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Feb
9

Winter Block Party X: This is Chicago

Date/Time
Saturday, February 9 @ 12:00pm – 10:00pm
Location
Metro Chicago 3730 North Clark Street 60613 Chicago , IL

Don’t call it a comeback, Winter Block Party has been here for ten years! Join WBEZ, Vocalo and Young Chicago Authors (YCA) for the tenth annual Winter Block Party. An all-ages, all day festival celebrating hip-hop and community through dancing, live music, DJ’s, poetry, facepainting, a pop-up barber shop and more! The event is free and features a live broadcast from WBEZ’s sister station, Vocalo.

DJ Performances by:

  • DJ Rae Chardonnae
  • DJ Ca$h-Era
  • All The Way Kay
  • Shazam Bangles
  • DJ Step

This year’s theme, Winter Block Party X: This Is Chicago celebrates hip hop’s ability to connect people across generations and highlights the multifaceted culture of Chicago hip hop through a variety of media - dance, poetry, music and live art. Starting at noon at Metro and Smartbar, guests can participate in hands-on activities and enjoy live performances from local artists, MC Battles and more.

Concert headliners include:

  • Secret Walls Battle w/ Molemen
  • Loona Dae
  • Navarro
  • MfnMelo
  • Mother Nature

This event is sponsored by Goose Island Beer Company.

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