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

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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

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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

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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

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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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