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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:

Main Floor ||  B-Boy/B-Girl Dance Battle Sign Up

Smart Bar || Free Screening of "RIZE"

Main Floor || B-Boy/B-Girl Dance Battle Prelims

Main Floor || Street Gear Fashion Show (featuring Alex CarterGoWhere HipHopCity of Win and others)
People's Choice Music Videos

Smart Bar || Winter Block Party Wordplay

Main Floor || B-Boy/B-Girl Dance Battle Quarters

Main Floor || DLOW
People's Choice Videos

Smart Bar || Track Workshop

Main Floor || B-Boy/B-Girl Dance Battle Semis

Also, throughout the day and night hear from Vocalo's DJ Collective featuring Shazam BanglesPumpin 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 HipHopCity of Win, Alex Carter and others!

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

Main Floor || B-Boy/B-Girl Dance Battle FINALS
LTAB Mixtape Release Concert featuring Mick JenkinsShow 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!

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