MSFriends - Rock For MS On Sunday, September 20
At The Boom Boom Room In San Francisco
Rock for MS is the major fundraising event for MSFriends, that is conceived under the leadership of president, Amelia Davis, and inspired by Jim Marshall, one of the world's most renowned rock music photographers and winner in 2004 of the prestigious photography Lifetime Achievement Lucie Award.
More than ten years ago, Jim Marshall hired Amelia as his assistant knowing she had MS, and since then Jim has become a passionate advocate for the needs of people living with MS.
Through Jim's influence, other well-known rock photographers such as Henry Diltz, Baron Wolman, Neal Preston, Michael Zagaris and others to pitch in and donate their work for auction or sale. MSFriends has established a powerful, high profile presence in three of the most important music and photography centers in this country: San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York.
Tickets are now on sale at msfriends.org for the organizations' Rock For MS event being held Sunday, September 20, 7:30 p.m. at Boom Boom Room in San Francisco featuring Roy Rogers.
$25 — General Admission
$50 — Premium Admission
Includes an exclusive limited edition Rock for MS t-shirt, with a Jim Marshall photo of Roy Rogers printed on the t-shirt and signed by both Roy Rogers and Jim Marshall.
$100 — VIP Admission
Only twenty $100 tickets will be offered. VIP guests will receive a Polaroid of themselves taken and signed by Jim Marshall. Please note: VIP ticket holders will be admitted at 7:00 p.m., one half hour before the doors open, for their photo session and signing.
Each person will receive a complimentary cocktail ticket at the door from our alcohol sponsor.
Also available will be the first two books in critically acclaimed author Deborah Grabien's new JP Kinkaid mystery series: Rock and Roll Never Forgets and While My Guitar Gently Weeps.
The series, rooted firmly in Bay Area rock, is narrated by JP Kinkaid, a superstar guitarist who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis. Grabien, who has MS herself, will be on hand to sign and dedicate copies of her books.
As a special offer for those who attend the show, a package of both books, as well as the signature MSFriends guitar pick necklace, will be available for $50 (a retail savings of $20).