Silicon Valley Rocks! is back. Now in its fifth year, this fund-raiser for music education has featured bands of tech professionals from household names such as Google, Facebook, YouTube and many more.
Silicon Valley Rocks will take place on Thursday, November 29, at DNA Lounge in San Francisco. The showcase will raise money for Music in Schools Today. Special discount for Dealmaker Media readers, take 10% of VIP and general admission: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4244399112?discount=MPDEAL10OFF
Speechwriters LLC: A cautious alliance between West Coast songwriters Dave Lowensohn and Misha Chellam, who quickly became inseparable and spent most of the Bush years touring the country in borrowed minivans. Tech affiliations: Founder Institute, Blumberg Capital, TheGreenOffice.com, Handwoven Industries
Happy Fangs: Happy Fangs is a guitar and vocal garage pop duo influenced by Bikini Kill, The Beach Boys, Blondie, and music without Bono in it. Tech affiliations: YouTube, Cobra Creations
Lord British (formerly Domestic Electrics): An omnivorous bunch of music junkies who just want to make songs that people want to listen to over and over again until they’re absolutely sick of them.
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: PagerDuty, Mashery
feedbomb: Hackers by day, rockers by night, feedbomb features past and current FBers, including Randi Zuckerberg. Tech affiliations: Zuckerberg Media, Facebook, Quora
Coverflow: Energetic and fun cover band who has made the tech-party circuit. Tech affiliations: Mayfield, Facebook, Fandalism,
Emcee: Renée Richardson of KFOG is a long-time supporter of Music in Schools Today and is sufficiently geeky enough to past the DJ muster test.
Hope you’ll join us. Special discount for Dealmaker Media readers, take 10% of VIP and general admission: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4244399112?discount=MPDEAL10OFF