To help quality music education for both kids and adults alive in this city, put your hand together for the Blue Bear School of Music's 40th Anniversary Benefit Concert, featuring a very special performance by the inimitable Jackie Greene at Bimbo's 365 Club on Thursday, March 22. As always, accomplished, upstart Blue Bear School bands will open the night with their own performances to show the world how far they've come.

You can enter to win a pair of general admission tickets! Send your full name to, no later than noon, Fri 3/16/12. The winner will be notified by email. Tickets will be held at Will Call at Bimbo's on day of event. To purchase tickets for the benefit, click here.

The Blue Bear 40th Anniversary Benefit provides crucial funding for its nonprofit mission and youth music education programs that enrich the lives of more than 600 Bay Area youth from low-income families and under-served communities each year.