Chicago House Music Conference and Dance Summit

May 24-26, 2018 • Free Admission

Thursday, May 24: 6-9pm, Chicago Cultural Center

Friday, May 25: 4-6, Millennium Park & 6-11pm, Chicago Cultural Center

Saturday, May 26: 12-2pm, Chicago Cultural Center

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Workshops and panels related to the artistry, business, and culture of house music, the musical form born in Chicago that has gone on to revolutionize dance music internationally.

 

Don't Miss:

Chicago House Music Festival

Saturday, May 26, 2018 • Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion • 1-9pm

 

Schedule

Thursday, May 24, 6-9pm

Panel: What It Means to Be a Working DJ in Chicago
Location: Washington Room, 5th Floor South
Time: 6-7pm

Panelists: Derek Jones, Brian Harden, Glen Underground, Czarina Mirani, Amy Unland

Panel: The Female DJ Perspective
Location: Millennium Park Room, 5th Floor South
Time: 6-7pm

Panelists: DJ SolKat, Sundance, deejay Alicia, Dana Divine, Ronda Flowers, Celeste Alexander, DJ Shani

Workshop: Ableton Live with Antonio Sage
Location: Claudia Cassidy Theater, 2nd Floor North
Time: 6:30-8pm

Workshop: House Music Licensing and Distribution
Location: Washington Room, 5th Floor South
Time: 7:30-8:30pm

Panelists: Jerry C. King, Kyle Reynolds, Oliver Torres

Panel: Building Your Brand and Gaining Global Visibility
Location: Millennium Park Room, 5th Floor South
Time: 7:30-8:30pm

Panelists: Joe Smooth, Chip E., Georgie Porgie, Damien Perez, Alan King

 

Friday, May 25, 4-11pm

Workshop: House Dance Workshop
Location: Across the street at Millennium Park, Chase Promenade North Tent
Time: 4-6pm

A Conversation with Fab 5 Freddy
Location: Sidney R. Yates Gallery, 4th Floor North
Time: 6-7:30pm

Legendary artist and Hip Hop pioneer Fab 5 Freddy discusses his artwork, current projects and his involvement with the New York downtown scene with moderators Vikki Tobak and Adrian Loving. Fab also reflects on the 30th Anniversary of Yo! MTV Raps, grafitti as public art and Keith Haring's famous 1989 Chicago mural project [link "Chicago mural project" to the Keith Haring exhibition page.

Footworking Dance Demonstration
Location: Sidney R. Yates Gallery, 4th Floor North
Time: 7:30-8pm

After Set and Networking Celebration with Ron Trent
Location: Sidney R. Yates Gallery, 4th Floor North
Time: 8-11pm

 

Saturday, May 26, 12-2pm

Workshop: Youth DJ Workshop with Nick Nicholson

Location: Garland Gallery, 1st Floor South

Time: 12-2pm

 

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