After-parties keep us entertained into the early morning hours, much like a drunken infomercial host’s attempts to project all his problems onto a food processor. Steer clear of emotional breakdowns with this GrouponLive deal to the Travie McCoy After-Party at John Barleycorn in Schaumburg. For $10, you get one general-admission ticket for Saturday, June 16, at 10 p.m. (up to a $21.50 value, including all fees).
"Who are your influences?" It's a question that's become clichéd in musician interviews. So rather than answer it, Travie McCoy will demonstrate it with a live DJ set. Travie, the punk-rock hip-hop artist behind Gym Class Heroes and solo hits such as "Billionaire" and "We'll Be Alright," will not just play his influences, but he'll mix them and mash them up, whipping the crowd into a frenzy. Travie will take his post behind the DJ decks at John Barleycorn, spinning up a haze of dancing into the early morning hours to keep the celebration going and give vacationing owls a place to hang out.
Before Travie takes the stage, San Francisco's DJ Don Lynch warms up eyes and ears with his video content and danceable remixes. In one of his splices, he takes the audio of Yolanda Be Cool's head-bopping "We Speak No Americano" and overlays it with video clips from with The Sopranos; in another, he flies Family Guy over Benny Benassi's dance-floor anthem "Satisfaction."