The Second City That Never Sleeps 2016

The Second City That Never Sleeps 2016

The 24-Hour Improv & Music Benefit For Letters To Santa

Chicago Illinois , 60616

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About The Second City That Never Sleeps 2016: 24 Hours of Improv & Music to benefit the Onward Neighborhood House and their mission to serve Chicago families!24 Hour 2016: A Site for Sore Eyes ***Win a private concert from Jeff Tweedy in your very own living room!*** The Second City's 24 Hour tradition is back-- with a twist! This year, the Grammy-winning Wilco frontman is auctioning off TWO private, acoustic living room shows. Over the last 12 years, Jeff has graciously helped us raise nearly a million dollars for disadvantaged Chicago families via the Letters to Santa program. Want him to come to your house to play 30 songs that you choose for you & 29 of your closest friends? Here's how you can make that dream a reality: BID IN PERSON on November 23rd at our 24 Hour event: Jeff will be at Second City's e.t.c. Theater in person at 9:00 pm, playing some tunes 'n raising some money for a great cause. Entry to the live event is just $20 as long as seats are available. BID ONLINE at Stay tuned for details on how you'll be able to bid online for the same opportunity! (And we've got so many more cool online auctions coming, too...) Start planning, people. You've got just over a month to get ready... Jeff’s private concerts have sold to the highest bidder for $20,000-30,000 in years past. But it’s worth every penny, so call 29 of your friends and bust open those piggy banks! *** 24 Hour 2015: A Site for Sore Eyes You’d be a turkey to miss out on any of this action We will stream the event for free here at LETTERSTOSANTACHICAGO.COM as well as GIGITY.TV. DO NOT go home early for Thanksgiving! Second City’s non-stop annual tradition is back for its 14th year of no sleep and no excuses. Join us in The e.t.c. Theater November 23-24, 6pm-6pm. This year, we can’t wait to welcome back some of our all-star alumni to help us raise some cash for families who need it most. $20 gets you in the door. Alumni Improvisers to Appear Include: Edgar Blackmon Brad Morris Aidy Bryant Andy Cobb Kevin Dorff Shelly Gossman TJ Jagadowski Kate James Brendan Jennings Jerry Minor Maribeth Monroe Mike O'Brien Punam Patel Chris Redd Katie Rich Horatio Sanz Steve Waltien 24 Hour Music By: 7 pm Thao Nguyen from Thao & The Get Down Stay Down 9 pm Jeff Tweedy 11:30 pm Kim Deal 1:30 am Fred Armisen 3:30 am TBA 5 am Bonnie Prince Billy 7 am Babyprov! 8 am Bobby, Holly & the Ricketts 10 am Monsters of Dad Rock with Billy Bungeroth & feat. Rashawn Nadine Scott Noon Robbie Fulks 2 pm So Chi Voices 4pm Nina Nastasia And more to be announced! AUCTION ITEMS UP FOR GRABS: Details on online & in-person auctions coming soon ***2 private concerts by Jeff Tweedy*** Other One-of-a-Kind Items & Experiences Donated By: Steve Albini Andrew Alexander Fred Armisen Aidy Bryant Beth Kligerman Andrew Mason Jack McBrayer Alison Riley Katie Rich Cecily Strong Spencer Tweedy Keep checking back here for 24 Hour updates, and like our Facebook page to stay up to date.