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Chicago Women Musicians We Love

Nov 24th, 2015 by info | Comments Off on Chicago Women Musicians We Love

There are so many amazing women making music in Chicago! We wanted to take a moment to celebrate and share some of our favorites with you. Check out this Spotify playlist and let us know what you think. Who are your favorites? We’d love to add them!

YOU’RE INVITED! Autumn Auction

Oct 12th, 2015 by info | Comments Off on YOU’RE INVITED! Autumn Auction

We are pleased to announce that Girls Rock! Chicago will be hosting our Sixth Annual Autumn Auction at the beautiful Chicago Athletic Association in the Loop. We hope that you’ll join us for this signature event and help us bring 2015 to a successful close. Stay tuned for details and updates about all of the great experiences and items we’ll have for you to bid on!

6th Annual Autumn Auction Invite

Girls Rock! Chicago’s Board of Directors presents…

A U T U M N   A U C T I O N
Thursday, November 12, 2015
6:00 – 9:00 PM

The Game Room
Chicago Athletic Association Association
12 South Michigan Avenue
$50 advance tickets / $75 at the door

~ All proceeds benefit Girls Rock! Chicago ~

T I C K E T S :

Available for purchase here

T H E   B I D D I N G   T A B L E :

Goodies to be announced soon.

I N F O   &   R S V P :

Photos of the event by Kate Scott Photography:

Women in Music Poster Show

Oct 11th, 2015 by info | Comments Off on Women in Music Poster Show

We hop you’ll join us Saturday, November 7th from 7 – 10 PM at LivingRoom Gallery (1530 W. Superior St.) for the opening of the group poster show “Women in Music.” Girls Rock! and LivingRoom Realty are teaming up to curate a group poster show celebrating women and transgender musicians.

We’ve asked some amazing artists to design posters of influential musicians they love, including Beyonce, Kim Deal, Patti Smith, Kathleen Hanna, Debbie Harry, PJ Harvey, Sade, and more… DJ Sarah Frier will be spinning the tunes, Revolution Brewery will be providing the drinks, and Sweet Cakes will be providing the sweets. Come on out and buy an awesome poster for yourself and your friend!

Poster Show Banner
Featuring screen printed posters by:

Alana Bailey, A.J. Barks, Jessica Caponigro, Ethan D’Ercole, Wyatt Grant, Coco Grzeca, Dan Grzeca, Kathleen Judge, Walker Kampf-Lassin, Kiyomi Kimble, Ashlee Mays, Erin Page, Alexandrea Pataky, Zissou Tasseff-Elenkoff, & Tara Zanzig.

Posters will be on sale for $25 & up, with a portion of proceeds benefitting Girls Rock! Chicago. Hope to see you there!

Learn more here:

Become a Sustaining Donor!

Sep 3rd, 2015 by info | Comments Off on Become a Sustaining Donor!

By making a small monthly donation, you can make a big difference. Sustaining donors of Girls Rock! Chicago make a recurring monthly contribution in support of our work. The donation will be made automatically every month. It’s super easy to do; just sign up once using the button below, and the donation will be made automatically each month.

Your donation can provide us with many essential resources, such as:

$5.00/month = 3 new gig bags
$10.00/month = 1 new keyboard
$15.00/month = 1 new guitar
$35.00/month = tuition for 1 camper

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Session 2 End-of-Camp Extravaganza

Aug 5th, 2015 by info | Comments Off on Session 2 End-of-Camp Extravaganza

Our Session 2 End-of-Camp Extravaganza is coming up this Saturday, August 8th at 11:30 AM! Our campers will be showcasing the brilliant songs they have composed with their bands at Thalia Hall (1807 S. Allport in Pilsen); you definitely don’t want to miss this.

Campers should arrive at the venue at 10:00 AM to get ready for the show. Campers should be dropped off at the entrance on Allport where a volunteer in a red shirt will escort them upstairs. Parents are welcome to have brunch at Dusek’s, Thalia Hall’s sister restaurant, until the show starts at 11:30 AM.

DJs start their sets when the doors open at 11:30 AM, and the bands start at 12:00 PM. Tickets are $10 at the door or in advance (purchase here), and kids under eight get in for free. See you there!

Learn more here. Please call 773 289 2670 if you have any questions or concerns!

A Benefit for Girls Rock! Chicago

Jul 30th, 2015 by info | Comments Off on A Benefit for Girls Rock! Chicago

Come celebrate a successful first session of camp, and get excited for session two this Friday, July 31st at Cole’s Bar in Logan Square! We have a great local lineup booked, including Mystery Actions, Mr. Ma’am (featuring a GR!C volunteer!), Lifestyles, and Daymaker. Doors open at 9:00 PM, and the show starts at 10:00 PM. There’s no charge to attend, and Cole’s will be kindly donating 15% of sales throughout the night. See you there!