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Work in Progress presents: Eris Drew (Smartbar Chicago)


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“Eris Drew is a DJ, musician and trans mystic. She holds the Psychedelic Rites of the Motherbeat at various locations, including Pittsburgh's Hot Mass, Berlin Atonal, and Seattle's Tuf 'til Dawn. Eris brings the Motherbeat across the globe and transforms dancefloors with ecstatic, intensely rhythmic sets. She is a long time resident at Chicago's Smart Bar, co-founder of Hugo Ball (the club's long-running polysexual Dada-inspired dance party), and is a DJ for the Bunker NY. She also gives talks on rave history and shamanism. 

The Motherbeat was first heard by Eris in 1994. She is here to remind us:
The music has been here since the begining.
We are made for better things than this cultural download provides. 
Dissolve boundaries and models. 
Unlock your body. 
Find each other.

Bring your best selves and give your body to the Motherbeat.

Local support by rising club DJs Club Fitness + Ciel ♡♡
AV by Sandro Petrillo
$10 early bird tickets >

Please respect our no flash photo policy.

Work In Progress is a monthly radio show on radio and a Toronto-based events series dedicated to showcasing female-identifying talent in the electronic music community. We are deeply committed to providing an inclusive space that is free from sexism / racism / homophobia / transphobia / aggressive / violent behavior of any kind. Please contact the organizers, Cindy Li or Sandro Petrillo in person or online if you have any questions or issues on the dancefloor.”

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