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Stay Tough Stay Tender-Chicago Foundation for Women YWGC Benefit

March 31, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join the Young Women’s Giving Council for its first ever benefit concert! Featuring local women musicians, Stay Tough Stay Tender, will be a very good party for a very good cause. All money raised will go to organizations benefiting girls and young women in Chicago. Cash bar. Tickets available —

Hawley Shoffner: Singer and multi-instrumentalist Hawley Shoffner experiments with genre and channels alter egos to create sparse, vocal-driven electric folk. She also performs in Hawley, a three-piece rock n’ roll band, and a disco project with house music DJ and producer, Chrissy.

RADIO SHAQ: 5 piece punk pizza party. If you like cool ghosts, lava lamps, broken radios, and catchy choruses, you already love Radio Shaq.

Brooke & The Nice Things: Voted as Best Cover Band of 2016 by the readers of Chicago Magazine, Brooke & The Nice Things is an 8-piece Chicago soul band that loves to make you move your feet! They are too young to be old school and too old to be new school, but when they meet in the middle nice things happen.

Katie Kadan: Strong, raw, vulnerable, proud, a woman, Katie Kadan has always had a song to sing and music has always been the tamer of her soul. Sing-alongs with her sisters as a girl led
to singing in the church and a growing love and appreciation for gospel music. Building on this base with influences from rock, classical, folk, and soul music, Katie uses her powerful voice to deliver emotional and heartfelt lyrics set to a soul rock backdrop.

Balancing her time between being a vocal coach and piano teacher at School of Rock, Katie began playing clubs in Chicago in 2012, finding her beginning at The Underground Wonder Bar. Dedicated to her craft, she has continued to improve through
live performance, collaboration and recording, developing an electric stage presence and music that makes you feel. Katie now calls the northwest side home, working out of Fort Knox Studios where she writes and records.


March 31, 2017
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Nina Berman


Tonic Room
2447 North Halsted Street
Chicago, IL United States
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