concert with her sister Joan Baez at New York’s notorious Sing Sing Prison in 1972 with B.B. King as headliner.  

As seen in a clip from the concert by docume...

March 30, 2020

Enjoy this month's featured playlist of some of the songs by our favorite artists who have performed at our benefit concerts and institutional shows.

LISTEN TO PLAYLIST ON SPOTIFY

1. Waiting On The World To Change · Taj Mahal · Keb' Mo'

2. Nina Cried Power · Hozier

3. Star...

March 30, 2020

Thank you Keri Brenner and Paul Liberatore at the Marin Independent Journal for writing about the inspiring endeavors of Marin's musical community during this unprecedented time. At Bread & Roses Presents, we are doing our best as we shelter in place to support the mus...

March 27, 2020

St. Anthony’s Dining Room in the heart of San Francisco’s Tenderloin district serves 3,000 hot lunches 365 days a year. In San Francisco, one in five adults lacks the resources to provide food for themselves or their families. In the Tenderloin, that number is as high...