The owners were treated to a cocktail hour upon arrival and were able to gaze at all 5 San Francisco 49er Super Bowl trophies, as well as at an exhibit featuring all previous 49 Super Bowl championship rings. The EDWARD SIMON TRIO laid down some heavy jazz, fresh off an afternoon rehearsal session for Terence Blanchard's upcoming SF Jazz production "Champion: An Opera in Jazz". Then a dinner in the grand rotunda catered by THOMAS KELLER (The French Laundry, Napa; Per Se, NY), the only American chef to have been awarded simultaneous three star Michelin ratings for two separate restaurants, with the DICK BRIGHT ORCHESTRA serenading the crowd at the top of the grand staircase. As well comedian AL MADRIGAL (Jon Stewart's Daily Show) kept things lively with a hilarious set during the feast.
But it was the afterparty where the night took off with a surprise set by the STEVE MILLER BAND. Miller, who has his own great history with San Francisco, had just been voted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Miller hit many of his classic songs along with some blistering blues journeys, all accompanied by his singular and timeless vocals. In an intimate setting, created by Stanlee Gatti, it was the perfect high energy launch into Super Bowl weekend.
Music booked by Broken Arrow, evening produced by e2k events.
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