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One Book, One Chicago and the Chicago Public Library Host | Legacy of Frankie Knuckles and Chicago House

  • Harold Washington Library 400 South State Street Chicago, IL, 60605 United States (map)

Doors: 5PM  |  Location: Cindy Pritzker Auditorium   |  FREE Event 

In the 1980s in Chicago, a new music genre was born, a blend of disco, soul, and electronic music developed in underground clubs and dubbed "House" music. In celebration of the life and legacy of the Godfather of House Music, Frankie Knuckles, we present a panel discussion about the history, impact, and community of Chicago's House music.

::Featured panelists include ::

* Frederick Dunson, Founder, President and Executive Director of The Frankie Knuckles Foundation
* DJ Heather, dj, owner of Blackcherry Records, and partner in Apollo Music Group
* Joel Hall, Founder, Joel Hall Dancers
* Ralphi Rosario, DJ and producer
* Darlene Jackson, aka DJ Lady D