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Weekend Dance Party: Claychella Hits Lincoln Hall

By Jake Guidry in Arts & Entertainment on Mar 12, 2010 9:20PM

2010_03_12_claychella.jpg Ahem. Well, this is a bit of a landslide pick, now isn't it? Nothing, and we mean nothing competes with Claychella for our pick for this week's Weekend Dance Party. In fact, there really was no point of finding a worthy competitor -- Lincoln Hall will be housing just about every notable Chicago-area DJ for this year's fest, which will be a 14-hour aural bender of all sonic wavelengths. Founded and hosted by Clayton Hauck (known for his party photography at, this year's Claychella will be the best yet, featuring the likes of Flosstradamus, The Hood Internet, Million $ Mano, Nick Catchdubs, WIlly Joy, Kid Color, Team Bayside High, and our very own Arts & Events Editor, Tankboy!

Claychella 2010 is perhaps Clayton Hauck's vision fully realized: a complete showcase of the bevy of Chicago-area DJ talent, and a celebration of the culture that has nourished them. The fest is almost self-serving in a way, but that's not a knock. These are much of the same people that have played into the early mornings, week in, week out, and it's only obvious that much of the same people that have supported these guys will be there, too. It's just one of those few times where it all gets pooled together so that we can revel in it, so that we can truly appreciate the local DJ scene.

Claychella is Saturday, March 13, Lincoln Hall, 18+ NO COVER TIL 5p.m., ($10 after),
21+ NO COVER TIL 10p.m., ($5 after)