How do I become a sponsor?
Easy. You may check out our Sponsor Page, Contact us, or contact us on Facebook.
How can I donate?
Easy... donate here and see who else has donated.
What is the VIP Pre-Party?
The VIP Pre-Party is a premier event that takes place approximately 1-hour before the actual concert. Limited tickets are available on a "first come - first served" basis and usually sells out within 24 hours of concert announcement. More info can be found HERE
How do I be considered for the Scholarship?
How can my organization be considered for the Grant?
Will grant and scholarship applicants be notified, awarded or not?
Absolutely. We notify all applicants of our grants and scholarship. The decision is made in late February, and all applicants are notified whether they will receive an award or not.
Is there still an outdoor festival?
No. The outdoor festival has transitioned indoors and takes place at the historic, El Campanil Theatre.
How do I speak to someone?
The festival organizers do not have a phone, but you may contact us through our website. Check out our Contact Us page. If you have a question about the theater, please contact them directly.
Please note, no band submissions will be viewed through the contact us page. Band Submissions need to be submitted electronically HERE
What time does the music start?
Our bands start at 7 PM sharp, with the doors opening around 6:15 PM. We pride ourselves on a "on-time schedule".
Do you have Craft Vendors?
What is the history of the festival?
Read about our organization on the history page.
Is there food and/or drink available at the Benefit Concert?
The theater offers lobby refreshments for sale. Beer, wine and water may be purchased and are meant to be consumed in the lobby area. Our VIP Pre-Party offers food and drinks, in a private setting - with a private concert. Tickets sell out FAST, (there are only 60 available). If you'd like to learn more, click HERE.
Are kids welcome?
Absolutely! We even have a discounted price for youths.
Can I meet the artists?
Yep, you sure you can. We have a section in the lobby where all acts are invited to greet the public. Depending on the artists, they will also have merchandise for sale.
Where do I park?
There is a lot of free parking around El Campanil Theatre, with security guards on patrol.
Can I get there by public transportation?
Sure! Here's a link for Tri Delta Transit:
and here's a link to BART
and here is a link to the AMTRAK train station (located 3 blocks a way)
There is no shuttle to this event.
Where should I stay?
We suggest that you stay with our Sponsor. It's a nice hotel too.
Best Western Plus Delta Hotel
5549 Bridgehead Road Hwy 4 & Hwy 160
Oakley, CA, US, 94561
Phone: (925) 755-1222 Fax: (925) 755-1221
Are there any good restaurants in the area?
Yep, here is a small list:
Lone Tree Thai (Thai)
The New Mecca (Mexican)
Chelsea Fusion (Sushi -- across from the theatre... reservations encouraged)
Smith's Landing Seafood Grill (Waterfront Dining and close to the event)
Attraversiamo (Cocktails, American/Italian, Creative Small Plates)
Melo's (Italian - Pasta, Pizza, Dinners)
Zephyr Gill & Bar (American, Seafood, Steaks, Bar)
Mac's Old House (Family Style - Prime Rib - Bar)
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