Load remaining images Last weekend, Chicago featured some of the best musicians offering up electro-funky hip-hop soul music. Pretty Lights and his crew created the perfect weekend getaway for all, bringing his two-night Episodic Festival to the FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island alongside Tipper, G Jones, Emancipator, and Sunsquabi on September 23rd-24th.With the Chicago skyline at his back, Derek Vincent Smith lit up the city with a weekend that was nothing short of magical. The Pretty Lights live band is in a true groove these days, with Brandon Butler, Borahm Lee, Alvin Ford Jr. and Chris Karns helping to bring the music to life. Add in the spectacular light show from The Lazershark (Greg Ellis), and you’ve got yourself one incredible weekend of music.Watch some of the magic as Pretty Lights opens up his set, courtesy of Adam Straughn.PL and his band created an ephemeral and euphoric feeling that won’t soon be forgotten, bringing the funky beats back to Chicago once again. He took the crowd on two nights of a full sensory journey. Catch a glimpse of this magic in the photo gallery from ATS Photography and B.a.D. Photography, below.