Lali-Palooza is BACK with our "Battle of the Bands" concert and fundraiser! This event was developed to bring the Chicagoland community together to acknowledge the opioid prescription pain pill/heroin addiction and overdose epidemic that has taken thousands of lives and is personally impacting thousands of families. Together we can turn the tide of this epidemic! Through creating awareness and offering solutions we are steps closer. Join us as we celebrate the power of community through honoring this important cause! Here's what YOU need to know:
Time: 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Stay for a few hours or stay all day! Feel free to bring blankets, lawn chairs, etc. while you enjoy the entertainment, food/beverages and spirit of the cause!
Location: Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake, IL
The Lake County Fairgrounds are located on the corner of Peterson and Midlothian Roads in Grayslake, Illinois. GPS systems sometimes have difficulty finding the exact location.
If using a GPS system, enter the following address: 19822 West Peterson Road Libertyville, IL (this is the old address of the farm, and will bring you to the fairgrounds)
Google Maps & Mailing Address: 1060 East Peterson Road Grayslake, IL 60030
Enjoy a taste of Lake County with an array of your favorite Chicagoland restaurants conveniently located at the event site! List to come!
Take a walk on "The Other Side"! Cool off with an ice cold beverage and meet the crew from northern Illinois' FIRST sober bar and nightclub, recovery services and treatment program.
Lake County Fairgrounds has plenty of parking close to the concert site!
Can be purchased here!
*Students and military attendees: don't forget to bring your ID for proof of status.
*Everyone else: bring your ticket with you for check-in on the day of the event!
Vote for your favorite band at one of our voting booths or using your mobile device on the day of the event! Votes will be auto-tallied using our online system. A winner will be announced and prizes awarded at that time. Each attendee will have the option to vote for 3 bands! Use your votes wisely!
To learn about how you can compete in front of a huge crowd for BIG PRIZES go to www.lali-palooza.org/bands.html. Prizes are up for grabs before the event as well! Only 10 bands will be competing - so sign up soon!
ATTENTION BUSINESS OWNERS & OPERATORS: Want to become a SPONSOR or donate a raffle/silent auction item?
Support this event and gain exposure to hundreds! We have FANTASTIC advertising opportunities for you. For questions and more immediate attention reach out to Bill Urbanus at email@example.com.
All About the Cause:
To learn more about the opioid/heroin epidemic's impact, meet Alex N. Laliberte in the video below. Alex is one of millions of people from various walks of life who have struggled with opioid/heroin addiction. And, like Alex, many of them lose their lives each and every day as the ultimate consequence. In fact, in the US 100 people die each day of a drug overdose. In Illinois, more people die from drug overdoses than car accidents. No one person is immune! Here's Alex's story:
When & Where
Banyan Treatment Centers
Our mission is to help struggling drug addicts and alcoholics reach their goal of a healthy, happy and productive sober life through an array of treatment services provided by our licensed clinical and medical professionals.
Our drug and alcohol treatment programs provide an alternative to traditional treatment as a step down from a higher level of care. We emphasize and try to instill the importance of consistency, accountability and responsibility along with the vital importance of a 12-step program in everybody’s daily lives to achieve the goal of permanent sobriety.