WBEZ | Friday DJ http://www.wbez.org/tags/friday-dj Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en DJ Series: Eric Williams invites music-lovers to a block party http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-07-15/dj-series-eric-williams-invites-music-lovers-block-party-89200 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//segment/photo/2011-July/2011-07-15/2059700653_b51b4ee50e_b.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>If the<a href="http://pitchforkmusicfestival.com/" target="_blank"> Pitchfork Music Fest</a> is not in the cards for this weekend, a block party might be just the ticket. The annual<a href="http://www.thesilverroom.com/" target="_blank"> Sound System Block Party</a> is now in its ninth year. It takes place Saturday from noon -10:00 p.m. at Milwaukee and Evergreen avenues in Chicago’s Wicker Park. There will be DJs, bands, dancers and more. It’s the brainchild of Eric Williams – owner of <a href="http://www.thesilverroom.com/" target="_blank">The Silver Room</a>, a jewelry and more store on Milwaukee Ave. But before Williams hosts his annual event he stopped by to spin for <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em>'<em>s</em> <a href="http://tp://www.wbez.org/DJ" target="_blank"><em>DJ Series.</em></a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p></p> Fri, 15 Jul 2011 13:45:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-07-15/dj-series-eric-williams-invites-music-lovers-block-party-89200