Thursday 08/08/2013 by Lemuria


The Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery in Chicago held a series of fundraisers, during their Summer Honey Tapping Party, in conjunction with the recent Phish shows there. Rock Bottom donated funds to the Mockingbird Foundation for every pint of their “Sample” beer sold over the weekend, and served it in special mason jars emblazoned with the Foundation logo. Co-manager T.J. Catalini also organized a raffle, live music, and more! Foundation board member Charlie Dirksen attended on Friday, as did Foundation volunteers Kevin Hoy on Friday and Scott Marks on Saturday – and, of course, many other Phish fans, including perhaps you.

The Mockingbird Foundation has now received a check for $1,101.50 raised from CraftWorks Foundation, which handles the corporate giving for CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries Inc.’s 250 restaurants under multiple brands. We appreciate everyone for their support of music education. In particular, we want to thank TJ, as well as Angie Leach and Michelle Jones of CraftWorks. We hope that we can do it again the next time Phish is in town - and look forward to seeing even more of you there!

If you liked this blog post, one way you could "like" it is to make a donation to The Mockingbird Foundation, the sponsor of Support music education for children, and you just might change the world.


, comment by RunawayJim
RunawayJim It was a great beer and a great time! If only it was a little closer to the venue.
, comment by wardy
wardy Will those mason jars be avail for order online?
, comment by Sativar
Sativar I couldn't get a single Sample served to me in a jar. The jars were always being washed at the moment. Kinda kills the novelty of it all.
, comment by Ifthir
Ifthir Great to see everyone getting together for a great cause!
, comment by RunawayJim
RunawayJim @sativar: The jars were easy to come by Friday night. But when I went back on Saturday around 2, they were nowhere to be seen. They were all being "washed". I think I only saw like 3 people with them in the place... I found it hard to believe they were all being washed at once. But it was still fun and the beer was good. And I'm pretty sure you actually got more of the beer in the pint glass. :)
, comment by chefstevejudd
chefstevejudd I wonder what happened to all those jars?
, comment by TheBookWasWrittenByHand
TheBookWasWrittenByHand looks like dip spit
You must be logged in to post a comment.
Support & Mbird
Fun with Setlists
Check our Phish setlists and sideshow setlists!
Phish News
Subscribe to Phish-News for exclusive info while on tour! is a non-commercial project run by Phish fans and for Phish fans under the auspices of the all-volunteer, non-profit Mockingbird Foundation.

This project serves to compile, preserve, and protect encyclopedic information about Phish and their music.

Credits | Terms Of Use | Legal | DMCA

© 1990-2024  The Mockingbird Foundation, Inc. | Hosted by Linode