Forty Bands, four stages and two full days of live rock 'n' music all in the name of those with autism.
Live Chicago Music is bringing top Chicago bands together Saturday, Sept. 6, and Sunday, Sept. 7, for the Jam for Autism at the Round Lake Beach Cultural and Civic Center, 2007 N. Civic Center Way.
Proceeds will benefit the Autism Society of Illinois, the state's largest autism science and advocacy organization, to fund research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism and increasing autism awareness.
Bands including Bad Medicine, Brass Buckle Band, VeilSide, Platinum, Rockstar Rodeo, Mandy Z & Rural Route One, Rebel, Bone Whiskey, TNT Chicago, who's who, 4 Grand, Big Noise and many more, have volunteered their talent in an effort to bring people together for this event.
"This is going to be an amazing show on every level, the talent is excellent and the cause is great," said Paul Jones of Live Chicago Music.
Representatives from Autism Society of Illinois will be on hand to answer questions and raise awareness on this growing disability.
Additional festivities will also include food, drinks, lots of great exhibitors and a kid zone.
Tickets are $10 per day or $15 for both days. Event times are noon to 11 p.m. Sept. 6 and noon to 9 p.m. Sept. 7.