Chicago House Music Events Calendar

Chicago House Music Events and residencies from 5 Magazine.

Event Submission: Please include date, time, line-up, location and flyer, and allow 5 days prior to event for posting.


Thursday September 7 2017

Rhythm of Time at Smartbar

Rhythm of Time with DJ SJ and Jena Max.


Friday September 8 2017

Fritz Kalkbrenner at Smartbar

Friday, September 8th in Smartbar, FRITZ KALKBRENNER [LIVE] (SUOL) with Fortune (A.part) and Hummingbird (Vested | Deep! just DEEP).


Saturday September 9 2017

The Mid presents Country Club Disco

The Mid presents Country Club Disco with Kill Frenzy, Golf Clap and Huxley.


Saturday September 9 2017

Carl Craig at Smartbar

A smartbar 35th Anniversary event with Carl Craig (Planet E) and Faso (Sublimate, Discovery).


Sunday September 10 2017

Queen! at Smartbar

Chaos in the CBD, Michael Serafini and Garrett David.


Thursday September 14 2017

Riot Fest Late Night at Smartbar

Riot Fest Presents Tobacco with special guests.


Friday September 15 2017

Slack at Smartbar

Slack with Courtesy (Ectotherm) and Olin (smartbar, Boundary Monument).


Friday September 15 2017

Tim Engelhardt at SpyBar

Tim Engelhardt (Innervisions, CityFox, Pokerflat) stops at Spybar in his North American tour debut on September 15th!


Saturday September 16 2017

The Soft Machine at Smartbar

The Soft Machine with Manuel Gonzales aka MGUN (Don’t Be Afraid, Trilogy Tapes, Wild Oats), Golden Donna [LIVE] (100% Silk, CGI), Justin Long (smartbar, Hugo Ball, LIES, Contort Yorself) and SOLD (Hugo Ball, smartbar).


Sunday September 17 2017

Queen! at Smartbar

Queen! is Smartbar’s Sunday night residency featuring rotating residents Derrick Carter, Michael Serafini and Garrett David.


Thursday September 21 2017

Pressure at Smartbar

Pressure with Bigspin & Kutz [Run Tings Records – Bristol, UK], Alfonz Delamota [MIA D&B Records], Dioptrics [DSCI4 Records], FinePrint [Finebeats Recordings], Selekta Steel [MIA DNB], NLIC [ MIA Nola ] and Rifle Mc [MIA DNB]


Friday September 22 2017

Anthony Parasole at Smartbar

Friday, September 22nd in Smartbar with Anthony Parasole (All Night) [The Corner, Ostgut Ton].


Friday September 22 2017

The Mid

The Mid presents Chris Lake with Cut Snake.


Friday September 22 2017

Waze & Odyssey at SpyBar

Waze & Odyssey takeover Spybar on September 22nd!


Saturday September 23 2017

Abstract Science 20th Anniversary at Smartbar

An Abstract Science 20th Anniversary Event with Scuba (Hotflush Recordings) and Abstract Science DJs.


Saturday September 23 2017

Trance Arena presents Paul Oakenfold

Trance Arena at The Mid presents Paul Oakenfold.


Sunday September 24 2017

Queen! at Smartbar

Queen! is Smartbar’s Sunday night residency featuring rotating residents Derrick Carter, Michael Serafini and Garrett David.


Friday September 29 2017

Body Language presents The Magician

The Mid presents Body Language with The Magician and Pat Lok.


Saturday September 30 2017

Will Clarke at SpyBar

Dirtybird artist and leader of The Cuddle Club Will Clarke makes his Spybar debut on September 30th.


Wednesday October 4 2017

House Music at Noon at Daley Plaza with the Chosen Few 2017

Join the original Southside Chicago House Music crew, the Chosen Few DJs (Wayne Williams, Alan King, Jesse Saunders, Tony Hatchett, Andre Hatchett, Terry Hunter and Mike Dunn) for lunch at Daley Plaza, Chicago under the Picasso sculpture from noon to 1pm.


Thursday October 5 2017

Four Tet at Smartbar

A smartbar 35th Anniversary celebration with Four Tet (All Night DJ Set).


Friday October 6 2017

20 Years of Rush Hour

20 Years of Rush Hour with Hunee (Rush Hour), Ron Trent (Prescription, Rush Hour) and Antal (Rush Hour).


Saturday October 7 2017

Planet Chicago at Smartbar

Planet Chicago with 214 [LIVE] (Frustrated Funk. Shipwrec, Central Processing Unit), Sassmouth b2b Kiernan Laveaux and Kiddo b2b Antiphase.


Saturday October 7 2017

Slothacid Tour at Spybar

Dirtybird presents Sacha Robotti in his return to Spybar with Chicago’s own J. Worra on October 7th.


Saturday October 14 2017

Weiss at Spybar

Weiss with Inphinity and Ares.


Saturday November 4 2017

23 Hour Party People at Smartbar

23 hour party beginning at 7am November 4 and running continuously until 5am November 5 with Derrick Carter, Miss Kittin, Robert Hood, Aaron Clark, Michael Serafini, Olin, DJ Heather, Phillip Stone, Garrett David, Sassmouth, Jarvi, Savile, Jason Kendig, Sevron, Jeff Derringer, Sold, Justin Long, Eris Drew, Harry Cross and Pat Bosman.


Saturday November 11 2017

Walker & Royce at Spybar

Walker & Royce make their Spybar debut on November 11th as part of their Dirtybird tour!