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Blue Bear Benefit: Los Lobos

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BLUE BEAR SCHOOL OF MUSIC PRESENTS THE 4TH ANNUAL
“BLUE BEAR LIVE IV" - MUSIC FOR YOUTH BENEFIT FEATURING LOS LOBOS
THURSDAY, MARCH 26, BIMBO'S 365 CLUB, SAN FRANCISCO



Los Lobos


Blue Bear School of Music presents the 4TH Annual Blue Bear Live IV - Music for Youth Benefit with three-time Grammy Award winners, Los Lobos and special performances by Blue Bear youth musicians. The 4TH Annual Blue Bear Live IV - Music for Youth Benefit will take place Thursday, March 26 at 8:00 p.m. at Bimbo's 365 Club, 1025 Columbus Avenue in San Francisco. The event benefits Blue Bear's outstanding youth music education programs.

Tickets are $150 for VIP, $75 general admission and $60 for Blue Bear School of Music community members in good standing. Tickets can be purchased at www.bluebearmusic.org and at Blue Bear, or by calling (415) 673-3600. There will be special Blue Bear Youth performances by an assortment of Blue Bear affiliated youth bands.

Headlining this year's benefit at the intimately classic venue Bimbo's 365 Club, is the three-time Grammy Award winning group, Los Lobos. Using musical molds built on the blues, rockabilly, jazz, Latin and their own Mexican-American heritage, Los Lobos will mix songs from their latest album, The Town and the City, with their classics and traditional Latin American folksongs. After 35 years of making music, Los Lobos is still churning out inventive and inspiring music. Los Lobos have been guests on albums by Ry Cooder, Elvis Costello, Fabulous Thunderbirds, Roomful of Blues, and Paul Simon. Their music has been used in the films “La Bamba," “Eating Raoul," “The Mambo Kings," “Alamo Bay," and “Chan Is Missing."

Proceeds from Blue Bear Live IV support Blue Bear School of Music's outstanding youth music education and sliding scale tuition programs for under-served youth throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area.

Founded in 1971, Blue Bear is San Francisco's leading destination for aspiring musicians of all ages and all skill levels who want to enjoy learning and playing Rock, Popular, Folk, Blues or Jazz music. The School's mission is to provide superior quality and affordable popular music education through the school's experienced professional faculty and diverse programming, Blue Bear provides a comprehensive music education meeting the needs of students from 6 months old to those well into their seventies and beyond.

4TH ANNUAL “BLUE BEAR LIVE IV"
A Youth Music Education Benefit with LOS LOBOS
Thursday, March 26, 2009
Doors open at 7:00 p.m., Show at 8:00 p.m.
Bimbo's 365 Club, 1025 Columbus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94133
VIP Tickets $150
GA Tickets $75
Blue Bear School of Music Community GA Tickets $60
For tickets and information, call (415) 673-3700 or visit www.bluebear.org
Blue Bear School of Music, Fort Mason Center, Building D, San Francisco, CA 94123

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