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Every month, the React Presents team puts their heads together and composes a playlist of the songs we’ve had stuck in our heads. Lately, we’ve been in kind of a nostalgic mood, sharing our faves from our teenage and early adult years, aka the 2000s. Dipping into selections from the best of rock, hip hop, […]

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  We’re proud to announce WHY? Plays Alopecia, Saturday, November 3rd 2018, celebrating the 10th anniversary of their seminal album. Tickets are available HERE. When Alopecia (LISTEN HERE) dropped in 2008, it redefined WHY? from Yoni Wolf’s solo project to a powerful trio of multi-instrumentalist musicians making material that defied genre and became required listening for all […]

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  React has teamed up with C3 Presents to announce some of this year’s Official Lollapalooza Aftershows, taking place at Concord Music Hall and Logan Square Auditorium, starting on Wednesday, August 1st through Sunday, August 5th. Tickets will go on sale Friday, June 1st at 10 AM CST. Check out the complete list of React and C3’s aftershows below. […]

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  The first trailer for Bohemian Rhapsody, the Queen biopic starring Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury, has finally arrived! Check it out below:

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  After 120 days of January, it’s finally Spring. We made it! To celebrate, we’re hosting a special SPRING AWAKENING LUNCH BREAK edition with YEHME2. This Wednesday, May 9th, we will be returning to the legendary JBTV studio where we’ll be clubbin’ and grubbin’ on some Italian cuisine from BarTucci and delicious mixed beverages by our friends […]

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Keen followers of our social media might’ve caught it last month when we rolled out our newest recurring feature – a monthly playlist called “Office Selects.” Each month, the React staff will compile a Spotify playlist featuring our favorite new tunes and a wide selection of sounds and genres that we’ve been jamming to in […]

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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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