April 23, 2017    12pm to 8pm

180 N. Smith Street Palatine, IL 60067 847-358-9150
Doors open 12 Noon First Band at 12:15
$10 General Admission at the Door Children 12 and under are FREE

Even if you cannot attend the event, you can still support Breaking the Silence and
Chicago Autism Resource & Education by making a donation using PayPal.

We have two different types of tables this year, each providing exceptional viewing of the show.
Each table guarantees seating for four and will be serviced by dedicated servers.
The tables will be assigned upon arrival, so earlier arrival gets you the best possible table.

Extreme VIP Tables - $200 VIP Tables - $100
  • Pub Table for 4 on the Floor
  • Veilside Meet & Greet
  • Preferred Parking (1 Car)
  • VIP Lanyards
  • Gift bags for each table
  • Specialized Food Menu
  • Servers dedicated to VIP Section
  • Personal Hostess and Raffle List
  • Table for 4 on the Balcony
  • Servers dedicated to VIP Section
  • Personal Hostess and Raffle List
  • Specialized Food Menu

Latest NEWS

  • XVIP Raffle winner is....

    March 26, 2017
    The drawing was done live, here is the video announcing the winner of the BTS9 XVIP Table Raggle winner...

  • Challenges are on...

    March 13, 2017
    So it looks like the Challenges are on!! Tony, Bob, Sharon, and Russ of Veilside have each thrown out a challenge for Breaking the Silence 9. Watch their videos and come out and support them on April 23rd at Durty Nellies in Palatine for Breaking The Silence: A Benefit For Autism Awareness supporting Chicago Autism Resource and Education!!
    Click the video to go directly to each challenger's Facebook post and make your donation!!

    But WAIT!! There's more!! Kristy Tallica of DAMAGED JUSTICE, has also thrown down her own challenge!!

  • Official Poster!!

    March 13, 2017
    The official poster for BTS8 has arrived...

    BTS 9

    If you see an establishment with this poster up, please stop in and thank them for supporting Breaking the Silence!!

  • We are looking for Volunteers!!

    March 6, 2017
    Want to be a part of the best Autism fundraiser there is? We're looking for friendly faces to help make this year's Breaking The Silence: A Benefit For Autism Awareness a huge success! If you are interested in volunteering your time, please visit the Volunteer Submission Page and fill out the application:

    ▪Applications will be accepted through March 24, 2017.
    ▪Selected volunteers will be notified no later than March 28, 2017.
    ▪Volunteers will be required to attend a mandatory meeting on April 20, 2017 at Durty Nellie's.

  • The Bands Are...

    March 1, 2017
    Our bands for Breaking the Silence 9, are...

  • Bigger & Better Every Year

    February 9, 2017
    Last year, Breaking the Silence was honored to have a very special, very surprise guest join us, none other than Mark Slaughter! He made a short video for us to personally invite you to join us this year and years to come! We say we want to make Breaking The Silence: A Benefit For Autism Awareness bigger and better every year, and we do our best at it, so come! You never know who you will see there or what may happen!!
  • Countdown

    November 16, 2016
    Breaking the Silence 9!!

    Get ready for another great event!!


“When our son's autism was diagnosed at the age of 2, there was no clear prognosis. We didn't even know if he'd ever learn to talk. But we found talented people to work with him and he improved, slowly at first and then more rapidly.” - Claire Scovell LaZebnik