4th Annual Festival May 23-25

Millennium Park & This event is high , fast paced and a Chicago original! brings Millennium Park alive with DJs and live performances that showcase the sounds Chicago Cultural and styles of house, the Chicago-born music that has revolutionized the international Center music scene. A dance tent featuring DJ sets, dance lessons, workshops and panel Partnership Opportunities discussions and an old school Vinyl Record Fair complete the experience. Presenting $25,000 Space Only Starting at $5,000 A House Music Conference, held at the Chicago Cultural Center prior to the festival, offers Media $50,000 (in-kind trade va lue) musicians, DJs and industry participants with learning and networking opportunities.

Expected Attendance These events celebrate Chicago house music - a truly original genre created in the city 40,000 during the . The form takes its name from an old Chicago night club called The Audience Profile , where resident DJ mixed old classics, Euro-pop and Chicagoans, 26-34 yea rs old, majority electronic beats into a high-energy amalgamation. single and female

8 The Chicago House Music Festival is the first of four music festivals in Millennium Park that celebrate Chicago's music legacy as the birthplace of urban , , house music and other music genres.

Thursday, May 23 &Friday, May 24l6pm IChicago Cultural Center Workshops & panels related to the artistry, business and culture of House Music Friday, May 24 I6:30pm I Millennium Park Opening night special presentation Saturday, May 25 l2pm IMillennium Park Chicago House Music Festival