As we told you before, we’re big fans of non-profit organization Rock for Kids because they do a fantastic job of helping kids learn how to play music and experience the life-changing thrill of performing live.
That said, RFK is a great cause and we wanted to pass along info about their 23rd Annual Rock N Roll Benefit Auction so you can help support their mission and get some sweet swag and concert tickets in the process.
Benefit tickets include:
- Admission to Live and Silent Auction
- Reception and Buffet from 6PM – 7PM
- Musical Performance by Rock For Kids students
When: Friday, December 02, 2011 6:00 PM
Where: Park West – 322 W Armitage
Ticket info: Your last chance to purchase $50 discounted early bird tickets ends on Monday, November 28th. After Monday the tickets go up to $75.
Here’s that very impressive list of auction items I mentioned:
Rock For Kids:
- Two Tickets to the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles
- Two Round Trip Southwest Tickets
- One night at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles
- Two official After-Party Tickets
- Two passes to an exclusive CBS Radio Pre-Party (last year Mumford & Sons played this party)
THE WHOLE WILCO: CHICAGO WORLD TOUR 2011
Two Tickets to each of Wilco’s very sold out December Chicago concerts. Note: These tickets are non-transferable – this package is meant for a true fan!
Dates and Venues:
12/12 : Civic Opera 7:30pm w/ guest Nick Lowe
12/13 : The Riviera 8:00pm w/ guest Eleventh Dream Day
12/15 : The Vic 8:00pm w/ guest Jon Langford and Skull Orchard
12/16 : The Metro 8:00pm w/ guest The Paulina Hollers
12/18 : Lincoln Hall 8:00 pm w/ guest Fred Armisen
METRO VIP CONCERT OF THE MONTH
- Tickets for you and a guest to one show a month at the Metro in 2012
- VIP Seating for each of these shows
- This package isn’t available anywhere but through the Rock For Kids auction
- The Metro’s 30th anniversary – starting in July 2012 – is bound to mean a ton of amazing bands! You don’t want to miss this.
XRT ROCK & ROLL X-CURSION
- 2 Guest Passes to all four days of Bonnaroo 2012, June 7-10 in Manchester, TN
- 4 Nights of Prime Camping accommodations at Bonnaroo
- Access to premium seating and viewing areas at each stage
- Discounted Food and Drinks in the Backstage Guest Lounge and Restaurant
- Please note: ground transportation not included.
THREE FLOYDS ULTIMATE DARK LORD DAY ADVENTURE
- 2 hard-to-get tickets to Dark Lord Day – exact date TBD. (In 2011 it was in April)
- 2 guaranteed large bottles of Dark Lord Stout (only available at the brewery one day per year, legendary status amongst beer connoisseurs)
- 2 Dark Lord Day t-shirts
- Limo ride for two to and from brewery in Munster, IN
- LINCOLN HALL – VIP PASS
What more is there to say? This laminate will grant access to you and a guest for any concert at Lincoln Hall that your heart desires for the rest of your life! Never miss a Lincoln Hall concert again!
As well as great VIP experiences from:
The Autobahn Country Club
The Chicago Cubs
Million Dollar Quartet
Pitchfork Music Festival
These are fantastic items that any live music fan living in Chicago would love to have. And you can get more info on how to get tickets to the benefit event or bid online here.