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  React Presents is proud to announce a new partnership with esteemed independent promoter, JAM Productions. React will team up with JAM to create new experiences by bringing emerging electronic, hip-hop, and R&B sounds into iconic venues such as The Riviera Theatre, The Vic, and Park West. Based in Chicago, JAM has been the preeminent […]

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GOLDROOM’s High Seas Boat Tour is coming to Chicago for an intimate daytime boat party on the Anita Dee II, setting sail at DuSable Harbor on Saturday, July 28th! A limited number of tickets are on sale HERE. In 2015, Goldroom launched the High Seas Boat Tours which has taken over luxurious yachts around North America, in cities such […]

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Many in Chicago had already become familiar with Chance The Rapper after the release of his seminal mixtape, 10 Day, but it was the project after that which shot him to permanent Chicago hip hop royalty status. Five years ago today, on April 30th, 2013, Chance released Acid Rap, a daring and soulful pop-influenced take […]

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  React’s co-General Manager Matt Rucins recently sat down with Amplify Magazine for their Five Shows column, delving into five live shows that inspired him to where he is today. If you’ve ever wondered about how to get your start in the industry or if that show you skipped class to see was worth it, you should […]

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Following the tragic death of Avicii on Friday, the electronic music community, and world at large, paused over the weekend to pay tribute to EDM’s greatest pioneer. At Coachella, Nick Jonas, Kygo, and Alison Wonderland offered heartfelt tributes, each uniquely memorable and emotional. In Avicii’s native Stockholm, thousands gathered for a daytime dance party and […]

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We at React Presents are all stunned and saddened by the untimely death of Avicii, aka Tim Bergling. “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” his publicist Diana Baron said in a statement to Billboard. “He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, […]

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React is excited to announce HIGHER & HIGHER – a brand-new summer party taking place at Cerise on the rooftop of the Virgin Hotels Chicago every first Saturday of the month from June to September. The “friendly rooftop DJ battle” will feature sets from party curators Aux Cord DJs versus party series Open4Mat, License To Sail (representing the 80’s) versus Crossfader Kings (representing the 90’s), […]

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React Presents proudly announces SNOW THA PRODUCT, with the VIBE HIGHER TOUR live at Concord Music Hall on Saturday, June 2nd, 2018. Tickets are on sale HERE.  Snow Tha Product has something that something that so many in the rap game only hope for: longevity. Since bursting onto the scene with her debut project Unorthodox in 2011, the Latinx rapper has dominated […]

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Big things have been afoot for Gary Richards. You may know him as Destructo, and as a pioneer of American dance music, creating numerous massive festivals along the way. Late last year, he became the North America President of LiveStyle, React Presents’ parent company, where he is playing a larger role in the music community, […]

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With summertime Chicago close at hand, React Presents is proud to announce the return of DAYLIGHT DISCO with five monthly events at the Virgin Hotel Chicago’s Cerise Rooftop Bar and Nightclub. Daylight Disco’s highly anticipated third season will present an all-star lineup of incredible musicians, taking over Cerise for a daytime soirée each month, playing intimate […]

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