Two benefits worth supporting take place this week, both of which feature some great local music.
The “Note for Note” concert supports the Haight Ashbury Community Nursery School, with money raised going to enable the school to offer scholarships, purchase supplies and equipment, and maintain the Grattan Playground. The concert’s at the Swedish American Hall on Thursday, May 21st, with performances by Indianna Hale, Chris von Sneidern, Foxtails Brigade, and Bias Tape. Doors open at 7pm, and it a $15 suggested/sliding scale donation to attend.
One day prior, Wednesday, May 20th, Noise Pop is presenting “Music Matters: A Root Jam Session with Little Kids Rock!” at Cafe du Nord. Little Kids Rock is a nonprofit working with schools to help them develop and sustain engaging music education programs. The show features performances by Birds & Batteries, Vs. Them, Faith in Phantoms and Cat Caspar, and an early evening performance by San Francisco students in Little Kids Rock programs. Doors are at 6pm, with a suggested donation of $10-$20.