No matter what the current temperature says, summertime is just around the corner. That means the rooftop parties are on their way and they don’t get much better than React Presents’ awesome series Daylight Disco! This monthly series sees all-star musicians taking over Virgin Hotel Chicago’s Cerise Rooftop with some dazzling DJ sets for an intimate daytime shindig. Now in its third season, Daylight Disco’s 2018 lineup is here to get you excited for some dance parties with the Chicago’s iconic skyline in the backdrop!
You can check out all the amazing musicians who will be spinning summery tunes during Daylight Disco below! Tickets are $10 for each of these dance parties and or if you want to attend every single one you can purchase a Lift Ticket which includes a complimentary Effen cocktail and no wait entry at each of the five shows! You can also listen to React’s Daylight Disco 2018 playlist on Spotify to get ready for these amazing DJ sets! Start planning your summer accordingly!
May 19 – The Knocks – Tickets
Th Brooklyn indie electro-pop duo The Knocks had been lending their production abilities to the likes of Katy Perry, Britney Spears, and Ellie Goulding, before focusing to their own originals tracks. The pair makes sounds that equal parts chill and energetic, so it’s safe to say their DJ set will be ideal for some summertime jamming.
June 16 – Bakermat – Tickets
Bakermat tows the line between pop tunes and straight up house music. There is simply nothing you can do to escape the urge to dance while listening to his productions and mixes.
July 14 – Nancy Whang of LCD Soundsystem (DJ Set) – Tickets
Nancy Whang‘s DJ set’s have been high demand and not just because of her work with LCD Soundsystem (although being an integral part of the band’s sound doesn’t hurt. Whang’s DJ sets ten to find the hidden and obscure gems of old school disco and New Wave, which should make for one of the more unique Daylight Disco sets
August 18 – Neon Indian (DJ Set) – Tickets
Neon Indian is easily on of the first names that comes to mind when you think of the chillwave sound. He’s made some of the most engaging albums that exude 80s synth vibes with modern twists. His DJ sets are rare treats and full jams that will get stuck in you head.
September 15 – The Second City Sessions – Colette B2B DJ Heather – Tickets
The 2018 season of Daylight Disco will finish off with two Chicago legends: Colette and DJ Heather aka The Second City Sessions. These are two of Chicago’s most respected house music curators, having started their careers in the all-female DJ collective SuperJane in the early 90s. Since then they have traveled the world putting on some of the best DJ sets you’ll ever hear and this back to back homecoming show is the perfect way to cap off your summer.