May 7, 2013
Mark your calendars and join us for the 4th Annual Stars of Tomorrow Music Festival on June 1st at The Humboldt Park Boathouse! Presented in partnership with The Chicago Park District, this year’s FREE fest includes live music from 22 youth rock-n-pop bands, special guest Psalm One, and all kinds of family friendly activities with Chicago Children’s Museum, Mindful Practices, A Muse, and more! Bring a blanket and picnic and come on out! With over 150 CPS students performing, its the youth music event of the year! Thanks to Sean O’Neill for a terrific poster design!
April 30, 2013
We were so honored to have two of our bands selected to play at the Illinois 21st Century Community Learning Centers Spring Conference at Tinley Park Convention center in April! We were one of only a few programs from across the state asked to perform at this statewide education conference!
The bands from Madison Elementary School rocked the house, and were even brought back onstage for an encore performance!! Great job, PG13 and DJ’s Mix!
April 22, 2013
Join us at The Hideout on 4/27 for our 4th annual urban hoedown featuring Bubbly Creek, Hayward, and Miss Oneida!
Saturday, April 27th
9:00 Miss Oneida
Ten Bucks in advance, Twelve at the Door
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Proceeds Benefit IMW!
April 17, 2013
Join us this Friday in Forest Park for a youth rock concert to benefit IMW.
The event will feature 3 youth rock bands, tasty bites, and a raffle with great items including a Wilco poster signed by the band!
IMW Benefit Concert
$25 adults $15 children (at the door)
Light fare included. Cash bar
Bands : plants in the desert, monkey stealing peach, snake oil salesman
Thanks to Noah Sherman for organizing this event!
April 2, 2013
This Sunday Intonation Music Workshop rising stars White Diamond open for Indie Pop stalwarts Future Hits as part of Beat Kitchen’s Concerts for Kids Series. Its an All-Ages matinee rock show and WD hits at Noon. Bring the kids and come rock out!!
Tickets are $6
February 25, 2013
IMW Night at The Charleston Feb 28th!
Winter Doldrums got you down? We’ve got just the remedy! Join us this Thursday
February 28th at The Charleston for a fun evening out among friends in support of music education.Our friends at the Charleston have generously offered to donate 100% of proceeds for the evening to support IMW’s In-School, After-School, and Summer music education programs, which will serve over 400 CPS and Charter school students this year. Our fun-packed evening includes live music from our favorite bluegrass band Hayward at 8:00, followed by a set from DJ Scoopy (AKA IMW’s own Kevin Claxton), and Celebrity Bartender John Stirratt (Wilco and Autumn Defense) behind the bar.
All these good times for the the low, low price of nuthin’, so do yourself a favor and come on out!
February 20, 2013
IMW Student bands Green Ice Destroyers, The Pop Tots, and Boss Legends rocked it live on WGN Morning News on February 20th.
Click the pic to see The Pop Tots (and their families and instructors!) perform The Breaks by Kurtis Blow
Click the picture to see Boss Legends performing Grenade by Bruno Mars!
February 13, 2013
Click the photo to check out this article about IMW and Family Engagement in Feb 13 The Chicago Tribune
February 9, 2013
photo by Jim Newberry
Click The Photo to watch it live! Thanks to Alan Brunnetin, Margie Newman, and Jay Shefsky for the video!
Fosco Park Teen band White Diamond brought the house down during IMW’s Rock-N-Pop Circus on Feb 2 at Lincoln Hall. They debuted their original tune “To The Top”, which they plan to record in early March with band mentor (and guest performer) John Stirratt (Wilco, Autumn Defense) producing. Stay Tuned!!