Silicon Valley Rocks will take place on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at DNA Lounge in San Francisco. The showcase will raise money for Music in Schools Today.
The Barricades: An indie pop band formed from the broken pieces of other bands, many influenced by many genres and eras. Tech affiliations: Twilio
100%: Often compared to Sonic Youth or Dinosaur Jr., this Bay Area original band rocks harder than an earthquake. Tech affiliations: SAY Media
Allen Mask: Twentysomething recording artist whose compositions and productions are suggestive of musically innovative yet universally accepted hip-hop. Tech affiliations: Google
Open Source Band: SVRocks’ original collaborative effort. Tech affiliations: Walden Venture Capital, GigaOM, LyricFind
Ingar Brown and the Future Funk: Funk, hip-hop, soul, dance and R&B all wrapped up in an eclectic box that’s ready to get any party started. Tech affiliations: Mashery
feedbomb: Hackers by day, rockers by night, feedbomb features past and current FBers, including Randi Zuckerberg. Tech affiliations: Facebook, Quora
Fox Picnic: With their classic rock and roll style, their music ranges from AC/DC to Black Keys and from Jet to OK Go. Tech affiliations: Songbird, Adobe
Coverflow: Energetic and fun cover band who has made the tech-party circuit. Tech affiliations: Mayfield, Facebook, Blippy, Dropbox
Opening DJ: Kid Kameleon
The event will also feature a silent auction with items including a signed guitar, a snowboard, vacation packages, home sound systems and more. Read more here.
Register for VIP or general admission tickets here. All proceeds are donated to music education.