Echoes of Chicago presents: Happy Birthday Chicago 2015

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Join us for Echoes of Chicago’s celebration of Chicago’s 178th Birthday! Come out and support Chicago culture, creatives, and innovators.

Saturday March 28th, 2015
Doors: 6pm
Block37: 109 N Dearborn (ADA accessible)
$10 suggested donation


  • A spacious 1,000 person capacity venue with picturesque views of State St. and Macy’s (Marshall Fields)
  • 75 artists on display
  • 4 live music acts
  • Special performances
  • A Marketplace featuring Nonprofits, Businesses, and Artisans
  • Local beers and spirits
  • Arts & Crafts tables at our Creative Corner
  • A Chicago themed Photo Booth
  • and more!

Live Music:
Brother George (facebook)
Miss Remember (facebook)
Robust (more)
Can I Get an Amen (facebook)

Special Performances:
Mia D. Vine of Divine Burlesque Productions (as Windy, the Echoes of Chicago superhero, battling villainous guests Will Solomon and Nina Cativa)!
Dance performance by JENNATLZ
Film work by Konee Rok
Music and Dance by Singer/Songwriter Samantha Turner and Choreographer Stina Shore
and more TBA!

Masters of Ceremony:
Jurisdiction Da Necessity (facebook) & Tic Tock (facebook) of Prelude To A Million (facebook)

Alan Cain, Alexa Gupta, Alyssa LiesAndy MottAzadeh HussainiBala ThiagarajanBrandin HurleyChris Gallevo, Coale Souder, Dan Shaughnessy IV, Daniel BurnettDarius Dennis, David NoguchiDebra HenrichsDusty FolwarcznyElisabeth Avila-KolbergElizabeth WilsonEmma Mullins, Epifanio Monarrez, Fran Mehalic, Fred KlingelhoferGeorge LarsonHannah Watson, Harold Mosley, James Richardson, Janusz GuzJill King, Jillian Kennedy, Jonathan Carradine, Julia Chavarria, Kasia Krzywonos, Lauren Bautista, Linda Horton, Lorelei Pement, Margaret Lanterman, Mark Nelson, Mary Kroeck, Matthew BremerMatthew Coglianese, Mauricio RamirezMegan KindMichael RuebensamMiguel A. Del Real, Mirinda James, Natalie Acosta, Niaz KauserOtis Richardson, Pat O’Neal, Patricia Casey, Pedro Galvez, Pierre Achille, Rebecca IsrailevichRene Trujillo, Ron Gard, Ruth Aizuss Migdal, Ryan Swain, Sam Waterbury, Samara Kaufman, Sandra K. WilcoxonSara Dehghan, Sarah Rubin, Sarra JahediScott HolterhausSean StewardTerrence KarpowiczThe Good Cap’n, Tiffany Mehalic, Tim JaroszTimothy SmithTom Guenther, Val Newman, Visual FinesseXeno Martinez, Zak ZunigaZaneta Blaszkiewicz, Zelene Jiang

Anna Rae Handmade (website)
Art Gecko
BucketFeet (website)
Chicago Sculpture International
Clark Street Sports (website)
Communities United (formerly Albany Park Neighborhood Council) (website)
CUSP Magazine
Ella Gentz Jewelry
Emma Mullins Photography (website)
Fibonature (website)
Gino’s Steaks Truck (twitter)
Growing Home, Inc.
Hard Wear
Inspiration Corporation (website)
Iridium Clothing Co. (website)
Knock Down Barns (website)
Made a Mano by Yesica E. Morfin
Marked Good
Mary Kroeck/One Impressive Chick
Mirinda James
Parsley Sage Productions Inc.
Pearls for Good
Simple Delights (website)
Sparrow and Manna
Stone Art Supply
Subterra (website)
SuSu’s Knotty Knits
Taquero Fusion (website)
The Frame Shop (website)
Young Rembrandts–Central Chicago (website)

Partnering Sponsors:
Activations Area Sponsor – DiMario Foods
Creative Corner Sponsor – Farmer’s Fridge​
Venue – Block Thirty Seven- Shops on State​
Sound – Hedroom Productions LLC​
Caterer – J&L Catering & Events​

Echoes of Chicago is a nonprofit whose mission is to create affordable, innovative arts and music events that promote Chicago culture and community while raising awareness and funds for local nonprofits.  

We are entirely volunteer-run and donate 100% of each event’s profits to local nonprofits. Happy Birthday Chicago is our annual fundraiser where we raise funds to support and expand our organization and its future events.

When a drop hits… it ripples

To be invited to future Echoes events friend Echoes OfChicago or email with the subject: invite!

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