First Wednesdays Jam Session - RC Williams | The Gritz | Jay Clipp [Prophet Bar] - Jay Clipp plays an ALL VINYL set, The Gritz bring the live band vibe, and RC Williams hosts. Free food, open mic, and drinking. Sounds like a good time, no?
Things Fall Apart - Cinco de Mayo - MC Astro & Leo J | King G.I. | Year of the Ox | Tape Masta Steph | Rob Viktum[Slip Inn] -A PACKED lineup this wee as the Things Fall Apart crew welcome a bevy of live acts for this special Cinco de Mayo Wednesday at the Slip Inn. Tape Masta Steph will also man the turntables before he departs to Vegas, as will resident DJ Rob Viktum
Happy Cinco de Mayo!!
True School Hip-Hop - DJ Love [Ten Sports Grill]
Bavu Blakes w/Myone | Chucky Sly | Year of the Ox | MC Astro | J-Kid | DJ Nemeses [Green Elephant] - Behold as two of the elder statesmen of local hip-hop come together to drop science all over Dallas. Each of these MCs can individually hold it down on a national level and we owe it to them to support. Bavu will have special guest Myone from the Strange Fruit Project for his set. And the Rec Shop B-Boys will be showcasing their talents to the tunes of the talented DJ Nemeses. Should be an epic evening.
Real Street Jam 2.0 - Mutemor | Priest TD [1837 Corinth St.] - Kicking off at 2:00 this party caters to all elements of hip-hop: Priest and Mutemor will be spinning, there will be a b-boy battle, and a graffiti expo is also planned. There will even be BMX and skate contests going on. What about the MCs, you ask? Well, check out the insane lineup for the afterparty on the flyer above.
Real Street Jam 2.0 Official After Party - Damaged Good$ | Mes the Jive Turkey | galleryCat | Playdough | Ty City | A.Dd+ | Ni Taylor | AnonymousCulture | Ms Keke | Dow Jonez | MC Astro | Year of the Ox | 7even Thirty | Rob Viktum | SOI | Phooka [1837 Corinth St.] - This will be insane.
Breakbeats -DJ Love [Zubar] - Love brings it with his monthly dose of breaks at the Zubar.
Spring Affair - A-One | JT Donaldson | Brett Johnson | John Walker | Mike J [Reverchon Park] - Try something new. Well, not new, park parties are nothing revolutionary. So try something different and house-y. Let’s enjoy this good weather while we still can, North Texas!
Absinthesizer 3 - Leaf | DJ Nemeses | Suran Wrap [Absinthe Lounge] - Turtablism is the name of the game here as some of the able-ist DJs in town take over the Absinthe Lounge Saturday night.
DJ NickNack (Austin) | DJ Select | DJ AV [Zubar] - Long-respected Lone Star Representer DJ NickNack will be on Lower Greenville Saturday night from Capital City to show off his true-school hip-hop skills.
The Upper Echelon Tour - Myka Nyne | Propaganda Anonymous | C-Chan | Boom Bap Bullies | DJ Nemoz | MC Astro [Green Elephant] - WOWZERZ! This is truly an underground show of huge proportions, as LA’s Freestyle Fellowship star and pioneer of some of the most intricate lyrical stylings in hip-hop comes back to Dallas. Also in town are performers from New Jersey (C-Chan of Slow Suicide Stimulus), Long Island (Propaganda Anonymous), Sacramento (Boom Bap Bullies), and Queens via Barcelona (DJ Nemoz). A must not miss. And check out the show’s blog post at Poor Vida for lots of artist bio info and lots of videos of what to expect.