ARC Music Festival Unveils Impressive After Dark Afterparty Lineups

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ARC Music Festival Unveils Impressive After Dark Afterparty Lineups

ARC Music Festival is set to return to Chicago this Labor Day Weekend, promising an exceptional experience for house and techno enthusiasts. The festival boasts a remarkable lineup including renowned artists such as Adam Beyer, Black Coffee, Boris Brejcha, Eric Prydz, Hot Since 82, James Hype, John Summit, Nina Kraviz, Tale of Us, and Vintage Culture.

The excitement is elevated with the announcement of their captivating Dark Afterparty Lineups, hosted at venues like RADIUS, Cermak Hall, Concord Music Hall, PRYSM, Spybar, Smart Bar/Metro, and Smoke & Mirrors. Spanning five days, the afterparties encompass both pre and post-festival revelry.

Thursday will see a Smoke & Mirrors pre-party hosted by the empowering Lady Of The House organization, featuring Chicago icons DJ Heather, DJ Lady D, Biobooster (Hiroko Yamamura), and Dani Deahl. Spybar will host a Rules Don’t Apply takeover with Walker & Royce, while Prysm welcomes Ben Klock’s intense techno.

Friday’s highlights include Eric Prydz and Adam Beyer taking over Radius After Dark, and Boris Brejcha leading the charge at Cermak Hall. Nina Kraviz, DJ Slugo, and Hieroglyphic Being will deliver a techno and ghetto house fusion at Concord Music Hall, while Anfisa Letyago, DJ Minx, and Cassy ignite Spybar.

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Smart Bar/Metro promises an electric two-floor experience with VTSS, Boys Noize, Mall Grab, and Kettama. Saturday shines with a Chicago vs Detroit showcase featuring The Blessed Madonna, Moodymann, Carl Craig, Mike Dunn, and DJ Pierre, and John Summit at Radius. Hot Since 82 and Derrick Carter, as well as Loco Dice and DJ Heather, are set to dominate Concord Hall.

Sunday offers Tale of Us and Kevin De Vries for an After Dark thriller, and Mochakk’s intimate performance at Smoke & Mirrors. Cermak Hall’s finale will be lit by Sara Landry, Volvox, and Patrixia b2b Chess Knight, while PRYSM will host Black Coffee, THEMBA, Vintage Culture, and Carlita.

The weekend concludes with Farris Wheel’s Anita Dee II Yacht party takeover featuring Gene Farris, Eskuche, and Basara Boyz. PRYSM’s final day will be wrapped up by Spanish standout Wade.

ARC Music Festival is undoubtedly set to provide an unforgettable extended weekend for electronic music aficionados, showcasing top-tier talents in one of the world’s most vibrant cities.


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