11/07/12

A Buck Dancer’s Choice-December 1 at the Fillmore

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Coming to the Fillmore December 1: A Buck Dancer”s Choice, honoring Jon McIntire.

A BUCK DANCER’S CHOICE

A Benefit for the Rex Foundation in Honor of Jon McIntire

Featuring

Bob Weir – Mickey Hart Band

With Special Guests: Animal Liberation Orchestra members Lebo, Steve Adams and Dave Brogan with Lesley Grant

Saturday, December 1, 2012

The Fillmore

1805 Geary Blvd., San Francisco

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Reception on the Floor with Reserved Intimate Cabaret Seating

Includes Drinks and Hearty Finger Foods, the Concert Ticket and Event Poster

(All but $100 is tax deductible)

Uncle “Jon’s” Band $1,000.00 – Reserved Center Front Floor Seating

Acknowledged as Supporter of Grants Made in Jon’s Honor (details below)

Risin’ Tide $500.00 – Reserved Front Floor Seating

Morning Sun $250.00 – Reserved Floor Seats

Special Floor Seating, Early Doors for Concert

(All but $75 is tax deductible)

River Side $125.00 – Floor Seating – Concert Only

7:30 Doors Open for Concert – Music Begins at 8:00 p.m.

Concert Only $75.00

Reception/Concert Tickets and River Side Tickets available through the Rex Foundation at 415-561-3135 and www.rexfoundation.org and GDTS TOO at www.gdtstoo.com. Click here to download the Reception /Concert Ticket Order Form.

General Admission Concert Tickets are available as of November 4, 2012 only through The Fillmore Box Office or www.thefillmore.com

“A Buck Dancer”s Choice” honors the memory of Jon McIntire

Jon McIntire, former manager of the Grateful Dead and New Riders of the Purple Sage, was also a longstanding member of the Rex Board of Directors, continuing until his passing as an active online casinos member of the Rex Advisory Board. On Thursday, February 16th, 2012, Jon McIntire passed away. We feel a profound sense of loss. We want to honor Jon and the tremendous gifts he has contributed to all of us who have had the privilege and pleasure of knowing him. In early 2001, at the Board meeting to plan the renewal of Rex, we began discussing our first benefit that would take place on December 1. Jon said softly, yet forcefully: “This must be a jewel of an event, tasty in every detail!” Inspired since by these words, we look forward to December 1, 2012 being a tribute worthy of Jon’s description.

Set up in festive cabaret style with reserved seating on the floor, The Fillmore, with its beauty and iconic connection to the Grateful Dead, sets the stage for this special occasion. At the pre-concert reception, enjoy hearty finger foods and beverages as you reconnect with friends and family. Your generous reception/concert ticket purchase of $250, $500, or $1,000, of which all but $75 is a charitable contribution, will fund Rex Foundation grant making. As a special way to celebrate Jon McIntire’s ongoing community legacy, all of the Uncle John’s Band $1,000 tickets proceeds will be used to fund $5,000 grants in Jon’s memory. All Uncle “Jon’s” Band contributors will be acknowledged on our website as Jon McIntire Grant Funders. Consider organizing one or more tables of 5 and help us quickly fund grants connected with Jon.

 

Join us on December 1 as we come together to celebrate the music and the benefits of our collective energy.