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.

 

Saturday July 7 2018

Chosen Few Picnic Festival 2018

Chicago’s souled-up Woodstock returns in July 2018: The Chosen Few DJs have announced the dates for the 2018 Chosen Few Picnic, taking place on the Southside of Chicago.

 

Saturday July 7 2018

Chosen Few Official Afterparty at The Mid

The Mid and The Chosen Few Present the Chosen Few Music Festival Official After Party with Terry Hunter, Jesse Saunders, Wayne Williams and Alan King.

 

Saturday July 7 2018

Loose Ends at Smartbar

Smartbar presents Loose Ends with Aaron Clark (Honcho, Hot Mass) b2b Harry Cross (smartbar, Loose Ends).

 

Saturday July 7 2018

Sleepy & Boo at Spybar

Spybar welcomes Sleepy & Boo with Garrett + Dustin, Bobby De Maria and Nikho.

 

Sunday July 8 2018

Queen! at Smartbar

Queen! is Smartbar’s Sunday night residency with resident DJs Derrick Carter, Michael Serafini and Garrett David.

 

Thursday July 12 2018

Research & Development at Smartbar

Smartbar presents Research & Development with Miss Twink USA, Leesh, Void En Vogue (live) and JS Alvarez.

 

Friday July 13 2018

Manifest at Smartbar

Manifest welcomes tINI b2b Molly and Hunter Vita at Smartbar on July 13 2018. A portion of the proceeds go to Elyssa’s Mission – an organization that provides resources to prevent teen suicide.

 

Friday July 13 2018

Eli & Fur at Spybar

Eli & Fur embark on their North American tour featuring a return to Spybar on July 13th!

 

Saturday July 14 2018

Daylight Disco at Cerise

React presents Nancy Whang of LCD Soundsystem (DJ Set) at Cerise Rooftop of the Virgin Hotel, Chicago.

 

Saturday July 14 2018

Lake Effect x Shimmy at Smartbar

Smartbar presents Lake Effect x Shimmy with DJ Heather, T. Mixwell and Boy Alberto.

 

Sunday July 15 2018

Queen! at Smartbar

Queen! is Smartbar’s Sunday night residency with resident DJs Derrick Carter, Michael Serafini and Garrett David

 

Wednesday July 18 2018

Remedy at East Room

The Healing Power of Music featuring Derrick Carter, Michael Tupak, Cranberry & Vodka and Shmoo.

 

Thursday July 19 2018

Pressure at Smartbar

Smartbar presents Pressure with S-DOOBIE – Seattle, DELAMOTA – MIA DNB, DIOPTRICS – DSCI4, HISPD CHASE – WARDRUMZ, FIYAFLY – MIA DNB, MC QUESTIONMARK UK and RIFLE MC.

 

Friday July 20 2018

Cassy at Smartbar

Smartbar welcomes Cassy (Perlon, Panorama Bar) with Phillip Stone (smartbar) and Maison.

 

Friday July 20 2018

Tortured Soul at The Mid

Absolutely Brilliant! Prepare to be wowed! Live House Music band Tortured Soul performs live Friday, July 20th at the Mid with Michael Serafini, DJ Lil’John and Czboogie.

 

Friday July 20 2018

Archie Hamilton at Spybar

London-based Archie Hamilton returns to Chicago, bringing his acid-tinged techno flavors to the Spybar dance floor on July 20th!

 

Friday July 20 2018

Music Alliance Festival 2018

The Music Alliance festival is a celebration of Chicago DJs and artists. It will be held in Fransan Park Riverdale Illinois July 20-22nd this year. Each year the festival will be in different locations throughout the city and its suburbs.

 

Saturday July 21 2018

Hugo Ball at Smartbar

Smartbar presents Hugo Ball with LONE [R & S Records, Magicwire Recordings], Sevron [Hugo Ball, smartbar] and SOLD [Hugo Ball, Neon Falls, smartbar]. Hosted by Sophie Bee

 

Saturday July 21 2018

Music Alliance Festival 2018

The Music Alliance festival is a celebration of Chicago DJs and artists. It will be held in Fransan Park Riverdale Illinois July 20-22nd this year. Each year the festival will be in different locations throughout the city and its suburbs.

 

Sunday July 22 2018

Queen! at Smartbar

Queen! is Smartbar’s Sunday night residency celebrating Ivory’s birthday with Josey Rebelle and residents Derrick Carter and Michael Serafini.

 

Sunday July 22 2018

Music Alliance Festival 2018

The Music Alliance festival is a celebration of Chicago DJs and artists. It will be held in Fransan Park Riverdale Illinois July 20-22nd this year. Each year the festival will be in different locations throughout the city and its suburbs.

 

Thursday July 26 2018

House of Sol 2018 Full Line-Up Announced

This much beloved summer festival featuring all Chicago DJs is now going 11 years strong. Beginning Thursday July 28th through Sunday July 31st.

 

Friday July 27 2018

Derek Plaslaiko at Smartbar

Smartbar presents Derek Plaslaiko (The Bunker NYC, Interdimensional Transmissions) with Savile (Argot, smartbar).

 

Friday July 27 2018

Function at Spybar

One of techno’s true underground heroes, Function returns to Spybar on July 27th with Jeff Derringer and Hiroko Yamamura on support.

 

Friday July 27 2018

Paradigm_Shift at Sound-Bar

Eats Everything returns to Chicago for the next edition of #ParadigmShift

 

Friday July 27 2018

House of Sol 2018 Full Line-Up Announced

This much beloved summer festival featuring all Chicago DJs is now going 11 years strong. Beginning Thursday July 28th through Sunday July 31st.

 

Friday July 27 2018

Patrick Topping at The Mid

The Mid presents Patrick Topping with Gene Farris.

 

Saturday July 28 2018

House of Sol 2018 Full Line-Up Announced

This much beloved summer festival featuring all Chicago DJs is now going 11 years strong. Beginning Thursday July 28th through Sunday July 31st.

 

Sunday July 29 2018

Queen! at Smartbar

Queen! is Smartbar’s Sunday night residency celebrating Lucy Stoole’s Birthday with Colette and residents Michael Serafini and Garrett David.

 

Sunday July 29 2018

House of Sol 2018 Full Line-Up Announced

This much beloved summer festival featuring all Chicago DJs is now going 11 years strong. Beginning Thursday July 28th through Sunday July 31st.

 

Saturday August 4 2018

Low Steppa at Spybar

Synonymous with bass house and massive releases on Simma Black, Dirtybird and more, we welcome Low Steppa in his Spybar debut on August 4th!

 

Friday August 10 2018

Even Furthur 2018

Quite likely the oldest – and really the only – festival of its kind, Drop Bass’ Even Furthur returns for 2018 for four days of beats and bliss in rural Wisconsin.

 

Saturday August 11 2018

Even Furthur 2018

Quite likely the oldest – and really the only – festival of its kind, Drop Bass’ Even Furthur returns for 2018 for four days of beats and bliss in rural Wisconsin.

 

Sunday August 12 2018

Even Furthur 2018

Quite likely the oldest – and really the only – festival of its kind, Drop Bass’ Even Furthur returns for 2018 for four days of beats and bliss in rural Wisconsin.

 

Monday August 13 2018

Even Furthur 2018

Quite likely the oldest – and really the only – festival of its kind, Drop Bass’ Even Furthur returns for 2018 for four days of beats and bliss in rural Wisconsin.

 

Saturday August 18 2018

Daylight Disco at Cerise

React presents Neon Indian (DJ Set) at Cerise Rooftop of the Virgin Hotel, Chicago.

 

Saturday August 25 2018

Houseapooloza at Baseline

Bennie Bone, Brian Frazier, Jae Boogie, Paul James, Maurice King, Dion Hunter, DJ Alicia and DJ Shellz, honoring Hugo Hutchinson. Special guest Kia Stewart.

 

Friday August 31 2018

North Coast Music Festival 2018

Jamiroquai headlines the 2018 North Coast Music Festival, Chicago’s traditional end-of-summer fest.

 

Saturday September 1 2018

North Coast Music Festival 2018

Jamiroquai headlines the 2018 North Coast Music Festival, Chicago’s traditional end-of-summer fest.

 

Sunday September 2 2018

North Coast Music Festival 2018

Jamiroquai headlines the 2018 North Coast Music Festival, Chicago’s traditional end-of-summer fest.

 

Saturday September 15 2018

Daylight Disco at Cerise

React presents Second City Sessions with Colette and DJ Heather b2b at Cerise Rooftop of the Virgin Hotel, Chicago.