4th Annual Evolution of Hip Hop Festival ‪Sept. 29‬

Local music, rap, dance, live art and more! 

SOMERVILLE – The 4th Annual Evolution of Hip Hop Festival will take place on Saturday, September 29th (rain date Sept 30th), from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Union Square Plaza. This free ArtsUnion festival is presented by the City of Somerville and Somerville Arts Council in partnership with The Somerville Line, Oompa, and Pretty Poison. The festival will feature rappers, singers, spoken word poets and dancers from the Somerville community and surrounding cities. Attendees can also see live street art and other visual arts presentations and visit information tables offered by local community groups.

·       Musical performances by Oompa & The Chocolate Factory, Cliff Notez, Brandie Blaze, Billy Dean Thomas, Anson RAPS, Rex Mac, Luke Bars, Kofi Dadzie, DJ Bobby Bangers, Sondro Castro, Bean$tock, Papa Reliz, DroCasso and A.M.B (African Man Born).

·       Dance performances by Trend N Motion and more

·       Visual Artists curated by Baboon

More artists continue to be added to the line-up. To get up-to date information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/141967103296389/

If you’re interested in being a vendor at this festival please contact: Yvette at thesomervilleline@gmail.com.

With questions about the festival or press queries, please contact Special Events Manager, Nina Eichner at 617-625-6600 ext. 2998.

Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, Nency Salamoun, at 617-625-6600 x2323 or NSalamoun@somervillema.gov.

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