Sunday, June 17, 2018

EXCURSIONS: July 2018

The Heat is here and things have been popping for the last couple of weeks in and around Chicago! We're trying our best to stay as hot as the heat here in the city! May & June were busy months for us and we hope to keep the momentum going thru July!

WE start things off with our sound experiment
July 2nd

Special Guest: JO DE PRESSER, JAMIE HAYES & DAVID CHAVEZ




Then our monthly event every last Thursday of the month!

Cordell Johnson & James Vincent


Get a Excursions T-shirt
Let people know you been on that journey too!

Thursday, June 7, 2018

EXCURSIONS: June 2018

Happy June!
Thank you for your support last month!
Here's what's in store for this month!

 *Pop-Up//Pop-Out*** Summer Edition 

Come get these SUMMER VIBES all weekend at The Silver Room, we have two days of amazing DJs, Beat-makers and Vendors. This event is Free.


https://www.mixcloud.com/Cordell_Johnson/cordell-johnson-at-the-silver-room-pop-uppop-out-event-beerfest-in-hp-6-2-18/



 Cordell Johnson @ Silver Room 6/2/18


June 2nd 

June 8th




LES NUBIANS

First Show at:
DOORS 6:00 PM - SHOWTIME 7:00 PM


Second Show:
DOORS 9:30 PM - SHOWTIME 10:00PM

with 
Excursions 
dj set in between and after the show


    • Thursday June 14th
    • at
    • The Promontory




JUNE 22nd





Welcome to one of Chicago's deep underground dance parties. 8 years and running, we encourage dancers & dance music lovers to come out and jam with us every last Thursdays of the month! 
An neighborhood favorite on Chicago's northwest side(Bucktown), Danny's has been hosting Excursions: The Vinyl Sessions for the last 3 1/2 years.. So swing by for a cocktail and twirl!!!
  

Friday, April 20, 2018

Excursions: MAY 2018

Excursions in MAY is always JUMPIN'!
Yes it's our anniversary month and we are locked and loaded with quite a few things.. 
Memorial Day Weekend will be the start of our 8 year anniversary!

WE GET THINGS STARTED with..
We once again invite you to join us this coming
Monday, May 7th for the 4th edition of Excursions: Sound Lab! 
in celebrating unity & friendship thru music, analogue and live and thru dance, we want to bring people from all communities together! 

The Turntables are open to our chosen guest However, 
we encourage our music selectors, to dig deep into their music collection and find some left field/out there, but dope music.
you will not be judged by what you spin. If you just want to dance and listen to some different shit that other will be playing, then this is the place and time for it to happen.





London DJ and Producer Aroop Roy returns to the Cerise Rooftop for the Chicago leg of his second full US Tour. Joining him on the decks will be local stalwart Cordell Johnson.





A  pre-party at SMART BAR
Friday May 25th

the Pre-Party the night before the Chicago House Music Festival in Millennium Park. 
The line up for this event represents a serious deep house music vibe that stretches across the country, from Boston to Los Angeles. 
Excursions is proud to host this event and a couple of the guest djs that will be playing at the Festival.





Line-up /
Dj Shani



The Chicago House Music Festival will take place in Millennium Park over Memorial Day weekend on Saturday, May 26th. 

Deep House Stage (Chase Promenade North)
7–8 p.m. – Ron Trent
6–7 p.m. – Adam Gibbons
5–6 p.m. – DJ Sabine

3–5 p.m. – Excursions with Cordell Johnson & James Vincent

2–3 p.m. – DJ Duane E. Powell
1–2 p.m. – John Simmons


May 27
And Then on Sunday in DETROIT...


Throwback: Movement 2005
Elbert Phillips, Tanya, Gene King, Maria, Cordell Johnson & Princess Tam Tam (RIP)



May 31st
Back to Chicago for our monthly @ Danny's


Thursday, April 12, 2018

EXCURSIONS: April 2018

 Hello April!!
 Building community through music! One nation under a groove!




Welcome to one of Chicago's deep underground dance parties! Nearly 8 years and running, we encourage dance music lovers dancers and drummers to come out and jam with us, every last Thursday of the month! At an favorite establishment on Chicago's northwest side (Bucktown) Danny's has been hosting Excursions: Vinyl Sessions for the last 3 year! Come by have a cocktail and a twirl! www.excursionschicago.com




Throughout the day, DJs and live performances will showcase the various sounds and styles of house music, the musical form born in Chicago that has gone on to revolutionize dance music internationally.

Deep House Stage (Chase Promenade North)

  • 7–8pm - Ron Trent
  • 6–7pm - Adam Gibbons
  • 4–6pm - DJ Sabine
  • 3–4pm - Excursions with Cordell Johnson & James Vincent
  • 2–3pm - DJ Duane Powell
  • 1–2pm - John Simmons



Chicago's Deep House monthly is comin to Detroit during Memorial Day weekend!

EXCURSIONS: Detroit 2018
(7th installment)

OK!! To prepay for this event.. Send $17 until April 29th using PAYPAL to cjohnson_83@yahoo.com (with message saying this is for "Excursions: Detroit 2018") Your name(s) will be added to a prepay list. 

May 1st the cost will be $22 prepay.

Please share this event..

Also:
Find, Refine and explore your style in a unique pre-party House Movement Workshop with award winning Chicago Legend, Boogie McClarin.
($15 for workshop & entry to event between 8:45p - 9:30p)
Workshop starts at 9 p.m.
Party starts at 10 p.m.


EXCURSIONS is taking the journey to Movement 2017!
Join us once again as the Chicago underground experience travels to Detroit in celebration of dance music!

We'll have these on hand as well.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

EXCURSIONS: March 2018

How Goes it? Yes we are 3 months into the new year! We're hoping that things will pick up and we can push that Excursions Vibe!
We would love to see more dancers come out and get it in as well as some musicians.. So with that being said every other month we do...
EXCURSIONS: SOUND LAB


Special Guests:
 Daryll Mellowman, Julio Bishop, Kevin Stacy & Chicago Skyway

JV, Julio Bishop & Cordell Johnson

Every last Thursday of the month 
Bring your dancin shoes cause we're playing serious dance music!
Spend your "WMC" with us!

 Excursions: Vinyl Sessions


Sat. late night in the D!
Pre Party Detroit 
for Movement Weekend
March 31st, 2018
Join us for a all night banger with Josh MilanDJ MinxBruce BaileyRick Wilhite  along with Chicago djs: Abicah SoulCordell Johnson & James Vincent


 We're back wit something new this year!
WE'll be featuring two live acts along with the resident djs as we go deep! 
Like we always do! 
check the link for info and early bird information 

Special Guests: Hieroglyphic Being

&
Radius Etc.

Check here:

Excursions: Detroit 2018
https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1069797


and don't forget to support the event and get a discounted entry!

contact Cordell Johnson here..
cjohnson_83@yahoo.com or
our group page on Facebook

"EXCURSIONS"


https://www.facebook.com/groups/130917853628365/?multi_permalinks=1629965280390274&notif_id=1520991821974339&notif_t=feedback_reaction_generic&ref=notif

also here on Fusicology.com :
http://fusicology.com/events/?event_id=119421&cid=DET&fv=feature

Also have some new mixes up on Mixcloud.com
and don't forget to pick up a copy of..
Limited copies (unless you order more from www.groovedis.com)


Happy Spring everybody!

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

EXCURSIONS: February 2018

Black history month
We don't have a lot going on event wise except our usual things, but we are in full support to play music that people of color  gave to the world!

"63rd & Soul"
Every Friday Morning
on
www.cyberjamz.com



And if your in town, come by Danny's and share a cocktail with us, as we celebrate Afro-Latin-Brasilian dance music






In March
The Lab is back!
Monday night gathering!


There' a new mix available for streaming on www.mixcloud.com
search under the name Cordell Johnson




Wednesday, January 3, 2018

EXCURSIONS: JANUARY 2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Here's what we got going on this month..
A special edition of Excursions @ Danny's 
An open turntables format with some drummers & dancers!
Bring something to share with the other patrons and enjoy the intimate vibe!




Friday January 12th
Excursions: Night Life @ Boleo

Join us for a Excursions style Afro Latin flavor set at the roof top
of the Kimpton Gray Hotel
122 W. Monroe st.




And later in the month..
Every last Thursday we give you the Vinyl Sessions
You can never go wrong here for deep underground Chicago House Music!


And please if you attended the event in ATL, grab one of these while we got 'em it may be a long while before we print these again.

 Excursions: Atlanta T-shirts
If interested, leave a comment here or hit us up on our group page on facebook, here's the link.. https://www.facebook.com/groups/130917853628365/?ref=bookmarks

See you on the dance floor