Dre Day 2017 is upon us with Minneapolis’ version going down at the newly renovated Uptown VFW. If you’re unfamiliar with Dre Day, the event pays homage to the legendary producer with covers of his music, as well as performances from local artists. This year’s event will feature RP Hooks, Tek, BdotCroc, Carnage The Executioner, and Chance York among others. Tonight’s show is 21+ and tickets are still available for $12, click the link below to grab yours now.
Location: 1572 N Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago When: Friday, February 20th @ 8PM
It’s hard to believe that Dr. Dre dropped his classic album The Chronic 15 years ago. The milestone makes this year’s Dre Day celebrations a tad more important than previous years, so you can expect some awesome parties across the nation. With Chicago having one of the more notable celebrations annually, Go Ill & Burlesque of North America will once again throw their version at the Double Door in Wicker Park. This event will feature performances from Psalm One, Altered Tapes, Lowdown Brass Band, AwDazCate and many more. As usual, these performances will be laced with renditions of Dre’s classic records, for fans who still love The Chronic 15 years later. This one’s 18+ and advance tickets are going for $12 ($15 @ door); click to grab yours.
Location: 1551 N Damen Avenue, Chicago When: Friday, February 20th @ 8PM
Nearly 25 years since the release of The Chronic, the Dr. Dre celebrations are at an all time high. This year’s Chicago event will be held at Double Door with a long list of activities and performances. During the night there will be a game show, Dr. Dre karaoke and live performances from the Rapperchicks, 2nd City Citizens, the WHOevers and J. Arthur. This should definitely be a good time, if you’re looking for ways to celebrate Dr. Dre, this is it. Early bird tickets are still available for $10, they’ll be $12 in advance; click the link below to grab yours now.
The Dre Day celebration has grown into one of the year’s most revered dance parties. Put together by Burlesque of North America, Dre Day will be in full effect in both of our cities. The Minneapolis event will feature the likes of Mally, Manchita, Plain Ole Bill and DJ Last Word among others while Chicago’s version will feature Psalm One, The O My’s, Rich Jones and Pugs Atomz as well as many more. If you’re looking for something to get into tonight this should definitely be a good time wherever you happen to be.