Chicago House Music Festival and Conference
Chicago House Music Festival and Conference returns with DJs and live performances citywide and in Millennium Park highlighting the various sounds and styles of House music, the genre born in Chicago that has gone on to revolutionize dance music internationally.
Festivities begin with a House Music Symposium at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at The University of Chicago exploring the history, culture, and business of House music (Sept. 15). Headlining the Friday, September 16 Millennium Park performance is GRAMMY-nominated Chicago House band Ten City along with Josh Milan and his band from New York with additional performers to be announced. Saturday, September 17 includes a daytime celebration of Frankie Knuckles by Rebuild Foundation and an evening bus tour of venues and DJs throughout the city by House Club Tour Chicago. Sunday, September 18 caps off with a daytime all-ages Footwork Dance Down by Open The Circle, a non-profit focusing on community organizing and racial justice through the arts. Don’t miss a preview event at Maxwell Street Market (Aug. 14). Full citywide schedule to be announced in the coming weeks.