Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz to DJ at Chicago’s Green Tie Ball Fundraiser

The 28th Annual Green Tie Ball: I Dream of Greenie is coming back to Chicago on Friday, September 13, 2019, from 6:30 pm – midnight. And their special guest? None other than Fall Out Boy’s bassist and lyricist, Pete Wentz, scheduled to end the night with a killer DJ set.

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Some of Chicago’s most influential professionals and celebrities will gather at Alhambra Palace for the iconic Chicago Gateway Green fundraising event. Co-Chairs Grant DePorter and Lee Golub have pulled together a truly all-star team to make this year’s event the greatest party to hit Chicago.


The Green Tie Ball Chicago Gateway Green event has been a Chicago staple for years. It is one of the most anticipated galas in the city, boasting the best venues, decor, live entertainment, and guest list around. Inspired by the classic American fantasy sitcom starring Barbara Eden and Larry Hagman, I Dream of Jeannie, this year’s Green Tie Ball will transport guests to Jeannie’s bottle with its Moorish art, intricate gilded doorways, hand-painted tiles, stone mosaics, and crystal chandeliers.

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Guests at the Green Tie Ball Chicago Gateway Green festival can sample gourmet bites from 25 participating Chicago restaurants and enjoy premium craft cocktails from the open bars. Gaming is provided by Rivers Casino and entertainment features DJ Pete Wentz, alongside popular cover band Dr. Bombay, and many other Chicago favorites. There will also be a silent auction to benefit Chicago Gateway Green, which is committed to greening and beautifying Chicago’s expressways, gateways, and communities.


Fall Out Boy is a Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum band and one of modern rock music’s biggest-selling acts. They debuted their seventh studio album, Mania, on tour at Wrigley Field last September, since the band hails from the outskirts of Chicago. Bringing Pete back for the Green Tie Ball is a homecoming of sorts, since he last DJ’ed the event in 2012, and we’re more than stoked to see what he pulls together for this year’s DJ set.

Sponsors for the Green Tie Ball Chicago Gateway Green event include Rivers Casino, Chicago Magazine, Lakeshore Beverage, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, NBC 5, and WGN Radio AM 720.

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Green Tie Ball Chicago Gateway Green Information


Alhambra Palace
1240 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607



Friday, September 13, 2019 | 6:30 pm – 12 am



$150 Gala | $450 VIP | Bundle of 10 VIP Tickets $4,000


Green Tie Ball Tickets are limited to 1,000 guests to maintain exclusivity. Tickets include access to The Official Green Tie Ball Afterparty at TAO Nightclub, plus a drink ticket. VIP ticket holders gain access to the exclusive second-floor lounge, which includes private bars, passed hors d’oeuvres, private restrooms, and a premium view of the stage.

Participating Restaurants

  • 312 Chicago
  • Adobo Grill
  • Avli Taverna
  • Bellweather
  • Eli’s Cheesecake Company
  • Harry Caray’s
  • III Forks
  • Hugo’s
  • STK- Chicago
  • Taureaux Tavern
  • Tavern On Rush
  • Sunda
  • VU Rooftop
  • Eddie V’s Chicago
  • Ahambra
  • Spin-Spun Cotton Candy
  • City BBQ
  • Trulucks
  • SX Skybar


So, is this more than you bargained for yet? Catch Pete Wentz at the Green Tie Ball this September! We’ll see you there.


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