SummerDance Chicago
.:: Follow the beat::.
For the second straight year the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs will be sponsoring its DJs Series in the park as part of its SummerDance program. The DJ Series focuses on electronic dance music. Naturally, as the birth place of house music the focus is mainly on local house DJs, although other forms of music are also represented. The 2004 session ended with the coincidence of Frankie Knuckles day in Chicago with a spectacular set by the Godfather himself in downpours of rain and lightening over the skies of downtown. Some of the highlights of 2005 include Ron Trent, Andre Hatchett, Jeff Mills, Oscar McMillan, Superpitcher and Lego. Admission if FREE.Wednesday, June 15 - Sunday, August 28Spirit of Music Garden, Grant Park601 S. Michigan Ave., between Harrison and Balbo, across from Columbia College FREE The ninth annual Chicago SummerDance series of public dancing to a variety of live music outdoors in Grant Park kicks off on Wednesday, June 15, and continues through Sunday, August 28. For its ninth season, Chicago SummerDance is proud to continue the 11-week, Wednesday evening "DJ Series" which focuses on the ever-growing genre of electronic dance music. The Wednesday evening series runs June 15 through August 24. Unlike the other nights of the series, there will be no dance lessons offered on Wednesday evenings, but DJs will begin at 6pm and go until 9pm.
FULL LINEUP:
June 15 – Paul Johnson / Maurice Joshua
June 22 - Jeff Mills / Mike Dearborn June 29 - Lego / Jesse De La Pena
July 6 - Glenn Underground / Craig Alexander
July 13 - Ron Carroll / JM3
July 20 - Mark Grant/ Oscar McMillan
July 27 - Superpitcher / Mazi
Aug. 3 - Andre Hatchett / Joe Smooth
Aug. 10 - Marshall Jefferson / Jesse Saunders
Aug. 17 - Ron Trent / Rich Medina Aug. 24 - Farley "Jack Master" Funk/ Terry Hunter
If U are around Chicago, let's go there...

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