Tag: the warehouse

Spybar enters 2024 with massive venue upgrades

The sound system and DJ booth get an upgrade as the Chicago nightclub enters its 27th season.

Warehouse event series launches this Saturday with Juan Atkins

The Chicago events hosted by Warehouse (yes THAT Warehouse) founder Robert Williams was created to "celebrate the global impact of Chicago house music."

Launch 🚀 5 Mag meets SaraProblem

5 Mag showcase featuring Chicago artist SaraProblem on LOVE THIS HOUSE, her new track with vocalist Khadeeja Grace.

The Warehouse is now a Chicago landmark

An enthusiastic City Council approved landmark designation for the building where Frankie Knuckles played and where house music was born in Chicago.

Time Capsule: Inside the new 5 Mag

Joyce Muniz, Fred Everything, LF System, Conrad Colson, How to Save a Landmark, the AI botnet eating streaming platforms alive and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag, out now.

Beyond Heaven: Discovering the hidden history of Chicago house music

In Beyond Heaven, Mario Luna and publisher Brandon Johnson collect artwork from more than a decade of Chicago house music history, from the early days of legendary pioneers to lost icons of dance music.

The Warehouse OK’d for preliminary landmark status

It was unanimous and if everything goes right The Warehouse will soon have landmark status in the city of Chicago.

Chicago to consider landmark status for The Warehouse

A meeting this Thursday April 13 2023 will consider granting preliminary landmark status to the building that formerly housed The Warehouse, Frankie Knuckles' first Chicago residency where house music was born.

Site of Chicago club The Warehouse listed as “most endangered”

A Chicago preservation group has listed the site of legendary house music club The Warehouse as one of Chicago's "7 most endangered" buildings and destinations for 2023.

Dancing While Black, Young and Queer in the 1970s

Lessons from Robert Williams: How dealing with the police was an essential part of dancing while Black, queer and young in the 1970s.

Red Bull Music Festival Returns to Chicago in November 2018

A somewhat thin representation of electronic music among the 15 events for Red Bull Music Festival in November 2018 in Chicago.

Conversations with Frederick Dunson of the Frankie Knuckles Foundation

New podcast from 5 Magazine with original Warehouse kid and Frankie Knuckles’ longtime manager, promotion partner, label manager and now executive director of the Frankie Knuckles Foundation, Frederick Dunson.

Robert Williams and Green Velvet to speak at the Chicago Humanities Festival

Founder of the legendary club The Warehouse Robert Williams, Green Velvet and 5 Magazine's Czarina Mirani speak on November 11 2016.

Ten Years Ago This Website Saved My Life

If you didn't live it, you read about it, heard about and learned about it. Or you're lying about it. These are facts: the amount...

Frankie Knuckles Movie, The Warehouse, To Shoot in Chicago

A feature film about the life of Frankie Knuckles, The Warehouse and Warehouse founder Robert Williams is going forward and is scheduled to begin...

Robert Williams Music Box Memoirs

At every critical moment in early House Music history, Robert Williams was there. As the owner of the original Warehouse to the Music Box to the parties he continues to throw today, Robert Williams is an icon, a treasure of the Chicago House Music scene.

Who is Robert Williams?

WHO IS THE MAN with the glasses, the one you see at certain House parties? Those who know him revere him, and for those...

Spin Slide and Jack: A History of House Dancing

IN 1998, I GOT MY first experience of a New York club called Shelter, and was immediately struck by the vibe. There was a...

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