CITY OF COLOURS – WINTER WARM UPBlog
Over 50 graffiti and street artists from across the UK, including Inkie, N4T4, Dank, Kem, Foka Wolf, SP Zero, Goldenboy, Graffoflarge, Ziner, Color, Zookie, Deeds and Ant Carver, are joining forces and supporting the City of Colours team to bring you one epic winter fundraising event!!
City of Colours is a not-for-profit urban arts company and we need your help to meet our £5,000 fundraising target, so we can bring the City of Colours Festival back to Digbeth next summer.
We’ve got loads lined up including…
– The biggest urban art sale in the West Midlands, including limited edition prints, clothing, stickers / zines and more. Perfect timing for some Christmas shopping!
– 35 + artists painting live on a range of quirky canvases, all being auctioned off at the end of the event.
– POSCA DOODLE WALL !
– Live music and DJ’s
– Spoken word performances (Beatfreeks)
– The Old Crown present: Brums HOG Roast and Slice and Easy Pizza – Street Food !
– Christmas raffle
– Retro gaming from Dead Pixels
– Mulled wine, cider and minced pies
Featured artists who’ll be painting live and/or selling their artwork include:
Inkie, N4T4, Dank, Kem, SP Zero, Zookie, Si Mithchell, Lisk Bot, Roots, Carleen de Sozer, Title, Deeds, Wolfemutha, Color, Wilson, Goldenboy, Korp, Ziner, Also, Mike Powis, Ant Carver, Joel Millerchip, Megan Egan, John Doh, Foka Wolf, Mose 78, Craig Earp, Boswell, Graffoflarge, I Walk a Different Path, Kid 30, Mad Wew, Vacant, Vanessa Longchamp, Mones, Wingy….and more to be announced!
– Live music from – Call Me Unique who will be playing an extra special acoustic set
– DJ’s taking you on a musical journey throughout the Jam…
Automaton – (Boom Operators / Scratch Club)
– Serving up some 8Bit, Glitch Hop, Reggae dub madness with all the unusual bad boy breaks and beats…. BOOM
Spinx – (For The Love)
– Armed with a heavy bag of Funk, Soul, Northern, Jazz, Motown, Afrobeat, Disco, HipHop, Rare Groove, House and all the right stuff in between.
Squirrel – (Digbeth Dining Club / For The Love / City of Colours)
– Loaded up with a big bag of Funk, Soul, Jazz, plenty of Rare Grooves and everything else to keep you moving!!
Jekyll – (City of Colours / Dead Pixels)
– Armed with a weighty bag of Dub, Reggae, Jungle, with a splash of Funk, Jazz, HipHop, Down Tempo and some Ambient vibes, all with a blast of Break Beats and plenty of 8Bit bleeps to nod and smile to.
Flip – (City of Colours)
-Bringing you an eclectic blend of deep and atmospheric dubstep with a few classic dubs from the years gone by!
Positive Vibration – (People Stand Together / Creative Hertz)
– Specialising in reggae and dubwise music, a collective of party people dedicated to putting on parties and bringing a friendly “POSITIVE” vibe wherever they go.
Deviant – (Listening Sessions / Sunflower Lounge)
+ LIVE HIP-HOP from: Brum Town & Eatgood!
Please remember all proceeds raised from the event will go directly into the fundraising pot for City of Colours 2016 –
we hope to see you there!