Suave Gonzalez - Never Give Up Tour

Fri Jun 14 2024

8:00 PM (Doors 7:00 PM)

Swedish American Hall

2174 Market St San Francisco, CA 94114

$30.00 - $70.00

Ages 21+

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Pre-Show Meet & Greet
Includes a GA ticket
Limited supply


with Kevin McCracken - Executive Director of The Last Mile / Co-Host and Co-Founder of DBI Media

For any event that is listed as 18 or 21 and over, ANY ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund.  Any event listed as All Ages, means 6 years of age or older.  ALL tickets are standing room only unless otherwise specified.  If you need special accomidation, contact info@cafedunord.com. 

Support acts are subject to change without refund.

Professional Cameras are not allowed without prior approval.  Professional Camera defined as detachable lens or of professional grade as determined by the venue staff. When in doubt, just email us ahead of the show! We might be able to get you a Photo Pass depending on Artist’s approval.

Live Nation Presents:
Suave Gonzalez - Never Give Up Tour

  • Event Cancelled.
  • Suave Gonzalez

    Suave Gonzalez

    Spoken Word

    Suave Gonzalez is the first formerly incarcerated person in the United States to ever win a Pulitzer Prize Award and IDA International Documentary Award for his podcast "SUAVE". Through his colorfully confrontational works, Philadelphia artist and activist Suave Gonzalez proves the political power of art. Suave is a self-taught street muralist and artist, working mostly with acrylic and mixed-media. He inventively reimagines pop style portraiture and highly political work that visually speak to issues of human struggle and justice. After serving 31 years in prison, Suave is extremely proud of being a 2018 Art For Justice Reimagining Reentry Fellow.

    Suave grew up in the South Bronx. While serving a Life Sentence in the sixth largest prison in America, Graterford State prison in Pennsylvania, Suave committed to becoming the voice for the voiceless-he earned a BA from Villanova University and worked as president of LACEO, a latin organization that has given away 110 scholarships funded by inmates from their own wages. In 2008 Suave created the Education Over Incarceration scholarship with his own prison wage. Suave continued this community based work after his release. He had worked as a case manager for the 25th Police District, assisting low level offenders avoid prison. He was also the Director of a resource center in the heart of North Philadelphia; In 2020 Suave painted 100 essential workers who are risking their lives to help others during the Covid pandemic.

    Suave was a 2014 TEDx talk presenter, a 2018 Philadelphia TEDx presenter, and a 2018 Art For Justice Reimagining Reentry Fellow. He is the creator and co-host of 'A Justice Conversation' , author of 6 novels, and had taught a watercolor course at the University of Pennsylvania off campus site 'The Center for Carceral Community'. Suave is the subject of the acclaimed podcast 'SUAVE'. Suave Gonzalez was born to inspire, and his drive to do so is boundless.
  • Joey DeVille

    Joey DeVille

    Spoken Word

  • Rasheeda Hyland

    Rasheeda Hyland

    Spoken Word

  • Kevin McCracken

    Kevin McCracken

    Other Miscellaneous

Live Nation Presents:

Suave Gonzalez - Never Give Up Tour

Fri Jun 14 2024 8:00 PM

(Doors 7:00 PM)

Swedish American Hall San Francisco CA
Suave Gonzalez - Never Give Up Tour
  • Event Cancelled.

$30.00 - $70.00 Ages 21+

VIP
Pre-Show Meet & Greet
Includes a GA ticket
Limited supply


with Kevin McCracken - Executive Director of The Last Mile / Co-Host and Co-Founder of DBI Media

For any event that is listed as 18 or 21 and over, ANY ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund.  Any event listed as All Ages, means 6 years of age or older.  ALL tickets are standing room only unless otherwise specified.  If you need special accomidation, contact info@cafedunord.com. 

Support acts are subject to change without refund.

Professional Cameras are not allowed without prior approval.  Professional Camera defined as detachable lens or of professional grade as determined by the venue staff. When in doubt, just email us ahead of the show! We might be able to get you a Photo Pass depending on Artist’s approval.