Get Ready to Dance at Navy Pier

Friends, looking for something to do without the kids and enjoy some dancing and good music? If the answer is yes, check out the line-up of shows that Navy Pier will be hosting in December!

Collectiv Presents, Chicago’s premier concert production company, and Navy Pier, Chicago’s iconic waterfront destination, are set to unleash an electrifying musical experience as electronic dance music icons EXCISION, Green Velvet, and Zedd take center stage for December concerts. These highly anticipated events promise a magnetic fusion of pulsating beats, immersive visuals, and unforgettable music.

EXCISION – Friday, Dec. 22 – Festival Hall

Courtesy of Patrick Grumley (North Coast)

Renowned for his groundbreaking productions and mind-blowing performances, EXCISION will headline a night of high-energy entertainment flooded with lasers, subwoofers, and massive immersive visuals.

Hailing from Kelowna, British Columbia, EXCISION has spent his career dedicated to the Bass Music scene, leading and innovating in the creation of a massive, passionate Dubstep community. He has headlined to massive crowds at festivals across the globe including EDC Las Vegas, Lollapalooza, Ultra, Electric Zoo, Global Dance, Nocturnal, Escape, and many others.

Supporting artists for the Navy Pier EXCISION experience include: DJ and heavy metal musician Sullivan King; DJ Crankdat, known for his energetic and melodically vibrant EDM mixes; Emorfik, one of the youngest rising names in heavy bass; DJ, producer, and podcast host Lizzy Jane, and Dogma, the Chicago-bred driving force behind some of the most powerful Dubstep sounds emerging from the heart of the Midwest.

Doors open at 5 p.m. General admission (18+) and VIP (21+) ticket packages are available. Valid ID required for entry. For more information and tickets, click here.

Green Velvet La La Land X-Mas ’23 – Saturday, Dec. 23 – Aon Grand Ballroom

Courtesy of Patrick Grumley (North Coast)

One of the most influential DJs and producers in electronic music, Chicago native Green Velvet revolutionized the House music industry 30 years ago with the launch of Relief Records. Even today, it is difficult to go to any electronic music festival or set and not hear music from Green Velvet and Relief Records. Crowds everywhere sing along when notable hits like “Bigger than Prince,” “Flash,” “La La Land,” “Lazer Beams,” “Live Stream,” “Preacher Man,” “Shake and Pop,” “Sheeple,” “Suga,” and “Voicemail” blast across the airwaves.

The eccentric, green Mohawk-wearing Green Velvet will share the La La Land X-Mas ’23 bill with national and local House icons, including Dirtybird Records’ Claude VonStroke in one of his final house music performances, Curtis McClain, who will sing his House classic, “Move Your Body,” Chicago House singer Dajae, locally-grown DJ Heather, and DJ E-Clypse, producer, photographer, and documentarian of Music and Race in America.

Doors open at 7 p.m. General admission (18+) and VIP (21+) ticket packages are available. Valid ID required for entry. For more information and tickets, click here.

Zedd – Saturday, Dec. 29 – Aon Grand Ballroom

Courtesy of Navy Pier

Zedd, the chart-topping sensation, and electronic music wizard, has entranced audiences worldwide with his infectious beats and visionary productions. Known for hits like “Clarity,” “The Middle,” and “Stay,” Zedd has transcended musical boundaries and reached the pinnacle of global stardom.

Doors open at 7 p.m. General admission (18+) and VIP (21+) ticket packages are available. Valid ID required for entry. For more information and tickets, click here.

Note: All artists, times, and dates are subject to change.

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