TESS KISNER, A VISUAL ARTIST FROM BATON ROUGE, ACQUIRED A SET OF TURNTABLES IN 2009 AFTER BEING TURNED ON TO EXPLORING VINYL AS A NEW MEDIUM. SHE UNCOVERED HER UNDYING PASSION FOR MUSIC AND A POWERFUL NEW ART PRACTICE IN THE FORM OF A DANCE PARTY. IN 2011, SHE CO-FOUNDED SLO’MO – A CELEBRATION OF SLOW JAMS AND COMMUNITY FOR ALL IDENTITIES AND EXPRESSIONS – WITH EVENT PRODUCER KRISTEN KAZA. TOGETHER, THEY CREATED A NEW SPACE FOR SLOW JAMS IN THE NIGHTLIFE SCENE IN CHICAGO. TESS IS KNOWN FOR HER VIBRANT ENERGY ON STAGE, SINGING TO HER AUDIENCE AND MIXING OLD SCHOOL INTO CONTEMPORARY MUSIC.
EVERY SONG BRINGS BACK A MEMORY
PAST VENUES INCLUDE:
BARLEY & BRASS / BEAUTY BAR / BERLIN NIGHTCLUB / BOTTOM LINE YOGA STUDIO / BOTTOM LOUNGE / BROOKLYN BOULDERS / BURLINGTON BAR / CANVAS / CHICAGO ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION / CHOP SHOP – 1ST WARD / CITY WINERY / COREPOWER YOGA (GOLD COAST) / COUP D’ETAT LOUNGE / CROWN LIQUORS / CURRENCY EXCHANGE CAFE / DISCO / DO DIVISION STREET FESTIVAL / DOOR NO. 3 / DOUBLE DOOR / DRUM BAR / EMPIRE LIQUORS / EMPTY BOTTLE / HIDEOUT RIVERWALK / HUMBOLDT HOUSE / IRIDIUM STORE / JANE ADDAMS HULL HOUSE MUSEUM / LACUNA ART LOFTS / LAGUNITAS BREWERY / LINCOLN HALL / LOGAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS / LOGAN SQUARE AUDITORIUM / LOGAN THEATER / METRO / MEZCALERIA LAS FLORES / MINDY’S HOT CHOCOLATE / NATIONAL MUSEUM FOR PUERTO RICAN ARTS & CULTURE / NEXT DOOR CAFÉ / PROGRESS BAR / RATIONAL PARK GALLERY / RHINE HALL / SLIPPERY SLOPE / SOHO HOUSE / STREETSIDE BAR & GRILL / SUBTERRANEAN / TALL SHIP WINDY / THALIA HALL / THE ART INSTITUTE MUSEUM / ARTS INCUBATOR / FLATS STUDIO / THE HIDEOUT / THE PROMONTORY / THE REVEL ROOM / THE SHRINE / THE SILVER ROOM / SILVER ROOM BLOCK PARTY / THE WHISTLER / THREE DOTS AND A DASH / TINY LOUNGE /UNION STATION GREAT HALL / UIC CHICAGO / UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO / VENUE ONE / W HOTEL / WBEZ 91.5FM / WHOLE FOODS MARKET LINCOLN PARK
Every second Thursday of the month join DJ Jesse Edwards at Emporium Fulton Market for a night of surf rock and good vibes!
Free / 9pm
Saturday, March 7th at Emporium Wicker Park
Free / 10p / 21+
Join Dario X and friends for a special Vibe Check Dj Dance Party!
Friday, March 6th, 2020
9p-2a / Free / 21+
Not your typical DJ + Drummer Duo
DJ Ca$hera – CaSera Heining, best known as DJ Ca$h Era, is an internationally recognized performer and the Official DJ for Young Chicago Authors’ Louder Than A Bomb — Chicago’s largest youth poetry festival. She is also the face of AT&T’s #ItsA312Thing CodeTalk Ad Campaign.
Ryan the Person – Musician / DJ / Producer
**RSVP is not required for entry**
Emporium Arcade Bar
1366 N. Milwaukee Ave
Drawing upon a lifetime of passion and appreciation for music, art, and cinema – Audio Jack has provided a unique thoughtfulness to custom music & sound experiences since 2007.
A native Chicagoan, Jack has performed in L.A., NYC, Austin, TX for SXSW, in Chicago’s Pride Parade, at the MCA, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Shedd Aquarium, the Field Museum, Navy Pier, as well as a multitude of entertainment venues & other special events.
Wednesday, February 12th at Emporium Wicker Park – 1366 N. Milwaukee Ave
Breaking Sound showcases the hottest emerging artists & bands in premium locations around the city. #BreakingSoundChicago
FEATURING — Pilot the Helm
21+. Please bring ID.
DOORS OPEN 7:00pm
For larger groups of 10+, please contact email@example.com for pricing.
No professional video or photography equipment permitted in the venue without prior approval.
LOVE LIVE MUSIC. LIVE THE LAMB ♥
Emporium Logan Square – 2363 N. Milwaukee Ave – 10a-3p – Free
The Logan Square Farmers Market moves indoors starting November 3 through March 29, 2020. Market runs 10am-3pm every Sunday* snow, sleet or shine. . Sign up for newsletter at logansquarefarmersmarket.org and follow instagram for updates @LSFarmersMarket.
Emporium Logan Square – 10p – Free – 21+
Meet us under the disco ball with DJ Edie as she spins some of the best funk, disco, and house muisc all night! Catch us partying all night long with a nice and easy cover of FREE99!
CutCuz – 1st Female Grad of Scratch Chi Columbia College Grad Instructor at Scratch Academy Chi