FAQ

Do bands have to pay to play?
No, but SVR is a fundraising event. We have urged them and their friends to help us keep music in the schools with a financial contribution in the form of sponsorship or tickets.

Are there only Silicon Valley professionals playing in these bands?
Each band has to have at least one Silicon Valley representative.

How can I submit my band? You can submit your info here or email events [at] svrocks.com. You must include links to your music and video. Also, be sure to explain how you are connected to the tech community.

When will you select the bands?
We will have a firm line-up by November.

How many bands will you have?
We have time for 6ish bands. Each band plays for approximately 20 minutes.

Is this a Battle of the Bands?
Not officially.

How many people are attending this event? Who attends this event?
We’re expecting 400 people. Our guests will be SV insiders who have come to support their friends and network!

How much does it cost to attend?
Depends when you sign up. Regular Tickets are $25-$35; VIP Tickets are $50-$65 and include a drink ticket, premium seating, and more. You can get tickets here.

Can my company sponsor Silicon Valley Rocks!? 
Oh my, yes! We would love to have you. We have a limited number of sponsorships. Email us at sponsors@svrocks.com

Can I get a “press pass”?
We have few press passes for this. It’s a fundraiser, and everyone is kindly asked to buy a ticket or make a donation.

I can’t attend. Can I make a tax-deductible donation?
Yes. Please go to our page on Network for Good and you can make a donation there. Please make sure to mention your donation is related to Silicon Valley Rocks!

Can my kids come watch me play?
DNA Lounge is an “all ages” venue. But if you feel like rocking without the kiddos, get a sitter.

Other questions? Contact us at events [at] svrocks.com