Arts and Business Council of Chicago #ChiMusic35 Challenge and Raffle
An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until July 3, 2020
To celebrate Chicago’s music history and support the city’s creative communities, A&BC invites the public to participate in the #ChiMusic35 campaign at ChiMusic35.com that includes:
- a challenge to define “The 35 Greatest Moments in Chicago Music History”
- a raffle to help our city’s creatives rebuild and recover from the COVID-19 crisis
#ChiMusic35 Challenge: Favorite Chicago music moments can be submitted and voted on at ChiMusic35.com. All participants will be eligible to win a prize. The Challenge runs from Monday, May 18 through Friday, June 19, 2020. DJs, performers, producers, and journalists from across the Chicago music landscape who are participating in the Challenge include Add 2, DJ All The Way Kay, Martin Atkins, Pugs Atomz, Mark Bazer, Lori Branch, Jimmy Chamberlin, Ayana Contreras, Leor Gail, Commissioner Mark Kelly, DJ Lady D, Damon Locks, Pat Grumley, Rob Mckay, Duane Powell, DJ RTC, Tim Samuelson, and Sadie Woods. Winners of the #ChiMusic35 Raffle will be announced on July 24 on ChiMusic35.com and in The Chicago Reader.
#ChiMusic35 Raffle: Participants in the Challenge and the general public will be encouraged to enter a raffle to be eligible to win prizes along with an opportunity to make a 100% tax-deductible donation to A&BC to help fund the “77 Communities Initiative” in support of arts, cultural, and creative enterprises from across Chicago that are struggling to survive the impact of COVID-19, particularly those in areas that have historically suffered underinvestment. Artists living in these neighborhoods are among the most challenged as the economy comes under immense pressure. A&BC’s nonprofit mission is to support Chicago’s creative businesses by providing them with the essential support and knowledge they need to thrive. The fundraising campaign will run from Monday, May 18 through Friday, July 3.