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  •   Boys Noize, the German DJ formally known as Alex Ridha, has solidified himself as a trailblazer and staple in electro-house. From the collaborative “new terror band” Dog Blood he formed with Skrillex to a feature on the accompanying soundtrack of the 2017 movie, Music Inspired by the Motion Picture Ghost in the Shell. He recently told […]

  • Welcome to Requiem: the darker, sleeker, and sexier side of Chicago’s nightlife. Featuring the top names in Techno, Tech House, and everything inclusive of a rugged bass line. Simply put, Requiem is Chicago’s newest brand for those who want to get lost in minimal, steely beats. We’re excited to debut this entity with notable artists: Nicole […]

  • From warehouse parties to main stages at music festivals, Gene Farris, Producer/DJ/Founder & CEO of Farris Wheel Records, quickly established himself as one of Chicago’s staple house music figures. After having been nominated for Best DJ 2016 at the Chicago Nightlife Awards, his influential role in the Midwest house scene is apparent. Perhaps the most telling […]

  • Bro Safari formerly known under the alias Knick is a moombahton, trap, future bass DJ/Producer whose well-known sound can be reflected upon his affiliated label, Mad Decent. With support from Diplo, Knife Party, and Dj Craze, it’s easy to see how Bro Safari has maintained popularity among the electronic music scene. Having worked with DnB […]

  • When it comes to Party Favor, or Dylan Hagland, the L.A. based DJ and producer has soared the ranks of dance music. With major releases from Mad Decent and support from Diplo, Party Favor’s aggressive EDM tracks will surely get you up and dancing! His trap twerk anthems have had commercial success having “Booty Loose” […]

  • ATB: September 16th The legendary DJ/producer/songwriter that is ATB, or André Tanneberger, has been on the scene for 20 years and it surely has paid off for the trance icon. He has since released a new crossover album, neXt, a two-disc compilation of collaborations with vocalists and a collection of ambient tracks that show a […]

  • Over the last six years, perhaps the most anticipated end-of-summer event is Chicago’s North Coast Music Festival, attracting an audience from all over the country. Taking place on September 1 to September 3, this year’s NCMF looks to be the best yet. In addition to this year’s extensive three-day lineup, we are excited to announce our Aftershow Lineup at The […]

  • The funky synth-obsessed duo that forms Oliver, Vaughn Oliver and Oliver Goldstein, has a distinctive quality sound that is truly theirs. Having remixed Jack Ü, BØRNS, Chromeo, and Breakbot; the pair recently released their own feel good track ‘Chemicals’ featuring MNDR. In an interview with MusicRadar, Vaughn admits “We never aggressively pushed our music on people. […]

  • Nothing quite exemplifies the current sound of Drum and Bass like Netsky (pronounced Net-Sky), as he established himself in EDM as one of the most distinguished yet mispronounced names. Best known for his cheery sounding tracks perfectly coupled with hooks you just can’t seem to get out of your head, the Belgian DJ/producer has been busy […]

  • As HARD Summer 2017 has come to a close and Dirtybird Campout approaches on October 6th, Claude VonStroke is one busy man. Not to mention his label, Dirtybird Records, being named Mixmag’s Label of the Decade last month. The bird boss recently released his new collaborative two track EP Works Well With Others, featuring Will […]

  • Before anything Bad Boy Bill is a Chicagoan, where his roots in House Music run deep. In the age of the Internet staying relevant and innovative is crucial, especially when longevity is coupled with the effect of instant gratification. As a founding partner of two Chicago record labels (Moody Recordings and International House Records) and […]

  • When it comes to Nora en Pure’s music style, nothing is quite as sultry sounding and distinctive. Through the incorporation of organic sounds like ocean waves and rattling stones, she creates an encompassing vibe that the listener won’t want to escape. Her warm and nostalgic songs are layered yet simple and form an atmospheric element […]

  • Summer Music Festival season is in full swing, and we’re excited to welcome a quartet of aftershows for Lollapalooza! These artists need no introduction but if you’d like to learn about what’s in store, read on… PORTER ROBINSON – Since the conclusion of his shelter project with Madeon, the electronic music world has been whispering […]

  •   Porn and Chicken – the lethally iconic and lavishly styled kings of Chicago’s one-of-a-kind party circuit – are thrilled to announce their Official Launch Banger at the MID on Monday, April 17 alongside guest acts ETC(!) ETC(!) and Snavs! Tickets to the monumental event are available for purchase now via Ticketfly.com.   The daring […]

  •   On Saturday, April 15, legendary German house champion Loco Dice will take to the MID for a whirlwind performance for his loyal Chicago fans! Tickets to the show are available for purchase now at Ticketfly.com.   Known internationally for his longstanding residencies at some of the world’s hottest nightlife destinations, such as Tribehouse and […]

  •   This weekend at the MID, fans of uplifting weekend parties and intimate dance floors can look forward to a whirlwind duo of performances from different corners of the electronic music circuit. To view all of the MID’s upcoming events, visit themidchicago.com now!   Kicking things off on Friday, February 3 will be legendary Iranian […]

  •   On Friday, January 20, Dirtybird mainstays Worthy and Ardalan will take to the MID for a rambunctious night of smooth deep house and techno creations. Tickets to the show can now be purchased here.   Coming as the Chicago stop on his One-On-One Tour, Worthy will be representing the Dirtybird imprint this Friday alongside […]

  •   ‘Twas the week before Christmas and all through the town, the dance fans were waiting ’till they could throw down. The dance floor was ready, the jackets were hung, in hopes that the MID would provide all the fun. Then suddenly shows poured in from all sides, as Herobust started things with his bass vibes. […]

  •   EDM mainstays Cazzette will be taking their infectious and soulful deep house creations to the MID on Saturday, December 10 alongside an intimate group of their friends and collaborators! Tickets to the performance can be purchased now through Clubtix.com.     Known for their groovy and upbeat approach to the deeper realms of house […]

  •   Parisian duo Amine Edge & DANCE will be touching down at the MID on Thursday, December 1 as part of their 7-stop North American tour. RSVP now for no cover charge at Clubtix.com!   Following the release of their newest EP, FCK UR OPINION, hip hop/techno hybrid group Amine Edge & DANCE have announced a brief follow-up […]

  •   Electronic music legend Richie Hawtin will be bringing his unique sake-based ENTER. experience to the MID on Saturday, December 3 for fans to sip on exclusive Japanese sakes while they groove out. Tickets to the performance are now available via Clubtix.com.   After finishing up his ENTER. tour in Japan this week, Hawtin will […]

  •   Masked DJ/producer Marshmello will be bringing his acclaimed live show to the MID on Saturday, November 26 as the official afterparty for his international Ritual Tour! Tickets to the performance are available now via Clubtix.com.   Marshmello’s presence in the dance music community has been majorly impactful to say the least. With direct and […]

  • On Monday, October 31, tech house regular Sonny Fodera will be taking his unforgettable sounds to the MID for a special Halloween set that’s sure to tingle your spine and get you moving! Tickets to the showcase can be purchased now through Clubtix.com.   After being named by Mixmag as one of their “Hot Six,” […]

  • With Halloween weekend right around the corner, Freaky Deaky‘s official lineup of official aftershows has finally been revealed . . . and they’re a seriously incredible bunch. From Thursday, October 27 to Sunday, October 30, festival attendees and fans alike will get the chance to catch some of their favorite acts at the MID, one […]

  • Iconic electro house and bass music duo GTA are primed to bring their eponymous North American tour to the MID on Friday, October 21 ahead of their full-length album, Good Times Ahead! Secure your passes to the event now via Clubtix.com. After years of cultivating some of dance music’s most memorable and forward-pushing tracks, GTA’s ascent […]

  • Legendary electronic music powerhouse Feed Me will be touching down at the MID on Thursday, October 27 for a highly anticipated DJ set as part of his Family Reunion tour and associated EP release! Tickets to the event can now be purchased through Clubtix.com. John Gooch, the man behind supergroup Spor, is perhaps best known […]

  • Dutch DJ/producer Don Diablo announced today that he will bring his ‘Hexagon Tour’ to the U.S. for the first time ever this winter. The future house titan will kick off his North American tour in San Francisco on December 1, bringing his tracks to life from coast to coast in markets including Vancouver, Los Angeles, […]

  • OWSLA mainstay and Skrillex-prodigy Mija will be taking her epic, 12-stop FK A GENRE Tour to Chicago’s The MID on Saturday, November 5 alongside very special guests! Grab your tickets to the fall showcase now through Clubtix.com.   From Miami to Phoenix, Mija is drawing appearances from some of the most diverse and talented DJs and […]

  • The MID nightclub’s official North Coast Music Festival after parties for the upcoming September 2nd weekend have finally been announced, and they’re a truly outrageous collection. From Friday, September 2 to Sunday, September 4, the gnarliest acts from the festival’s delectable lineup will be touching down for a series of intimate and personal performances here at one of Chicago’s […]

  • Lollapalooza’s 25th anniversary in Chicago’s iconic Grant Park last weekend, featuring top-billed acts from far across the music spectrum, was only made more special by the uniquely curated aftershows that hit the city’s more intimate venues after the festival closed down each night. On Saturday, after the Lolla dust had settled, bass music staples Jauz […]

  • Fierce sister duo Krewella have just revealed a special live performance at Chicago’s own MID on Saturday, October 8 as part of their highly coveted North American Sweatbox Tour!   Sticking true to the name of the project, the Sweatbox tour will transform a selection of particularly small and intimate venues into raging floors of explosive […]

  •   The MID nightclub’s official Mamby on the Beach after parties for the upcoming July 4th weekend have finally been announced, and they’re a truly special bunch. From Saturday, July 2 to Monday, July 4, the best and brightest from the festival’s delectable lineup will be touching down for a series of intimate and personal performances […]

  • We’re extremely proud to announce that several of Lollapalooza’s best official after parties will go down at none other than the MID! Starting on Thursday, July 28 and running to Sunday, July 31, artists from all across the spectrum will take their talents to the nightclub floor. Check below for all the pertinent dates and […]

  • Back in February, Mark Farina brought his signature brand of Chicago house and acid jazz to the MID nightclub, where he performed the eighth installment of his widely famous Mushroom Jazz compilation in celebration of the series’ 25th anniversary. The hour and a half set featured an incredibly diverse range of genres, centered around a laid back […]

  • The MID nightclub’s official SAMF after parties have finally been announced in all their glory. From Thursday, June 9 to Monday, June 13, the best and brightest from the festival’s delectable lineup will be touching down for a series of intimate and personal performances here at one of Chicago’s most esteemed clubs.   On Thursday, they’ll […]

  • On Friday, May 20, heavy hitters Four Tet and Ben UFO will be touching down in Chicago, where they’ll take over the MID nightclub for an evening of deadly house and techno tunes. Last weekend, Four Tet took to the Arizona desert to play a memorable B2B set with none other than Skrillex at music […]

  • The energy will be fierce on Thursday, May 20 as FEDDE LE GRAND takes a break from the festival main stage for an explosive live set at the MID. Coming off of his headlining sets at both Ultra Miami and Ultra South Africa, the Dutch powerhouse recently debuted his concert/live theater showcase event, “GRAND,” in […]

  • Sunday, February 22, The Mid and React Presents exuberant rap duo RAE SREMMURD at the MID with Casey Veggies and a DJ set by Mano & HXLT! Tickets are on sale now at Clubtix.com! Consisting of real life brothers Slim Jimmy and Swae Lee, Rae Sremmurd’s first single under the Eardruma Records umbrella, “We,” appeared as a snippet in December 2013 […]

  • Thursday, February 26, The Mid and React Presents welcome the RAVE OF THRONES tour featuring a live DJ set by KRISTIAN NAIRN aka HODOR. Tickets are on sale at Clubtix.com! Avid fans of popular HBO television series Game of Thrones were surprised to learn that one of the show’s most beloved characters, the affably dual-syllabic […]

  • Close out Spring Awakening Music Festival 2014 with Chicago’s own KASKADE at the MID on Sunday, June 15th. Tickets are on sale at Clubtix.com After his stellar performance at Chicago’s own Navy Pier last year; Kaskade had to come back to show Chi town even more love with his after-party at The Mid. As if […]

  • The Spring Awakening Music Festival madness continues with MAD DECENT head honcho DIPLO returning to the MID on Saturday, June 14th! Tickets are on sale at Clubtix.com Known internationally as a curator amongst the worldʼs most cutting edge DJs, producers, and musical movements Wesley Pentz (better known as DIPLO) has experienced a variety of successes. […]

  • Friday, June 13th, The Mid and React welcome Swedish producer/DJ Eric Prydz for an official Spring Awakening Music Festival After Party! Tickets are on sale at Clubtix.com Eric Prydz is a musician and label owner from Täby, Stockholm, Sweden. He began making music at the young age of nine. He currently runs three labels: Pryda […]

  • Saturday, June 7th, The Mid and React welcome the Holland based duo Firebeatz. Tickets are on sale at Clubtix.com They stormed into the music scene in 2008 and now the duo Firebeatz have swiftly merited a reputable and solid name for themselves. Ever since their club smashing records “Funky Shit“, “Where’s Your Head At“, “Miniman” […]

  • Friday, June 6th, The Mid and React welcome London based producer Matan Zohar (a.k.a. Mat Zo) to Mayhem At The Mid. Tickets are on sale at Clubtix.com Fresh off the the Kill The Zo Tour with electro power-house Kill the Noize, Mat Zo is making his return to Chicago. Only this time he will leave […]

  • This Sunday, May 25th, React Presents welcomes Dutch duo W&W as headlining performers at the MID! Tickets on sale now at Clubtix.com. After meeting on a chance encounter at Trance Energy in 2007, Netherlands natives Wardt van der Harst and Willem Van Hanegem quickly bonded over their shared love of electronic and trance music and […]

  • This Saturday, May 24th, legendary producer JOHN DAHLBACK returns to the Chicago to perform at The MID! Tickets available now at Clubtix.com. With well over fifty releases to his name, Swedish DJ and producer John Dahlback is a legendary talent. Starting his career back in 2002, the name Dahlback has quickly become synonymous with house […]

  • This Friday, May 23rd, Dutch producer DANNIC makes his debut at The Mid during his North American tour! Tickets on sale now at Clubtix.com. Growing up in the hometown of fellow producers Tiesto and Hardwell, Dannic has had big shoes to fill. With over ten years of DJing and producing under his belt, Dannic slowly […]

  • React Presents welcomes Dutch artist FEDDE LE GRAND back to The Mid this Thursday, May 22nd. Tickets are available now at Clubtix.com. Since his emergence in 2003, Netherlands born producer Fedde Le Grand has remained a prominent fixture in electronic music. Catapulted into stardom in 2006, Fedde Le Grand released the worldwide hit and progressive […]

  • Friday, April 25, React Presents welcomes Grammy-nominee DUKE DUMONT back to Chicago with the legendary Detroit producer and DJ MK. Tickets are on sale now at Clubtix.com. Most recently nominated for a Best Dance Recording Grammy for his debut single ‘Need U (100%)‘ feat. A*M*E*, Dumont’s new single “I Got U” feat. Jax Jones will see a stateside release through Astralwerks […]

  • Nightmares on Wax is coming back to the US for his first appearances of 2014 with a string of DJ sets around the country. Feelin Good, last year’s release from the legendary producer and DJ is an album celebrating exactly what the name implies – feeling good through positivity and natural beauty. For a taste […]

  • MartyParty and Joker will be throwing down their unique brands of dance music grounded in deep bass on their upcoming North American tour. The two producers will wreck dancefloors around the nation with their hazy atmospherics and sultry-minded sonic vibes – languorous stretches of synthy psychedelia, grime and deep bass rooted in their true love, […]

  • It’s that time of the year again, and Chicago’s favorite venue needs your help once again. Last year, the MID debuted as the #40 in the entire world! We couldn’t have done this without our amazing fans, incredible artists, and the hard work of our staff. In 2014, we’re looking to place higher than #40, […]

  • MARTIN GARRIX owns the night in 2014. The 17-year-old Dutch electronic dance music trailblazer will launch his “We Are Animals” U.S. club tour on January 31 at Pacha in New York, NY followed by gigs at major hot spots across the country. This is his very first headline tour of the States, and he’ll receive […]

  • MixMag, established in 2008 in the UK, is the world’s biggest selling dance music and clubbing publication. In this month’s issued, they highlighted Chicago’s own MID! Click the image below to enlarge. Be sure to check out MixMag and follow them on Facebook and Twitter. The staff at the MID and React Presents wants to […]

  • GRAMMY-nominated Australian DJ, musician and producer, Dirty South has released his first full-length studio album, Speed of Life, on March 5, 2013 exclusively on iTunes. In a matter of hours, it was #1 on the iTunes Dance Chart!

  • This Friday, March 15th, Detroit techno pioneer Kevin Saunderson headlines Chicago most progressive party, MAYHEM at the MID, with fellow Detroit Native, Magda, and rising UK duo DUSKY! This show is completely FREE with RSVP, so head over to Clubtix.com now! Early last week, the MID had the chance to talk to Kevin Saunderson via […]

  • Chicago’s favorite Friday night resident DJ, ZEBO, is at it again with the eighth installment of the Trap to the Future mixtape series! That’s right, eight solid mixtapes and still going strong. Keeping up the trend, the tape is filled with the newest and hottest bass-laden trap tracks and remixes and further proves ZEBO’s prowess […]

  • Thursday, March 7th to Saturday, March 9th, React Presents celebrates the two year anniversary of Chicago’s favorite nightclub, the MID! To celebrate the second year, React Presents and the MID are welcoming the some the world’s most respected electronic dance music artists and rising stars from different genres. Thursday, March 7th, FEDDE LE GRAND hits […]

  • Batter up! Friday, February 8th – The MID presents the long awaited return of trap music superstar Baauer, along with heavy hitting hip-hop producer, Just Blaze, as part of the Big League tour. The bass heavy duo will face off against hometown heroes ZEBO and PHNM! Grab your tickets now, right here. Brooklyn bad-man Baauer […]

  • Saturday, February 9th – The MID welcomes rising, Russian dance music phenomenon and 2012 Spring Awakening Music Festival artist, Arty, to Chicago! Tickets are on sale, right here. In case you missed Arty’s smokin’ set at SAMF last year, check out the official recap video below! Since making his debut in 2008, Arty has come […]

  • Who’s ready to get funky? Friday, January 25th, will be a very special edition of MAYHEM at the MID – featuring the return of musician, producer, DJ, and co-founder of dance-punk label DFA Records – James Murphy! Grab your tickets now, right here. His most well-known musical project is LCD Soundsystem, which first gained attention […]

  • DJ Mag – the creators behind the infamous Top 100 DJ Poll, that continues to garner an impressive amount of attention year after year, just announced that voting is now open for the 2013 Top 100 Clubs Poll! In the past, the club list poll was open only to DJs, however, 2013 will mark the […]

  • 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 […]

  • This Friday at the MID, come celebrate the alignment of the planets with a very special performance by one of the most prolific hip-hop artists of all time – the Brooklyn bred Black-Star member, Talib Kweli! Kweli will be backed by a full live band, for a one of a kind, high-energy sonic experience. The […]

  • One of Chicago’s finest, MID Friday Night Resident DJ, ZEBO, is back again with another raucous edition of the ever popular, “Trap to the Future” mix tape series. Knowing Zebo’s prowess, it should come as no surprise that this tape is one of the hardest yet and full of some of the hottest new tracks […]

  • Saturday, November 24th, React and the MID welcome the return of the one-of-a-kind, space-cadet duo from Denver, Colorado – The Manufactured Superstars; for an out of this world Saturday night party! The duo will be joined by MID Resident DJs Nathan Scott and Gus Karas. Tickets are available now at Clubtix.com! Founded in 2006 by […]

  • React Presents are extremely proud to welcome one of the most prolific women in hip-hop history – touring artist, DJ, teacher, community activist, and conscious spirit – Erykah Badu, to a soulful edition of MAYHEM AT THE MID for the Chicago debut of her DJ project, Lo Down Loretta Brown! No introduction needed for this […]

  • Wednesday, November 21st, React and the MID welcome the Dutch DJ and producer behind “Put Your Hands Up for Detroit,”, FEDDE LE GRAND back to the MID for our annual black Wednesday party! Tickets for this event are on sale right here! Check out the video below of Fedde’s last performance at the MID. Capping […]

  • Friday, November 16th, The MID and React present a very special edition of MAYHEM AT THE MID – Trap vs. Juke – featuring some of the hottest ghetto tech, booty house, and juke artists for a booty clappin’ evening of footwork music. Artists include key innovator of Chicago Ghetto House and Juke, DJ GANT-MAN, Dance […]

  • Ferry Corsten is set to take over the MID after an electric performance at the inaugural Spring Awakening Music Festival. Want to MEET Ferry Corsten? Check out React Presents’ exclusive interview with Ferry, comment at the bottom of the page and tell us why you and a friend think you should meet Ferry! You’ll receive FREE […]

  • Saturday, November 10th – The MID proudly welcome the return of rising Swedish electro-house sensations – Cazzette, just days before the duo are set to release debut LP, Eject, on November 13th. The record is set to be one of the more highly anticipated LPs of the year and garnered immense supported by Avicii and […]

  • It’s no secret that Mark Farina is one of the innovative DJs and producers to ever grace the decks, and along with his long-time friend and business partner, Derrick Carter, the duo represent two of the greatest underground house DJs ever to rise from the City of Wind. On Friday, November 9th, The MID welcomes […]

  • Chicago based DJ and producer, Willy Joy, has been a busy man as of late. Riding the waves of a successful summer, filled with constant touring where he filled the hottest clubs, festivals, and dance floors from coast to coast with his hypnotic original productions. He was named by URB Magazine in their Top 100 […]

  • Friday, November 2nd, the MID are proud to welcome the mysterious mixmaster, The Magician, for a bewildering edition of Mayhem at the MID! The Magician, also known as Stephan Fasano, the former Aeroplane member, left to found his own magic project in 2010. No magic wand or top hat needed, it’s all in his wizardly […]

  • MID Friday night resident DJ ZEBO just released the latest installment of the ever popular, “Trap to the Future” mixtape series – Trap to the Future Part 4. The mix follows suit with the rest of the series, filled with booming basslines, rolling snares, kicks, and claps for another epic blend of that bombastic trap […]

  • Monday, October 29th – React and the MID present an extremely special event as we welcome one of the world’s greatest DJs, German trance virtuoso, Paul van Dyk back to Chicago for an extremely rare and intimate performance as we continue our “Halloween Week” festivities. A name that most any EDM fan should be familiar […]

  • Never play with knives. Unless of course, it’s a Knife Party. What a better way to cap off the Saturday night of Halloween weekend in Chicago than a second dose of hottest producers currently in the game – Knife Party. So, if you just couldn’t get enough of their set at North Coast Music Festival, […]

  • While she may have only entered the realm of electronic music in 2010, L.A. dance music queen, Audrey Napoleon is already a well established DJ and producer. Driven to go against the grain, her unique take on electro-house is defined by bouncy percussion with hard kicks and commanding snaps. Often layered with down and dirty, […]

  • Hailing from Estonia, Northern Europe – Mord Fustang (a.k.a. Com Truise, a.k.a Joy Orbison) is taking the dance music world by storm with his 8-bit infused take on electro-house music. Fresh off a spectacular set at North Coast Music Festival in September, he is sure to bring the heat back to Chicago in the intimate […]

  • In case you missed his smashing Lollapalooza pre-party performance at the MID in July, or you just couldn’t wait until the next chance to see the rising electro-house prodigy; we’ve got you covered. Zedd(http://soundcloud.com/zedd) will make his anticipated return to Chicago on Saturday, October 20th, to once again rock the dance floor of the MID […]

  • Forward thinking hip-hop beat producer, AraabMuzik, is donned as the “MPC MVP”, and for good reason. Certainly a master of his craft, AraabMuzik grew up with affection for drumming since the age of 3 years-old. He began producing electronic music at age 10 and never looked back. He displays an unprecedented talent, as his fingers […]

  • The fall season is certainly setting in here in Chicago, and while the air keeps getting cool and cooler, things are just heating up at the MID. Check out some of the upcoming artists and their latest tracks and releases.

  • This Summer, dance music took over Chicago. During the madness of Lollapalooza weekend at the beginning of August, The Mid, along with React Presents and Lollapalooza promoters C3, hosted four official after parties featuring some of the hottest dance music acts in the world.

  • As if there already isn’t enough to do Lollapalooza weekend, The Mid and React Presents, in conjunction with C3, are continuing the festivities late Saturday night with the hottest Lollapalooza after-party in Chicago! We are extremely proud to welcome Scottish superstar DJ, singer, songwriter, and record producer, Calvin Harris (http://www.calvinharris.co.uk/uk/home) to The Mid! No introduction […]

  • Porter Robinson and Madeon will be at the Mid to keep it live late night for the first of our Lollapalooza After-parties! Porter Robinson’s first trip to Chicago sold out one week! Porter Robinson’s music has been described as “masterful eclecticism” and who can argue with that? Certainly not us. At only 19-years-old, Robinson brings […]

  • Just in case you can’t wait to see him Friday Afternoon at the Perry’s Stage…The Mid and React welcome ZEDD on Thursday, August 2nd for a Lollapalooza Pre-party! Just in case you missed him last time at MAYHEM at the MID click here! Undoubtedly one of the industry’s fastest rising stars, German EDM producer Anton […]

  • Trap Rave fuses elements of the bombastic Southern styles of rap and trap music with the synth tones, rhythms, and details of electronic genres such as house, moombahton, and other forms of bass music

  • Bad Boy Bill at The Mid – Control Saturdays from React Presents on Vimeo. Just over one year ago, the legendary Bad Boy Bill helped open the doors to the MID! Now returning for the third time, Bad Boy Bill sent us some amazing mixes and an exclusive track just for you. One of the […]

  • The dirtybird gets the worm! Claude VonStroke touches down for MAYHEM at the MID on Friday, December 30th, the day before the big finale of 2011. In tow is Chicago Native J. Phlip, Claude’s hand picked and favorite opening DJ. Claude is getting ready to release Hatched, a compilation highlighting the future of his San […]

  • React Presents and The Mid are absolutely thrilled to have VISIONQUEST for Mayhem at the Mid! UPDATE: Head here for your chance to win tickets plus their brand new Compilation CD! This will be the first time Seth Troxler, Lee Curtiss, Shaun Reeves, and Ryan Crosson take over the Mid for an exclusive five hour […]

  • React Presents: Laidback Luke – Official Freaky Deaky After Party from React Presents on Vimeo.

  • Tuesday, November 8th, The Mid & Atlantic Records are thrilled to host an exclusive private listening event and meet ‘n’ greet with the Grammy-nominated rapper and producer B.o.B. for his second official LP, Strange Clouds. The event is mostly reserved for the media and record label reps, but because we over at The Mid love […]

  • React Presents: PETE TONG at the Mid from React Presents on Vimeo.

  • React Presents: SKREAM & BENGA from React Presents on Vimeo. Wednesday, October 12th, the already legendary UK BASS duo SKREAM & BENGA came back to the Mid for round two! Kicking off their North American tour in Chicago, the boys sat down for a quick interview before taking over the decks, dropping new and unreleased […]

  • React Presents: Sander van Doorn – Control Saturdays from React Presents on Vimeo. Saturday, October 15th, the MID was completely SOLD OUT for the Dutch DJ and producer, SANDER VAN DOORN! Sander came through the club behind his brand new album, ELEVE11! Chicago was completely blown away by his set, the whole city practically came […]

  • TRICK OR TREAT?! After a week filled with Skream & Benga, Pete Tong, Miguel Migs, Jesse Rose, Tommy Lee & DJ Aero, Sofi, AND deadmau5, we’re coming in full force for the Halloween festivities. Starting Wednesday, October 26th, we’ve got Montreal’s TIGA playing with the BBC Radio’s ANNIE MAC. Tiga’s last LP came out in […]

  • Saturday, October 15th, React Presents and The Mid are thrilled to welcome Sander van Doorn to Chicago! Having just released his brand new album, Eleve11, Sander returns as one of the top producers and DJs in the world. We teamed up with Exact Events to get YOU a SIGNED copy of Sander’s brand new album, […]

  • This Friday, September 30th, React Presents, Silver Wrapper, & Blue Mood Productions team up for one monster night of Mayhem at the Mid! Before the Mayhem starts, YOU could be one of the lucky winners of a special MEET & GREET with PANTyRAiD and Ana Sia! To enter, make sure to purchase your tickets from […]

  • Phra and Bot aka Crookers, The first born and raised in Omegna, a picturesque town of Lake Orta, the second in Milan. Together they are the young italian duo who, for some years now, have been travelling on and on in every continent known to man, setting dance floors and millions of people’s eardrums on […]

  • Ladies & Gentlemen, are you ready for this weekend?! Summer’s Last Stand is upon us, and The Mid is absolutely thrilled to host some of the hottest (after) parties Chicago has ever seen! Our weekend is completely stacked with some of the biggest names in today’s dance music scene and legends that helped make it […]