WATCH: Chicago Artists Honor Frankie Knuckles with Graffiti Mural

A team of Chicago artists have paid tribute to house music legend and hometown hero Frankie Knuckles with a graffiti mural along the city’s Blue Line, and fans can watch the process of its creation via the time-lapse video above. Painted on a rooftop wall on Fullerton and California Avenue in ...

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Riverwest Music Fest Announces Final Lineup Additions and Schedule


The inaugural edition of Chicago’s Riverwest Music Festival is set to take place in a little over a week, and organizers have announced the final lineup additions and schedule for the July 4-6 event. Techno superstar Loco Dice and Bronx-based duo The Martinez Brothers join the already announced ...

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America’s Best DJ: Chicago’s Spring Awakening


A-Trak: One of 13 ABDJ noms playing Chicago. Ryan SahlinChicago – On the road again. This weekend, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times heads back to festival-land—Chicago’s Spring Awakening, which runs Friday through Sunday. Thirteen ABDJ-nominated jocks will ...

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Riverwest Music Festival Plots Diverse Chicago Debut


Chicago, IL is the place to be this July 4th weekend with the debut of Riverwest Music Fest, a new electronic music festival set along the banks of the Chicago River. The three-day festival runs from July 4-6 and will feature a diverse set of artists and two stages spread amongst a mile of ...

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Chicago Mobile DJ Pivots, Finds Surprising Growth Opportunity


Chicago—It happened in 1988, while studying architecture at Northern Illinois University, when KC Kokoruz and his Theta Chi fraternity brothers were all working for a local mobile DJ company, lugging gear, setting up, breaking down. “It” was Kokoruz falling in love with DJing, so hard that he ...

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Chicago DJ Jazmine Gonzalez’s H.Y.P.E. Productions

Lynwood, Ill. — It’s a not-so-uncommon story. Jazmine Gonzalez realized she had a knack for the MC/DJ “thing” in the sixth grade, when a DJ at her school dance in Chicago was unable to get the kids onto the dancefloor. So she did what any Type A would do: She asked for the microphone and... Read More

Wavefront Reveals Third Wave & Local Talent Video Announcement

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With Chicago’s beachfront dance music festival just over 3 weeks away, Wavefront ...

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