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2nd Annual Chicago Nightlife Awards Enters Top 5 Voting Round & Announces Celebrity Appearances

The Chicago Nightlife Awards started in 2014 to praise the brave souls that live and breathe the entertainment industry, honoring the hard work of bands, producers, promoters, bartenders, avant-garde personalities and more. This year we are pulling out all the stops, featuring hand-picked performers and presenters including Scott Lucas (Local H), Lauren O’Neil (WKQX), Violetta Milerman (Real World Chicago), Stylz & Roman (B96) and Jade Sotomayor (RuPaul’s Drag Race) to celebrate our nominees.
Last year’s inaugural show saw over 700 attendees and this year is sure to be another home run with a slew of musical performances, presenters and guest appearances confirmed. On Tuesday, June 2, 2015, Chicago-bred celebrities Benny the Bull (Chicago Bulls), Patrick Cocoran (Blood Company/Chance the Rapper), Shannon Ihrke (The Loop’s Rock Girl), Damon Ranger (CBS Chicago), Holt, Chicago Bulls and White Sox players and more will present alongside returning celebrities, including Greg Corner (Kill Hannah and JBTV), Pro BMX Rider Brian Kachinsky and Alderman Joe Moreno (Chicago Chamber of Commerce). The CNA’s are also proud to announce that in addition to presenting partners Do312 and RedEye Chicago, Red Bull is joining Jameson as an official gold sponsor.
After weeks of open nominations and voting, the Top 5 nominees are now live! This final round of voting is open through Monday, May 18th, 2015. The CNA committee & Do312 have taken extra precautions to safeguard the voting system this year by tracking votes via IP addresses to limit one person per vote. For updates, follow the Chicago Nightlife Awards on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
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  • Band of the Year

  • Best Live Music Venue (700 & under capacity)

  • Best Live Music Venue (over 700 capacity)

  • Best Go Go Dancer

  • Best Dive Bar

  • Best Bartender

  • Best One Off Party

  • Best Weekly Party

  • Best Monthly Party

  • Promoter of the Year

  • Barback of the Year

  • Best Festival

  • Best DJ

  • Blogger of the Year

  • Photographer of the Year

  • Manager of the Year

  • Best Bottle Service

  • Best New Venue

  • Best Rooftop

  • Nightclub of the Year

  • Best Sports Bar

  • Best Doorman

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