The Northalsted Business Alliance, Circuit Mom Productions and Hydrate Nightclub invite you to join us to celebrate the City of Chicago’s installation and dedication of the Honorary Ralphi Rosario Parkway at Halsted & Cornelia.
Festivities begin at 3 pm with music by Ron Geronimo highlighting Ralphi Rosario’s career, followed by the dedication on Halsted Street at 4 pm and a champagne toast and celebration inside Hydrate Nightclub immediately afterwards.
Chicago native Ralphi Rosario is an American house pioneer and founding member of the influential Chicago/Global DJ group Hot Mix 5. A Grammy nominee and global electronic and dance music phenomenon, Rosario travels the world entertaining audiences while continuing to produce #1 dance hits.
When Hot Mix 5 was formed in 1981 on radio station WBMX (now WVAZ), Rosario, the youngest member of the group, was still in high school. The Hot Mix 5 went on to become one of the leading forces in the early Chicago house music scene.
Rosario continues to work as a DJ and remixer and has released several full-length albums. He has remixed tracks by artists including Katy Perry, Cher, Rihanna, Beyoncé, Madonna, Goldfrapp, Depeche Mode, The Pet Shop Boys, Kylie Minogue, Billy Porter, Mariah Carey, Ricky Martin, Kelly Clarkson, Pussycat Dolls, Janet Jackson, Taio Cruz & many
Other pop music superstars.
We hope you can join us to acknowledge and celebrate Ralphi’s career and impact on the music world since 1981.