12 Party Acts | 7 Party Areas | 4 Dance Floors | Massive Midnight Celebration | 3500 Attendees
Chicago’s Hottest New Year’s Eve Host:
Hosted by 103.5 Kiss FM’s Hottest On-Air Talents – Brady & JRDN
Music will be provided by:
DJ Maurice Halstead – 103.5 Kiss FM’s Mix Master
Maurice Halsted has been identified as one of Chicago’s most talented and well diversified djs. His sets include house, Top 40, techno, rock, progressive, hip hop and unique mash up combinations. He is one of the original founders of the mash up style of mixing and has pioneered his way into the air waves of millions throughout the US. Maurice Halsted has also opened for multiple artists including: Ice Cube, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Flo Rida, Kevin Rudolph, Ludacris, Trey Songs, Jay Sean, Oranthi, Jason Derulo, Kelly Clarkson, B.O.B., Justin Bieber, Blake Lewis, Iyaz, Kaci Battaglia, Sean Paul, White Tie Affair, Jaiko, Boys Like Girls, Cobra Starship, V Factory, Kristina DeBarge, Emii, Sean Kingston, Kesha, Carmen Reese, Livvi Franc, Chiddy Bang, Pitbull, Cee Lo, Taio Cruz and more!
DJ Agent J – Chicago’s Hottest Club DJ
At the age of ten, Julian recorded mixes on cassettes. Thirteen years later, he held four college DJ residencies and was crowned Red Bull Thre3Style U champion at the number one party school in the US; the University of Illinois. Agent J is a professional. His mastery over the energy and atmosphere allows him to create a memorable party at any venue or occasion. He has earned a record of consistently being a crowd favorite. On any given weekend, his open format style can be heard all over the city of Chicago including notable clubs such as Concrete Cowboy, Y Bar, Joy District, and others.
DJ Rex – Chicago’s Hottest Club DJ
As a proud Chicagoan, DJ Rex has been seen entertaining all around the Chicago land area. Starting at the age of 12, DJing has always been part of his life and he has left his mark in the Mid-West with his crowd pleasing sets for 20 years. DJ Rex performs night after night with his distinctive blends in hip-hop, house, ’80s, 90’s, 00’s, top 40, and pop. Audiences everywhere will find themselves confined to his fascinating program. His ability to read, react, and adapt to crowds is something you have to come hear for yourself.
DJ Rex knows what it takes to ‘Rock a Crowd’. It’s a skill you need to be a successful entertainment DJ. The DJ has the ability to control whether you have a mere good time, or a night you will never forget. He strives to perform above anything you would expect. His goal is to leave all his customers remembering who the DJ was that night.
DJ Noize – Chicago’s new kid on the block
It all started in a college dorm room at the #1 party school in the USA, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The young freshmen went from creating mixes for his friend’s pre-games to DJing all over the university. He quickly got booked at bars, frat parties, day parties, private events and even landed a contract with the university for school events. While there he opened for notable acts at the Canopy Club. DJ Noize moved to Chicago only one year ago and has already played at Joy District, Deuces and Diamond, Key Club, Estate Ultrabar, and many more. He understand how to show the crowd a good time through a diverse knowledge in music, a friendly face, and energy. It’s easy to see why his fans follow the Noize all over the city!
DJ Ephinz – Chicago’s Rising Star
DJ Ephinz has mixing in the clubs for the past several years. Dj Ephinz is a new upcoming DJ from aurora Il, he has been playing for most of Chicago’s sub burbs bars and events!! His mix of house, moonbahton, dancehall, Reggaeton and today’s hottest hip hop tracks will have you dancing all night!!
DJ Chris Mix – Chicago’s Legendary!
DJ Chris Mix is defined by one word: versatile. He is a perfectionist at his craft and can command any genre and decade of music. His DJ sets are eclectic, yet very modern while remaining pop focused and dance centric. Born and raised in Chicago, moving to the bright lights of New York City, around the world and back again, Chris has come back to his hometown playing at Chicago’s premier nightlife venues weekly and has a high profile client list spinning for high end fashion events!
DJ SubXero – The Coldest DJ In the Chi
If you could describe him a a drink, you’d have to order something with southern laid back smoothness, western classic american flavor, eastern spirituality with a hint of northern privileged attitude. DJ subXero’s unique blend of life, creates his unique blend of style and sound. Carrying inspiration from the deep southern pockets surrounding Houston, TX with the windy city cool of a Chicago born and raised diehard househead, he started out djing in 2002 and has gone on to establish himself as a magnetic force in the second city. Carrying years of DJ affiliations with worldwide sound enthusiasts networks, he’s held residencies at top Chicago nightlife destinations, held guest DJ slots on Chicago FM stations and dj’d worldwide podcast broadcasts. Although he’s limited in availability these days as he travels the path from DJ to JD, his one night performances will leave you satisfied for the remaining 364 days. Order up a subXero for NYE…ice cold. You won’t regret it. DJ SubXero will be spinning live at the official NYE Pre Party!
DJ PM – Spinnin’ from AM to PM
Dj PM, representing Chicago, Los Angeles, & San Francisco has been spinnin’ parties and holding his ground since 2001. His unique style & creativity of djing has attracted many across the country; opening in the likes for such acts as Jay Sean (Young Money Rec), Dj Flipside (B96/ Jump Smokers), Raghav (Ultra Rec), Fabulous (Def Jam Rec), Orisha Sound (Spectra Rec), and many more. By crowd pleasers, his sets include original production and remixed mash-ups of House, Top 40, Hip-Hop, and a special 80’s & 90’s old school set. Dj PM is currently residing in Los Angeles and is spinnin’ in venues, such as House of Blues Hollywood, Falcon Ultra Lounge Hollywood, & The Viper Room. DJ PM will be spinning live at the official NYE Pre Party!
DJ Naveen Kumar – DJ & Producer
Naveen Kumar is one of the hottest DJ/Producers coming out of Chicago. His unique style of spinning attracts crowds from far and wide. Naveen is not a prisoner to any one genre and this can be seen in his live sets and productions. Naveen Kumar’s talents have been most credited for his production efforts. Producing tracks for artists such as Michael S., Na Palm, and Young General, he is turning his name into a household presence. His tracks have been signed to the prestigious PERFECTO RECORDS, ARMADA MUSIC, and ZOUK RECORDINGS. His music has been supported by TIESTO, PAUL OAKENFOLD, MARKUS SCHULZ, PETE TONG, GARETH EMERY, and countless others. His mashups have also been getting massive support from A-List Dj’s like Tiesto and Paul Oakenfold. As a DJ, Naveen Kumar has opened for some of the biggest acts in the industry, including Jay Sean, Asher Roth, Raghav, Imran Khan, RDB, and many more. DJ Naveen Kumar will be spinning live at the official NYE Pre Party!
Don’t miss the finest DJs in Chicago spinning a great mix of Hip Hop, 80s, Top 40, Retro, House, and the Latest Hits.
iPop Chicago – Chicago’s Hottest Party Band (only in VIP room)
The latest generation of music has a longer lasting battery and more memory, churning out pop, rock, hip-hop, country, 80s, 90s & current hits to serve as the soundtrack to an epic dance party. iPop has delighted tens of thousands of live music lovers in the Midwest over the past decade with their impressive transitions from one generation of music to the other, appealing to fans of all genres and all ages.
Paul Farahvar – Comedy Club Show Main Act (this is an add-on package)
8pm – 9pm show w/ drinks
Chicago based Paul Farahvar has continued to delight audiences with his self-deprecating dry humor, centered on being an aging single. After becoming a regular at Chicago stand up clubs like Zanies, Comedy Bar and Laugh Factory, Farahvar was given the rare opportunity to host and produce his own monthly (now weekly) called “Drink Date Laugh” about dating and a comedic game show called “Everyone’s a Lawyer” both at the World Famous Laugh Factory. He also regularly tours the country as a headliner and opening for national headliners Demetri Martin, Jen Kirkman, Gary Gulman, Keith Alberstadt and Chris Franjola. Farahvar currently performs regularly at Laugh Factory (Chicago, Las Vegas, Hollywood), Zanies (Chicago, Rosemont, and St. Charles), House of Comedy (Phoenix, Minnesota), Skyline Comedy Club (Wisconsin and Tacoma), Comedy Club on State, Comedy Bar (Chicago) and McCurdys (Florida). He is also the host of the Podcast “Singles Only” (iTunes, Laugh Factory Channel, Soundcloud) and “Make us a Mix Tape” and a regular guest host on WGN Radio. He played “Karam Haddad” on NBC’s “Chicago Med” in 2017.
Daryll Schmitz – Comedy Club Show Opening Act (this is an add-on package)
8pm – 9pm show w/ drinks
Daryll Schmitz is a comic that doesn’t hide the embarrassing qualities and moments that make him who he is. Born and raised on the mean streets of small town Wisconsin, he’s quickly acclimated himself to the quiet life of Chicago. Daryll is a graduate of The World Famous Second City Training Center. He is a Producer of Verified Laughs, a weekly show at the Laugh Factory, wrote a popular sketch show at The Second City, and will be a featured comic at this year’s Cream City Comedy Festival in Milwaukee as well as the Paul Bunyan Comedy Fest in Michigan. Daryll has performed in clubs throughout the country including Las Vegas, Dallas, Denver, and The World Famous Comedy Story in Los Angeles.
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