Festivals

Breaking news, line-ups and dates for upcoming American Electronic Music and House Music festivals

My House Music Festival Returns This Weekend with the Legends of Chicago House

My House Music Festival in Pilsen this weekend features legendary DJs Tim Spinnin' Schommer, Kenny Jammin' Jason and Julian Jumpin' Perez joining Gene Hunt, DJ Heather, Lady D, John Simmons and more.

Go Outside: Taste of Randolph Is This Weekend in Chicago

Indie godfathers Dinosaur, Jr. are at the top of the bill but there are 3 stages of sounds and a DJ Dance Stage hosted by The Mid at this weekend's Taste of Randolph, kicking...

Mamby on the Beach Announces Secret Garden Lineup

Mamby on the Beach just unveiled the 2018 lineup for its Secret Garden Silent Disco stage, presented by Monaco Cocktails.
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Freaky Deaky: React Adds Halloween to the Chicago Festival Roster

And you thought festivals were only summer fare? After 7 years of a highly successful Halloween event, the good folks at React have expanded their Freaky Deaky party into a 3 day festival at...

Chicago Festival Mamby on the Beach Cancelled Due to Environmental Concerns

High waters on Lake Michigan and a federally protected species of shorebird at Montrose Beach lead React and Jam to cancel this year's Mamby on the Beach festival in Chicago.

Defected Launches First Stand-Alone Festival

The festival (or FSTVL) takes place in London September 14 2019 with 5 stages hosted by the Defected family of labels.
Chosen Few Picnic Chicago

Chosen Few Picnic Weekend 2018 Dates, Lineup & Everything In One Place

Chicago's first homegrown House Music and Disco festival returns July 8 2018. Full line-up and details inside.
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Spring Awakening Really Is Moving To Jackson Park

As we reported yesterday, news is rife that React's Spring Awakening Festival might be forced to move from its home at Soldier Field to Jackson Park - site of the Chosen Few Picnic in...
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Here’s the Mamby on the Beach Daily Line-Ups

Dance music returns to the Chicago lakefront this July 11 and July 12, 2015 when Mamby On The Beach touches down at Chicago's Oakwood Beach. Today, React Presents announced the daily artist line-ups for...

Get Down at the Love & Boogie Disco Hut

Andrew Emil, Julio Bishop, DJ Lito, DJ Purple, Redux & more at the Disco Hut of the 4th Annual House Music Block Party August 27.

Love Stories from Southport Weekender

"If it wasn’t for house music we would have never met and if it wasn’t for Southport we may not still be together 26 years later." Romance, marriage proposals and ecstasy at Southport Weekender.
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The Chosen Few Picnic and Music Festival 2016, All In One Place

So the time has come again: the tribes are gathering, reservations being checked and the 26th Annual Chosen Few Picnic 2016 is ready to launch. Now dubbed the Chosen Few Music Festival to better reflect...

Kultura Filipino Food Fest is Back in Chicago

Returning October 2nd at Logan Square's Emporium Arcade and Surf Bar with a special appearance by DATU X HATAW

Suncebeat Reveals 2019 Date and Lineup

Kerri Chandler, David Morales, Kenny Dope, Karizma and Joey Negro confirmed for Suncebeat’s 2019 and 10th anniversary edition.

Chicago House Lives! WEST FEST Announces 2019 DJ Schedule

Derrick Carter, Mark Farina, DJ Heather, DJ Lady D and more headline this year's Chicago House DJ stage.

Ron Trent, Holy Ghost Headline Taste of Randolph Street This Weekend

Two stages and a DJ stage feature Chicago house veterans and up-and-comers all weekend long.
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How We Got Back to the Lakefront: Lucas King on Mamby on the Beach

Many never thought we'd ever see city support - or even tolerance - for a Chicago beachfront festival again. But here we are, 2015, and React surprised everyone with the announcement of Mamby on...

The Chicago House Music Festival Will Return in 2019

The City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events has released their calendar for 2019. The good news: The Chicago House Music Festival is coming back to Millennium Park Memorial Day weekend.

Tyree Cooper, Diz, Steve Miggedy Maestro Play Summerdance 2017

The Summer Music Series Returns to Chicago for the Summer of 2017.
Charivari Detroit

Save the Date: Charivari Detroit Returns August 2-4, 2019

Why do we love Charivari Detroit? It's homegrown. It's people you know. It's artists you love. It's artists you don't know you love (yet). And it's done for the community, by the community.

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John Digweed: “The shared passion for the music never dies”

More than 9 months in the making, a 4xCD project called QUATTRO opens a new decade for John Digweed. Lauren Krieger speaks with the legendary electronic music DJ and producer.

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