QUEEN!

QUEEN! IS CHICAGO’S LONGEST RUNNING WEEKLY QUEER UNDERGROUND PARTY AND HAS BEEN HOSTING MASSIVE CROWDS FOR FOUR YEARS AND COUNTING. FEATURING RESIDENT DJS DERRICK CARTER, MICHAEL SERAFINI AND GARRETT DAVID, QUEEN! PROVIDES A REFRESHINGLY UNIQUE SOUNDTRACK TO YOUR SUNDAY NIGHT OUT.

MINGLE WITH RESIDENT HOSTS LUCY STOOLE, JOJO BABY, SHEA COULEE, NICO, IMP QUEEN AND THE LADY IVORY AND HIT THE DANCE FLOOR ALONGSIDE ATTENDEES FROM EVERY WALK OF LIFE. QUEEN! HOSTS A NIGHT OF INCLUSIVE FUN FOR ALL PATRONS, FROM THOSE IN THE LGBTQIA+ COMMUNITY TO STRAIGHT ALLIES. RESIDING IN THE SAME INSTITUTION WHERE FORMER RESIDENT DJ AND HOUSE MUSIC PIONEER FRANKIE KNUCKLES GOT HIS START, SMARTBAR AND QUEEN! CONTINUE TO PUSH BOUNDARIES AND CREATE AN ENVIRONMENT THAT THRIVES ON CREATIVITY AND DIVERSITY.

SINCE JOINING THE TEAM IN JUNE OF 2015, QUEEN! HAS BEEN HITTING THE HIGHEST CAPACITIES IN THE NIGHT’S HISTORY, AS WELL AS IN SMARTBAR HISTORY. SINCE THEN, QUEEN! HAS TAKEN HOME THE TITLE OF 2016’S BEST WEEKLY PARTY BY THE CHICAGO NIGHTLIFE AWARDS AND HAS BECOME A STAPLE IN THE LGBTQIA+ COMMUNITY NATION-WIDE. MY ROLE IS ONE WITHOUT A TITLE: I COVER BRANDING, MARKETING, PROMOTION, SPECIAL EVENT CREATION, BOOKING LOCAL AND NATIONAL DRAG HOSTS AND NIGHT-OF OPERATIONS.

 

Queen! 2016 by VAM Studios (co-produced by Dan Polyak)

 
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