Chicago Reggae Music - A Little Piece Of History

"Partying In The States"

 Chicago Reggae! Like any other places in the world where reggae and dancehall music is loved, Chicago has also adopted this genre of music originated in Jamaica. 

From Bars, Festivals, Clubs, Reggae Radio Stations Bands and Reggae Scene, you are sure to enjoy yourself if you are living or just visiting this state.

The first Reggae festival that was held in chicago was on August 18, 2007. This was held at 1501 W Randolph St. It's now an annual event called "The Chicago Reggae Festival".

Sponsor for this event was Power92(WPWX) FM. This currently one of the hottest Reggae Station in this State.

1CLUB.FM is an online radio station which streams dancehall and reggae music worldwide.

Exedus II is the oldest Jamaican owned Dancehall and Reggae music club in chicago. You can enjoy this genre of music here (4) four night per week.

Reggae Bands in Chicago.

* Steelin' Jazz

* Bacchus Soul Orchestras

* Kuba, Seefari

* Lenny Frisch.

If you are a partying type of Person, here is a list of some of the Top Clubs/Bars..

* D'TOX Bar and Ultra Lounge. Located in Bellwood.

* Empty Bottle Located in Est Village.

* Studio 63 Night Club. Located in Summit.

* Fiesta Cantina. Located in Wrightwille.

* Betty's Blue Star Lounge. Located in West Town.

Chicago also has its own dancehall queen competition which is held in the summer.

The winner is automatically entered into the International competition to vie for the world crown. This competition is held in Montego Bay Jamaica also in the summer.

So! Now that you know where to go to get your party on in Chicago. Why don't you go on out and enjoy yourself.

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