smokeforblues Festival: Himanshu Suri (Heems), Ashok Kondabolu (Dapwell), LE1F, and Prince Rama

SUN, Apr 7, 2013
11 am–6 pm

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.

Festival dates: 
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)
Prince Rama
Himanshu Suri (Heems)


Chiraag Bhakta
Chris Frierson
Justin Hantz
DonChristian Jones
Evan Mast
Alec Reinstein
Aleksey Weintraub


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.

The Museum building is accessible and has elevator access to all floors. Service animals are welcome. Learn more about access services and amenities.



A 30-second online art project:
LaTurbo Avedon, Morning Mirror / Evening Mirror

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