Calling All Rogue Wave Fans: Verizon Wireless Sponsors Free Acoustic Show In San Francisco, California

Who/What: Rogue Wave, the indie rock band from Oakland, will play a rare acoustic show in the final Verizon Wireless Coffee Shop Series event of the year.

Free tickets will be available Oct. 29 – 31 and Nov. 3 – 4 at Philz Coffee at 3101 24th Street at Folsom Street in San Francisco and 1600 Shattuck Avenue at Cedar Street in Berkeley.

Fans can demo a Samsung™ Fascinate Smartphone at the Verizon Wireless retail store located at 768 Market Street (at 4th Street) in San Francisco and receive VIP tickets for the Rogue Wave show on Nov. 4.

Additionally, Verizon Wireless is looking for the Ultimate Rogue Wave Fan. Fans can explain why they are the “Ultimate Fan” in 100 words or less for the chance to win the title. The winner will be chosen by Rogue Wave Nov. 1 and will receive: 4 VIP tickets to the concert, an opportunity to interview Rogue Wave at the show, a Samsung Fascinate™ Smartphone, a $125 Verizon Wireless gift card, and an autographed copy of the Rogue Wave catalogue.

Details on ticket pickup for the concert as well as for the Ultimate Rogue Wave Fan Contest can be found at http://www.verizoninsider.com/css/.  

When: Thursday, Nov. 4 7:00 p.m. – Media check-in 7:30 p.m. – Media interviews (Arranged in advance) 8:00 p.m – Doors open 9:00 p.m. – Performance

Where: Great American Music Hall 859 O’Farrell Street (between Larkin St & Polk St) San Francisco, CA 94109

Background: Verizon Wireless’ Coffee Shop Music Series gives San Francisco’s vibrant coffee shop community free access to exclusive concerts by local talent. The series showcases the latest mobile technology like the Samsung Fascinate™ smartphone. The Coffee Shop Series was launched earlier this year and has featured Bay Area as artists including The Dodos, Port O’Brien, and Audrye Sessions. The upcoming Rogue Wave show is presented in partnership by Verizon Wireless and Philz Coffee.

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