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DJ / Dance Thu Sep 10 2009

Calvin Harris DJ Set Tomorrow Night at Visions


Since Calvin Harris, unleashed his certified gold debut album I Created Disco in 2007, the young Scottish DJ hasn't stopped since. He's collaborated with the likes of Dizzee Rascal and Kylie Minogue (he co-wrote and produced one of my favorite Kylie songs, "Heart Beat Rock"), remixed a plethora of artist, and still has found the time to crank out a new album and tour all over the world (he'll head to LA, Tokyo, and Ibiza following his set in Chicago). All of this is no surprise, given his tightly woven electro-pop music. His style is crisp and sleek (see "You Used to Hold Me" off his latest album, Ready for the Weekend), and each track snaps and pulsates with a sexy loose vibe (for this evidence, check out "The Girls" off I Created Disco).

Harris will be manning the decks this Friday night at Visions Nightclub, as C3 and Dark Wave Disco bring Harris to town before he jets off again across the world, winning over dance floors, one turntable at a time.

Calvin Harris will be DJ-ing tomorrow night, Friday September 11th, at Visions Nightclub, located at 632 N Dearborn St. The show is 21+ and tickets are $25 pre-sale, $30 general admission at the door.

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Dick / September 11, 2009 12:25 PM

Visions? Isn't that like doing your grocery shopping at the Jewels?

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

Our Final Transmission Days

By The Gapers Block Transmission Staff

Transmission staffers share their most cherished memories and moments while writing for Gapers Block.

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  Chicago Music Media

Alarm Magazine
Big Rock Candy Mountain
Boxx Magazine
Brooklyn Vegan Chicago
Can You See The Sunset From The Southside
Chicago Reader Music
Chicagoist Arts & Events
Chicago Music Guide
Chicago Singles Club
Country Music Chicago
Cream Team
Dark Jive
The Deli Chicago
Jim DeRogatis
Fake Shore Drive
Gowhere Hip Hop
The Hood Internet
Jaded in Chicago
Largehearted Boy
Little White Earbuds
Live Fix Blog
Live Music Blog
Loud Loop Press
Oh My Rockness
Pop 'stache
Pop Matters
Resident Advisor
Sound Opinions
Sun-Times Music Blog
Theft Liable to Prosecution
Tribune Music
UR Chicago
Victim Of Time
WFMU's Beware of the Blog
Windy City Rock


Abbey Pub
Andy's Jazz Club
Aragon Ballroom
Auditorium Theatre
Beat Kitchen
Bottom Lounge
Buddy Guy's Legends
The Burlington
California Clipper
Concord Music Hall
Congress Theater
Cubby Bear
Double Door
Elbo Room
Empty Bottle
Green Mill
The Hideout
Honky Tonk BBQ
House of Blues
Kingston Mines
Lincoln Hall
Logan Square Auditorium
Mayne Stage
The Mutiny
Old Town School of Folk Music
Park West
The Promontory
Red Line Tap
Reggie's Rock Club & Music Joint
The Riviera
Thalia Hall
The Shrine
Symphony Center
Tonic Room
Uncommon Ground
The Vic
The Whistler

  Labels, Promoters
  & Shops:

Alligator Records
Beverly Records
Bloodshot Records
Dave's Records
Delmark Records
Drag City
Dusty Groove
Flameshovel Records
Groove Distribution
He Who Corrupts
Jam Productions
Jazz Record Mart
Kranky Records
Laurie's Planet of Sound
Minty Fresh
Numero Group
mP Shows
Permanent Records
Reckless Records
Smog Veil Records
Southport & Northport Records
Thick Records
Thrill Jockey Records Touch & Go/Quarterstick Records
Victory Records

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