2023 Gala: A Night with Chicago
A taste of the Windy City is heading this way!
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One of the most legendary rock & roll bands of all time, Chicago, will bring their signature sound to the party of the season – the Great Lakes Center for the Arts’ 2023 Gala.
Enjoy an unforgettable evening featuring Chicago - LIVE in concert. After the show, guests are encouraged to head upstairs to the Rooftop Afterparty, sponsored by Todd Wenzel Automotive, to dance the night away under the stars and enjoy tasty, well-crafted cocktails and inspired bites on the Center’s version of the Willis Tower.
This annual fundraiser benefits the mission of the Great Lakes Center for the Arts – to inspire, entertain, educate, and serve all in Northern Michigan year-round by presenting exceptional experiences across the full spectrum of the performing arts and offering impactful educational opportunities.
Concert and Afterparty tickets are $350, of which $150 is considered a tax-deductible donation.
Support the Center with a sponsorship and attend the VIP Dinner with a live auction prior to the Gala Concert. Sponsorships begin at $1,500, of which $1,250 is considered a tax-deductible donation.
All proceeds from the Gala benefit the Center’s mission to inspire, entertain, educate, and serve all in Northern Michigan year-round by presenting exceptional experiences across the full spectrum of the performing arts and offering impactful educational opportunities.
Interested in learning more about Gala sponsorships? There are opportunities for both individuals and corporations.
Chicago is one of the longest-running and best-selling groups of all time and the highest-charting American band in Billboard’s Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists. The first American band to ever chart albums in Billboard’s Pop Top 40 in five consecutive decades, Chicago has earned an impressive 47 gold and platinum awards throughout their distinguished career. In 2020, Chicago was awarded a Grammy for the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recording Academy.