Posts tagged "benefit"

Concert Preview: Jammin' on Ashland 2 (Thursday, February 20th at Temple Bar)

Concert Preview: Jammin' on Ashland 2 (Thursday, February 20th at Temple Bar)
This Thursday night, don't let the weather keep you away from a great night of live music for an even better cause.  "Jammin' on Ashland 2" at Temple Bar features an eclectic evening of country infused rock courtesy of Nick Lynch, the scorching blues guitar of Rob Blaine's Big Otis Blues and the horror/hilarity of metal masters Beast Warrior - with proceeds to benefit the MaeBell Ward Foundation in conjunction with the Alzheimer's Association... ...

MaeBell Ward Foundation: Benefit Preview - February 28 at Temple Bar

MaeBell Ward Foundation: Benefit Preview - February 28 at Temple Bar
This Thursday night at Temple Bar, join an eclectic lineup of local musicians for a great cause as Mick Stone, the Big Otis Blues Band and Beast Warrior headline "Jammin' on Ashland" in an effort to raise money and awareness for the fight against Alzheimer's Disease...

Concert Preview: Sons of the Silent Age (A Benefit at Metro, Friday, 1.11.13)

Concert Preview: Sons of the Silent Age (A Benefit at Metro, Friday, 1.11.13)
Friday night at Metro, Sons of the Silent Age (Shirley Manson, Matt Walker, Chris Connelly and more) will perform a set of David Bowie covers in support of Pablove Foundation and Rock For Kids... ...
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Concert Preview and Ticket Giveaway: David Gray Live at House of Blues (Part of the Jim Beam Live Music Series - Saturday, 6/30/12)

Concert Preview and Ticket Giveaway: David Gray Live at House of Blues (Part of the Jim Beam Live Music Series - Saturday, 6/30/12)
British singer-songwriter David Gray returns to the intimate confines of House of Blues as part of the Jim Beam Live Music Series in support of a great cause this Saturday night...

Event Preview: Third Annual Dempster Family Foundation Casino Night (Wednesday, 5/9/12 at the Palmer House Hilton)

Event Preview: Third Annual Dempster Family Foundation Casino Night (Wednesday, 5/9/12 at the Palmer House Hilton)
This Wednesday at the Palmer House Hilton, Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster and wife Jenny will take part in the third annual Dempster Family Foundation Casino Night. To raise awareness and money for "Strike Out 22Q" and assist other Chicagoland charities, the event will feature a performance from 2010 American Idol runner-up Crystal Bowersox, the Sinatraesque vocal stylings of John Vincent, appearances by Cubs players, both silent and live auctions and more.  ...

Concert Preview: Blane Fonda Live at Reggie's Music Joint (Friday, 4/27/12 - A Concert to Support the Now Hear This! Fund)

Concert Preview: Blane Fonda Live at Reggie's Music Joint (Friday, 4/27/12 - A Concert to Support the Now Hear This! Fund)
Following a sold out show earlier this month at Schubas, local indie-rock, power pop quintet Blane Fonda return to raise money in support of children's hearing therapy this Friday at Reggie's...
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Freelance Whales Live at Empty Bottle - 9/17/11 Chicago "Concert Confidential" Live Review

Freelance Whales Live at Empty Bottle - 9/17/11 Chicago "Concert Confidential" Live Review
On Saturday, Freelance Whales performed in Chicago as part of Eventbrite's "Concert Confidential:  5 Cities. 5 Causes. 1 Night."  concert series with a free hour long set at Empty Bottle... and from the opening notes of "Generator First Floor" it was clear that this evening was going to be a celebration of music. ...
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