eat to the beat
Join Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot of Sound Opinions for a one-of-a-kind experience. Chefs Paul Kahan of Nico Osteria, Blackbird, and the Publican, and Matthias Merges of Yusho, Billy Sunday and A10 present a spectacular multi-course dinner inspired by the groundbreaking 1967 album The Velvet Underground & Nico – with special guest Velvet Underground founder John Cale. Your donation includes courses expertly paired with wine and a Velvet Underground listening session and conversation.
For those who purchase the “Backstage Pass,” the night starts with a VIP cocktail reception with Jim, Greg, the Chefs and John Cale from 5 – 6:30 p.m. “General Admission” seating for dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m.
$250 Individual Ticket
$300 Backstage Pass
Your donation includes courses expertly paired by Candid Wines and a Velvet Underground listening session
and conversation. Plus parties will go home with a signed copies of The Velvet Underground & Nico
and the evening’s menu. Most reasonable dietary requests may be honored, and non-alcoholic beverage pairings will be available. Valet parking will be available for purchase.
ALL proceeds benefit Sound Opinions & Chicago Public Media, and a portion of your donation is tax deductible.
Chicago based Sound Opinions fans might remember our collaborations with Jim and Greg of year’s past including our massive launch party for Nelcote.
We are pleased to continue our support of Sound Opinions and WBEZ with another fun collaboration. We hope to see you there!