Kickstand Productions Presents

Des Rocs Alive


Oct 1 Fri
Des Rocs Alive8:00 PM | Doors: 7:00 PM
Beat KitchenChicago, IL
Age Limit: 17+
ANNOUNCE: Tuesday, May 18 @ 9am CST
FILTHY ANIMALS PRE-SALE: Wednesday, May 19 @ 10am CST 
KICKSTAND PRE-SALE: Thursday, May 20 @ 10am CST
PUBLIC ON-SALE: Friday, May 21 @ 10am local

All concerts & events at Beat Kitchen & Subterranean will require

Proof of Full Vaccination (physical copy or digital photo)
or A Negative COVID-19 Test

Final dose of vaccination must be no less than 14 days prior to event.
Negative COVID-19 tests must be performed within 72 hours of event.

Additionally, per CDC guidance, masks will be required indoors for all staff & patrons except while actively eating or drinking. For further information on our Covid-19 policies please reference the Terms & Conditions within.

If you have a fever, cough, or flu-like symptoms, PLEASE stay home! For more information on symptoms and procedures for those experiencing them, please visit the 
CDC website.

We remain committed to providing a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for all performers, staff and patrons and thank you for your support. 

Des Rocs

Somewhere in Queens, a musical madman creates compositions in an underground lair. Formerly usedas a break room for 1950s MTA tunnel workers, the grit and legacy of the city radiates from the walls,anointingDes Rocswith the authentic soul of NYC.

Des RocsisRock ’N Roll. A fourth-generation New Yorker and pizza maker, his authenticity, coupled withhis obsessive drive to create, has spawned an undeniable force of nature. His music builds upon its deepand soulful rock roots and applies a sadistic,frenetic twist. Des delivers Rock ’N Roll to the modernlandscape, enriched with the deep reverence to the history of the art form.

Inspired by music and culture of both past and present, Des provides an energetic and dynamic liveperformance, displaying the blood, sweat, and tears of the journey to reinvent Rock ’N Roll.

Des Rocs is a man possessed, the chosen prophet of his Filthy Animals™, the movement created by hisfanbase.He approaches his career as an all-encompassing art piece. The music,the performance andthe visual aesthetic all work in concert to provide his Filthy Animals™ with a captivating movementthat’s impossible to ignore. His art is deeply personal, vulnerable, staying true to, and betting on, hisunique creative vision.

​Des’ latest release, an EP titledThis Is Our Life, arrived at the end of 2020. It is an anthemic celebrationof our greatest tragedies becoming our greatest strengths. The EP captures the true triumph in ourflaws, and the clarity found somewhere at the endof our rope