WINTER BLOCK PARTY X: THIS IS CHICAGO

Sat. Feb 9, 2019 12:00pm - 10:00pm CST
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Don’t call it a comeback, Winter Block Party has been here for ten years! Join WBEZ, Vocalo and Young Chicago Authors (YCA) for the tenth annual Winter Block Party. An all-ages, all day festival celebrating hip-hop and community through dancing, live music, DJ’s, poetry, facepainting, a pop-up barber shop and more! The event is free and features a live broadcast from WBEZ’s sister station, Vocalo.

DJ Performances by:



  • DJ Rae Chardonnae

  • DJ Ca$h-Era

  • All The Way Kay

  • Shazam Bangles

  • DJ Step


This year’s theme, Winter Block Party X: This Is Chicago celebrates hip hop’s ability to connect people across generations and highlights the multifaceted culture of Chicago hip hop through a variety of media - dance, poetry, music and live art. Starting at noon at Metro and Smartbar, guests can participate in hands-on activities and enjoy live performances from local artists, MC Battles and more.

Concert headliners include:



  • Secret Walls Battle w/ Molemen

  • Loona Dae

  • Navarro

  • MfnMelo

  • Mother Nature


This event is sponsored by Goose Island Beer Company.


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Metro 3730 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60613
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