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Interested in a specific DJ for your event, come out and see us in action! Wednesday, May 7th - Scott (AKA Bloodshot Scott) @ Delilah's - Open Format - 9pm Wednesday, May 7th - Dan on 88.3 WZRD - Open Format - 10pm-1am Thursday, May 8th - Brian @ Houdstooth Saloon - Country Night - 9pm Friday, May 9th - Kevin (aka DJ K.Price) @ Holiday Club - 80s Videos - 10pm Friday, May 9th - Lexi (aka DJ Lecks) @ Roka Akor - Open Format - 9pm Friday, May 9th - Scott (aka Bloodshot Scott) @ Johnny O'Hagen's - Open Format - 9pm Friday, May 9th - Tyler @ Dark Horse - Open Format - 9pm Saturday, May 10th - Avi (aka Avi Sic) @ Bar Louis - Open Format - 10pm Saturday, May 10th - Dan (aka Demchuk) @ Northside Bar - Open Format - 10pm Saturday, May 10th - Ajay (aka Shade) @ Murasaki Lounge - Open Format - 9pm Saturday, May 10th - Maggie @ Mariah's - All Vinyl - 10pm Sunday, May 11th - Brian @ Houndstooth Saloon - Country Night - 10pm Sunday, May 11th - Chris (aka DJ Moppy) @ Harbee's - All Vinyl - 10pm Monday, May 12th - Adam on 88.7 - WLUW - Open Format - 5pm-8pm Tuesday, May 13th - Neville (DJ Elliven) @ The Tonic Room - 80s/90s/Y2K - 9pm Tuesday, May 13th - Brian @ Houdstooth Saloon - Country Night - 9pm Wednesday, May 14th - Dan on 88.3 WZRD - Open Format - 10pm-1am Wednesday, May 14th - Dan (aka Demchuk) and Victor (aka DJ Limbs) @ Redline Tap - Open Format - 10pm Thursday, May 15th - Brian @ Houdstooth Saloon - Country Night - 9pm Thursday, May 15th - Avi (aka Avi Sic) @ Benchmark - Open Format - 10pm Friday, May 16th - Kevin (aka DJ K.Price) @ Holiday Club - 80s Videos - 10pm Friday, May 16th - Lexi (aka DJ Lecks) @ Roka Akor - Open Format - 9pm Friday, May 16th - Scott (aka Bloodshot Scott) @ Elbo Room - 80s Night - 11:30pm Friday, May 16th - Tyler @ Dark Horse - Open Format - 9pm Friday, May 16th - Avi (aka Avi Sic) @ The Art Institute - Open Format Friday, May 16th - Avi (aka Avi Sic) @ BODI - Open Format Saturday, May 17th - Dan (aka Demchuk) @ Northside Bar - Open Format - 10pm Saturday, May 17th - Avi (aka Avi Sic) @ Minibar - Open Format - 11pm Sunday, May 18th - Brian @ Houndstooth Saloon - Country Night - 10pm Sunday, May 18th - Chris (aka DJ Moppy) @ Harbee's - All Vinyl - 10pm Sunday, May 18th - Scott on WMXM - The Good Music Show - 6pm Monday, May 19th - Adam on 88.7 - WLUW - Open Format - 5pm-8pm Tuesday, May 20th - Neville (DJ Elliven) @ The Tonic Room - 80s/90s/Y2K - 9pm Tuesday, May 20th - Brian @ Houdstooth Saloon - Country Night - 9pm Tuesday, May 20th - Dan on 88.3 WZRD - Open Format - 10pm-2am

We love weddings, but the truth is our DJs are so much more than wedding DJs. Want proof? Come see us at some of Chicago's most credible music spots! Tuesday, April 22nd - 9:00pm - Neville (aka DJ Elliven) @ Tonic Room - 80s/90s Night Tuesday, April 22nd - 10:00pm - Dan (aka Demchuk) on WZRD - Open Format Tuesday, April 22nd - 9:00pm - Brian @ Houndstooth Saloon- Country Night Thursday, April 24th - 9:00pm - Brian @ Houndstooth Saloon - Country Night Thursday, April 24th - 9:00pm - Avi (aka Avi Sic) @ Grid - Open Format Friday, April 25th - 9:00pm - Tyler @ Dark Horse - Open Format Friday, April 25th - 10:00pm - Kevin (aka DJ K.Price) @ Holiday Club - 80s Videos Saturday, April 26th - 9:00pm - Victor (aka DJ Limbs) @ Northside Bar - Open Format Saturday, April 26th - 10:00pm - Dan (aka Demchuk) @ Evil Olive - Open Format Sunday, April 27th - 9:00pm - Chris (aka DJ Moppy) @ Harbee's - All-Vinyl Sunday, April 27th - 9:00pm - Brian @ Houndstooth Saloon - Country Night Sunday, April 27th - 9:00pm - Tyler and Adam @ Lizard's Liquid Lounge - 1up Throwback residency (80s/90s) Monday, April 28th - 9:00pm - Victor (aka DJ Limbs) @ Cage and Aquarium Studio - Ustream - Open Format Monday, April 28th - 6:00pm-8:00pm - Adam on WLUW (88.7) - Open Format Tuesday, April 29th - 9:00pm - Neville (aka DJ Elliven) @ Tonic Room - 80s/90s Night Tuesday, April 29th- 10:00pm - Dan (aka Demchuk) on WZRD - Open Format Tuesday, April 29th- 9:00pm - Scott (aka Bloodshot Scott) @ The Hideout - Open Format Tuesday, April 29th- 9:00pm - Brian @ Houndstooth Saloon- Country Night Wednesday, April 30th- 9:00pm - Scott (aka Bloodshot Scott) @ Live Wire - Open Format Thursday, May 1st - 9:00pm - Brian @ Houndstooth Saloon - Country Night Thursday, May 1st - 9:00pm - Dan (aka Demchuk) and Justin (aka Select Inverse) @ Beauty Bar - Velvet Revolution Friday, May 2nd - 10:00pm - Kevin (aka DJ K.Price) @ Holiday Club - 80s Videos Friday, May 2nd - 9:00pm - Lexi (aka DJ Lecks) @ Roka Akor - House Music Saturday, May 3rd - 9:00pm - Dan (aka Demchuk) @ Northside Bar - Open Format Saturday, May 3rd - 9:00pm - Avi (aka Avi Sic) @ Minibar - Open Format Sunday, May 4th - 9:00pm - Brian @ Houndstooth Saloon - Country Night Sunday, May 4th - 9:00pm - Dan (aka Demchuk) @ Subterranean - CIMMfest with Psalm One Sunday, May 4th - 9:00pm - Chris (aka DJ Moppy) @ Harbee's - All-Vinyl

If you haven't heard already, Cage and Aquarium offers an upgraded service where wedding guests can be hugged by the warmth of true vinyl sound, and observe DJs performing on the original format of wax throughout the evening. We are thrilled about how popular Wax Weddings has been recently so we decided to showcase it during the perfect time of the year - Record Store Day. Or more to the point, the week leading up to it... Here is a list of our "Monsters Eat Laptops" all-vinyl series shows during the week of April 19th:

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Annual Record Store Day is upon us this month and it’s a chance to celebrate a beloved music format, real and authentic vinyl records. Cage and Aquarium’s DJs are celebrating the week leading up to April 19, 2014 with these unique events: Monday, April 14 - Justin Ferranti, aka Select Inverse, is playing an all-vinyl set broadcast live on the web from the Cage and Aquarium studio. Couch potatoes can hop on-line from 9-10 pm to see turntable techniques and hear an open format set where anything goes! Tuesday, April 15 - Tyler Huffman, Neville Allen (aka DJ Elliven) and Ajay Harding (aka DJ Shade) are taking it back at the Tonic Room with retro vinyl jams from the 80s, 90s and Y2K. A throwback dance party is sure to ensue at 2447 N Halsted, 9 pm to close. Thursday, April 17th - Why not start buying early? Join us in the 'burbs where Tyler Huffman will be playing records at the new location of Rediscover Records in downtown Elgin, IL. He will be playing Soul, Funk, Reggae, and World from 6Pm-8pm. Pick up some plates for that turntable in your life. Friday, April 18 - With just one day to go before crowds hit Chicago’s record stores, Cage and Aquarium will be celebrating all day long with three events. Foodies unite every Friday for a unique pop-up Nosh Lunch Market at Block Thirty Seven Shops on State. Christopher Thomopolous (aka DJ Moppy) will be flipping records for the crowd’s entertainment from 11 am - 2 pm. Anyone looking to pick up the perfect craft brew to sip while listening to their Record Store Day gems should stop by Bottles and Cans, 4109 N Lincoln, on Friday. Tyler Huffman and Kevin Price (aka DJ K. Price) play all vinyl sets for guests 5:30-8:00. Come through and take a look (and better yet, make some purchases) at the best beer store in Chicago. Late night wanderers should meander toward the Elbo Room’s basement at midnight for an all-vinyl 80s night. Created by Scott Schaefer (aka Bloodshot Scott) and Tyler Huffman, 1-Up is a monthly dance party inspired by all things 80s. Madonna, Debarge, and The Human League are all making a come-back and you don’t miss the wax edition of this night. We hope to see you out to help us celebrate music in it's purest format.

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