Metallica to Perform at SF Civic Center for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals Benefit Concert

Local technology giant Salesforce announced plans for its ninth annual Concert for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals fundraiser, in conjunction with its annual conference, Dreamforce.

The event will feature a live performance by Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy-award winning rock band Metallica and superstar Janet Jackson. The annual concert will take place at Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco. On this evening, in addition to the live music, a cocktail reception will take place in City Hall where Dr. Michael Anderson, President of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, will present patient Myla Cunanan with the UCSF General Colin Powell Medal of Courage Award. An afterparty hosted by MC Hammer and Rob Garza will take place in City Hall immediately following the concert.

Tickets start at $1,000 and include entry to the cocktail reception, concert and after-party. For more details on tickets and sponsorships please visit the event’s website. Through this annual concert, Salesforce has raised $60 million to date for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals.


Metallica at AT&T Park in 2016, Photo by Luis Rocha.

Ninth Annual Concert for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
6:30pm: Cocktail reception (San Francisco City Hall at 1 Dr. Carlton B Goodlett Place)
8pm: Janet Jackson performs at Bill Graham Civic
8:30pm: Concert (Civic Center Plaza & Bill Graham Civic Auditorium)
10pm–midnight: After party (City Hall) with DJ Set by Thievery Corporation

Written by Carlos Olin Montalvo

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