Smart Bar


Smart Bar

Friday 12/2 - As You Like It Welcomes Prins Thomas (All Night) // 10PM // 21+ // $15 Adv., $20 Doors Saturday 12/3 - Planet Chicago with Tama Sumo / Special Guest / Sassmouth / Jarvi // 10PM // 21+ // $12 Advance, $15 Before Midnight, $20 After Sunday 12/4 - Queen! with Michael Serafini / Garrett David / Jacob Meehan // 10PM // 21+ // $10 all night Thursday 12/1 - Rhythm of Time with DJ SJ / Jena Max // 10PM // 21+ // FREE

Monday Mix - The Black Madonna at DKMNTL 2016

https://soundcloud.com/dkmntl/the-black-madonna-at-dekmantel-festival-2016

After serving as our talent buyer for many moons, The Black Madonna has (understandably) made her way to the global stage in a big way. Performing at Coachella festival earlier this year, not to mention countless other prestigious venues and festivals, she’s had quite a busy year.…

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Monday November 7th


Monday (Re)Mix - Jacques Greene "White Ferrari"

Thursday, smartbar will have enigmatic young house producer Jacques Greene gracing its DJ booth. In addition to his new single “You Can’t Deny”, the Montreal-based producer & songwriter has collaborated across various styles from Jimmy Edgar, to Tinashe, to The xx, to Radiohead, to name a few.…

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Monday October 10th


Monday Mix - Kim Ann Foxman "It's You That Drives Me Wild EP"

Earlier this year we were lucky enough to welcome Kim Ann Foxman to the booth and, well, our luck must be pretty great because she is BACK AGAIN this weekend! You can get a full serving of Kim AND Hugo Ball resident Eris Drew on Friday night, with Host Gnat.…

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Monday September 26th


Monday Mix - Lovefingers "Dekmantel Podcast #61"

This weekend we’re hosting two amazing Cold Waves festival afterparties with DHS (Friday) and Black Asteroid (Saturday), but one of the things we’re also EXTREMELY jazzed on is the fact that Lovefingers is coming through to Queen! on Sunday!

With a record collection as deep as Chicago’s dance music history, Lovefingers does NOT disappoint, especially when it comes to the disco-driven house jams they pump out at Queen!…

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Monday September 19th


Monday Mix - "In Session: Carl Craig Detroit Love"

Few musicians have left their mark on techno and house music to the extent that Carl Craig has. The second wave Detroit pioneer has tackled everything from banging techno, to smooth house, to jacking breaks, to classical reworks. A true jack of all trades, Craig will be gracing our booth with his signature skill and swagger this FRIDAY accompanied by a back-to-back set from smartbar residents Olin & Phillip Stone.…

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Monday September 12th


Monday Mix - Scuba "SCb Episode #1"

You may know Scuba from his efforts as Hotflush Recordings founder, or maybe you’ve heard one of his remixes while cruising through the internet, you might have even been a fan of his SUB:STANCE nights at the legendary Berghain… But what’s really important is that he’ll be HERE this Friday playing an extended set.…

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Monday September 5th


Monday Mix - Marshall Applewhite "Bass Agenda 133"

The How to Kill Records crew are a diverse bunch of technophiles who are based out of Detroit, which CLEARLY has helped shape their unique sound. Take a listen to Marshall Applewhite’s Mix & Interview with Bass Agenda and get your tickets to see this diverse smattering of selections on Saturday night.…

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Monday August 29th