Representing Chicago’s Rockit on NBCs TODAY Show
November 10, 2016
Bacon, Sports, and Beer Celebration Benefiting Chicago Cares!
October 23, 2013
Grab some bacon, drink some beer, and play some sports at this awesome opportunity to celebrate three of the best things in life. Wash down some warm and delicious bacon at this delectable event at Union Station’s Great Hall. On November 23rd, taste various samples of scrumptious bacon inspired creations from more than 30 different restaurants. Savor beer samples from over 30 craft breweries as well, all in a fun, social, and sports themed environment!
Looking for 2013 Fall Interns at Rockit Ranch Productions!
August 20, 2013
The CEO of Rockit Ranch Productions, Billy Dec, is currently looking for Fall Interns! We are looking for outgoing, fun, energetic people who love Chicago, believe in our brand, want to work hard, learn a tremendous amount and have a strong grasp on the current and up and coming social media platforms and trends.
The Inspiring “City Lights” of Chicago – Ryan Powers and The Secret Weapons release The Goodnight Goodbye Hour at Lincoln Hall
May 6, 2013
The beautiful city lights in Chicago sparked a romantic story that led me to write the song “City Lights” for my band, Ryan Powers and The Secret Weapons. On Saturday, May 18th at Lincoln Hall, I couldn’t be happier to be releasing the album that song is on. “City Lights” is romance in the darkness, infatuation in the rain, all set to the backdrop of this city that I call home. The city has inspired this vintage pop, romantic escape, lifting someone’s spirits, and trying to lift my own.
#Foodiechats will Share Our Strength and Rockit for No Kid Hungry
April 10, 2013
#Foodiechats is very excited to bring people together from all over the world for our 2-year celebration fundraiser. Our theme for the evening is "Food Trends." Our event will be taking place on Twitter of course and live in Chicago, at Rockit Bar and Grill. All ticket proceeds will benefit the amazing charity, No Kid Hungry.
Rave Runs Bring New Style to Chicago’s 5k
April 8, 2013
Hey Chicago! I’m Kendall Rozell, the newest addition to Billy Dec’s intern team at Rockit Ranch Productions. I have never been too keen on going for a run – the part that really excites me is listening to my favorite type of music, electronic dance. So when the new trend of the Rave Run started spreading around Chicago, I knew I had to join in!
Calling all Chicago Wine and Rock Enthusiasts!
April 3, 2013
Tomorrow, pair Wine & Rock with 97.1FM and The Signature Room. If you’ve ever wondered what your favorite wine sounds like, this event is for you. This is Kelly from Wisecarver Public Relations inviting you to one of my favorite events held at the iconic Chicago destination high above the Mag Mile. The 3rd Annual Wine & Rock Pairing Event at The Signature Room on the 95th®happens this Thursday, April 4th so be prepared to take your two passions to new heights.
Human Rights Watch Special Film Screening on March 28th
March 17, 2013
Can you relate to dealing with a struggle of opinion, being stuck teetering on what morals and ideals you choose to support? This identifiable theme can be found, in one way or another, in many people’s lives all across the World, which is why this remarkable film by Lise Birk Pedersen is one not to miss, as she transports us over to Russia
Martha Stewart’s “Wedding Party” comes to Chicago!
March 5, 2013
Good news brides to-be! The Martha Stewart Wedding party is making it’s first ever stop right here in Chicago! So don’t worry if you still have things to check off your to-do list, this event has got you covered-and all under one roof! Before diving into the rest of the details, mark your calendars for Sunday, March 10 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and join Darcy Miller, editorial director of Martha Stewart Weddings, Meghan Andalman, founder of Lovebird Events and Claudia Hanlin, founder of the Wedding Library, for a day of inspiration and fun!
AChicagoThing sits down with Chicago Rock Band: Filligar
March 4, 2013
Lauded as "one of the top 8 live acts in America," the Chicago-bred rock group Filligar is bursting onto the international music scene at breakneck speed. The quartet is comprised of brothers Pete (drums), Johnny (guitar, lead vocals), and Teddy Mathias (bass), along with their lifelong friend Casey Gibson (keyboard, backup vocals). Formed in 2000, the classic rock-influenced band has seen their popularity grow steadily over their young career, having toured with Counting Crows in 2012 and supporting other high-profile acts such as Alabama Shakes, the Black Keys, Otis Day and the Knights, B.o.B, and more. Filligar’s most recent album,
(2010), was met with great critical acclaim, earning them a nomination for Best Rock Album at the Independent Music Awards and drawing comparisons to a young Rolling Stones, The Doors, Kings of Leon, and the Black Keys. Filligar’s in store for another busy schedule in 2013, which will include the release of another highly anticipated full album. We had the fortune of catching up with the band before an
performance in front of a raucous, sold-out crowd at Schubas…