Chicago’s best dance party kicks off this weekend in River North and you’re invited

Dance Studio Vol. 1 will open its doors Saturday, January 18, debuting the full club for the very first time. The new dance club is a partnership between Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises and veteran Los Angeles-based nightlife operators, brothers Fred Grimmel (AKA DJ Fred Matters) and Brian Grimmel. 

Every weekend, Dance Studio aims to throw the best dance party in the city with music curated by musical director Fred Matters, including a lineup of DJs, live music and surprise entertainment. Guests will enter through the alley at 58 W. Kinzie St. where they will be encouraged to dance from the moment they enter until the time they leave. At the center of the nightclub is a big dance floor designed to let loose and have fun. On the walls are placards to celebrate the best dancers to be named nightly. 

The club also features the first-ever pizza window in partnership with Happy Camper, offering pizza by the slice for purchase or get a whole pie delivered right to your table.

Dance Studio is located at 58 W. Kinzie St. The dance club will be open every Friday from 9 PM – 2 AM and Saturday from 9 PM – 3 AM with special programming for other nights of the week coming soon. Dance Studio will offer table reservations and bottle service, which can be made by emailing The club is also available to book for private events, corporate functions, bachelorette parties and more.

Dance Studio Vol. 1 will close January 2022 with Vol. 2 opening shortly after.

Visit for more information and follow along at @dancestudiochi on Instagram and Facebook.