Ben Kweller Benefit Concert for Surf For Life

Event has passed (Fri Aug 2, 2013 - Fri Aug 2, 2013)
The Independent
Show @ 9pm
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San Franpsycho and Surf for Life are teaming up with local musicians and small businesses to raise money for educational resources in Central America. All proceeds from the night will go towards our fundraising goals.


Special invitation for all ticket holders: Stop by the San Franpsycho retail store located one block away from The Independent before the show. The store will host a pre party from 6-8:30 with complimentary small bites from Little Chihuahua, beers and drinks, limited edition free t-shirts commemorating the night, amazing raffle items from local supporting businesses, and live music/DJ.

Ben Kweller:

Over the past decade, Ben Kweller has established himself as one of the nation’s most treasured songwriters and performers. His magnetic live shows and Grammy nominated collection of studio albums has earned him a die-hard, almost cult-like, global fanbase numbering in the hundreds of thousands. Kweller’s genre-jumping blend of Alt Rock, Piano Ballads and Folk Music has captured the hearts of music critics going all the way back to his 2002 debut, Sha Sha. In 2012, Kweller released his fifth LP, Go Fly A Kite, on his very own Austin-based record label, The Noise Company, which pushed his discography over the half a million mark in sales. There is no doubt that Kweller’s career has been driven by his unsettled creative spirit and compulsion to move where the wind takes him. Through all of his twists and turns, however, the one special constant that remains is his authenticity. Whether or not he’s playing guitar or piano, with a band or all alone, stripped down or built up, the emotional result is always the same; 100% pure, Ben Kweller.


  1. The Independent 628 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA