This event is part of the weekend-long smokeforblues festival.
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Location: Second-floor galleries
Presented in conjunction with Blues For Smoke, this weekend-long festival showcases an emerging generation of younger artists working in the rap, hip-hop, and soul genres.
Friday, April 5: 6–9 pm
Saturday, April 6: 11 am–6 pm
Sunday, April 7: 11 am–6 pm
Sunday, April 7:
Ashok Kondabolu (Dapwell)
Himanshu Suri (Heems)
Ongoing performances and artist installations will be on view throughout the day with live sets between 1 and 4 pm. “Chillin Island Live” featuring Alia Shawkat, Matt Sweeney, Mr. MFN eXquire, and Nate Hill will begin at 4pm.
Presented in collaboration with Himanshu Suri and Greedhead Music.
All festival performances are free with Museum admission, which is pay-what-you-wish on Fridays, 6–9 pm; no special tickets or reservations are required. Members enjoy complimentary and express entry to the Museum.