Lead Main Event Sponsor: Stewart McKelvey Lawyers & Avocats
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
NEW SCOTLAND VS UK
NS meets the UK - Artist mixer All welcome
Location: Seven Bays Bouldering
8:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.
Come meet the new wave of UK hip-hop and grime artists. We are kicking off this year's festival with an artist mixer with special guests and performances from UK artists Ms Banks, SNE, Mystry, C Cane, Ky' Orion, and MalikMD7. Free drinks and food (while quantities last). Performances By Halifax Emcees TBA
REVIVE - HOPSCOTCH ART JAM
LIVE FILMING - T E A M B A C K B A C K
Location: Dartmouth Cove
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Come down and be a part of a legendary recording of Team Back Pack live at Dartmouth Cove featuring Quake Matthews, Pat Stay, Thrillah and Alfie. This is your chance to be part of Hip Hop's most recognized cypher. Halifax has been chosen to represent Canada. Hopscotch 2016 is all about showcasing the artists who are dedicating their careers to the art form. Team Back Packs stamp of approval is a major step in the right direction.
This is also a LIVE ART event. International artists will be Reviving 10,000 Square feet of Concrete Walls, They will become incredible pieces of art live in front of you. Music, Art and Dance in HRM's best kept secret - Dartmouth Cove.
The "DARTMOUTH" 3D Scuplture featured in the Chronicle Herald and Metro News will also be on display and will be re-created and open to the public. This is a community initiative on behalf of DDBC created by artist Christian Toth
The Official Search Party - Official Release Party
Location: The Company House
11:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
The best way to finish up a cross Canada tour is to throw an official 'Search' party. Quake Matthews and Kayo are bringing out the whole family featured on their new project! Lost & Found with special guest openers MATTY, Marvin Divine, Alfie and Many more surprises.
Music in Business Panels
Location: Halifax Central Library
1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Meet the best in the music industry and hear them talk about key topics to becoming a successful artist. Featured panelist include Fiona Bloom, The Bloom Effect (New York). Riley Kirkwood, Post Office Studio (Toronto), Urban Monk, Producer/ Amy Winehouse Foundation (UK), Miss C Brown, #1 VJ in the UK and Kimani Moore, Moore Entertainment (London/Atlanta).
MAIN EVENT - Spatz Theatre
HIP HOP IN HALIFAX
Many Special Guests w/ Class!!!!
Also Opening Performance + Woozy, Rellz, The Woods and Ms Banks
The first 200 tickets are FREE - On sale Friday, September 16
DJ Premier After Party!!!!!
PREEMO is the Grand Finale outside of Spatz Theatre. The space will be completely re-created into a concert floor.