The City Celebrates House Music!

The City Celebrates House Music!

Chicago…

The birthplace of House Music. A genre birthed in basements and underground clubs in Chicago is now a worldwide phenomenon.Three years ago the city of Chicago finally paid homage to House music and its roots here in the City of Chicago with the Chicago House Music Festival.

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The Weekend Wrap-Up: The Dancefloor Was Hot!!

The Weekend Wrap-Up: The Dancefloor Was Hot!!

Chicago has such a diverse music scene and every night you can find something different to groove to but it all remains Chicago House Music.   It’s another reason why I love enjoying house music here. Each week is something different but it’s all music to my ears

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The Weekend Wrap-Up: The MLK Extended Weekend Edition

The Weekend Wrap-Up:  The MLK Extended Weekend Edition

There are special moments when you see how beautiful this music and our house community is, how rich in musical diversity our city is and the beauty of our eclectic audiences.   At our core, that’s what unites the Chicago House Community…it is and will always be because of the music.  On the day we honor Dr. King for his vision and his legacy along with the birthday of Frankie Knuckles, this weekend serves as a great reminder of the strength of what unites us. 

 

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Love & Lust: A Sweetest Day To Remember

Love & Lust: A Sweetest Day To Remember

Dee Jay Alicia decided to bring her mixes to life and called some of the best DJs known for their soulful and sexy style to serve as the musical conductors for the evening, D’Vine One DJs Mz. Nicky D’Vine and Kris “Jus” Jenson and Arise Radio and Rhythm Factory’s own, Steve Maxwell, each handpicked by Dee Jay Alicia because of the passion and emotion they express through their music.   Together, they set the tone for a love filled evening full of sensual sounds.

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All Hail The Queens!!!

All Hail The Queens!!!

Presented by DJ Solkat and Joey Jazz, the Queens of House picnic has become an annual Chicago house tradition featuring an all-female DJ lineup. It’s a tour de force of SHE-Jays who know how to beat a dancefloor and make the dancers sweat!   This year’s picnic was no exception!  House people came out early with their families and friends and setup for a day full of fun, fellowship and good music!   The grills were going, the drinks were flowing and ladies filled the atmosphere of Calumet Park with nothing but banging beats until the sun set. 

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