Ideas, inspiration and insights delivered to your inbox weekly!

Join the thousands of thinkers who get our content first.
  • Active Promo Codes
    Cart Items
    Processing fee ($3.00 per ticket)
    $0.00 (0 tickets)
    proceed to checkout
    for additional order detail, or to apply free tickets, click here
    *Your shopping cart will expire after 15 minutes of inactivity

    Questlove .

    Author, somethingtofoodabout; Co-Founder, The Roots; Musical Director, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

    Drummer, producer and New York Times best-selling author Questlove is the heartbeat of Philadelphia’s most influential hip-hop group. The Roots currently perform as house band for "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" with Questlove serving as musical director. The four-time Grammy-winning musician has directed artists as varied and acclaimed as D'Angelo, Eminem and Jay-Z. The multi-talented artist has written books, film scores and recently produced the original Broadway cast recording of "Hamilton" alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda. In the culinary world, Questlove hosts a series of food salons and guest judged on "Top Chef". He is a celebrity ambassador for Food Bank for New York City, serves on the City Harvest Food Council and is a board member of Edible Schoolyard.

    Past Events

    Wednesday, Apr 20 2016

    Wednesday, Apr 20 2016

    Friday, Nov 1 2019

    6:30 PM

    Join your Chicago Ideas community members for an epic evening in celebration of our ninth year and the release of Prince's memoir, The Beautiful... read more
    3 hours | Talk | Smartbar Chicago

    Know someone who can inspire?

    Chicago Ideas is the ideas festival for everyone and is also open to all speakers. Suggest someone you think fits with our community of curiosity today.
    Suggest A Speaker