Join legendary music producer, three-time Grammy Award-winner and Chairman & CEO of Epic Records L.A. Reid on February 17 for an intimate conversation. Kicking off Chicago Ideas’ year-round programming, A Conversation with L.A. Reid goes behind-the-scenes of the music industry, with a man who has been shaping it for more than 25 years.
After breaking into the music scene in the 1980s, Reid has become one of the most prolific and innovative producers in the industry working with established artists including Whitney Houston, Carlos Santana and Aretha Franklin and launching current chart-toppers like Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Meghan Trainor (to name only a few).
Don’t miss your chance to hear the artist and entrepreneur share his own story of struggle and success and to get a rare glimpse of the industry from Reid’s experience working with music’s most iconic artists. Purchase your $15 ticket here.
*The event will be followed by a book signing for Reid’s upcoming memoir, Sing to Me, on sale February 2.
When: February 17, 6:30–7:30pm
Where: Morningstar, 22 W. Washington St.