July 1, 2018

826fork 2018

10 local bands. 

10 stories written by 826CHI writers aged 6-18.

1 night of raging acoustic bangers. 


CASE band // "Dinosaur/Gorilla Gorasaur" by Isaias Del Toro, Grade 6! // https://soundcloud.com/ca_se

Cordoba - CHI // "Nebula" by Noire, Grade 10! https://soundcloud.com/cordoba-chi

Emily Blue // "The Moon Wrote a Song" by Natalie, Grade 1!https://emilybluemusic.com/

Fay Ray // "The Lonely Slice of Rye" by the 2016 Middle School Writers Camp! // https://fayray.bandcamp.com/

Friends of the Bog // "You Shine Like Aphrodite" by Michael, Grade 2! // https://www.friendsofthebog.com/

Lulu Be // "Where the Bull Strikes" by Alondra, Grade 7! https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/lululand-ep/id1293535190

MICHA Música // "I Am From.../Soy de..." by Natalia, Grade 5! http://www.michellejrodriguez.com/

the Nire of Nah // "Just a Wink (The Diddy Bop)" by Imaan, Grade 12! // https://nirenah.wordpress.com/

Shantina Lynet' // "SHE'CAGO" by Isreal, Grade 12! https://soundcloud.com/shantinalynet

Yomí // "Homemade Constellations" by Gabriel, Grade 9! https://www.thatharpist.com/

Will "I Am From.../Soy de..." become a tearjerking bolero? Will "Nebula" become the psychedelic jazz anthem of the summer? Will the lonely slice of rye ever find companionship?!Find out at our second annual 826FORK! 

WHEN // Thursday, July 19th, 7-10pm

WHERE // Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply Co./ 826CHI on 1276 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Wicker Park.

WHY // Hear student writing brought to life in 10 different musical genres! 

Free drinks generously provided by Temperance Beer Co. + Begyle Brewing! The event will be free with a suggested donation of $5, all of which will support 826CHI's tuition-free literary arts programs, which serve over 3,000 Chicago students annually. 

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