This ArtsUnion event is produced in partnership with Wat's Da Wurd & The Bostonia Group.
Join us Saturday, October 16th, 3-6pm (rain date Oct 17th). The Evolution of Hip Hop Festival will feature rappers, singers, spoken word poets, dancers, and visual artists from the Somerville community and surrounding cities. This showcase of hip hop music, dance and culture displays the immense creativity throughout the region. There will also be live art, interactive activities & local community groups. Come support your local hip hop artists!
Big Brotha Sadi
Krayon Mr. Dorchester
Big HaHz C.D. Storm
Stage Vendors: Ashlynn, David Shallow, Dawne Young, March Forth Clothing, Art Therapy, MUD DOVE POTTERY, Ms. Yana Bean, London Customs, The Elephant in the Room, This Girl Runs the Sow, MixesbyManda A.M.B. Crazyie Cosmics, M.A. Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence, CBM, National Parents Union
Evening Hosts: Craig G. Boston Cheez, Naheem Garcia, O'Mega Red
Started in 2005, ArtsUnion is an initiative to enhance the cultural economic development of Union Square. ArtsUnion presents events and markets, cultural and historical tours, commissions street furniture and public art, and revised zoning to incentivize arts redevelopment.