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Hairpin Arts Center -  2810 N Milwaukee Ave

Saturday, March 4 2017 at 8PM

Tickets: Early Bird tix SOLD OUT! $25 general admission tix SOLD OUT!

Hosted by Fawzia Mirza & Tribble

Featuring: Audio Jack & DJ Dapper | Performances | Soul Train Style Swag-Off

Dapper Ball is a celebration of androgynous swag, butch realness and queer culture. Prepare for an evening celebrating the king or queen within you as we roll out the red carpet for community to get your shine (and swag) on.

Hosted by Fawzia Mirza & Tribble, the evening will feature performances, DJ sets by DJ Dapper & Slo ‘Mo’s Audio Jack, and a Soul Train style line dance where you can strut your swag for the chance to win prizes.

You will receive a complimentary drink upon arrival and have the chance to take your photo on the red carpet. Chicago's sexiest cocktail bar, world renowned  The Violet Hour will provide the cash bar featuring custom cocktails, beer and wine. The venue is wheelchair accessible via an elevator and will feature all-gender bathrooms.

As spaces for queer/lesbian/bi women shutter across the country, DAPPER BALL is a moment to celebrate our culture and self-expression through style, performance, dance and community connection. DAPPER BALL aims to be a welcoming space and invites all people who value or identify with the LGBTQ community to join the party. We believe swag is personal so how you express your style at the party is up to you! 

Partial proceeds will benefit Trans Lifeline, a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to the well-being of transgender people. Trans Lifeline runs a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people and are in need more than ever of our support. Consider giving to them at

About the producers:


Slo ‘Mo: Slow jams for homos (and their fans) is Chicago's party for lovers with Kristen Kaza and Audio Jack. Its residency at the Whistler in Logan Square takes place the third Thursday of the month with special Satellite Slo 'Mo programs throughout the city. Slo ‘Mo is a party that unites people of all identities, bodies and expressions through the celebration of slow jams and community. More at / @slomoparty


AMFM is a brand and space for artists and the people. We support emerging and established artists by offering a platform for them to showcase their talents and their passions on a larger scale through in-depth Q&A's and content with artists and creatives from all over the globe. AMFM curates and hosts events combining the arts to cultivate community and good vibes, and is known for their dynamic art and music events, like their monthly pop up Jazz Series in Chicago, and their large conceptual events.  More at / @amfmlife


Boi Society is a creative group of individuals who identify on the queer spectrum around the world. Our mission is to provide education of our community to develop a more positive relationship within society. This relationship will not only promote acceptance, respect and tolerance of all individuals regardless of their identity background, it will also raise awareness and support to the individuals who are members of our community. We are the most diverse illustration of a non-confirming lifestyle. We are not here to label. We honor and represent the entire queer community. More at / @boisociety