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YEAH PEOPLE!!! This is a HOT one! We’re having a mini festival down at the Hawker Yard this bank holiday. Soooo much live music, So much food and the people creating such a good atmosphere there will be no need to go London or anywhere!

 

First up we have Feel The Vibe on the Friday with Special guests from London, two UK Hip Hop greats Blak Twang & DJ Mr Thing!!

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Next on the Saturday we bring forth the launch of Sneaker Hawks.

Sneaker Hawks is Birminghams newest Vintage, Kicks and Urban clothes event and we are looking to make our lauch a big one, so come along and check us out and get your hands on some of the freshest garms around from local and UK wide companies!!

FINALLY!!

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Sunday we have The hypebeasts Hypnotic Brass Ensemble all the way from New York!! Blessing the the yard for the first time but not their first time in the city. It’s going to be a great street party with all the flavors of the Americas.

 

 

 

 

 

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Hawker Yard is proud to present Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – The seven sons of jazz great Phil Cohran (Sun Ra, Earth, Wind & Fire). Blood brothers from an extraordinary musical family!

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble are seven brothers from the south side of Chicago. Together they have toured throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and South America playing with everyone from Prince, Mos Def , Mick Jones (The Clash) and Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz). They’ve performed at Coachella, Womad, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Sydney Opera House and Carnegie Hall.

The documentary film Brothers Hypnotic, explores their music, work ethic, life and experience of being raised by their jazz legend father Phil Cohran. after screening in major cities and festivals, it aired on PBS. Their song, “War” was featured in the blockbuster hit movie, Hunger Games.

Arriving from Shambala Festival for one night in Birmingham, this is going to be a special party! More than just a concert, Hawker Yard brings a block party vibe in a unique ‘cargotecture’ setting of shipping containers, scaffolding, streetfood and independent soul. Doors open at 6pm, with support acts through the evening. After the main performance, DJ Silence (Feel The Vibe/ Sneaker Hawks) keeps things wavey until 3am.

Ticket price
£10 EARLY BIRD

£12 Advance

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HYPNOTIC BRASS ENSEMBLE

Source: Hawker Yard LIVE presents Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

 

The Feel The Vibe DJ crew are bout to come through with the freshest summer groove nights of funkadelic sounds at Birmingham’s wavyest upcoming outdoor bar and street food venue Hawker Yard!

Consisting of:


The international spinner and Head of Feel The Vibe DJ Jam Fu
https://soundcloud.com/gtjam

The Unspeakable‘s intergalactic mistro DJ Unpronounceable

https://www.mixcloud.com/alextnaz/

Open Circles Arts & Entertainment guru and soul hitting selecta DJ Silence
https://www.mixcloud.com/ThaTarmacNomad/

This month’s special guest DJ is UK DMC Champion and former member of the Birmingham DJ/Turntablist crew A Few Good Men. The man behind VisionBombing. Psykhomantus. He not only spins at clubs and parties but also at Comedy Clubs, Spoken Word events as well as big live stage shows, supporting artists from the likes of DJ Cash Money, Grandmaster Flash, Kurtis Blow, Furious 5, Soweto Kinch, Gza (Wu-Tang Clan), Slum Village, The Pharcyde, DJ Jazzy Jeff just to name a few. Since 2003 Psykhomantus has been working as A musical director and live on stage performer in theatre, with Kwesi Johnson’s 2003 & 2006 Hip Hop theatre hit show “A Hiphopstory-Looking For A Perfect Beat”, and Jonzi D’s “Open Art Surgery” & “Freesyle Funk Forum” by Breakin’ Convention. Psykhomantus is the one and only turntablist in the UK to take turntablism to theatre which helped him to present his 2013 project “Drunken Juggles: The Eight Drunken Immortals Technique” (featuring MadFlow) which was prerformed at Birmingham’s Hippodrome that same year.

Music from:
Disco, Funk, Reggae, Oldschool/Newschool Hip-hop/R&B, Trap, Garage, Bassline, Grime, Future Beats/Soulection and many more rhythms!

Drinks Deals:
£2 Jagerbombs and 2 for 1 cocktails!

Source: Feel The Vibe Launch Night!

Hosted by MC and rap artist Juice Aleem and Blaoo (Sweedish Hip-Hop Historian), we kick off the weekend festival in the Patrick Centre with a dynamic conversation and Q&A that explores Birmingham’s independent and vibrant contribution to global Hip-Hop culture, from its pioneering MCs, rappers, graffiti artists, word poets, producers and b-boy/girls, to the present day issues faced in developing the scene and artform in Birmingham and across the Midlands.

Leading speakers and performers from both the city and wider international stage, will be present on the evening including Prit, Nucleo, T-Kid, Poe One, Link, IMD, Bubbles and Sic – Nis among others.

You can also expect mini performances from Marso’s experimental lab and the ‘7 to Spoke’ winners from 2016, a rolling screening of ‘Girl Power’ exploring the female graffiti experience, PLUS DJ and Vijay sets by DJ Mantis and Nucleo.

Tickets need to be booked in advance!

BOOK NOW – https://bookings.birminghamhippodrome.com/single/SelectSeating.aspx?p=29731

This event is part of B-SIDE Hip-Hop Festival 2017, produced by Birmingham Hippodrome CREATIVE

Birmingham Hippodrome

Hurst Street, B5 4TB Birmingham, United Kingdom

Source: B-Side Welcome Jam (FREE, Book in advance)

Source: BREAK HIP HOP SHOWCASE Line Up – Mostly Jazz, Funk and Soul Festival

Break Mission dance company will be bringing you a Hip Hop performance that will blow your mind using the 3 x Italian Beat box Champion Orange Beat and local dance artists Michael “Silence” Glasgow and David ‘Footloose” Russell. Friday at the Mostly Jazz Festival in Moseley, Birmingham.

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Then Saturday…..

What’s up ladies and gentlemen, as part of the Mander Centre’s summer Festival Of Urban Culture we present, CIRCLES .

A free open hip-hop jam celebrating Wolverhampton’s past, present and future in hip-hop culture and all its elements.

This jam will focus on highlighting the first and foremost part of the culture; the party, good music, better vibes and even better cyphers. This is a jam for bboys, housers, poppers, lockers or just anyone who has an ear for quality tunes.

DJ!!!!!
From Birmingham, the turntable assassin, the nomad himself, DJ SILENCE, representing BREAK MISSION, OPEN CIRCLES AND THE TEMPLE OF BOUNCE

THE BATTLE!!!!!
This jam will be hosting a 1 on 1 battle open to all. The format shall be as follows:
Cypher qualifications for 2 hours, that means you got 2 hours to get down, get up and get noticed.

Top 16 will be taken from these qualifications to go forward to a straight knock out battle.

Cash Prize for the winner will be £100!!

LIVE GRAFFITI!!!
Graffitiartist.com will be doing a live piece at the event, encompassing a much overlooked part of the culture, aspiring writers take note!!

The Mander Shopping Centre

Victoria Street,
WV3 3NH
Wolverhampton

https://www.facebook.com/events/580279238821447/

Oranbe Beat, Silence, Foot Loose and JamFU @ Simmer Down Festival last year

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