The renowned San Francisco Symphony’s Black & White Ball is gearing up for another year of dancing, noshing and drinks for June 2. The concert has announced this year that legendary artist, Paul Simon will perform with his band to celebrate the Symphony’s centennial season at Davies Symphony Hall.
Following the concert, 10 bands on five stages will perform songs spanning each decade of the balls beginning at a post-concert party held at San Francisco’s War Memorial Performing Arts Center. Tickets go on sale Feb. 14 and all the proceeds go directly towards the Symphonies music programs provided to over 75,000 Bay Area youths each year.
The San Francisco Symphony’s Black & White Ball began in 1956, led by Anna Logan Upton, parties were held at four San Francisco hotels until moving to Davies Symphony Hall in 1982. Since then, the Symphony has helped San Francisco’s Jazz, Latin and Rock ‘n’ Roll palette thrive.
For more information on the Ball and the assortment of different ticket options, you can visit www.sfsymphony.org/ball or call (415) 864-6000.