Daphne 2017: The Joys and Challenges of Promoting at Smartbar: March 23 2017

    DAPHNE 2017: The Joys and Challenges of Promoting

    Join us as we take in the knowledge of three of the midwests most prominent party-makers:

    Fortune, a 12 year veteran of event production and promotion operating out of Milwaukee, discusses her experiences as a promoter, entrepreneur, and activist. Topics include her transition from the UK to the US, the workings of her production company, Apart music, the pros and cons of operating in a small market, challenges and advantages of being a woman in a predominantly male industry, juggling motherhood and entrepeneurship, as well as her most popular #SmallTimePromoterTips.

    Sassmouth, a smartbar resident and long time-time DJ and party-maker with the NBFC crew, has decades of experience in the American underground. From picking the right venue to sourcing a soundsystem to simply getting the word out to the right people, Sass has experience in every aspect of event production and promotion – a woman with a wealth of knowledge to share.

    Ariel Zetina is a fixture of the queer underground in Chicago. Between doing her Cubic Zirconia nights at smartbar and other various events around town at queer staples places like Berlin Night club, Ariel is part of a younger generation of event producers and promoters who are actively changing and pushing Chicago’s already forward-thinking queer nightlife.


    3730 N. Clark Street
    Chicago, IL

    FREE / 18+ / Doors: 8:00PM / Show: 8:30PM-10PM


    House Music magazine publishing for more than 12 years from Chicago, covering Deep House, Soulful House, Techno, Synth, Disco and every flavor of underground electronic music.



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