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Lawyers Rock 2024

  • Thursday, March 7, 2024
  • Bottom Lounge

Are you ready to rock? The IBF’s signature “battle of the bands” is back for 2024 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 7, 2024 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)

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

Online ticket sales have closed as of Wednesday, March 6, but tickets can also be purchased at the door with cash, credit card or check!

Opening Act:

The Bisceglia Brothers

This Year’s Performers:

La Fete du Funk

The Motions

Flood Waters

The Thornes

with MC Pete Hoste (Leahy Hoste Alkaraki)

and Guest Judges:

Ken Arlen
Musician and Bandleader with the Arlen Evolution Orchestra

Greg Guy
Musician, son of Blues legend Buddy Guy and Chicago Blues Hall of Fame Honorary Master of Blues recipient

Mary Lane
Chicago Blues Legend

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 Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

License to Rock Sponsors



J. Nelson Wood, Tuckey Law and Lindsey Lund


Awards Sponsor

Food Sponsor

Valet Sponsor

Champions Table Sponsor

Beverage Sponsor

Judges Sponsor

McPherson Law Offices 

Instrument Sponsor

Sax Law

Amped Up Sponsor

Jessica R. Durkin

Green Room Sponsor

Sound Check Sponsor

Sandra Crawford, Law Crawford