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The Evolution of Hip-Hop Festival

The Evolution of Hip-Hop Festival

09/17/16 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

70 Union Square, Somerville

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A family friendly festival showcasing the history of the Hip Hop culture. 

TPhoto by Mark Jones, Hip Hop Festival 2015his is the 2nd Evolution of Hip Hop Festival in Somerville. The festival is a showcase of talents from the Somerville community and surrounding cities and showcases Hip Hop culture throughout the decades. We call it a family affair! Bring your blankets and pick up a snack from surrounding restaurants and enjoy the music.

This festival will feature:-MC's Crystal Chandler & Shardai Sam-Clarke
-Spoken word presentation about the evolution of the hip hop culture by Donnie Dixon
-Dance performances by The CONcept Artists, Present-Day Dance Theatre & Sinha' Capoeira 
-Spoken word & hip hop open mic

Hip Hop Festival 2015, photo by Mark Jones-To sign up for the open mic sessions email: [email protected], there will be 3 minute time slots available between 3:20 - 3:40, 4:20 - 4:45 & 5:45-6pm. 

This festival will also feature, art, interactive activities & local community groups!

The festival is produced in collaboration with SCATV and Somerville Line producer, Yvette Wilks.

(Photos by Mark Jones)

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