Dealer Made Music: Hip Hop Nihgt
July 27, 2019, 8pm
The Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston St, Boston, Berklee College
Don’t miss an evening of the best hip-hop Boston, Massachusetts, has to offer, curated by the city’s own Dreamer.
Cakeswagg is a Boston native and lyricist known for her freestyles. Cakeswagg has been rapping for nearly a decade. Every Tuesday, she releases a freestyle in which she raps over a wide variety of fan-suggested instrumentals. Cakeswagg recently released her project, Cakeology, Vol. 1, and is in the production phase of her second album, Cakeology, Vol. 2.
Dreamer is a first-generation American rapper, producer, songwriter, and audio engineer based in Boston. Originally from Connellsville, Pennsylvania, Dreamer he has been tearing up Boston’s underground hip-hop scene since 2016. In 2019, Dreamer released his debut single, “Chicano,” quickly followed by “Dutchies.”
BOREGARD., an artist from the south side of Atlanta, Georgia, has been on a coast-to-coast U.S. tour and has released several projects and singles to critical acclaim. His sense of humor and witty word play shines in his music videos.
Absolute Skillz 7
Hosted by CrazyFreddy
July 27, 2019, 4-9pm
12A Tyler St, Somerville
$15 plus donations
Leedz Entertainment 15 Year Anniversary Show
featuring Apathy, STL GLD, Dutch Rebelle, Jefe Replay, Justin Clancy, Jarv, The Dunnas (Oak Lonetree & Big Dese), and Problemattik
Hosted by Stiz Grimey and Superstah Snuk
Music by DJ Slipwax
July 27, 2019, 7pm
The Middle East (Downstairs)
480 Mass Ave, Cambridge
$15 early bird / $18 adv / $20 door
WiseGuyz Entertainment Album Release Party
July 25, 2019, 8pm, $20
The Middle East (downstairs)
featuring Don Wee TRK, Last Days, Eddy Fish, Raw, Nancia, Hundred Round Kado, NBS, and WiseGuyz
Hosted by Jonathan Grimes and Dutch Rebelle
The official Launch Party and Fundraiser for the Street Soul Music series!
July 20, 2019, 12-8pm
Ironbound North Shore Neighborhood
3-11 Mt Vernon St, Lynn
Select musicians, singers and urban artists will collaborate and showcase their art live on Mount Vernon St from 12-8pm.
There will also be a couple food trucks and a beer garden.
Some of the featured visual artists are currently London Customs, Custom By Jarae Lynn Art Piece Designer, Impeccable Scoop, NeadArt, Zahirah Nur Truth Arts, AGonza, ART by DASH
Brian Pistols (native Lynn b-boy) will also be bringing the 4th annual “Entering ShaoLynn” jam to this event. The jam will comprise of breaking ciphers and exhibition breaking battles. Wreck Shop Movement will be organizing ciphers with MC's and singers at different periods throughout the event. More details for both to follow in the coming weeks.
Star Struk Company will be doing on site interviews with the artists and musicians. Their headquarters is also located on Mount Vernon St.
Hustle Killer HQ
Wreck Shop Movement
Mr.PSA "I'm Me Be You" Apparel
If you're not sure if you can attend the event you can still support this free public music series by making a donation here:
5th Annual Roxbury Rocks Music Festival
July 20, 2019, 12pm-4
Roxbury Community College
1234 Columbus Ave, Roxbury Crossing
Roxbury Community College takes great pride in cultivating the Roxbury Rocks Music Festival. Now in its fifth year, the festival has been a family friendly cornerstone in the Roxbury area each summer.
Our afternoon will include musical performances from some of the best local artists, free activities for children, free snacks and ice cream, and a few local crafters.
We will be returning to last year's location in Parking Lot #1 (under the solar canopy). Join us for the free neighborhood festival 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m on Saturday, July 20, 2019.
Forté, Andrew DiMarzo and Lightfoot Live at the Lizard
July 20, 2019, 8:30pm
1667 Mass Ave, Cambridge
click here for tickets
Nightworks presents: Episode 11
July 20, 2019, 8pm
Backlash Beer Company
152 Hampden St, Boston
Featuring live beat sets by:
DJ MANIPULATOR • INSPEKTAH • GNAT
Union Sound • Village Vinyl & HiFi • HS Vintage • Aronius Art • SCOPE Apparel
$16 online / $20 door
ZUMIX Presents Dutch ReBelle
Opening set by Project Method
July 14, 2019, 6-8pm
260 Summer St, Boston
A special night of live hip-hop in East Boston's beautiful Piers Park (best view of the skyline in the city)!
Free, All ages
Scope Apparel and the Residents of the Building present
Back 2 The Alley: an unofficial JP Porchfest showcase
Saturday July 13 2019
1PM until we shut it down
Behind 364 Centre St.
Enter Alley at 1 Forbes St.
We'll be rockin from shortly after noon till night out in the back alley with food, music, pop-ups and and more.
Live music jams all day featuring:
Bakari JB Music (Bakari)
Eboane Aud. (Fredua)
Grubby Pawz & City Yard Music
PLUS OTHER SPECIAL / SURPRISE GUESTS, PERFORMERS AND MORE!
Food + Tunes Provided. | Potluck | Pop-Up
Raffle | BYOB | Family Friendly | FREE
Donations welcome for Feed the Hood Fundraiser
Summer ART Series Block Party
3-11 Mt Vernon St, Lynn
Every Saturday starting July 13, 2019, 5-9pm
Hosted by Expozed.tv
Join us for the SUMMER ART SERIES Block Party Event:
On The Block!
Hosted by eXpozedTV // Sponsored by Wreck Shop Movement featuring Live Photoshoot sets and Live Art Competitions provided by FarOutFotography Studios and FactoryBoston !!!!
Each week we will feature different Musicians and DJs performing LIVE on our mobile stage, Salsa Classes, Local Artists, Live Art Competitions, and Body Painters! Showcasing Local businesses, Vendors, Designers, Models and Photographers! Local Food Vendors, BBQ, Smoothies and more available for purchase!
KICK OFF EVENT: JULY 13TH
DATES: EVERY SATURDAY, BETWEEN 5PM-9PM
JULY 13TH, 20TH, 27TH
AUGUST 3RD, 10TH, 17TH, 24TH, AND 31ST
OUR KICK OFF EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO ALL AGES!
- NO RSVP OR TICKET REQUIRED - ALL AGES WELCOME
To perform as a MUSICIAN, POET, OR DJ email firstname.lastname@example.org with links to your work
To register as a VENDOR see link below.
To register as an artist or photographer vendor see link below. To register as an artist in our ART COMPETITON see link below.
To ADVERTISE your BUSINESSES BANNER: see link below.
To register as a FOOD VENDOR: email email@example.com
General Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Fireglow Summer Party
Out of the Blue Art Gallery
14 Harvard Ave, Allston
July 12, 2019, $10, all ages
A. Campbell Payne
Lani Asuncion (multi-media performance artist)
DJ sets by Bob Diesel
Visuals by Vidumani
Union Sound x Nightworks present: Rah Zen & Friends
July 11, 2019, 8pm
The Canopy Room
1 Bow Market, Somerville
$15 adv/door, 21+
Celebrating Rah Zen's record release of Upon the Apex
The second edition of our new Boston beat community focused show series at Canopy Room, Bow Market will feature live beat sets, surprise performers, limited edition merch and more.
+Special Guest: Mono/Poly ~ LA-based beat veteran and Brainfeeder affiliate with production credits on Kendrick Lamar's "Untitled 08", Thundercat's "Drunk", and more
Wreck Shop Movement presents
Weapon E.S.P. as the featured artist
at the Wreck Shop Open Mic
Hosted by Mr. PSA, Music by DJ Slipwax
45 Lewis St, Lynn
July 10, 2019
Doors at 9, Open Mic at 10, Featured Artists at 11:30, Cipher at Midnight
Boston Harbor Now Arts on the Edge Cruise
Bay State Cruise Company
200 Seaport Blvd, Boston
July 8, 2019, 6-8pm
Join Boston Harbor Now on a cruise through Boston Harbor, making connections across cultures and communities and celebrating the many forms of artistic expressions that flow into the Harbor.
This free boat ride will feature music, performance, poetry, and participatory visual art, showcasing intergenerational and diverse expressions. Meet the Boston Harbor Artists in Residence and learn about their projects, and an all-star lineup of poets, visual artists, musicians, and dancers.
Featuring performances and art from:
- Destiny "Divine" Polk: afro-indigenous poet, dancer, choreographer, producer, multi-disciplinary artist, community organizer/space holder, art-educator and founder of art-activist platform Radical Black Girl.
- DJ TROY Frost: an artist, educator and DJ born and raised in Dorchester/Roxbury.
- Marsha Parrilla: Afro Taíno dancer and choreographer, the founding Artistic Director of Danza Orgánica.
- Red Panda House: hip-hop dance group
- Amanda Shea: multidisciplinary artist and spoken word poet.
- Kera Washington and Zili Misik: Music bridging cultures, continents and generations
- Veronica Robles: Mariachi and traditional Latin dance
- Billy Dean Thomas, AKA “The Queer B.I.G” is a Hip-hop recording artist and composer
With many of our communities located within a short distance from Boston Harbor, Boston Harbor Now in partnership with the National Park Service, through funding from the Boston Cultural Council wishes to introduce (or re-introduce) communities to the enjoyment of Boston Harbor so we can all take advantage of this great resource.
**Boat departs from the World Trade Center at 6:30 pm. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure. Boarding will begin at 6:00 pm. The cruise cannot wait for late guests
No Love for Lupus Fundraiser
Hosted by Mr. PSA, Music by DJ Slipwax
Featuring performances by
Brandie Blaze, Zaafir, Jazzmyn Red & XCel, Kyle Goldstein, and Ghost of the Machine
July 1, 2019, 7pm
The Middle East (Upstairs)
$10 adv / $15 door
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