Rodney Bakerr led early Wax Trax! group Strange Circuits, ran underground label Rockin’ House, and wrote ubiquitous house-music rhythm patterns for Roland.
West-side native DJ Oreo throws himself a birthday party at East Room on Sunday that doubles as an informal turntable battle with his best friend—and then he hits the road with Lil Yachty.
Footwork crews often end up as sideshows to DJs or rappers—but Chicago dancers the Era hope to change that with their first stage production.
Six dance troupes boogie to live music at the Music + Movement Showcase.
Chicago Human Rhythm Project’s Juba! concerts feature Japanese tap masters
The Chicago dance style footwork already has MTV’s attention. But footwork music may be too weird for mainstream ears.