Welcome!

News Feed Item

Old St. Pat's Rocks Three Decades of the World's Largest Block Party June 27 and 28

The Anniversary Celebration Kicks-Off, TODAY at 10:00 A.M. with a Battle of the Bands Online Competition

CHICAGO, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

WHAT:  For 30 years, more than 400,000 people from 48 states have gathered at Old St. Pat's listening to great music and to enjoy the party with a purpose. To commemorate this year's celebration, a "Battle of the Bands" competition starts today!  The top two local bands with the most online votes will be given the honor of opening each night of the festival on the main stage. Old St. Pat's is hosting this online band competition at www.worldslargestblockparty.com.  A total of 9 Chicago area bands will be competing to be the opening acts for the World's Largest Block Party June 27 and 28 in Chicago's West Loop.  The two bands selected will each be compensated $1,500 for their appearance at the World's Largest Block Party.

BANDS:  

Little Boy Jr.   



www.littleboyjr.bandcamp.com  

Farraday  



www.heyfarraday.com 

Goldford   



www.goldfordmusic.com 

Mighty Fox  



www.mightyfoxmusic.com   

No Love For Linus   



www.noloveforlinus.com 

The Leadfoot Band   



www.theleadfootband.com            

Truss  



www.thetrussband.com  

Verona Red   



www.veronaredblog.blogspot.com     

Workout Music   



www.facebook.com/workoutmusic             

WHEN:  World's Largest Block Party:  Friday, June 27 & Saturday June 28, 2014
Online voting competition begins April 28th at 10:00 am and ends May 2, 2014 at 11:59 P.M. 

WHERE: World's Largest Block Part takes place at Adams & Madison in Chicago.  Online voting at www.worldslargestblockparty.com         

VIDEO: Past video of the World's Largest Block Party: http://bit.ly/1k0RIyA

TICKETS: Tickets for the World's Largest Block Party will be available for purchase on May 19, 2014. $40 in advance,  $45 at the door and $75 for both nights.  Each ticket comes with four free drink tickets (beer, wine, pop or water.)  VIP tickets available.

HEADLINERS: We will be announcing headliners for the World's Largest Block Party in the coming weeks.  Past bands have included; Plain White T's, Life House, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes, The Barenaked Ladies and many more.

WHY: Proceeds support Old St. Patrick's Church and the Center or Social Concerns on the Old St. Pat's Campus; which houses the following outreach programs: Horizons for Youth, Career Transitions Center and the Global Alliance for Africa.

SOURCE Old St. Patrick's Church

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 19th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago. All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - comp...
Qosmos has announced new milestones in the detection of encrypted traffic and in protocol signature coverage. Qosmos latest software can accurately classify traffic encrypted with SSL/TLS (e.g., Google, Facebook, WhatsApp), P2P traffic (e.g., BitTorrent, MuTorrent, Vuze), and Skype, while preserving the privacy of communication content. These new classification techniques mean that traffic optimization, policy enforcement, and user experience are largely unaffected by encryption. In respect wit...
"My role is working with customers, helping them go through this digital transformation. I spend a lot of time talking to banks, big industries, manufacturers working through how they are integrating and transforming their IT platforms and moving them forward," explained William Morrish, General Manager Product Sales at Interoute, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Cloud computing is being adopted in one form or another by 94% of enterprises today. Tens of billions of new devices are being connected to The Internet of Things. And Big Data is driving this bus. An exponential increase is expected in the amount of information being processed, managed, analyzed, and acted upon by enterprise IT. This amazing is not part of some distant future - it is happening today. One report shows a 650% increase in enterprise data by 2020. Other estimates are even higher....
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with the 19th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world and ThingsExpo Silicon Valley Call for Papers is now open.
To leverage Continuous Delivery, enterprises must consider impacts that span functional silos, as well as applications that touch older, slower moving components. Managing the many dependencies can cause slowdowns. See how to achieve continuous delivery in the enterprise.
Today we can collect lots and lots of performance data. We build beautiful dashboards and even have fancy query languages to access and transform the data. Still performance data is a secret language only a couple of people understand. The more business becomes digital the more stakeholders are interested in this data including how it relates to business. Some of these people have never used a monitoring tool before. They have a question on their mind like “How is my application doing” but no id...
Kubernetes, Docker and containers are changing the world, and how companies are deploying their software and running their infrastructure. With the shift in how applications are built and deployed, new challenges must be solved. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at19th Cloud Expo, Sebastian Scheele, co-founder of Loodse, will discuss the implications of containerized applications/infrastructures and their impact on the enterprise. In a real world example based on Kubernetes, he will show how to ...
The 19th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Digital Transformation, Microservices and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportuni...
SYS-CON Events announced today that eCube Systems, a leading provider of middleware modernization, integration, and management solutions, will exhibit at @DevOpsSummit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. eCube Systems offers a family of middleware evolution products and services that maximize return on technology investment by leveraging existing technical equity to meet evolving business needs. ...
19th Cloud Expo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterpri...
Using new techniques of information modeling, indexing, and processing, new cloud-based systems can support cloud-based workloads previously not possible for high-throughput insurance, banking, and case-based applications. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, John Newton, CTO, Founder and Chairman of Alfresco, described how to scale cloud-based content management repositories to store, manage, and retrieve billions of documents and related information with fast and linear scalability. He addres...
Enterprises have forever faced challenges surrounding the sharing of their intellectual property. Emerging cloud adoption has made it more compelling for enterprises to digitize their content, making them available over a wide variety of devices across the Internet. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Santosh Ahuja, Director of Architecture at Impiger Technologies, will introduce various mechanisms provided by cloud service providers today to manage and share digital content in a secure manner....
As the world moves toward more DevOps and Microservices, application deployment to the cloud ought to become a lot simpler. The Microservices architecture, which is the basis of many new age distributed systems such as OpenStack, NetFlix and so on, is at the heart of Cloud Foundry - a complete developer-oriented Platform as a Service (PaaS) that is IaaS agnostic and supports vCloud, OpenStack and AWS. Serverless computing is revolutionizing computing. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Raghav...
Fact: storage performance problems have only gotten more complicated, as applications not only have become largely virtualized, but also have moved to cloud-based infrastructures. Storage performance in virtualized environments isn’t just about IOPS anymore. Instead, you need to guarantee performance for individual VMs, helping applications maintain performance as the number of VMs continues to go up in real time. In his session at Cloud Expo, Dhiraj Sehgal, Product and Marketing at Tintri, wil...