Groove Line

Mon. November 15, 2004 12:00 AM
by DJ Plez

Halloween Reprise
One last word about Halloween: With October 31st being on a Sunday this year, that meant a jam packed weekend full of events and parties, culminating with the Parade down the strip on Halsted Street, RuPaul at Crobar and DJ Peter Rauhofer (pictured right) at Sound-Bar. Wow! Some creative souls even had different costumes for each three nights of the weekend. When Monday, November 1st rolled around there were some very tired folks in this city and quite a few calls into work claiming sick days. It was a very fun weekend and the Chicago Bears even won their football game, giving the guys who hang out at the new bar Crew much to cheer about.
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The Monday Night Boom!
Monday night is proving to be one of the hottest for those truly interested in house music and looking for fun way to start off the week. It requires an escape from Boystown – probably a needed and welcomed diversion after a weekend of frivolity on Halsted Street.

On the north branch of the Chicago River at the intersection of Ashland and Webster sits Green Dolphin Street, host of Monday night’s Boom Boom Room , presented by Music 101. Long-time Chicago favorites, DJs Lego (formerly at Hydrate on Sundays) and Michael Serafini (he’s been everywhere including Cocktail and Berlin), guide the musical journey in the Main Room while Uncle Milty and JustJoey man the decks in the Green Room. Since its start at Red Dog Nightclub in 1992, Boom Boom Room has been a highlight on the weekly nightlife calendar featuring the best in Chicago house music. Its current home at Green Dolphin Street is a terrific venue: a unique restaurant and entertainment complex with plenty of space to dance, multiple bars, late night dining, and a state-of-the-art sound and lighting system. The crowd – and it does get crowded – is a great mix of Chicagoans from all walks of life. You name it and you’ll probaby see it at the Boom Boom Room!

Forward Calendar
There are some absolutely monster dance events happening in Chicago over the next several weeks with some of the biggest DJ names on the planet. The highlights of this smorgasbord include:

David Knapp @ Crobar on Sunday, November 21, 2004
Paul Oakenfold @ Sound-Bar on Tuesday, November 23, 2004
Superjane (DJs Heather, Colette, Dayhota, and Lady) @ Smart Bar on Wednesday, November 24, 2004
Deep Dish @ Sound-Bar on Friday, November 26, 2004
Derrick Carter, Fred Everything, & Mazi @ Zentra on Friday, November 26, 2004
Kio Kio (pictured above) @ Sound-Bar on Sunday, November 28, 2004
Roland Belmares @ Crobar on Sunday, November 28, 2004
Derrick Carter, Kaskade & DJ Dan @ Spundae/Metro-Smart Bar, Friday, December 3, 2004
DJ Chris Eterno @ QE2 - Queer Eyes Wide Shut, Friday, December 31, 2004

Ladies Night Out – A Review of some new music from the gals!
Be on the look out for the following tracks to possible rock your world in the near future.
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