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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!

Trap duo J2K and Autobot, aka Flosstradamus, got their start in the local Chicago club scene, soon selling out parties all over their hometown. In 2014 they were accompanied on tour by GTA and Curtis Williams (with Two-9), and are currently touring the states through September 2016, with one stop at the Pemberton Music Festival in Canada in July.  

city guide:
Chicago, IL
Gramaphone Records

This funky record store with a clubby vibe stocks a selection of dance music & underground tunes.

2843 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60657, USA
Lincoln Hall

Midsize live music venue with an on-site restaurant & bar.

2424 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago, founded in 1879 and located in Chicago's Grant Park, is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States.

111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, USA
Aragon Ballroom

Aragon Ballroom is a ballroom located at West Lawrence Avenue in Chicago, Illinois, approximately 5 miles north of downtown, in the Uptown neighborhood.

1106 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60640, USA
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Millennium Park
Millennium Park is a public park located in the Loop community area of Chicago and originally intended to celebrate the third millennium. The park officially opened in 2004, four years behind schedule. Within the park is the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Cloud Gate, the Crown Fountain, the Lurie Garden, and various other attractions including Grant Park which hosts Lollapalooza. Because the park sits atop a parking garage and the commuter rail Millennium Station, it is considered the world's largest rooftop garden.
201 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601, USA

Gin-centric cocktails, craft beers & pub grub served in a relaxed urban-rustic bar with cozy nooks.

3201 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA
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Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is located one block from the historic Water Tower in downtown Chicago. MCA features provocative and innovative contemporary art and culture exhibitions, performances, and programs. Founded in 1967, MCA is one of the world’s largest art museums.  
220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA