It was my first time attending the event known as Afro Disco but it will not be my last. In fact, I’ll never miss another one again. It was everything people said it was and more. AFRO*DISCO is one of those rare moments that have all the elements of a fantastic party.Read More
There was heaviness in the air as I walked into Loft 908. Just shortly before arriving, the house community learned of DJ Ronnie PSE’s death. He was a deeply loved and respected member of the house community and for many his death came as a complete shock. As I walked inside, we hugged each other a little tighter and shed some tears. Our hearts were heavy and in need of uplifting. The Ascension Team consisting of DJ Boxx, Lisa Henderson, Josiah Mendel, Yvette Holcomb and Lisa Hale along with an all-star lineup of guest DJs, Scooter B, DJ Koko and Peace RTG and a live performance by artist, Angel A, were the perfect prescription for a heavy heart.Read More
His name is synonymous with the great’s in house music. Responsible for opening the warehouse and Music box and introducing us to Frankie Knuckles and Ron Hardy, Robert Williams is House Music Royalty. Throwing and promoting parties since the 1970s, he is a master at creating events people love to attend. This year, house people gathered at the Elastic Arts Café to celebrate Robert Williams’s birthday. The room was a “who’s who” of the Chicago House Community. DJs, producers, Recording artists and dancers all came together from every side of the city to pay tribute to a living legend.Read More
Louie Vega is a Grammy award winning DJ, producer and label owner whose work is synonymous with House and Dance Music. He’s a “DJ’s”…DJ! A living legend, his music is heard on dance floors all around the world. Last Friday night, Louie Vega came to Chicago for an all-night set at Smart Bar. I knew I was in for a treat as patrons stood outside in the cold Chicago air waiting to get in to the club.Read More
They say “give someone their flowers while they are still here”. The Chicago House Community did that this past Saturday Evening, paying tribute to Terry Hunter in an epic celebration featuring some of the most talented DJs and artists in Chicago.Read More
When you live in Chicago, it’s easy to take for granted how much access we have to incredible music, talent and events. 2018 was filled with house music parties and events that are unlike any other. We are fortunate to be able to party any night of the week with a plethora of amazing DJs to keep us grooving on dance floors across the city.
Here’s a list of some of my favorite parties and events from 2018!Read More
#SummertimeChi is a time unlike no other. Every weekend, there are a plethora of activities all around the city. I love Chicago in summertime. This weekend was full of beautiful people, fun loving vibes and of course outstanding DJs and house music.Read More