Afro*Disco 3: A Dancer's Paradise

Afro*Disco 3:  A Dancer's Paradise

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.

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A "Soul Cleansing" Night in House

A "Soul Cleansing" Night in House

I said in a previous blog that House Music was healing. For many of us, it is the music that has the power to uplift us when our spirits are down.   That was apparent this past Saturday night at the Promontory.  It was an unseasonably warm January evening and dance patrons came early and filled up the dance floor quickly.  Presented by RFK, The Way We Were and The Chosen Few DJs, Terry Hunter & Alan King were joined by DJs Vick Lavender and Steve Maxwell at the Promontory in Chicago’s Hyde Park Neighborhood.  The music for the evening was new and fresh, showcasing the best in soulful, deep and afro house.  It was the end of a very intense week of emotions for most of us and each DJ delivered a musical sermon that was food for the soul.

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