CHICAGO, September 10, 2013 — Legendary Grammy® Award winners and music icons Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck will perform at the 7th annual School Rocks benefit concert on Tuesday, October 29th, 2013, at Chicago’s House of Blues. 100% of the proceeds will provide scholarships and community support to inner-city students at San Miguel School Chicago. The celebrity co-chairs include James 'JY' Young (Styx), Bun E. Carlos (Cheap Trick), Jim Peterik (Survivor), Mike Arturi (Lovin' Spoonful), and Jim McCarty (Yardbirds). Past performers of San Miguel Rocks include Styx, Cheap Trick, Jim Peterik, and last year Reo Speedwagon.
Tickets for the School Rocks benefit concert are $300 and available at www.SanMiguelRocks.org or 773.890.0233. There are less than 50 tickets available now so act fast since you don't want to miss these 2 legends in once in a lifetime show.
Since 2007, the School Rocks benefit concerts have raised $2.5 million for student scholarships. San Miguel’s mission is transforming lives through education, commitment, and love. 97% of San Miguel students are at or below the U.S. poverty rate, but the high school graduation rate for San Miguel alumni is 92% (national rate is 75% and CPS is 63%).
About San Miguel School Chicago
San Miguel School Chicago provides an innovative and accessible educational experience for children from inner-city families, so that they can complete high school with the skills, support and self-awareness to make the next productive choice in life. For more information, please visit www.SanMiguelChicago.org.
Major sponsors and underwriters of School Rocks include:
Venue Underwriters: Roger Follis, Charlie Hartley
Grammy Award Sponsorships: The Wiebking Family
Raffle Underwriter: Tiffany & Co.
Media Partner: Modern Luxury Media
Platinum Record Sponsorships: Back Alley Burger, CME Group Foundation, Group Fox, Morgan/Harbour Construction , Philo Broadcasting, Presence Health, Torrey & Gray, Wm. Krug, Inc., Vintage Charm,
Greatest Hits Record Sponsorship: Project RUSH, Studley, Jack and Stephanie Flynn and Family
Top 40 Album Sponsorship: InterCall
Top 40 Single Sponsorship: Andrade Insurance Agency, Clausen Management Services, Forest Park National Bank, Gritis & Associates Ltd, The John Buck Company, Loyola University Chicago and Quatrro FPO Solutions.
Design Underwriter: Anne Allodi Designs