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Lawyers Rock 2023

  • Thursday, March 16, 2023
  • Bottom Lounge, Chicago

Are you ready to rock? The IBF’s signature “battle of the bands” is back for 2023 at Bottom Lounge in Chicago’s West Loop! Join us as our lawyer-led bands take the stage to compete for the titles of Best Band and Fan Favorite!

Thursday, March 16 at Bottom Lounge

1375 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60607

Doors at 5:30 pm. Show at 6:00 pm.

General admission ticket: $50 (includes food, complimentary valet parking, and 2 beverage tickets)

VIP ticket: $100 (includes food, complimentary valet parking and open bar)

Online ticket sales are now closed, but tickets will be available for purchase at the door!

Reduced price tickets for YLD members & law students: $25 GA and $50 VIPĀ  (Email Jessie Reeves to sign up for reduced price tickets!)

This Year’s Performers:

Opening Act: The Atomic Dog Brass Band (making their Lawyers Rock debut!)

-The Motions (making their Lawyers Rock debut!)
-The Thornes

With MC Pete Hoste of Leahy Hoste Alkaraki

Get Your Merch! We’re bringing back limited edition unisex t-shirts with a brand new design! T-shirts are $25 and can be preordered with your ticket purchase here and picked up the night of the event. If you want to buy a t-shirt but cannot attend, contact Jessie Reeves.

Proceeds of this concert fundraiser will benefit the statewide programs of the Illinois Bar Foundation as well as the juvenile justice causes supported by the M. Denny Hassakis Fund.


Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor
ISBA Mutual Insurance

License to Rock Sponsors
Attorneys’ Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.
Hassakis & Hassakis, P.C.

Awards Sponsor
Simmons Hanly Conroy

Food Sponsor
Tomasik Kotin Kasserman

Valet Sponsor
Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association

Champions Table Sponsor
J. Nelson Wood

Beverage Sponsor
The Toney Law Firm

Coat Check Sponsor
Illinois State Bar Association

Merch Table Sponsor
Leahy Hoste Alkaraki

Judges Sponsor
Latherow & Duignan

Instrument Sponsor
Heather McPherson

Amped Up Sponsor
Sandra Crawford, Law Crawford P.C.

Equipment Sponsor
Susan W. Rogaliner

Green Room Sponsor
Lisa M. Nyuli

Sound Check Sponsor
Athletico Physical Therapy

Get Your Tickets!