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Frankie Knuckles

Chicago Has Lunch with Frankie Knuckles

And so can you. The fabulous series of daytime lunch parties, the Absolut Lunch Break presented by Flavorpill, concludes for the season next Thursday October 24th with Chicago's own Frankie Knuckles. If you're not familiar...
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Vincent Floyd, Tony Humphries, Karizma…

We're proud to present Issue #133 of 5 Magazine, out now. This is a new milestone, we think, both in content and consistency. You see what's on the cover but let's run through: 5 Magazine...

For a Good Cause: In Memory of Kenny Hawkes

In memory of Kenny Hawkes, several of his friends are reaching out to raise money for the British Liver Trust, the "only charity in the UK dedicated to helping everyone affected by a liver...
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Tycho Announces US Fall Tour

Tycho has announced an ambitious 2016 Fall Tour behind the release of the sweeping new single, Division.
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Ron Trent Profiled in New Wax Poetics Series

Wax Poetics has launched a new "travel" series of videos and they wisely started off in Chicago. Chicago house music legend Ron Trent talks about listening to Black Jazz "in the womb" and the history of Chicago house music. Later Ronnie Reese takes us with Ron and Zernell Gillie for some crate digging.
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Relive the Magic of Fyre Festival in a New Documentary Series

Hulu has picked up a new multi-party documentary about the debacle of the Fyre Festival in the Caribbean.

Paul Oakenfold to Play Stonehenge for a Crowd of 50, Possibly Including Nigel Tufnel

Dance music pioneer Paul Oakenfold has played at the Great Wall of China, at Mount Everest and now plans to find out the question that has baffled boffins and Nigel Tufnel alike: who really built Stonehenge?

Updated: Boiler Room’s Home: A Two Day Celebration of Chicago

Updated: RSVP for the March 31st Frankie Knuckles Tribute is now open. Enter the date Euro-style (DD/MM/YY). You're not ready and we're not worthy. None of us were quite prepared for the Dance Mania and...

Housepitality SF Returns to Chicago for Housepit CHI

The new Tuesday night residency Housepit CHI from the Housepitality SF crew launches April 3 at East Room.

Creative Chicago Expo Starts Tomorrow

It's not too late (and it won't be until it's over) to attend the 11th Annual Creative Chicago Expo, which is being held this Friday March 14 and Saturday March 15, 2014 from 10am-4pm...

In the beginning there was JACK!

"I didn't think we needed to wait 50 years until everyone who was there at the beginning of the House scene was dead to start celebrating & documenting the history of the music..." 5 Magazine...

Commissioner Fritchey Intervenes to End the Chicago Culture War

Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey seeks an end to the absurd tax arguments that might end Chicago nightlife as we know it.
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We Broke All Records With This Issue

Kai Alce, Doorly, Chip E., Golf Clap, Frederick Dunson and more in 5 Mag's biggest issue ever (in more ways than one).
Frankie Knuckles

Frankie Knuckles Begins Chicago Residency This Sunday at Queen

Someone with fewer fried brain cells than I will have to answer the question of when Frankie Knuckles last had a residency in Chicago (it's certainly happened since the PowerPlant, hasn't it?) But he has...
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Disclosure Just Announced They’re Playing Chicago – at Lincoln Park Zoo

The ticket page just went up and it looks like it's going to go off. Grammy-nominated (we can say that now) recording artists Disclosure will be performing in Chicago - and at Lincoln Park Zoo! The...

“Godfather of Austin House”: Austin, Texas Honors Jamon Jaleki

Mayor Steve Adler of Austin has declared October 20th "J.A.M.O.N., Godfather of Austin House Day," honoring the late DJ, vocalist and producer who made that city his home.

The Last Days of The Shrine

In the '90s, it seemed that every shop and store in Chicago was on the verge of becoming a Starbucks. Today, they've gone condo. The Shrine is the latest casualty in Chicago's property wars gone...

For Frankie: Smartbar Hosts 2017 Frankie Knuckles Birthday Tribute

Date announced, line-up booked, tickets on sale and going FAST.

Mamby Nurtures Local Roots with Community Center & Community Stage

Mamby on the Beach festival for 2018 announces the addition of a new Community Center, a fifth Community Stage and set times for the June 23 and June 24 2018 Mamby on the Beach festival.

Beatport Partners With Spotify

The streaming world continues to shift and warp, this time teaming up two ostensible competitors in the name of taking on Apple's curated playlists. Beatport has announced a partnership with Spotify, according to a release,...

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