THURSDAY AUG 24
OG 500 Poetry Slam Competition @ La Nouvelle Scene
Featuring Jalal Nuriddin of The Last Poets, 12 slam poets go head to head for a $500 cash prize!
Hosted by John Akpata and Just Jamaal
La Nouvelle Scene, 333 King Edward Ave, Ottawa, Ontario
all ages welcome
DMC DJ Championships @ Kinki
Presented by Pioneer DJ, The 2017 DMC Ottawa, Ontario Regional DJ Battle
Kinki Lounge & Kitchen
41 York Street, Ottawa, Ontario
19+ Licensed Event
FRIDAY AUG 25
Bazaar Dance Showcase and Popping Preliminary Competition
The Bazaar Dance Showcase was debuted in Toronto Oct 2008. Its purpose is to provide a stage for established and emerging choreographers. Urban dance artists from all over the world are flocking to Ottawa to showcase their talents in a non-competitive performance.
Popping Prelims and Top 8 will take place along side the dance performance, poetry, and music acts!
POPPING PRELIMS + TOP 8 ($300 Cash Prize)
Prelims begin at 6pm
JUDGE: Tommy Steeze
DJ: Jervy Jerv
It all goes down Under Dunbar Bridge in Brewer Park, 100 Brewer Way, Ottawa, Ontario.
Timekode x DJ Bear Witness (ATCR) @ on a boat. yes, a real boat, The Ottawa River Queen
Let’s get nautical with a summer special event!! Memetic and Zattar take TK to the water for one last summer dance with special guest and local legend Bear Witness of A Tribe Called Red!
Boat Boards at Marina, Jacques Cartier Parc, Hull Quebec
Casts off at 10:00pm
SATURDAY AUG 26
Dance Battles / Seeds Tent / Music Acts / Poetry / Live Art / Food Trucks / Family Activities / @ Under Dunbar Bridge
SUNDAY AUG 27
Knowledge Conference (think Ted Talks for Hip Hop Heads) @ Seeds Tent
1:30 – 3:00 TOMMY STEEZEHoP Headliner A-Trak + amazing featured artists on stage all day @ Under Dunbar Bridge