We just got news of a VERY exciting hip-hop music festival, taking place at the end of 2007. Blue Scholars will be presenting no less than FIVE nights of hip-hop shows alongside other members of Seattle's burgeoning hip-hop community.
While the event isn't until late December, heads up — tickets go on sale next week. Here's the full scoop from the press release:
To close 2007, Blue Scholars bring it back home for a 5 night run of intimate shows alongside the Northwest's finest.
The Scholars' hometown throwdown is called "The Program" and brings together the most exciting Hip Hop artists in the Northwest over 5 nights at Neumo's December 18 – 22 for the filthiest celebration of Northwest Hip Hop Seattle has seen. Each night will also feature sets by the Northwest's leading DJ's, gallery art by some of the scene's best visual artists, booths from local labels and community activist groups, online interviews with the show's producers and instructional demonstrations from local producers and mc's. And there you have it: The Program.
December 18 – 22, 2007
Tue Dec 18 – Blue Scholars, Surprise Special Guest (really!), Unexpected Arrival, Siren's Echo :: DJ DV One
Wed Dec 19 – Blue Scholars. Common Market, D. Black, Sleep of Old Dominion, Can-U :: DJ Vitamin D
Thur Dec 20 – Blue Scholars, Saturday Knights , Khingz, Grynch :: DJ B-Mello
Fri Dec 21 – Blue Scholars, Dyme Def, J. Pinder, GMK :: DJ Jake One
Sat Dec 22 – Blue Scholars, Cancer Rising, The Physics :: DJ blesOne
* Neumo's :: 925 E Pike, Seattle WA :: 8:00 pm Doors :: Advance Tickets $15; $18 DOS. Tickets at TicketsWest.com :: General public onsale starts October 12th at 10:00 a.m
* All Shows ALL AGES except Saturday December 22 (21 +)
More info to come – watch www.MassLineMedia.com for news and updates