Concert Goers Encouraged to Use Public Transit Arriving No Later than 5:45 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO (November 7, 2017) — Metallica, Dead & Company, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, G-Eazy, Rancid and Raphael Saadiq will take the stage at AT&T Park on Thursday, November 9 for the Band Together Bay Area concert benefitting the Tipping Point Emergency Relief Fund for North Bay fire relief. Doors open at 4:30 and guests are encouraged to be in their seats no later than 5:45 p.m. for an interfaith blessing from members of the San Francisco Interfaith Council, followed by a video tribute to the resilience and strength of the North Bay communities impacted by the firestorm.
The five-hour show will recognize first responders and local heroes, honoring the more than 40 victims who lost their lives in the firestorm. Raphael Saadiq will kick off the musical portion of the evening at 6 p.m., followed by Rancid at 6:30 p.m., G-Eazy at 7 p.m., Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds at 7:40 p.m., Dead & Company at 8:35 p.m. and culminating with a performance at 9:45 p.m. by Metallica. In between each set, local celebrities and athletes, including AT&T Park public address announcer Renel Brooks Moon, 49ers legend Joe Montana, San Francisco Giants legends Barry Bonds and Buster Posey and Olympic gold medalist Natalie Coughlin will honor heroes who rose to the occasion during the tragic fires. The program will also include a moment of remembrance for the victims of the the firestorm.
Limited tickets are still available for the nearly sold out show. 100% of ticket sales from the concert will go to an emergency relief fund established by Tipping Point Community. Tipping Point will direct funds to North Bay community foundations, service providers and government partners supporting the low-income communities hit hardest by the fires. The best seats in the house will be donated to first responders, volunteers and families impacted by the firestorm for an evening of solidarity, respite and hope.
Organizers are encouraging guests to take the following ridesharing or public transit lines to the show:
- Uber — Uber is matching trip fares to and from the concert up to $50,000, all of which will go to the Tipping Point Emergency Relief Fund
- Golden Gate Ferry — An additional ferry trip has been scheduled from Larkspur, departing Larkspur promptly at 4:20 p.m. and docking directly outside AT&T Park’s center field entrance. Visit www.goldengate.org for ticketing and more information
- BART/Muni — Running regular schedules all evening
- Caltrain — Two additional southbound trains will be added following the end of concert
Parking is located in Lot A, Lot C, Pier 48 and Pier 30/32. Parking lots open at 3 p.m. and cost is $38 per car. Secure bike parking is also available on the Portwalk between the viewing portals and the Dignity Health Center, and is operated by the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition.
For more information, to purchase tickets or make a donation, visit bandtogetherbayarea.org.
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