Fans enjoy sound check ahead of star studded fire benefit concert at San Francisco's AT&T Park

Thursday, November 09, 2017 05:45PM
Some fans parked outside of AT&T Park Thursday and enjoyed the fire benefit concerts sound check for free.


SAN FRANCISCO - You're missing out if you haven't spent the afternoon outside at AT&T Park, Thursday. Sound checks for the Band Together Bay Area Relief concerts began around noon with Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds on stage.

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The sound checks continued through the afternoon, with bands visible through the right field openings.
Non-profit Tipping Point expects 38,000 people and a sold-out crowd for a five-hour benefit featuring Dead and Company, Rancid, Metallica and Oakland rapper G-Eazy.

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You can live stream the concert on abc7news.com, through Metallica's Facebook page or Tipping Point on Twitter.

And, you can donate.

The San Francisco Giants provided the venue, artists provided the talent, and some 60 corporations have thrown their weight behind the benefit concert.

"The focus is on hourly, documented and undocumented people who were already on the edge before the fire, who are now homeless," said Tipping Point CEO Daniel Lurie. "Every dollar donated goes directly to the victims."

Meantime, all day outside the stadium, "It's been like a private concert," said Cassandra Mola.

If you'd like to donate to the concert's relief fund, click here. For tickets to the concert, click here.

Click here for a look back at the North Bay fires on the one month anniversary, and click here for a look back at ABC7 News' comprehensive coverage on this disaster.
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