Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar presents…
Tues. Feb. 24 – Afromusichero Month: A Crispy After-School Special – DJ Count Mackula and DJ Dan Solo
Well folks…Dan Squared are at it again, please be SUPERBAD and join these music mavens on this extraordinary “Crispy School Night,” you will enjoy an amazing education on the pioneers, legends and true SUPERHEROES of funk, roots, reggae, soul, rock, Afro-beat and R&B
The Lumpen Field Guide to Chicago Jagoffs – Starts Tues. 6 PM
Join us election night (Tuesday, Feb 24) as we launch issue #124: The Lumpen Field Guide to Chicago Jagoffs. Come hear contributors from across Chicago read their entries about the people, places, and practices (past and present) that constitute representative jagoffery. The night will feature up-to-the-minute political commentary by our panel of pundits as the elections unfold. And original art for sale by Dmitry Samarov produced for the Guide will be on display and for sale. Please stop by and grab few copies or a bundle and share the Jagoff guide with your friends. Plus Brew Ha Ha mayoral drinks.
Thurs. Feb. 26 – Hooray For The Mixtape – DJ Luis Aguilera
Drawing from a collection of local, national and international mixtapes that includes HI-NRG, Italo Disco, early 80s House, 90s Industrial, Freestyle, Early Florida Breaks, 90s New Wave, House, Techno, Tech House, Drum ‘n Bass, Trance, Hardcore, Happy Hardcore, Breakbeat, Goa, West Coast House, Speedcore, etc.
Fri. Feb. 27 – Secret Disco – DJ Joe Bryl
Will bring to light the varied tones, textures and hidden histories of Disco from its roots in both funk, atmospheric electronics, sweaty soul and minimal micro-beats.
Sat. Feb. 28 – Sonorama – DJs Charly Garcia and Eddy Baca
The Sonorama crew will be featuring the rhythms of mambo, rumba, cumbia, guaracha, garage, rock and other musical genres of Latin America and the shocking cinematic treasures of Mexican horror films and Lucha Libre wrestling.
Sun. Feb. 29 – DJ BEAT TRAVLR
This is a journey into sound with local hip hop producer BEAT TRAVLR w/ special guests featuring hip hop/down tempo
Mon. Feb. 30 – Art Forms of Dimensions Tomorrow – DJ Nolan C
Featuring underground and classic Hip-Hop cuts (think 1993, Pharcyde, Lagcabincalifornia) along with the original jazz tunes that were used as samples and inspiration (think 1973, Freddie Hubbard, Red Clay)