Date: July, 2014
Events or activities to expect & description of festival:
–Wednesday, July 10th // 7pm-11pm // BHF Kick-Off Celebration// @ The DUMBO Loft
To be held in the heart of DUMBO at a venue right next to the Archway under the Manhattan Bridge, the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival will be celebrating the start of the 9th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival with a party for our Festival staff, performers, sponsors, vendors, supporters and most importantly YOU! Music by J Period, DJ Jenny Blaze, Mobile Monday’s Operator Emz and Natasha Diggs.
–Thursday, July 11th // 8pm-12am // Show & Prove // @ Littlefield
Now in its fifth year, the Show & Prove series Final showcase is one of the Festival’s most celebrated events. New, up-and-coming talent Hip-Hop talent including Billy Conahan, Famous, Undeniable, and Kon Boogie will perform for a chance to open up at the Final Day of BHF’13 along with a special surprise performance.
–Saturday, July 13th // 12pm-8pm // Family Day and Final Day Performances // @ Pier 5 Uplands, Brooklyn Bridge Park.
The culmination of the 9th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival programming, 2013 Final Day Events will include Family Day, Artists Performances, expanded Vendor Villages and diverse performances.
*Family Day and Final Day Performances are rain or shine events. No refunds.
Family Day (12-3PM) is a good old fashioned, pop the sprinklers, speakers in the window, block party. Before we get busy on our last day, we take a moment for the little duns. Family Day is a time for parents, babies, teens and grandma to have some ‘momma’ approved fun while we teach the youth what Hip-Hop is all about. Come enjoy kid-friendly music, demos, workshops and more from a whole host of local, community-oriented organizations.
Artist Performances (3-8PM) features performances by Pusha T, EPMD, Redman, Dizzy Wright, Soul Understate, an MCA tribute by DJ Enuff, along with upcoming local talent including F.Stokes, Danse Daimons, Justo, DyMe-A-DuZin, Dillon Cooper and more.
BHF’13 After Party – July 13th // 9pm-2am // @ SRB
Join us as we celebrate another successful Festival with a special edition of Salute The DJ that will include performances and DJs who will have us dancing and drinking into the wee hours of the night.
Type of festival: Cultural, music, and family friendly festival.
Ashley Osborne 513-435-4486
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The festival kicks-off on Wednesday, July 10th with the BHF’13 Kick-Off Celebration Party. Join the festival staff, performers, sponsors, vendors, and supporters from 8pm until 12pm at The Dumbo Loft to celebrate the start of The 9th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival! Thursday, July 11th we will be at Littlefield for the Show & Prove Superbowl Showcase. The up-coming finalists from April, May, and June’s “Show & Prove” showcases will battle it out for a chance to open up for the Artist Performances on Final Day of BHF’13. Saturday, July 13th is the Final Day of the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. Join us at the Pier 5 Uplands of Brooklyn Bridge Park for Family Day and the Artist Performances. Children 12 and under can attend the Final Day of BHF’13 for free! This is a day of family-friendly hip-hop events. (Can include details stated above about family day & artist performances)
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