In February 2019, standard Chicago nightclub the MID will formally be closing its doorways. The sudden announcement is the results of latest growth within the West Loop and Fulton Market District. While the membership itself was nonetheless pretty younger, opening in 2010, it is likely one of the extra well-known golf equipment not solely in Chicago and the Midwest, however worldwide. In 2013, DJ Mag ranked the MID at #40 on the earth, and included the membership of their “Top 100” membership checklist for 3 years total.
The MID has been the host to a number of the most memorable moments in Chicago nightlife over time. The Blackhawks celebrated their Stanley Cup Championship with a set from Tiesto, Dubfire and Sharam reunited after a few years to carry out as Deep Dish, Claude Von Stroke and Green Velvet performed a particular back-to-back set that resulted within the creation of Get Real. It’s additionally been the go-to spot for a lot of Lollapalooza after events together with a uncommon back-to-back from Skrillex, Diplo, and Hardwell in addition to a back-to-back I personally witnessed a pair years in the past with Dr. Fresch, Ephwurd, Getter and Ookay.
Until the dreaded deadline, the MID will host a variety of particular closing events to deliver everybody collectively for “One Last Song”. Co-Founders of the nightclub Lucas Kind and Nick Karounos expressed their unhappiness, but in addition appeared ahead to new venue alternatives in Chicago sooner or later.
“Unfortunately, the time has come the place the MID's doorways might be closing on February 5, 2019. These final remaining months might be a celebration of the previous and a toast to the longer term. We need to thank all of the followers, artists, workers, brokers, managers, and promoters who've supported us all through this period. As a token of our appreciation, we're placing collectively some very particular occasions main as much as that “One Last Song.” It's been an unbelievable run to say the least however now it is time to flip the web page as we increase our glasses to what would be the finish of an period, and the start of our subsequent chapter.”
Stay tuned to the MIDs socials in addition to our protection for closing celebration lineup bulletins.
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