September 13, 2012
MEDIA CONTACT: Mr. Gene Hunt/Resident DJ
For Immediate Release
“Uptown Friday Nites”
Every 2nd and 4th Friday
Bringing House Music on the Northside!
WHAT: Uptown Friday Nites
WHEN: Friday September 14, 2012 10pm-4am
WHERE: Uptown Lounge, 1136 W Lawrence Ave., Chicago, IL
DOOR: Free till 11pm; $5 11pm – midnight; $10 After Midnight
Legendary DJ Gene Hunt and Uptown Lounge present “Uptown Friday Nites,” a bi-monthly event featuring Resident DJ Mr. Gene Hunt. Since the creation of “House” in Chicago during the 1980’s, this liberating music has grown to encompass genre on subgenre styles including Deep, Tech, Latin, Progressive, Ghetto, Soulful, Disco, etc.. The DJ’s featured at “Uptown Friday Nites” are excited to share their House Music experiences and exhibit their own individual styles and techniques while showing gratitude for the city where House was born.
Featured DJ’s: Czboogie, Paul Johnson, Gant-Man and Resident Gene Hunt
Artists performing: Dajae (“You Got Me Up and Brighter Days”), Curtis McClain (“Move Your Body”) and Kim Jay (“Have a Good Time”).
This great event will air on “H2S On-Live” with host Antoine at www.electronicrhytm.com/live powered by Mixtube.dj.
“Uptown Friday Nites” promises to be a night of innovative and creative DJ sets, performing artist and other surprises. Househeads, Artists, Socialites, Promoters and Party People will mix together showing one love for Chicago and House Music. Please show your love for House and join us as we debut this awesome event!!
About Gene Hunt: Gene Hunt is truly one of Chicago’s Pioneers in the house music industry since the early 80’s. He has been one of the top jocks moving and educating crowds and music lovers for the past 20 years of his career playing at the hottest venues such as the Warehouse, The Music Box, Medusa’s, The Playground, Green Dolphin and many more. This legend has worked with some of the heaviest hitters in the game such as Ron Hardy, Farley Jack Master Funk, Robert Owens, Mr. Fingers Larry Heard, Terry Hunter and Kenny Dope of M.A.W. “I am from the old school. I have seen many eras of house change over the years and I know what the people want,” says Gene.
About the venue: Uptown Lounge has the reputation of being the friendliest late night bar in the city (we agree!) after work until the wee hours. Enjoy awesome from the Rockola Jukebox, resident DJs, flat-screen TVs, Open Mic, Karaoke, daily specials and more to entertain you! Check us out at: http://www.uptownlounge.net