Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Our Backyard - Arts Centre - Hamer Hall - Melbourne - Sunday September 21 2008

Our Backyard - Arts Centre - Hamer Hall - Melbourne

'Our Backyard is a non-stop all ages FREE hip hop event with funky fresh dancers, emcees and DJ's. Get ready for an afternoon of thumping beats, raw rhymes, breakin', krumping and emcee freestyle battles from some of Melbourne's own! The line up includes Muph&Plutonic, Wickid Force Breakers, Breakin' Battles featuring funk band Cookin' on 3 Burners, Push Underground featuring the latest up and coming Melbourne live Hip Hop acts, Hip Hop dance crews, poppers and lockers, Emcee battle DJ's and much more! Arrive from 11am and sink your tastebuds into something delicious from the Umalicious Mobile Cafe serving Organic Treats, Delicious Liquids and Wicked beats, check out the Sneaker Swap and display from Sneaker Freaker and witness the Emcees and Breakin' pre battles.
Sunday, September 21
Doors Open 11am
Main Stage begins: 1pm

Much respect to anyone putting on a free event of this size... Entering Hamer Hall and going down to the sneaker stall area was probably the best thing about the day, that said we only stayed a couple hours... A good range of stalls and product, though not much for women, no surprises there... The acts were lukewarm at best, though we didn't see the headliners, muph and plutonic & wikid force breakers, the acts we did see were the community type of acts which were more cringeworthy then enjoyable... But at least they had the confidence to get up there and do their thing...

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