Last month w/ Deltatron & Turbo Sonidero was the bees knees- thanks for jamming with us! We’re back at world famous Double Door this coming Saturday the 24th featuring both of Chicago Readers ‘Best DJ’ picks in AfroQbano & Rae Chardonnay. Simply great global music & dancing all night plus vendors, live art and more as always. Invite your peeps! Thank you.
Saturday, September 24, 9PM-3AM
DOUBLE DOOR (both floors)
1572 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago
21+ // ✓Main floor accessible ✓Gender-neutral bathroom ✓Coat-checks ✓TVDL not usable for ID ✓Tribal IDs accepted
// AFROQBANO (Future Rootz, Cuba/Chicago)
// RAE CHARDONNAY (Black Eutopia, Party Noire)
// MOOSE (FunkDC)
// JAMIE HAYES (Production Mode)
// DARIO X (Push Beats, Blah Blah Blah)
// SOUND CULTURE (Future Rootz)
// CALIXTA (CumbiaSazo)
// CUMBIASAZO live set (Tifflove, Itzi, caliXta)
¡ Eating is For Winners !
Live painting by:
¡ Catalina Bellizzi !
¡ Geovani Gal !
// Logan Lu
VIP tix include skip-the-line and access to the VIP balcony. You can get those at www.doubledoor.com. Everything else is just pay at the door- thanks!
Harold Gonzalez Medina aka AfroQbano is a DJ, producer & eclectic music enthusiast. AfroQbano hails from Habana, Cuba, where he worked as a DJ for a number of underground House and Hip Hop clubs and also produced and toured with some of the most well-known Cuban artists and ensembles. After moving to Chicago, he established himself as an essential part of the local global music scene. A member of Future Rootz and Peoples DJs Collective, he’s a frequent contributor to cultural programming across the city. He regularly spins at some of the most popular Chicago clubs and coordinates biweekly programming with Lumpen Radio. His original tracks and remixes have been featured on albums and mix-tapes across the world. More recently he was recognized as one of Chicago’s top three DJs in the Chicago Reader’s “Best of 2016.”
While the Afro-Cuban and Latin rhythms of his culture are central to his sound, he embraces and merges a wide range of global & soulful music. His musical influences include diverse genres and styles such as House, Funk, Afrobeat, Hip Hop, Bhangra and Latin rhythms. Highlights of his career include sharing stages with luminaries like Mos Def, Pete Rock, Mulatu Astatke, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Rich Medina, La Mala Rodriguez and Los Van Van.
About RAE CHARDONNAY:
DJ Rae Chardonnay’s musical explorations include House from around the world, Soul, Funk, Disco & Hip Hop. She is dedicated to making backs sweat on the dance floor and is a founder of projectso such as Black Eutopia and Party Noire. As an artist Rae Chardonnay also holds recognition by the Chicago Reader’s “Best of 2016” issue as Chicago’s top DJ.
Chicago’s sporadic & nomadic Cumbia & Global Bass gathering, since 2011.