Heineken Red Star Soul Kicks Off in Chicago [Exclusive Coverage]

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Eric Weiler

Chicago, IL -- Last Thursday, Heineken kicked off their 2009

Red Star Soul

tour, a nine-city trek throughout the Northeast, Midwest and Dirty South that will span the next three months. Created for the trendsetting social media generation, the event allowed lucky fans (ages 21 and older, of course) to experience and interact with DJBooth.net-favorites



Melanie Fiona

, and

DJ Don Cannon

(on the 1's and 2's).

Hosted by comedian Kevin Hart, the nation's "premier beer importer" put on a great event, thanks in part to Windy City hotspot the Shrine's intimate VIP club setting. On the outdoor patio area of the venue, DJBooth.net was granted interviews with Fiona and Cannon, as well as guest producer and Chicago native

The Legendary Traxster

, all of which can be enjoyed below.

Don Cannon Interview:

Melanie Fiona Interview:

The Legendary Traxster Interview

Scheduled to perform on select future dates are

Big Boi





, and


. For more information on the remaining 8 dates, you can visit