Following the announcement of their full lineup, ARC Music Festival have now shared details of their official ARC After Dark parties as well as announcing a group of rare back-to-back sets that will take place at the festival over Labor Day weekend.
ARC is set to return to Chicago’s Union Park with an expanded three-day event from September 2-4, featuring a lineup of world-class movement leaders from around the world.
These official ARC After Dark parties will be held at premier venues across Chicago, which will include events at RADIUS, Concord Music Hall, PRYSM, Smartbar, Spybar, Cermak Hall, Primary, and Nᵒ9 with a mixing of artists from the festival lineup and others does not affect the lineup. Tickets are currently available for ARC pass holders.
Highlights include a Detroit Love party at Spybar with Carl Craig and Seth Troxler, Eric Prydz and Adam Beyer at RADIUS, Gorgon City and Azzecca at Cermak Hall, and a Relief x Dirtybird event with Green Velvet and Claude VonStroke at RADIUS.
Other highlights included a multinational house affair with Ricardo Villalobos and Derrick Carter at Cermak Hall, Honey Dijon and DJ Heather showcasing Chicago woman royalty at Smartbar, and a Black Book Records event at Music Hall featuring Cloonee and MIANE.
There will also be an ARC pre-party on the Thursday before the festival with Pan-Pot at Spybar, as well as a Yacht Party with Justin Martin on the Monday after the festival.
At the festival, attendees can expect a back-to-back group of sets that will take place between Detroit legends Carl Craig and Seth Troxler, married couple Öona Dahl and DJ Three, UK favorites Skream and Eats Everything, and house acts from Chicago. including Derrick Carter b2b Mark Farina, Gene Farris b2b Mike Dunn and Hiroko Yamamura b2b DJ Hyperactive.
In additional news, ARC has also released the daily lineups for the festival, highlighting the artists who will be performing on each of the three days.
Spanish party outfit Elrow will also make their return to ARC, bringing their Ibiza-native “Rowmuda Triangle” theme to Union Park in full force. Elrow’s stage design, performers and hijinx have made them one of the most famous brands in the world, landing every year for bespoke events in Barcelona, Ibiza, New York, London, Dubai, Miami, Las Vegas , Sydney and many more. key markets.
ARC will once again expand beyond music, creating a cutting-edge experience that reflects the culture and art of its host city. Attendees can expect selected production assets and artwork to guide them between each of the four immersive stage environments. The event will also act as a showcase of Chicago’s culinary prowess, providing an elevated and distinctly local event.
Programming of the ARC Festival (AZ):
Adam Beyer □ Cirez D
Charlotte de Witte
From The Swing
DJ Dame D
fat thin boy
Gioli & Assia
City of the Gorgon
Nora In Pure
Culture of the vintage
Boots and clasps
Butz & Katz
Xavier in corduroy
Portals and parachutes