Bay Area All-Star Musicians Perform Tonight at Slims to Support Sweet Relief's "San Francisco Bay Area Musicians Fund" and Honor Memory of Local Steve Block

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An amazing collection of musicians including David Nelson, Melvin Seals, Mark Karan and surprise guests perform tonight at Slims in San Francisco. The event, honoring the memory of beloved musician Steve Block will raise funds to assist ill, disabled or elder musicians located in the Bay Area. Sweet Relief, a 501C3 non-profit charity is producing the show with a local team comprised of Dennis McNally, Maile Hatfield and Patrick Campbell. Tickets available at Slims.SF.com

Benefit Event at Slims SF

"I do not think we have found a more passionate group or artists than the ones here in San Francisco." "The lineup of musicians that wanted to donate their time was endless" Rob Max, Executive Director at Sweet Relief.

Steve Block was a Bill Graham Presents bluecoat who worked as a roadie for the David Nelson Band, Zero, and JGB - and more. He truly loved music more than anything. He was a sweet and loving guy, and sadly, died of a heart attack last year.

An amazing lineup of musicians are gathering at Slims to celebrate his memory and raise money for a very good cause -The San Francisco Bay Area Musician Fund at Sweet Relief.
The musicians for the evening include:

Bay Area All-Star Jam (Patrick Campbell, Mark Karan, Peter Albin, Barry Flast, David Gans, Peter Harris, Inez Garcia, Bill Cutler, Joli Valenti, JC Flyer, Jessica Fierro, Pat Nevins, Jimmy Sanchez, Steve Farzan, Dore Coller, Willow van den Hoek, Joe New, Steve Shufton, David Perper, Mari Mack & Bill Laymon)

David Nelson Band (David Nelson, Barry Sless, John Molo, Mookie Siegel & Pete Sears)

Steve Block All-Stars (Melvin Seals, Stu Allen, Greg Anton, Robin Sylvester & special guests)

Also in attendance will be honorary spokesman for the San Francisco Musicians Fund, Lester Chambers. Mr. Chambers has enjoyed a 57 year music career highlighted by his performances with legendary rock music ground-breakers, The Chambers Brothers.

Executive Director at Sweet Relief, Rob Max stated, "In our almost 20 years of existence I do not think we have found a more passionate group or artists than the ones here in San Francisco." Max continued, "The lineup of artists that wanted to donate their time was endless - its a true testament to the heart of San Francisco music people and why we have focused a specific fund for this region."

The event is expected to sell out. Those who can not attend can assist Bay Area musicians battling cancer, MS, diabetes or homelessness by donating to The San Francisco Bay Area Musicians Fund at Sweet Relief

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