Silver Room Block Party 2016
We are reaching out to all our friends to help make this the best Block Party yet!
Saturday, July 16th 2016,
The Sound System Block Party is a day long celebration of Music, Art and Dance!
We bring diverse art to a diverse community with 4 Stages and over 30 performances of music and visual artists. What started off as a small gathering of friends has become Chicago's best homegrown Block Party, 10,000 strong!
Thanks to TSR owner Eric Williams for years of funding this event. As we have grown, so have our expenses. In order to continue this tradition at the level you've come to expect, WE NEED YOU!
It's with the Block Party spirit of community that we invite you to contribute. Any amount will help!
WHY DO WE DO THIS?
We love Chicago! Despite Chicago's social ills, we believe that music and art can unite us all. We know what the power of togetherness feels like.
We know how much this event means to so many of you. The Block Party = Independent Music you don't hear on the radio.
The Block Party = Family friendly fun, bring yo kids!
The Block Party = One of the truly all-ages events in Chicago.
We are grassroots with the mission of spreading art, community and love.
WHERE DOES YOUR MONEY GO?
@ Sound System
@ Generators and permits
@ lighting and visuals
@ Artists fees
@ Stage and backline rentals
@ Sanitation and Disposal
@ Festival and Permit and application fees
@ Muralist supplies and fees
....to name a few
SPREAD THE WORD!
Tell everyone you know to donate whatever they can!
Ask folks to get the word out and make some noise about our campaign.
Post our plea to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and anywhere else you can think of!
Ask a local business or work partner to sponsor us or donate.
THANK YOU ALL!
SEE YOU ON THE DANCE FLOOR!
* We greatly appreciate ANY donation amount! If you give a dollar amount without a matching perk, you may select a perk in alignment with your gift (make a note in the comments section of your donation).
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This was the largest block party yet both in production and attendance. We are so very appreciative of your contributions. Small but mighty, you put your money where your heart is and that means everything.
Your donor gifts will be available to pick up at the store as of Wednesday, July 27th. There will be a list at the register ($25=button, $50= tshirt, and so on). Please try and make it by the store within the next 2 weeks. If you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Good & Plenty! Thank You!