Discovered in the rainforests of West Africa, the iboga shrub produces a substance called ibogaine that is being hailed as aid in breaking addiction to heavy drugs like heroin. It’s gained popularity in the West, and this week, the Ibogaine for the World benefit concert
boasts clinical researchers, addiction psychiatrists and other experts speaking before North Bay favorite Mark Karan hits the stage with Robin Sylvester (RatDog), Danny Eisenberg (the Mother Hips) and Jim Bogios (Counting Crows). It all benefits Addiction Interruption Resources, and it happens on Saturday, Dec. 12, at Sweetwater Music Hall, 19 Corte Madera Ave., Mill Valley. 5:30pm. $22 and up. 415.388.1100.