The 6th Annual Vocalo Winter Block Party for Chicago’s Hip Hop Arts

The 6th Annual Vocalo Winter Block Party for Chicago’s Hip Hop Arts
The 6th Annual Vocalo Winter Block Party for Chicago’s Hip Hop Arts

The 6th Annual Vocalo Winter Block Party for Chicago’s Hip Hop Arts

Hip-hop has long brought people together who’ve fought for social justice.

Celebrate its present and future during the day with film, music videos, B-boy/B-girl dance battle, a poetry/storytelling slam, Vocalo’s DJ Collective and a Hip-Hop Marketplace.

The FREE daytime schedule includes:

12:00PM
Main Floor || B-Boy/B-Girl Dance Battle Sign Up

12:30PM
Smart Bar || Free Screening of “RIZE

1:00PM
Main Floor || B-Boy/B-Girl Dance Battle Prelims

2:00PM
Main Floor || Street Gear Fashion Show (featuring Alex Carter, GoWhere HipHop, City of Win and others)
People’s Choice Music Videos

2:30PM
Smart Bar || Winter Block Party Wordplay

3:00PM
Main Floor || B-Boy/B-Girl Dance Battle Quarters

4:00PM
Main Floor || DLOW
People’s Choice Videos

Smart Bar || Track Workshop

5:00PM
Main Floor || B-Boy/B-Girl Dance Battle Semis

Also, throughout the day and night hear from Vocalo’s DJ Collective featuring Shazam Bangles, Pumpin Pete and Shred One led by Jesse De La Pena.

Plus, $10 fade haircuts, a Hip Hop Art Gallery (curated by Kevin Coval and Chicago Truborn) and a Hip Hop Boutique with vendors including GoWhere HipHop, City of Win, Alex Carter and others!

In the evening, join us for a ticketed concert blow-out!

7:00PM
Main Floor || B-Boy/B-Girl Dance Battle FINALS
LTAB Mixtape Release Concert featuring Mick Jenkins, Show You Suck, Saba, NoName, and Daryn Alexus

Tickets to the evening performances are $10.00 (General Public) and $6.00 for students (the site states $9.00 and $5.00 but there s an added restoration fee…)

Tickets are on sale NOW!
Click here to purchase tickets for the evening performances!