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Weekend Dance Party: Mowgli Hits Smart Bar

By Jake Guidry in Arts & Entertainment on Sep 16, 2010 9:00PM

2010_09_16_mowgli.jpg Smart Bar really killed it last weekend. All the reports we heard from their Sonar-affiliated "Club Nights" were extremely positive, perhaps more so than any night at the club in recent memory. There's no doubt that such a successful, raucous weekend will be hard to top, but give it to Smart Bar for trying their damndest to keep the quality at the highest level. This Saturday our favorite club will keep the energy going with a first-ever Chicago set from the UK's Mowgli, and it's our pick for Weekend Dance Party.

Mowgli is a highly-regarded house/techno producer who brings some exciting elements to the table. Known for a type of tech house infused with that patented UK funk, Mowgli's brand of tunes revive and freshen a genre that can sometimes stale a bit. With it being his first Chicago gig, we're especially excited to see what he'll pull out for the crowd. Mowgli will be joined by Brian Ffar and Qbot to round out what is a very nice bill.

Mowgli is Saturday September 18, 10 p.m., Smart Bar, 3730 N. Clark St., $10 before midnight, $13 after, $5 special offer available, 21+