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Thursday June 25th
MIDNIGHT MAGIC [LIVE]
NATHAN DREW LARSEN / SCOTTY BRANDON
$8.99 Advance, $12 Before Midnight, $15 After // 9PM // 21+ Saturday June 27th
FLOATING POINTS
SPECTER
$14 Before Midnight, $16 After // 10PM // 21+  Friday June 26th
Cruisin: Chicago Pride Kickoff
THE BLACK MADONNA / MICHAEL SERAFINI & GARRETT DAVID / HARRY / JPEG
HOSTED BY SISSY SPASTIK AND FRIENDS
$8.99 Advance, $12 Before Midnight, $14 After // 10PM // 21+ Sunday June 28th
Queen! Welcomes GAG Pride featuring
A MANNEQUIN POP UP SHOW WITH SISSY SPASTIK AND FRIENDS: JOJO BABY, SAL-E, SARA ANDREWS, NICO & LUCY STOOLE DJ SETS BY MICHAEL SERAFINI / GARRETT DAVID
$7 All Night // 10PM // 21+

Monday Mix: The Black Madonna

Smart Bar creative director and talent buyer Marea Stamper is making huge waves with her production and DJ performances as The Black Madonna. Fresh off her umpteenth trip to Europe this year (at Panorama Bar and beyond), Marea is making good on the promise of her Midwest rave upbringing.…

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Monday June 22nd


Monday Mix: Further Reductions

Cititrax (Minimal Wave) recording artist Further Reductions will be joining us for a special LIVE performance at the June 20, 2015 Hugo Ball. Shawn O‚ÄôSullivan and Katie Rose formed Further Reductions in 2008 to explore their interests in noise music, techno, and pop.…

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Monday June 15th


Announcing Smart Bar's Record Label - Northside '82

At Smart Bar, we’ve been entertaining and educating patrons for more than 30 years through our forward thinking programming and top notch sound. This year, we take it up a level as we launch our own imprint, Northside ’82, to share music by our talented residents.…

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Wednesday June 10th


Monday Mix: Olin

This week’s mix comes from Smart Bar resident Olin, who plays alongside Sven Weisemann and Dahlia this Friday for his Slack residency. Olin (otherwise known as Smart Bar’s PM Jason Garden) has been burning up the decks both at his home club and at other venues across the city recently, including his own Deep Turnt event at Door No.…

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Monday June 8th



Monday Mix: Savile

This Monday’s mix comes from junior resident Savile, who plays alongside Jacques Greene this Friday night, June 5th. Savile is a core Smart Bar artist whose production work on Argot and beyond has made him a name to watch in the Chicago house and techno scene.…

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Monday June 1st


Monday Mix: Bicep

On Friday 5/22, Smart Bar travels to Detroit to host a Movement Opening BBQ with Resident Advisor. The show goes down at TV Lounge, and features a ton of awesome talent, including DAVID MORALES, DEREK PLASLAIKO, THE BLACK MADONNA, OLIN, MICHAEL SERAFINI and many more!…

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Monday May 18th