We are raising funds for our first permanent location. And every person who contributes gets a personalized ‘thank you’ from our founder Lorelei on this digital wall of fame.

Want to see your name on the bar itself? You can! Just hurry, more than half the spots have been claimed!

 

PROGRESS REPORT


After blasting through our initial goal, we’re now on our way to cover the full expenses of leasing and building out a space. Up next: funding a draft system for alcohol-free beer & kombucha on tap.

It means the world to us that you support us in making this happen! Together, we’re creating nightlife beyond alcohol.

Help us fund the 1st Listen Bar & get your name on our wall of fame.


REWARDS LIKE WHOA


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Our rewards include membership discounts! tickets to our opening night party! alcohol-free mixology classes! or getting your name carved into our bar!

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For those who would like to invest in a more formal way, you can purchase an investor invite to our Friends & Family investment round through the crowdfunding portal.

 
 

 
 

Personal ‘Thank You'
To Every Supporter
From Our Founder Lorelei

UPDATED REGULARLY

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Currently: 458 BACKERS!

 
 

 
 

CELEBRITY ⭐ BACKERS

Vanessa Ray - Fantastic actress of Blue Bloods, Pretty Little Liars & Frances Ha fame - saw @listenlorelei speak on a panel and became an instant Listen Bar fan. WOW. Now she’s backing us at the investor level. LOVE! 💕 Feeling so Hollywood right now.

Ruby Warrington - Thanks Ruby! Listen Bar has the Club SÖDA NYC & Sober Curious stamp of approval!

Holly Glenn Whitaker of The Temper and Hip Sobriety - THANKS for the love - for asking the hard questions and loving the honest answers!

Karen Cahn - The actual founder of IFundWomen believes in Listen Bar!

Sah D’Simone - Earth’s most joyful human 🌏 & meditation teacher to the stars! 🌟 A WHOLE MOOD that’s ecstatically substance-free, and one of our favorite repeat guests!

Steven aka @the_sky_explorer - From the most beautiful views of the sky to believing in beautiful, booze-free nights! Thanks Steven!


BRAND PARTNER ✌️BACKERS

Kin Euphorics and Jenn Batchelor - always supporting the magic! ✨

Pilot Kombucha - Small but mighty!

Catharine Dockery and Vice Ventures - hell yeah! INVEST & INDULGE

Bill Shufelt and Athletic Brewing Company - Bill, you know how much we love you guys! AF beer, delicious AF. We stan for u! Have a blast in Eamon’s mixology class!

John Wiseman & Curious Elixirs - The first true cocktail-in-a-bottle that’s booze-free! 🥃 We LOVE Curious 1! 🎸 Rock on John!

Tokyotoys - The Bucharest-based design firm behind our brilliant logo & branding!


🍸 FOOD & BAR INDUSTRY 🍸 BACKERS

Justin Ahiyon - House of Yes co-owner and forever friendliest dancefloor friend! Even put our crowdfunding in your newsletter!! 🙏

Laura Ann Fiery - Nomad Hotel manager and Listen Bar believer since Day 1!!

Julia V. Bainbridge - Brilliant, brilliant journalist - and long-time Bon Appétit editor. Thank you for helping breathe life into our story!

Jacqueline Raposo - Love your personal investment in this story and your brilliant little yellow book! Means the world to have such a prolific food writer and big voice for chronic illness who loves us so much!

Esme Benjamin - Culture Trip’s Wellness Editor & the first one to put us in the spotlight when we were just an idea! So, so much love for your support Esme!!

Damon Versaggi & Scrappy Meals - Versaggi Versaggi! Our resident sustainability geek! Thank you for being a wonderful part of the Vol 2 fam ✌️

Grace Lieberman - Thrilled you dug our Going Up!

Nicola Nice - All about that pomp & whimsy!

Jon Gneezy - Listen Bar loves The Deep End!

Sam Thonis - Thanks Sam! And get it, Getaway!

Morgan First - Rosé Mansion supports booze-free fun too!


MUSIC 🎸BACKERS

Julia Willinger - Managing heroes from Courtney Barnett to Vampire Weekend, AND being hair goals on the daily 💁‍♀️ Thanks for believing in us, Julia!

Andi Wilson - So grateful for you & all the incredible people Hideaway House has brought into my life. You’re a total FORCE in the music world! Working with the best artists (Half Waif! Barrieeeeee!!) and being a true ally for everyone you believe in.

Marcus Assenmacher - One of the first to believe & support! Musician turned music man, always with love for the craft. So grateful for ya Marcus!

David Rosenfeld - David’s in everybody, we’re officially cool. From FADER homie to Cali agent, a gentleman through and through.

Dan De Lara - Playing bass on Chromeo tracks, texting memes to all the coolest musicheads, AND supporting Listen Bar. What a guy! A Nah-Groni in your honor!

Hila the Killa - Rapping in a headstand and lovin’ up on body hair? These are a few of our favorite things.

Lucy Gallant - Australian singer & busker, so good she stopped me in my tracks and I *still* listen to the voice note I took of her song!

Sara Mia Drennen - Music world cool girl supreme! Always see you at the best sh*t!

Helenor Helenor - You’ve been making such gorgeous music + visuals, means the world when musicians support us with their resources!! 🤝

Khidja - Man. If I’ve ever been a groupie, it was as a teenager in Bucharest, hearing these guys DJ. So rad to now be friends and get THEIR support, as they’ve gone on to play Berghain and the world. 👏


SUPERBACKERS 🌟

Back at it again with the support! These backers didn’t stop at one contribution, they gave 2+ times over, just to see us succeed!!

Rosemarie Ryan - 🌹🌹 Made a generous CONTRIBUTION + Snagged our first MEMBERSHIP!

Tiffany Rolfe - ☄️☄️ Bought an OPENING NIGHT TICKET + a booze-free MIXOLOGY CLASS!

Danielle Brill - 🚨🚨 Gifted a friend a VC MEETING + Ordered herself a BAR TAB!

Courtney Doyle - 🌟🌟 Getting her NAME CARVED + got a OPENING NIGHT TICKET!


IFUNDWOMEN 👩🏻👩🏼👩🏾 BACKERS

This community shows UP! If you’re looking for some women-led businesses to support:

PippySips - OH HULLO new mamas & pregnant babes! 🍼 Listen Bar is DOWN for a sleek breastmilk bottle! Thank you for being down with us!

Mandy Martinez & Lady Wolf - A clothing & skincare line from a military wife with a biochemistry degree! A-woooooo! 🐺

Rhonda Cammon & PerfectlyCordial - Nashville in the house! Can’t wait to try your cordials. Shine shine!

Alicia Ness & Heptagon Productions - Looking forward to chatting! Thanks for the support

Verlonda Johnson & Wherk - Get it Tallahassee! Women’s coworking spaces, woohoo!

Rachna Hukmani & Whiskey Stories - Even whiskey lovers love Listen Bar! Check out this woman’s Michelin-starred, multi-sensory tastings!

Scoop Marketplace - Seattle’s getting a zero waste grocery store! ♻️ Right on - go support!

Corey Gil - So excited for you & Wise Life Solutions! Hoorah for making parenting a little less work!

Suzanne Sinatra & Private Packs - OMG you’re making UTI’s less awful?! HERE FOR IT!

Nicole Brown & TailoredSF - A Bay area hair salon that’s organic & eco-friendly, down to the cork flooring?! YAAAS!

Kelly Corzine & GRAND CAYE Wellness & Social Club - Girl you had me at the name! Mmmm salt water pools and float therapy, can’t wait! 💦

Luquana McGriff & A Cake Baked in Brooklyn - OMG your cakes are GORGEOUS! Back this babe!!

Melissa Barker & Phoenix Rising - We’re so here for this! An app that disrupts the narrative of trauma and delivers on-demand healing resources!

Lauren Demarest & Sweat Vacay - Instagrammable workouts? In Greece? Looks magical!

Emily Dobkin & Betterish - How fitting! A platform that breaks people out of perfectionism and into small, achievable actions - supporting us in a tangible way. Love!

CJ Scarlet & the ‘Raising Badass Kids’ Book - Being a badass is the best! Excited for your book.

Kate Anderson - A little love, straight from the iFundWomen team! Thanks for the promptest, most helpful technical support!

Sarah Moe - YES! iFundWomen REPRESENT!

Zeina Muna - The one who first showed me the iFW ropes! So thankful.

Karen Cahn - Did we mention Karen was our VERY FIRST BACKER? 😯


BRAND 🚀 BACKERS

Sri Thayi & W3 Chocolate - That “Balanced” white chocolate can live in my my mouth, please and thank you. I don’t even like chocolate that much, but whoa 🍫 

10th Avenue Tea - Thanks for hitting us up about your matcha! And for helping us along!

Gina Antioco & Lift / Next Level Floats - Thanks for your support babe - HUGE fan of your Brooklyn float tanks!

Mishka Aminov & Monfefo - Thanks for supporting us! Excited to try your local, cold-pressed ginger shots! 🍋

Aaron Mandelbaum & the GROW Foundation - So cool that you can get grants for supporting addiction recovery & prevention! Thanks for finding us.

BOSS WOMEN BACKERS

ACTUAL bosses of mine - AND UTTER FORCES in BUSINESS - who thought it’s so NICE they all BACKED ME TWICE!!

Rosemarie Ryan

Tiffany Rolfe

Courtney Doyle

SO RAD having strong women in leadership who truly believe in me and lift me up! THANK YOU


Made this its own category because I truly believe seeing and working with female leaders is how I dared become one.


TEAM + FAM 👼 BACKERS

Mama - When I was about 3 years old, I’d introduce myself as “Lorelei, sweet little girl, a splendor.” 💫 Day 1 and I had mastered personal branding and self-confidence. That’s the girl my momma raised. 💓

Tata - Like many fathers, you always place the highest value on work and career in a person’s life. Yet you see past accolades and financial gains and treasure fulfillment and passion above all else. Thanks for always keeping your curiosity, dad.

Rodica Constantin - Santa baby, won’t you help fund my new business venture? Yes you will, because Rodica’s on the case.

John Bonani - Sir! Emily’s been killing it. We love that you pre-ordered your bar tab while living in another city - YES! We eagerly await you

Gail Bonani - ‘Emily Rose’ is going on the bar! Gail, we appreciate you so! 

Kimi Inch - When someone (in this case, an amazing dominatrix) is part of one of our events and then invests her own resources in what we’re doing, MY. HEART. SOARS.


NYC 🍎BACKERS

Zeina Muna - Hey there cool mama! Thanks for showing me the ways of iFundWomen - couldn’t be a bigger fan!

Lauren Powell - TO WONDER & TO JOY 🌈

Michael Morgenstern - Come thru! Date night!

Joey Danger Stox - DANGER!! YESSS love the enthusiasm Leather Daddy!!

Roan Bibby - What a g! Backed me before I even got to ask!

Jess Bibby - You’re such a boss Jess. Thanks for the love. Also, loving the family support here Bibby’s!

Monica Dang - Means the world my little cloud buddy!! ☁️

Natalie McCrackin - FEELING THE LOVE BIG TIME

Annamarie Henderson - FUNGI FRENS FO LYFE

Lauren Chang - Where there’s a Lauren, there’s a party! Yay for putting your name on the bar! 😎 perma-love

Jason Stein & Becky Pennucci - YAY SHMOOS 💖

Kelly Singer - Means the WORLD that you’re spreading the word over in Denver about us! 

Cassie Hough - Who always introduces me to ppl as her biggest girlcrush! NEVER STOP! Luv u so!

Haffro City - Karaoke king & greatest New York character I have ever met. Beew!

Jacopo Bontempo - NYC via Italy 🇮🇹 and one of the warmest souls I know. Grazie mille!

Naushin Rahman - Always a pleasure talking about the inner self-care work with you! FAVE QUOTE “If strawberries make me fart, I won’t eat strawberries. If alcohol makes me an asshole, I won’t drink alcohol. No difference!” 🍓

Gabee Cho - Can’t wait to put your name on the bar! Def not the last piece of NYC you put your name on, miss architect!

Steve Juh - Heyo! Knower of all cool NYC thangs, wassuppp. ✌️

Dana Ericson - NYC, with a side of the Eggs Report. 🍳 Alltimers. “If you see something, skate something.”

Mark Stetson - THE GNOMIE HOMIE

Tara Babylon - From subway style to boss babe backer!!

Malka Sender - DANCEFLOOR FREEEEENS

Matt Stern - Can't wait to have you at our opening party!

Maria Tegzes - Thanks for the support and the warm wishes!

Jenn Li - Such lovely words! Thanks for being part of the universe conspiring for me! 💓

Marcus Assenmacher - Now there’ll always be a part of you in New York!

Pedro Pereira - Thanks for the love, you visual poet! Someday soon, Listen Bar will be in the movies, mark my words!

Sophie Lundstrom - Love that you dig this, Miss Luxury Dream-Coats! 🦄 So impressed by Thermakota!

Lawrence Guarnieri - Thanks for the love, Larry!

Maud Gabry - Merci beaucoup, chérie!

Hila the Killa - Wow babe. Means so much that you supported! There’s a Romanian saying, ‘gift to gift, heaven is made.’ Thanks for sharing your gift!

Robbie from Earth - Cheers to treating your partner!

Manu Kapoor - ‘Manu Kapoor’ is getting lovingly etched! Thrilled to have impressed such a connoisseur.

Helga Traxler - NYC’s sharpest bangs - and sharp eye for beauty! What a lovely bit of NYC magic!

Jason Gardner - What a lovely surprise! So glad we crossed paths. Thanks for the support Jason!

Sri Thayi - You shine, I shine!

Matt Huff - Always expanding, always exploring! Thank you

Maryam Ajayi - Such a radiant spirit! To abundance and prosperity!

Lui Kawasumi - Getting etttttcheddd! Of course a crazy maker like you would go for that. Seeing you pointing at your first drink & going “I get it now.” is one of my fave Listen Bar moments.

Akpanoluo Etteh - Akpanuluo! Personal Development Nerds unite - and thanks for supporting our music mission!

Michelle Joni Lapidos - Brought together by none other than the MTA! 👁️& 👂

Matt Hunter - Rad to get support from a fellow entrepreneur - and thrilled to see ‘Jane + Matt’ going on the bar!

Sarton Weinraub - Was such a pleasure telling you about Listen Bar - thanks for the support! Come visit!

Joe Gannon - Wow. Deeply moved by your wonderful support! Thanks for putting so much good energy in!! The Integral Heart Family always shares the love.

Loren Sands-Ramshaw - Swinging into this! Happy to put Sidney on the bar 👞 👟

Zoë Salditch - THIS LADY. Literally there from DAY 1, the first time I ever said out loud - “I want to open a bar with no alcohol.” Apparently I whispered it, I was so nervous. They had to ask me to speak up. Taught me, supported me, connected me, now BACKED ME. THANK YOU.

Josh Weiner - 🎸 rock on 🎸

Xi Liu - One of my absolute favorite NYC friends, even now that you’re back in Australia! From Dance Parade 💃 to being in a sculpture below the Man 🗿to Halloween in Salem. 🎃

Austin Purnell - Aw man you are the KINDEST! Thanks for telling everyone about us 😂

Julius Betila - Gongmaster extraordinaire! Thank you for appreciating our rowdy vibes!

Mara Miculescu - See darling? We’ll always have NYC. 🥐

Angela R Comer - Sometimes in NYC, you chat up a stranger in a witch shop 🔮 And you make a new friend.

Keith Masco - Thanks so much Keith! Rad to have your support.

Desiree Yanes - If you like wild plants 🌱 - just follow this perfect mix of botany & Brooklyn. Consistently one of my favorite inspos.

Annie Fawber - You’re an absolute gem. 💎

Ryan Adamiak - Always making noise together! Thanks for the encouragement from the start.


BACKERS 🇺🇸 FOR THE NEXT CITY

Christine Ericson - 🦆 BOSTON STRONG! Chris! You guys are all so dear to me! Thanks for the support - much love!

Casey Ortiz & Yolanda Ortiz - It is such an honor to carve Casey’s name into the bar. Yolanda, you’re the greatest. BOSTON STRONG 🦆

Marlin Dohlman - Great suggestions, thanks for the love from DC! 🏛️

Jason Newmarch - Homie from across the country! Yes let’s have some fancytown drinks ha! SEATTLE in the house! 🌃

Hannah Widmer - Wow your note was so great! Love that you live in another city, DO drink, and just think we’re SO GREAT that we give you a reason to travel - and back us with hard cash! Come! Hey MINNEAPOLIS 👋

Nathan W. Bailey - THANKS DUDE! One vote for LA! 🎥

Lisa Grubish - OHIO in the hoooouse! 🏈 Thanks for the touching message, excited about the TED Talk you recommended on women & drinking!

BACKERS 🌍 AROUND THE WORLD 🌍

Lucy Gallant - Dream singer all the way from Australia! 🇦🇺

Meesh Dot - What an absolute vision of sisterhood our time together offers, from one corner of the world to the next! You light me up! +1 for AUS 🇦🇺

Iñigo - Hola Mexico!! 🇲🇽 Build bars not walls!!
Thanks so much for the love - “Catrino Wilburys” is going on the bar!

Jocelyn Bishop - Cali girl I met in Guatemala 🇬🇹 Cheered me on to jump off a cliff inside a cave, and is cheering me on STILL!

Luke Spartacus - Listen Bar came together on a steady diet of sunrises & poetry. Thanks for showing the way. Cheers to every person you bring to Integral Heart Foundation. GUATEEE 🇬🇹

Olly Nash - Ha, thanks Olly! Rad that you’d want Listen Bar to be your meeting place if you visit from LONDON! 🇬🇧

Meredith Blidner - Toronto in the hoooouse! ✈️ Thanks so much for the support love. GO TORONTO 🇨🇦


🇷🇴 ROMANIA 🇷🇴 BACKERS

Mama - Am noroc mult, mult de tot. Merci mama. Always grateful for my mom, and my family’s support, especially from across the ocean. 💓

Tata - Uite ca totusi aschia nu sare departe de trunchi. Daca voi ati reusit sa deschideti firma in Romania post-comunista, m-oi descurca si eu in New York!

Stefania Anton Verona - Homies since birth! Friends since before FRIENDS! Paver of ways in New York!

Valentina - WOW. Merci pentru contribuția generoasă!

Rodica Constantin - Pentru fluturi! 🦋

Elena Dăscălescu - De mică m-ai încurajat! Merci la toata familia!!

Alexandru Atanasiu aka Tokyotoys - Genialul designer care ne-a creat logo-ul și branding-ul! Bucharest REPRESENT!

Silvia Boblea - The London cool kids 🇬🇧 club sends their regards

Andrei Lasc - Un poet, în vorbe și în viață

Mihnea Gheorghiu - YESSS possibly the most awarded Romanian creative in the world? Liderul creativ pe Diesel & Heineken? TOT AȘAAA!

Sebastian Olar - Mereu crești mândria în România - de la “Românii sunt deștepți” la spirijinul celor în care crezi. MERCI!

Miruna Macri - Mereu pariezi pe creativitate! A woman after my own heart ❤️ 

Mihai Botarel - Deci, suntem aprobați pentru și CELE MAI fine gusturi 😎

Raul Mandru - Se mândrește și Raul cu noi!

Ionut Radulescu - QUEER ROMANIA IN THE HOUSEEEE.

Sandra Bold - Discobold gives her discoblessing.

Mara Miculescu - Îți imaginezi dacă nu mă aducea Mihnea la Feaster?? 🐰 Si acum îmi faci tu Paștele - cu donatia de 100% FUNDED!

Andrei Floroiu - Merci mult Andrei! 🛫

Emil Föger - Here’s to curious skeptics! and to the GLORIFIED LEMONADE STAND!! 😂😂

Catinca Panait - De unde am pornit - și tot înainte!

Carina Tudorache - România pretutindeni!

Ioana Suciu - Merci Ioana!!! Apărătoarea de bază! Ce mare lucru e când te spirijină cineva în fața scepticilor! Merci pt votul de încredere.

Inas Al-soqi - Merci Inas! An artist's eye, a dreamer's soul - and a worker's busy hands! LOVE that you got your ✂️tattoo at Listen Bar!! Abia aștept să-ți punem numele pe bar!

Ana Chisacof - Ce frumos! Ne sprijinim de departe!

Ana Visan - Romania via Emerson via a-fost-sa-fie - si ce bine ca e!

Eliana Stratica - Proiectul asta e one big excuse to see all the great things my childhood friends are up to! Mereu cu arta si frumosul, Eliana!

Raluca Dragusanu - Romanian homies in NYC! Hai cu salata de vinete!

Alecsandra Popa - Hai cu fetele şmechereeee!

Khidja aka Flore & Rusu - De la Web la Berghain baaa. 👏👏 Merci.

Dragoş Roşca - Coleg la primul meu job, EVER! Mereu cu-ncurajarea!

Sanziana Marcu & Filip Negreanu-Arboreanu - Merci mult pt spirijin! Ce tare a evoluat povestea voastră din liceu.

AD WORLD 🏓 BACKERS

Noel Hamilton - She might not know it, but Noel is part of Listen Bar’s origin story. My first ever month off drinking was one of 27 dares for my 27th birthday - inspired by Noel’s impressive year of 30 challenges before she turned 30. Noel - Listen Bar would NOT exist without you, and I’m so glad you’re helping bring us to life! 💪

Tokyotoys - The Bucharest-based design firm behind our brilliant logo & branding!

Mihnea Gheorghiu - Responsible for the most consistently creative work in my generation. Crazy pirate rockstar.

Sebastian Olar - Romania at its finest.

Miruna Macri - I remember seeing your passport-portfolio in our office back in the day! Look at ya now ❤️

Laura Frank - OMG! One wonder woman to another 💕

Juliette Cilia - The brightest mind and brightest smile! Keep crushing it.

Jon Leachman - JOHNO! Always on my team!

Stephanie Yung - So cool to be getting love from an inspiring innovation thinker, who’s now also an inspiring mama!

Matt Kalish - Team Shark Week!! 🦈

Taylor Shomann - Best dude ever award.

Luke Bailey-Wong - Sometimes your boss becomes your spiritual teacher and holy shit am I glad you became mine.

Mihai Botarel - Total boss. And one handsome devil.

Raul Mandru - Never not in a good mood.

Ionut Radulescu - So much energy in everything you make! Vibrant illustrator, wonderful human.

Sandra Bold - Some day, we’ll be the backdrop to the most epically captioned visual pun, I just know it.

Colin Gaul - Who knew Unwasted Weekend would be a marker along this journey! Thanks for cheering from afar!

Lauren Truppo - Thanks for the support darling!

Jonah Oskow-Schoenbrod - Rad editor pal. SO thrilled to be the first ones carving your name dude. 🔪🚪

Alecsandra Popa - You funny, funny woman.

Mara Miculescu - Human ray of sunshine ☀️ like no other.

Auro Trinicastelli - Grazie mille, you gentleman! 🇮🇹

Anthony DiMichele - Next Listen Bar Halloween, bring the Freddie Mercury vibe! 🎤 We’ll karaoke!!

Nathalie Brown - Thanks so much Nat!! Ours are always the random little projects I remember. 😂

Desiree Yanes - Prolly my favorite ad world exit story and most inspiring eye into the natural world.

CO: COLLECTIVE ⚡BACKERS

Much of the purpose-driven design of Listen Bar as a business is owed to my time at Co: Collective and their StoryDoing approach. Thanks for the support, team.

Rosemarie Ryan - A true mentor and champion who’s been building me up since our first meeting together. Ad world legend. LOVE YOU ROSE. 🌹

Tiffany Rolfe - Absolute powerhouse meteor-woman. ☄️ From CP+B superstar to R/GA CCO!! Thank you for believing in Listen Bar with such enthusiasm!

Neil Parker - Always a supporter of the strong women around you! THANKS NEIL come through in that leopard-print jacket.

Ty Montague - To not only have your support, to have your EXCITEMENT! 💥 Means the world!

Miranda Martell - First one to bet on me & build with me! LOVE MM!

Francesca Bastianini - Thank you! On my lucky day! First10

Jamie Hall - You are the realest. DREAM BABE

Aude Broos - A lightbeam and an inspiration

Sara Posner - ONE BOSS BABE TO ANOTHER. you inspire me so.

Sami Kriegstein - OVERACHIEVER GIRLCRUSH. “Sami + Mike” are TOTES going on the bar!

Laureen HD - Our queen in love & sex & herpes! 💋

Geoff Baldwin - YES! Way to pick THE ULTIMATE Geoff reward! We will etch in your name!

Amanda Ginzburg - Thanks ya diamond babe!

Nitzan Hermon - Big, deep thinking minds unite!

Ashton Rose - So excited to put your name on this bar!! Thank you!

Melissa Jackson-Parsey - The most gracious of leaders!

Mindy Benner - HAT TWINS FOR LYFE. Inspo behind the She Pretty!

Elsie Iwase - One of the early nurturers of this whole thing!

Cole Nielsen - The OG! And the one who put us to 10K!! Go Cole!

Kelli Lane - Amazing supporter THANK YOU! Thanks for trusting me to move mountains!

Tom Morton - Of COURSE you would know someone doing perfectly aligned work out in the UK! Can't wait to put your name on this thing!

Allie Dietzek - OMG I felt your words & love from across the universe!! Go go Reign_wala

Chantal Sagnes - Thanks you fancy French babe!!

Andrew May - So cool to have the support of other ppl off to do big things!!

Courtney Bowditch - Thanks for the encouragement love! Totes got this.

Ana Gannod - Brought me SUCH joy to have you at Listen Bar! Thanks for the support! We’re Louboutin-level!! 👠

Stephen Maroda - Stephen! ALWAYS with the support, always happy to see people succeed - what a class act.

Danielle Brill - BOUGHT A VC MEETING TO GIFT TO A FRIEND!! Holy BFF YOU WANT IN YOUR LIFE ALERT!! 🚨 Thanks for always being Team Lorelei!

Laura Dunn - So grateful for your support! And so, so happy for your success! Killin’ it babe!

Mary Maroun - You’re such a wonderful friend Mary! Thanks for your trust and encouragement, always.

Laurie Batista - Laurie, you’re killing it in Portland - can’t wait for you to come visit a TRUE STORYDOING business!

Fiona O’Leary Sloan - Worldwide badass network!

Matar Cohen - NYFW superstar! So cool to step into your world 🕴️

Sigrid Jakob - Rock solid human who knows how to live. Always wild to inspire people who inspire me.

Brittany Holt - Squirrelfreeeend! Thanks for the love!

Liz Henry - Thanks so much Liz!! Come by!

Scott Mitchell - Mister $$$ putting his trust in me! Feeling the love Scott! 🤑

Kit Krugman - Always one to support WOMEN IN INNOVATION! Thanks for the love Kit!!

Tiago Veiga - Your support means so much!! Thanks for loving “everything we stand for”!!!

Valerie Downing / Laskos - Biggie! Val, thanks for always being a supporter!!

Maddie Kercheval - Thanks so much babe! Hope to see your smiling face sometime 😉

Stephanie Sheng - Always happy to be a place to land between your incredible adventures! 🗺

Dilan Yuksel - The sweetest Turkish d-light! 🇹🇷 Thanks for being part of the journey.

MODERNISTA! 🦉 BACKERS

This crew taught me early on to go against the grain - and I learned from the best and funnest. If you know, you know.

Avin Narasimhan - First owl to back me! Can’t wait for your alcohol-free mixology class with Eamon Rockey!

Courtney Doyle - My first woman boss ever!! who immediately moved me from under her into the creative dept for my own good - and still has my back TODAY!! YES babe - dreams to reality!

*OMG Courtney just double-backed me YUSSSS OF COURSE 😭😭*

Jenessa Carder - Always positive, always gracious! SO FUN to reconnect!

Gareth Kay - Such a gift to have your stamp of approval! 📣 Hear ye, hear ye! Gareth Kay says we’re BRILLIANT and is putting his name on our bar! 📣

Lina Yaghi - Oh yay! Remember us being young’uns together back in the day, now look at us!

Gina Soloperto - The woman who took me under her wing when I landed in New York - without even having worked with me before. Always an advocate, always opening doors. So, so grateful for you Gina!

Shane Hutton - 🙌 WOLFIE 🙌 Still keep the email you wrote me when you took me on as your paddawan. Thanks for always pushing me to the front. Few people starting out get to have a mentor as brilliant - and as invested in their growth. Forever grateful.

Dan Higgins - Holler Dan! You’re one of the people whose gracious enthusiasm, day in day out, made a huge impression. Thanks for the love!

Rafael Feliz - Always a smile!! Keep rockin’ Raf!

Xavier Teo - Always one of the craziest, loveliest, warmest people. So happy to see ya shine X!

Matty Poitras - Total rascal and funniest fucker ever. Can’t believe you weren’t drinking THE WHOLE TIME!

Brad Kayal - Thoughtful human, thoughtful designer 👨‍🎨

Allison Rude - So funny that there ever was a time of Allison Rude, account woman. You crushed it right off the bat. ⚽ Thanks for the support!

Brennan Moore - You always saw the future B! Thanks for seeing it in me!

Darren Crawforth - Your words melted my whole heart. All the love from across the world!

Anne Keane - Oh WOW! THE M! TRIBE IS STROOOOOONG, even still!! Thanks Anne.

Michael Jordan - JUST GONNA BASK IN THE JOY OF SAYING WE’RE MICHAEL-JORDAN-APPROVED (give me this moment) 😂😂

Jonathan Plaznoja - Fist-bump emoji right back! 🤜🤛 Not at all surprised by your support, you were always in my corner!

Sebastian Gard - Look forward to having you at the opening! Thanks for contributing!

Annie Rehage - You were always a daredevil 😈 thanks for sending support!

Doug Harry - Always the coolest cat - even when you played a bum for the CAUSE! 🤘

EMERSON 🎓 BACKERS

Danny Madden - The OG. Founder of Ornana. Award-winning filmmaker who has worked with Pink Floyd. The one who first dared me to skip alcohol for a month. Shiny example of one of the most alive ppl I know.

Mykim Dang - Believe in you as completely as you do in me!

Salman Alj - HOMIE SUPREME

Nate Schenker - Always got my back!

Luana Suciu - Nici oceanele nu ne despart!

Megan Roy - Thank you, you shiny human! love your lovely work

Zack Sears - Thank you! So inspired by you & Throne Watches!!

Kelly Thomas - Thanks, kel!

Missy Goldstein - WE 👏 ARE 👏 MISSY 👏APPROVED

Yoni Ven - LA GENTI REPRESEEEEENT!

Nick Kraft & Caroline Edwards - It is truly our HONOR to immortalize THE KREDWARDS

Emi Saza - OMG WE GET TO PUT “PIRATE” ON THE BAR 

Dan De Lara - You’re the inspo behind our Nah-groni! Thanks for all the support since day 1!

Steven Hadjez - WOW! A golden ticket for our golden boy! Look at that instagram checkmark!! FEELIN THE LOVE

Patricia Serrano - An Emerson celebrity! Always inspired by your travels and beautiful view of life!

Ren Walker - Investor tier! Ren don’t mess around!!! WOW darling thanks so much

Ale Bernal - Wow Alecita! How grown we are! So excxited to carve your preciosa Mila’s name into the bar!

Konrad Brattke - Wow - one of the first people I met in the States - and still supporting me today! DANKE KONRAAAAD!

Ana Visan - YAY! Look at me you n Lulu - still each other’s cheerleaders after all these years!

Ben Wiessner - Ben!! Thanks for the vote of support - know you know what it feels like on the other side! Congrats on all your amazing success.

Morgan First - Love getting booze-free love from a diehard rosé babe - and founder of Rosé Mansion! One of the first Emersonians I know to really jump into entrepreneurship, even before graduating!

Josh Milowe aka Joshwaaaaaaa aka Prince Josh (in my phone) - Thanks so much for the support! Thrilled to have a drink on our menu in your honor!

David Rosenfeld - Looking forward to giving you an excuse to come to NYC when we open.

Amber Skye - Thanks for the love, Amber! Didn’t realize you were in Brooklyn - come through!

Dana Ericson - Total rock. Coolest skater on the planet. Animator extraordinaire 👌

Cristina Twigg - Remember being my Orientation Leader? 😂 Thanks so much love.

Nathan W. Bailey - So cool watching Emerson folk 🎥 succeed - and then finding out you love what I’m doing!


BURNER 🔥 BACKERS

Just because we’re all hedonistic freakmobiles doesn’t mean burners can’t get down without booze!

Justin Ahiyon - Yep, the House of Yes one & only. A friendship started by a pair of bootyshorts. 🍑

Mark Stetson - Kiiikiiikikiii! GNOMIES, ASSEMBLE! 🐔

Haffro City - Did I mention you’re the greatest New York character I have ever met?

Hila the Killa - The most eco-friendly, waste-averse burner I know!

David Kramer - COUNTING on you coming, someday! Thanks for the support.

Gigi Nguyen - GIGI! PHO QUEEEN! 🍲 So grateful for our adventures, on the playa and in NYC! Shine bright babe

Rachel Brill - Thank you thank you! I think so too! 😊

Xi Liu & Joris Lujike - You guys are the coolest people & parents. Hope for more time together soon!

TimJim - Yo 🐻 can’t wait to have you over to claim that bar tab!! Arcosanti represent.

James Zatopa - Deep conversations carry in time! Brilliant choice of Hafiz poem. My best to you & your daughter 💕


GODDESS ✨ BACKERS

Jani Moon - MAMA JANI HERSELF!!! Man, Listen Bar owes so much to the all-female gathering (Goddess Gathering) this woman has created! Freedom in rowdy spaces is a beautiful thing.

Beth Weinstein - Always helping me achieve my goals!!

Alicia Upchurch - Thank u for all that you give!!

Silvia Tueros-Cossio - Year-of-power into new-year’s-day-power!

Nora White - Such an angel!

Susannah Simpson - Always breathing life into ideas! So much magic from you ✨

Maria Christodoulou - LOVED your Bliss Without Bother lunch event - so important to create wellness for those who work in it!

Marina Bank - Amazing sharing space as we manifest our DREAMS!

Marina Johnson - I love you too babe!!! Can’t wait to see you & hug you.

Lilith Eve - Pretty sure we’re some kind of guides for each other. ✨ Thanks for the gift.

Kimi Inch - Resident goddess dominatrix who rocked our world on Women’s Day and is now part of our backer crew! 🍰

Maryn Azoff - Songbird and singing teacher whose work to open up my voice helped me step into leadership. 🦅


💪 LISTEN CLUB BACKERS - LOOK AT THIS LIST!! 💪

John Esposito - First official member of the Listen Bar Vol 1 Club!

Jonathan Coppage - Early supporter! First10

Dylan “Daddy” Brown - You got it! First10

Justine Bloome - SUCH A TROOPER SINCE DAY ONE! BACKER NUMBER 10

Alex Peters - Thanks Alex!!

Emily Zhang - Your NAME is going on it!!

Sarah Sandman - OMG HAPPY BDAY

Sunisa Nuonsy - YEP WOMEN SO ROCK

Veronica Kaulinis - From the dancefloor to the bar!

Paru Radia - Thanks precious!

Natalya Bowen - Yay! Thank you

Alex Hantman - Enjoy!

Kelly Bryden - We’re so excited too!

Sarah - Thanks for connecting!


Tony Bacigalupo - Karaoke MVP!!

Bronwyn James - Thank you - EPIC name!

Nikki Henry - Thanks for the love Nikki!

Craig Sinclair - Thank you Craig!

Stephanie Lentz - So great having ya!

Logan Martin - Thank you, we think it’s awesome too!

Luke Namer - Thanks Luke!

Lauren Hawk - Welcome to NYC babe!

Kristen Arsenault - Thanks so much Kristen!

Kyle Hockaday - Thank you! So great to meet you!

Lauren Budzichowski - KUNDALINI AND GO!

Seth Barker - WOW thank you for those wonderful words and the strong support!!

Leila Strachan - Putting your name! On that bar!

Kristin Hilton - Thank you!

Kendall Miller - Thanks! we can’t WAIT too!

Nicole Rodriguez - Yay!

Elizabeth S - Thanks Elizabeth!

Joseph Callender - We’re putting that name on the bar!

Amanda Perry - Yay and thank you for everything! The Temper rocks

Sam "Slam" Hancock - Rad that you’re pumped about women like me - we’re out here!

Charlie Berkinshaw - Thanks Charlie! Excitement all around!!

Alexa Eden - Thanks babe!

Laura Silverman - Thanks to you & wearesober!! GO DC!

Brianna Schwartz - Get that VC backing!

Cassie - Thanks!

Mackenzie Kear - Thank you! YES Let’s cultivate consciousness

Matt T - Really feel you for the kind words! See you Opening Night!!

Mary Rossillio - Thanks Mary!

Christine Pasecky - Enjoy!

Sarah Geiger - Wow thanks! So glad you feel this way!

Elena Ballara - Haha that’s rad miss boozy gal!! Thanks!

Carly Feldman - Thank you!

Kelsey Tomlinson - Thanks Kelsey!

Devon Guralnick - Thanks D!

Carly Frankel - Get your name on that bar WOOT!

Courtney Cello - Enjoy babe!!

Adriana Pentz - Wow thanks - here’s to all the steps ahead, and this first one!

Justine Landschulz - Great instinct for what's ahead!

Ali Aufiero - Thanks so much Ali! Enjoy 🙂

Eileen S - Agree! All over the country!

Jaimi Becker - Thanks for the support!

Ken MacInnis - Thanks Ken! “Bobert Jabronoso” is going on this thing!

Christian Moree - Yay! More people like Moree! Thanks Christian

Sarah ‘Swinging Tree’ - That’s so cool that you’ve lived in countries where booze-free options abound! Can’t wait to see more of us here!

Erin Fortunato - Enjoy darling! Bring us that good fortune!

Alicia Miller - Thanks so much for believing in us, Alicia!

Grace Woo - Weeeee & Woo!!

Alejandra Hamel - From the original Listen Bar Vol 1 to now!! TROOPER!!

Steven Dean - Thrilled to hear it! This is a huge way to help!

Jasmin Jenkins - We’re giddy with excitement too!

Tom Lagatta - Thanks Tom! One step closer!

Calista Nasser - The winner of our first ever giveaway! Now giving back. LOVE!

Elizabeth DiGaetano-Fedoruk - WOW ELIZABETH!! COMING IN HOT WITH THE INVESTOR TIER!!! Rad!

Mari Sophi - Thanks for the support!
EVERY 👏BACKER 👏 COUNTS 👏!

David Webb - Cheers David! To good vibes & good music!

John Cline - Big thank you!

Mike Gulbin - Looking forward to putting your name on the bar, Mike! Thanks for the kind words

Jess Newton - You’re fantastic! Thanks so much

Thomas Mei - Thank you, 1,000%!

Rita Lowes - Thanks for raising your hand for booze-free nightlife, Rita! LOOK HOW MANY OF US THERE ARE!!!

Lorena Dame - You’re the dame of our hearts, Lorena!

Stanley Zheng - Hey Stanley! Thanks for the love.

Sandy Vanderbleek - Sandy! Listen Bar MVP!! Can’t wait for your and Catharine to talk investor ideas.

Julian Tisdale - Look forward to having ya over!

Janna Meyrowitz Turner - Hell yeah! A golden ticket to you, golden angel!

Audrey J Carney - Cheers Audrey!

Jennifer Anna Pazdon - Wow. Thank you so much for sharing your story! Over a decade! Happy to be part of you getting to see that ‘what if’ realized. Maybe it’s like with penguins, where you helped keep the egg warm until it was ready to hatch :) THANK YOU for supporting our efforts!

Eoghan McNulty - Thanks for supporting!

Michelle Dilungo - Thanks Michelle!

Breanna Jenkins - Every little bit counts!

Christian & Lauren Villodas - You guys! Thanks for the note - that’s SO RAD seeing supporters from the people who experienced our Williamsburg pop-up. You guys were the early adopters!

Janice Wong - Thanks Janice!

Tracy Fenix - Thank you! We’re happy to be a sober-friendly space, and love seeing support for that.

Kristen Barnett - Thank you Kristen!

Joanna Lam - Hell yeah!

Alexis Kafkis - Thank ya!!

Yasmine Morrison - Thanks for coming, thanks for backing!

Bridget Iverson - We love that you love this!

Lisa Hurd - Thank you so much for being a champion for us everywhere you go! Love what you’re putting into the world with FoodBodySoul!

Medy 7 - We love ya Medy 7!

Misha Greenie - Thanks Misha!

Peter Stodolak - Alright, alright Peter!

Kylie Epiphany - Thanks Kylie!

Thais Aquin - Many thanks Thais!

Kristin Stangl - Appreciate you, Kristin!

Bryan Bumgardner - Holler, Bryan B!

Keva Niver - Barbados love in the house? HERE FOR IT

Emily Kao - Thanks so much for the contribution and the kind words! “Totally support!” is so damn nice to hear

Sarah R Kerlin - Yay! Hope you got to enjoy!

Lucy Achondo - Thanks for the kind wishes!

Jolie Warbet - Thanks so much, Jolie!

Krista Carter - Cheers Krista! 🎉

David Schwartz - Thanks David! And OMG you produce electronic music & don’t drink? Sounds like exactly who we’re for.

Christina Frayne - I sea u Christina!! Thanks 🌊

Emily Olmsted - Thanks so much Emily!

Katie Willis - Thanks Katie! Your $5 rounded us up to $21K! Tiny & mighty!!! Enjoy listening! 🎧

Chris Moniz - Ha thanks! And absolutely lol’ed at that use of the word ‘prickish.’

Raechel Lambert - Thanks so much, Raechel!

Christopher Paulus - Lucky number 333!

Peter Nesbitt - ‘Peter Nesbitt’ is going on the bar! 04:04! Thanks for kicking off our #GOAL50!

Uliana Lopatulka - Thank you - YOU’RE so wonderful!

Casandra Sibilin - Way to make an impression!

Annie Evans - CANNOT WAIT to help pay tribute to you & your hubby!

Babba Rivera - Oh baby Babba!!!! THANK YOU

Vanessa - Thanks babe!

Taylor Barry - Seriously, thank you!!

Rachel Trotta - Thanks babe! We’re trotting along - and closer thanks to you!!

Wesley Rowell - Nice! Enjoy your Savoir Adore x Listen Bar kit! First edition ever!

Cecil Tcheriyan - Thank you! ‘Jaunita John’ is going on the bar!

Jessica Capps - Oh wow means so much that you appreciate our vegan (and other) options - and the way they are clearly marked. We strive to be thoughtful, thank you for seeing that!

Tyler Agnew - Thanks so much Tyler! You got it!

Julie Jenson - See you & Chris Swartout at the opening! 📸

Victoria Petrovsky - Enjoy the kit, Victoria!

Keely Carter - Thanks so much! enjoy 😊

Katharine Arnold - Cheers, enjoy your drink!

Lydia C. Hamner - Your name is going on that puppy! FINAL OF THE FIRST 400!! Thanks Lydia

Alexandra Mishaan - ‘Alexandra + Kevan’ is going on the bar!

Antonio Garcia Jr. - Thanks so much Antonio! See you at the opening! 📸

Lisa McCaffrey - WHOA. Hefty, amazing support - THANK YOU! Yes, so excited for you & your friends to meet at Listen!

Christopher Dembia - Thanks so much for contributing Christopher! Truly appreciated.

Tyson Macdonald - Love u. Absolutely love u. ❤️ Thanks for the investor nod Tyson!

Tracy Flynn - Thanks for being in our corner Tracy! To thriving! 💐

Joseph Slakas - Joseph, we’re totally FLOORED! 😲 Can’t wait to throw your very own Listen Bar party!

Agnes Impelli - Yay thanks so much Agnes!

Scott Phillips - Thrilled to have your support Scott and spark further conversations! Thanks for joining us at the investor tier.

Carly Monardo - Feeling your enthusiasm and loving it!

John Paul Cisneros - Like any bar, we love a good tip!💝 Thanks for the investor love!

Casey Timmerman - Thrilled to have struck a chord with you & your wife. Excited about your investor invites!

Monica Ng - YES! Putting ‘Monica’ on that bar!

Crystal Phelan - OMG thanks Crystal! Can’t wait to open worldwide ourselves!

Nicole Rand - LOOOOOOL you got me cracking UP! 😆 “I can stop googling “great places for mocktails” - TOO GOOD!!

Alexandra Ballensweig - Thank YOU! Your support is just as needed - and just as appreciated.

Doris Fullgrabe - Thanks so much Doris! Come through

Mark Etem - Rad that you take a month off drinking every year (same!) - and even radder that you love what we’re doing. Can’t wait to have ya!

Joanie Taylor - JOANIE TAYLOR! Our newest MEMBER! 🥇 You darling are part of a very special CLUB and we can’t wait to see you all. the. time!

Lauren Downey - Down’em Lauren! No harm here 😆

Jen McDermott - Thanks so much, Jen! Rock the swag!

Faheem Kajee - Faheem! We love love love you!

Maggie Hanley - Thank YOU! Happy to provide an alternative.

Timothy Olsen - Yay Timothy thanks so much!

Karen Adelman - Thank ya K-Ad!

Bianca Reyes - The BOLDEST!

River ‘Tila Tequila’ Regan - LOL thanks for the chuckle!

Omari Soulfinger - Thank you from the bottom of my soul (& the tips of my fingers)!

Lauren Murphy - La-la-la-la thank ya!

Mary McGloin - To all the McGlory!

Alexandra Nasto - Nothing but nice!

Kimberly Bolton - So very grateful!

Joe Portolese - Rad to have you on board!

Tommy Betz - Holler for the non-drinking gays!!! So down to be your new spot.

Kasey Steinberg - Appreciate you boo!

Advik Iyer Guha - Thanks so much Advik!

Faisal Yousafir - What a wonderful surprise. Members have a special place in my heart - excited to see you all the tiiiiime.

Cydney Smith - Thanks for the love, Cydney!

Nina Katarina - Double-yay!

Wilma de la Cruz - You got it, Cruzer412!!!

Eduardo Wong - Great name! Hope our bar is just as cool of a mix.

Bonnie Zarzeka - So excited to carve your name into our bar!

Genaro ‘GeneticAroid’ Garnica - Thanks so much G!

Arleen Marino - Thanks for the kind words & the support. Thrilled that you’re feeling so great in your new AF lifestyle!

Joshua Lopez - THANKS A TON!!! Such a wonderful surprise. Come say hi when you come by!

WOO!! 🎉🎉🎉 WHO’S NEXT!