Friday, November 22nd
Alvaro's "Welcome to the Jungle Tour" is hitting Chicago this weekend. This Dutch DJ has worked with names like Will.i.am, Far East Movement, Pitbull and Lil Jon and now he's rocking the house at the Palladium in the huge multi-venue Castle Chicago this Friday.
632 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60654
306 N Halsted, Chicago, Illinois 60661
Saturday, November 23rd
Alesso is on the Uprising, at least that's what his tour is called. From collaborating with Calvin Harris to playing the main stage of Summerburst, he's doing big things. Now he's taking over the states with his Uprising Tour- next stop Chicago at the Aragon Ballroom.
1 Boylston Place, Boston, MA 02116Chris Lake Chris Lake and DJ Fergie will be spinning at Bijou Fridays. Tickets are 20$. Doors at 10pm. This is a 21+ event. Get tickets here. 51 Stuart Street, Boston MA 02116
TJR Check out TJR at The Estate this Friday. Tickets are $20, doors at 10pm. This event is 21+. Get your tickets here.
1 Boylston Place, Boston, MA 02116295 Franklin Street, Boston MA 02110
Ten miles of darkness and 2000 cars separated us from the festival we had only dreamt about. As we stared forward, excited and anxious, there was a faint flicker towards the sky and then the familiar explosion of fireworks in the distance. A roar ripped through the desert from the cars around us. Indian chiefs and their topless girlfriends yelled and cheered out their windows, as packs of neon spattered fur boots ran by on foot. This was the scene I had heard so much about. The one that would save dance music events
The bad news: Last year the festival was at Bicentennial Park, a significantly smaller venue than this year’s Bayfront Park. There was little to no cellphone connection available, probably because I was sandwiched in a mass of 100,000+ people. I can’t speak for the new venue’s cellphone abilities, but with an additional 50,000 people, I’m assuming the same problem will present itself. Your best bet is to set up sporadic meeting spots amongst your friends throughout the day, in case someone in your group gets separated.