Tag: michael serafini
Being Jojo Baby
Who is Jojo Baby and why are so many people rallying to support him? We're glad you asked.
House Music in Strange Places: 3 Days in Chicago
DJs in aquariums, legends in the park and Queen on the green: celebrating house music and the end of summer at three unforgettable Chicago events.
Queen! on the Green
Metro and Smartbar celebrate 40 years in the tony environs of Ravinia this Saturday with the cast of Queen.
We have plans for Frankie Knuckles’ birthday
For Frankie, the annual Foundation benefit is this Sunday at Metro / Smartbar with Ralphi Rosario, Kai Alce, Terisa Griffin, Czboogie, Derrick Carter, Michael Serafini and Garrett David.
Gramaphone: The life & survival of a Chicago record store
NPR profiles Chicago house music landmark Gramaphone Records and the changing face of the record store business.
5 Mag welcomes Tony Humphries to Smartbar December 4
5 Mag's first Chicago event in more than 2 years with Michael Serafini and Czboogie with house music legend Tony Humphries.
Chicago House & Sunshine: House of Sol returns for 2021 this...
Chicago's 100% homegrown House of Sol festival returns to Pilsen this week with DJ Heather, Ron Carroll and more.
Smartbar reopens: “We cannot wait to dance with you”
Chicago institution Smartbar will reopen starting this weekend for the first time in 16 months. Here's the line-up:
Smartbar’s Queen! Residency Starts Livestreaming Sundays
Chicago's infamous Queen! residency moves online this Sunday with Michael Serafini, Garrett David, Lucy Stoole, Nico, Jojo Baby and guests.
Chicago DJ Pioneer Teri Bristol Needs Help. Let’s Do It.
A benefit by Teri's friends is set for March 28 at Smartbar, and a GoFundMe page is helping to defray her medical costs after experiencing kidney failure.
Chicago Celebrates Frankie Knuckles’ 65th Birthday
This year's fundraiser for the Frankie Knuckles Foundation is coming quick... this Sunday, with Michael Serafini and Garrett David from Queen, plus Alan King, Mark Grant and Zac Jones at Metro.
Smartbar Announces a Special Guest DJ and it’s CERRONE
The disco music legend CERRONE will be dropping in for a Wednesday afternoon with the Queen! DJs.
Smartbar Closes Daphne 2019 with 5 Straight Days of Music
Six events over five straight days close March and the 2019 edition of Daphne at Smartbar with DJ Heather, Vicki Powell, and beginning with a new daytime event series launching on Wednesday.
For FRANKIE! Ralphi Rosario, Alan King, Derrick Carter Rise in Respect...
The annual celebration of Frankie Knuckles' life is going off January 20 2019 in Chicago with Rosabel, Alan King, Derrick Carter, Michael Serafini, Garrett David and Zac Jones at an all-building event at Metro/Smartbar.
The Agenda: Osunlade in Chicago for Lake Effect at Smartbar
Osunlade joins DJ Heather for her Lake Effect residency October 19 2018 at Smartbar with special guest Michael Serafini.
Smartbar Announces 23 Hour Party People, 2018 Edition
Smartbar residents and regulars, a chill out room in Metro and 23 straight hours of repetitive beats mark the Chicago nightclub's second annual morning-to-morning Daylight Savings Time jam.
Strictly Jaz Unit vol 3: Classic Boo Williams & Glenn Underground...
In honor of Glenn Underground & Boo Williams playing b2b at Smartbar this Friday April 20 2018, here's the classic Strictly Jaz Unit vol 3 set featuring Boo & Glenn from the 1990s.
The Goods Celebrates 5 Years Over 5 Weeks in March
The Thursday night residency in Chicago The Goods at Swig will feature seminal figures from Chicago's electronic music scene as guests in March.
35 Years of Smartbar in a 23 Hour Party
Starting at 7am on Nov 4, Smartbar hosts a 23 hour marathon party featuring Derrick Carter, Miss Kittin, Robert Hood and Smartbar friends & residents.
For Frankie: Smartbar Hosts 2017 Frankie Knuckles Birthday Tribute
Date announced, line-up booked, tickets on sale and going FAST.
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