A Concert to End Gun Violence
Fall Out Boy, G-Eazy, Bebe Rexha, Lizzo, ...and more!
Fri, March 23, 2018
Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:30 pm
This event is all ages
For every Super Excellent Seat purchased, a ticket will be donated to a student activist attending the March for Our Lives rally from Parkland and elsewhere in the country. Student tickets will be distributed by the March organizers.
Name on photo identification must match name of the ticket buyer listed on the ticket face in order to gain entry to this show. Tickets are NON-TRANSFERABLE! The ticket purchaser must be the person to enter the building. If multiple tickets were purchased, guest must enter at the same time as the purchaser.
Student tickets can be purchased for $50 in person at the Anthem box office, or at our 9:30 Club, Lincoln Theatre, and Merriweather box offices with a valid student ID. Limit of two tickets per student
Fall Out Boy
Fall Out Boy have cemented their position as one of rock music’s biggest-selling bands. Their seventh studio album M A N I A debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart and claimed the #1 spot on iTunes in more than 30 countries upon its January 19, 2018 release on Island Records/DCD2 Records. The album marks the band’s third consecutive and fourth overall #1 album respectively, and features the hit tracks “The Last of the Real Ones,” “Champion” and “HOLD ME TIGHT OR DON’T.” Fall Out Boy is currently on their worldwide M A N I A tour, which kicked off in the fall of 2017 across North America. $1 of every ticket sold will go to the Fall Out Boy Fund benefiting charities throughout Chicago. M A N I A is the follow up to the band’s Platinum, sixth studio albumAMERICAN BEAUTY/AMERICAN PSYCHO, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 and peaked at #1 on iTunes in more than 22 countries upon its January 2015 release. The album’s first two singles “Centuries” and “Uma Thurman” have been RIAA-certified 4x and 2x platinum, respectively. AMERICAN BEAUTY/AMERICAN PSYCHO followed the GRAMMY-nominated band’s gold-certified album SAVE ROCK AND ROLL, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on iTunes in 27 countries upon its April 2012 release and features the multiplatinum hit “My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)” and hit “Alone Together.” SAVE ROCK AND ROLL was the band’s second #1 debut; Platinum selling “Infinity On High” topped the chart in 2007 which followed multi-platinum breakthrough album “From Under The Cork Tree” released in 2005. They were most recently nominated for a 2017 MTV Video Music Award for BEST ROCK VIDEO (“Young And Menace”) and have won FAVORITE ARTIST: ALTERNATIVE ROCK at the 2015 American Music Awards, BEST ROCK VIDEO at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards and BEST ALTERNATIVE BAND at the 2014 People’s Choice Awards. Fall Out Boy has also written the song “Immortals,” featured in the Oscar®-nominated Disney hit movie Big Hero 6, which topped the box office upon its November 2014 release and has already surpassed $222 million at the domestic U.S. box office and topped $650 million globally. Hailing from Chicago, Fall Out Boy—Patrick Stump (vocals/guitar), Pete Wentz (bass), Joe Trohman(guitar) and Andy Hurley (drums)—has appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone and other prestigious publications. They have performed on Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Today Show, America’s Got Talent, The Voice, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Conan, The Late Show with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Good Morning America and many more. More information can be found at www.falloutboy.com.
Multi-platinum recording artist and producer G-Eazy is hip-hop's strapping rockstar. Continuing his meteoric rise after the release of his RIAA certified platinum sophomore album When It's Dark Out (RVG/BPG/RCA Records) which featured 7 times platinum single "Me, Myself, and I" with Bebe Rexha, the multi-platinum recording artist and producer released his latest album The Beautiful & Damned which debuted at #3 on Billboard's Top 200 chart. After 2 years of selling out shows worldwide and maintaining one of hip-hop’s most consistent release schedules with singles alongside Britney Spears, Snoop Dogg, Dillon Francis, Kehlani and more, he is back with his highly anticipated, deeply personal 20 track double LP. The album's lead track, "No Limit" featuring A$AP Rocky and Cardi B is which landed at #1 at both Urban and Rhythm radio, has been streamed over 219 million times on Spotify and is RIAA Certified Platinum. Paired with a short film, the project paints a dire picture of Gerald versus G-Eazy. The album’s third track “Him & I” featuring Halsey hit #1 on Billboard’s Pop Songs Airplay chart, making it each artist’s second Pop songs leader. In 2017 G-Eazy was named “Favorite Hip-Hop Artist” at the 2017 People’s Choice Awards, performed live on television on The Voice, named one of Forbes 30 Under 30 and further expanded his entrepreneurial prowess, announcing his partnership and Co‑Creative Director role of Stillhouse Spirits Co., marking the rapper’s first spirits venture.
Singer/songwriter Bebe Rexha has accumulated more than 11 million overall single sales, 3.35 billion total global streams and a radio audience of more than 10 billion. Her latest single, “Meant To Be” with Florida Georgia Line, is currently topping the charts at #1 on Billboard Hot Country and has amassed over 440M global streams to date. Rexha, whom Billboard calls “one of the most daring artists of 2017,” burst onto the scene in 2013 when she penned the song “Monster,” which became a worldwide hit for Eminem and Rihanna, and went RIAA quadruple-Platinum stateside. Since then, Bebe co-wrote and carried the instantly recognizable hook for the double-Platinum “Hey Mama,” by David Guetta, Nicki Minaj and Afrojack, which has over 1 billion YouTube/VEVO views and was nominated for a Billboard Music Award for Top Dance/Electronic Song. She also hit #1 both on the Billboard Pop and Rap charts with her Platinum-selling smash single, “Me, Myself & I” with G-Eazy. Her last single, “I Got You” has more than 229 Million YouTube/VEVO views, “No Broken Hearts,” featuring Nicki Minaj, has more than 232 million YouTube/VEVO views; and she is featured on Martin Garrix’s single, “In The Name of Love,” which has amassed more than 287 million YouTube/VEVO views. Rexha released her second EP, “All Your Fault: Part 1,” and the follow-up, “All Your Fault: Part 2,” this year to rave reviews. In addition, she also is featured on Louis Tomlinson’s track, “Back to You,” off of his upcoming solo album.