Chicago House Music Events Calendar

Chicago House Music Events and residencies from 5 Magazine.

Event Submission: info@5chicago.com. Please include date, time, line-up, location and flyer, and allow 5 days prior to event for posting.

 

Friday August 16 2019

Bizarre Love at Cerise

This august, Bizarre Love welcomes seminal New York DJ Danny Krivit alongside Chicago legend Michael Serafini and resident William Galvan.

 

Friday August 16 2019

Chicago Sh*t at Smartbar with Robert Armani

Smartbar presents Chicago Sh*t with Robert Armani, K-Alexi and John Simmons.

 

Friday August 16 2019

Mike Shannon at Spybar

Canadian electronic music neophyte Mike Shannon returns to Spybar Fri, Aug 16 2019 with Max Jacobson and Christian Thomas.

 

Saturday August 17, 2019

Daylight Disco at Cerise/Virgin Hotel

Special guest Quantic (DJ Set).

 

Saturday August 17 2019

Time To Jack: DayTime DanceParty/Concert at PRYSM

Daytime dance party at PRYSM presented by Tony Rosales & Rockin’ Down the House along with Members of The Hot Mix 5 and featuring Farley Jackmaster Funk, Chip E, Curtis McClain, DJ Emanuel, Frankie Hollywood Rodriguez, DJ Poundd, DJ Rampage, DJ Point, DJ Sin, DJ Who Dat and DJ Cross.

 

Saturday August 17 2019

3YB House Fest

Annual summer party on the Southside of Chicago. Previous coverage: 3YB: How a Backyard Party Became a House Music Festival.

 

Saturday August 17 2019

The Soft Machine at Smartbar

Smartbar presents The Soft Machine with Mozhgan, Justin Aulis Long and Grey People.

 

Sunday August 18 2019

CUN Tea Afternoon Teadance at Spybar

Day party at Spybar with Shaun J. Wright (TWIRL, Crosstown Rebels), Dom Brown (CUN – TEA Resident) and Milty Evans (FuKR – theDILFparty Resident).

 

Sunday August 18 2019

Queen! at Smartbar

Queen! at Smartbar celebrates Nico’s birthday with residents Derrick Carter, Michael Serafini and Garrett David.

 

Tuesday August 20 2019

Groove Society at Celeste

Groove Society holds court every Tuesday night at Celeste with DJs DIASFUNK and Emmaculate.

 

Tuesday August 20 2019

Jack Afrika – Tuesdays at Wild Hare

A new house music weekly party with the founder of The Chosen Few Wayne Williams and James Dean at Wild Hare.

 

Thursday August 22 2019

Diamond Formation at Smartbar

Smartbar presents Diamond Formation with LSDXOXO, Ariel Zetina and Jared Brown.

 

Friday August 23 2019

Justin Martin at Spybar

React Presents and Spybar welcome Justin Martin with Garrett Belschner X Mike Hahn and Inphinity.

 

Friday August 23 2019

Call Super at Smartbar

Smartbar welcomes Call Super with Sevron and Sold. Hosted by Sophie Bee.

 

Saturday August 24 2019

Tyree Cooper at Smartbar

Smartbar welcomes Tyree Cooper, Change Request (LIVE) and Olin.

 

Sunday August 25 2019

Country Club Disco at Estate

Paradigm On The Terrace presents Country Club Disco at Estate with Golf Clap, Westend, Zendlo and Devon James. Doors open at 2pm.

 

Sunday August 25 2019

Queen! at Smartbar

Queen! at Smartbar with residents Michael Serafini and Garrett David.

 

Tuesday August 27 2019

Queens of House Lunch Hour Jam at Daley Plaza

Come on out to celebrate with the Queens of House and to wish DJ SolKat (Founder/Creator) a Happy Birthday on her actual birth date!

 

Tuesday August 27 2019

Jack Afrika – Tuesdays at Wild Hare

A new house music weekly party with the founder of The Chosen Few Wayne Williams and James Dean at Wild Hare.

 

Tuesday August 27 2019

Groove Society at Celeste

Groove Society holds court every Tuesday night at Celeste with DJs DIASFUNK and Emmaculate.

 

Thursday August 29 2019

Recess at Smartbar

Aathee presents Recess with Kid Enigma, Shmoo, Jaggy and Aathee.

 

Friday August 30 2019

5 Mag Welcomes Junior Sanchez + Gene Hunt to Smartbar

World renowned NYC house music DJ + producer Junior Sanchez is joined by Gene Hunt and Czboogie at Smartbar.

 

Friday August 30 2019

North Coast Music Festival

The Chicago music festival moves to Northerly Island for its 10th anniversary edition stretching over two days over Labor Day weekend, from August 30 to August 31, 2019.

 

Friday August 30 2019

Sky Affair Rooftop Party at Cerise

I Love House Music Chicago, Terry Hunter, Allay Soul, and The Malafaktory Present The Sky Affair with Terry Hunter, Bear Who?, Karl Almaria and Duke Shin.

 

Saturday August 31 2019

Material Reunion at Smartbar

Smartbar, Erick, and Colette present: Material with Colette, Diz, DJ Heather, Hyperactive, Josh Werner, Miles Maeda and performance by Dajae.

 

Saturday August 31 2019

Matthew Dear at Spybar

Ghostly International kingpin Matthew Dear returns to Spybar Labor Day weekend, Sat 8/31 with Loren, Hiroko Yamamura and Sean Strange.

 

Saturday August 31 2019

Chosen Few DJs Summer Saturday Series at Pier 31

Summer event through August and September with the Chosen Few DJs at Pier 31 on 31st Street Beach. August 31 2019: Terry Hunter and Mike Dunn.

 

Wednesday September 4, 2019

Hot Lunch Mix – House Music in Daley Plaza

The Chosen Few DJs have announced a new season of their “Hot Lunch Mix” – House Music DJs and dancing live in Daley Plaza in Downtown Chicago (50 W. Washington St. in The Loop). The monthly event features members of the Chosen Few – Chicago’s legendary House Music DJ crew – playing for an hour starting at noon.

 

Saturday September 7 2019

Dirtybird Birdhouse Festival Chicago

Held at Lakefront Green at Chicago’s Theater on the Lake with Claude VonStroke, Walker & Royce, Mason Maynard, VNSSA, and a b2b between Chambray and Chicago’s Ghetto House legend DJ Deeon.

 

Saturday September 14, 2019

Daylight Disco at Cerise/Virgin Hotel

Special guest Wax Taylor (DJ Set).

 

Saturday September 14 2019

Chosen Few DJs Summer Saturday Series at Pier 31

Summer event through August and September with the Chosen Few DJs at Pier 31 on 31st Street Beach. September 14 2019: Wayne Williams and Alan King.

 

Saturday September 28 2019

Anjunadeep Open Air at Lakefront Green

Open Air heads to Chicago for the first time for a one-day festival on Lakefront Green at Theater on the Green on September 28 with Ben Böhmer, Dusky, Marsh, Yotto and more TBA.

 

Wednesday October 2 2019

Smartbar presents CERRONE

Disco and dance music legend Cerrone will be headlining at a special Wednesday night edition of Queen!, Smartbar’s weekly residency that is usually held Sunday nights, along with resident DJs Michael Serafini and Garrett David.

 

Wednesday October 2, 2019

Hot Lunch Mix – House Music in Daley Plaza

The Chosen Few DJs have announced a new season of their “Hot Lunch Mix” – House Music DJs and dancing live in Daley Plaza in Downtown Chicago (50 W. Washington St. in The Loop). The monthly event features members of the Chosen Few – Chicago’s legendary House Music DJ crew – playing for an hour starting at noon.