What a better way to cap off your Christmas festivities than a good night out? Christmas should be all about family, friends, food, drink…and a proper helping of house music served up from some of the finest talent the Windy City has to offer! Make the MID your late night home for the holidays and come spread the Christmas cheer out on the dance floor at the Boogie Down Christmas Party with Green Velvet, Paul Johnson, and many, many more! Since it is Christmas, we decided to add a couple of extra presents under the tree, just for you. This night will feature a rare full venue takeover with non-stop music in two rooms, spanning both floors of the club, and a fully stacked line-up filled with your favorite homegrown artists. Full event listing is at the bottom of the page. Limited tickets are still available, get yours now, right here!
Green Velvet – the ever-popular acid-house alter ego of Cajmere and owner or Cajual Records, is the Chicago house don who brought you classic dance floor bangers such as, “Flash”, “Brighter Days”, “La La Land”, “Percolator”, and many others. With an illustrious career that still has not lost a bit of steam after over two decades, Green Velvet certainly solidified his spot amongst the house music greats. His tracks are timeless classics that still receive ample play, sampling, and remixes by countless DJs in clubs are festivals all across the globe – an impressive feat.
Paul Johnson – A true underground king, who released over 200 EPs on various dance labels throughout his illustrious career that spans almost three decades. Paul began spinning in the mid 80s, and was an integral part of Chicago House history and helped put the city on the map with world-renowned classics such as, “Bump Talkin”, “Feel the Music”, and “Get Get Down”, which sold over three million copies worldwide! He’s released records on various labels in numerous countries including Italy and Australia, and his tracks regularly placed in the Top 50 charts all across the globe – proving the universality of his music. Good music surely stands the test of time, and Paul Johnson is living proof that some music never goes out of style.