Smartbar To Host Benefit For The Frankie Knuckles Foundation

The event will take place on January 14th.

Queen! in association with FKF present: For Frankie!, a celebration of the Godfather of House music‘s life.

The event will take place at smartbar in Chicago on Sunday, 14th January. Opened in 1982, smartbar is one of the US’ most important night clubs, where many of Chicago’s dance music legends like Frankie Knuckles, Joe Smooth, The Black Madonna, Derrick Carter and more have held residencies over the years.

The line-up will hit the decks upstairs in Metro and down in smartbar. See full line-up below!

In Metro:
The Black Madonna feat. Shaun J. Wright / Mike Dunn / Eris Drew

In smartbar:
Derrick Carter / Michael Serafini Garrett David

Plus the following hosts:
Lucy Stoole / Nico (Dustin)Jojo Baby / The Vixen / Valentine Addams / Beverly Lately

All proceeds will go to the Frankie Knuckles Foundation, whose mission is to support causes Knuckles was passionate about — research and prevention of AIDS and diabetes, LGBTQ youth homelessness and promoting music in schools. Grab you tickets here!


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