FOCUS FEST HIP HOP FESTIVAL IS THIS SATURDAY!
Written by Ballzer on August 14, 2019
In what will be an annual event at the Cavalier Theater, Focus Fest 2019 is an urban arts festival with live music, battle rap, live art, turntablism, beat boxing, a best dressed contest, a freestyle/street style dance contest, merch giveaways, and vendor booths including tattoo culture, glass blowing, CBD, fashion and food trucks. With nearly 30 performers spread over 8 hours, with rappers coming in from New York City, Atlanta, Chicago, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, and elsewhere, as well as some local performers celebrating hip hop culture, conscious lyrics, and positive vibes.
A portion of ticket sales will support a “one bag pop up” where people in need can come grab a bag of necessities that will include socks, water, healthy food, and hygiene products.
Doors at 6:00pm/music at 6:30pm
$30 adv/$35 door
CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS!
National headliner: J-Live
Co-headliner: Carnage the Executioner
Special guests: Diabolic and Ren Thomas
Local headliner: Red the 3rd
Opening performances by:
– OK Nice (Mpls, Mn)
– J Mayz (La Crosse, Wi)
– Guess Prefontaine (La Crosse, Wi)
– Sly (Winona, Mn)
– Gwapo Da Shoota (La Crosse, Wi)
Live DJ: DJ Pompey (Chicago, Il)
No Coast Battles:
– Ness Lee (Atlanta, Ga) vs Father Focus Confucius (La Crosse, Wi)
– Human (Chicago, Il) vs J.O.T.S (Philadelphia, Pa)
– XLV (St. Louis Champion) vs Breakneck the Mage (MPLS, Mn)
CLICK HERE to RSVP on Facebook!
Feature image by Bob Good Photography Studios