Grafitti and Hip Hop at Carriageworks this weekend


This promises to absolutely spot on….

Platform 1 Hip Hop Festival is set to explode with two days of high-powered Hip Hop action, representing Breaking, Graffiti, Beatboxing, MCing and DJing. A fresh experience for the hip hop novice and old skooler alike, the festival includes a series of free events, workshops and two huge nights of entertainment.

Flexing skills: Platform 1 presents premium Hip Hop action when some of Australia’s best B*Boys, B*Girls, DJ’s, Vocalists and MC’s unite on one stage and are judged by you!

Competing in four randomly composed crews, the night will be a mashup of raw skill and freestyle as the finest in the culture represent their element.

Accompanied by the Metabass Allstars. Hosted by Morganics. Make sure you arrive early for the performance of Stiltbreak at 7.30pm.

Freak the Technique: B*Boy | B*Girl battle, some of Australia’s best breaking crews will battle it out for the Platform 1 title. Featuring Interstate Judges – Arch Rival, King Ippy and Versastyle. Popping and Locking, Krumping, DJ Mathmatics and live Hip Hop acts. Hosted by Nick Power.

Dance Workshops in Breaking, Popping, Locking and Street Funk.

FREE events include:

  • Performances of Stiltbreak, a fusion of Stilt Acrobatics and Breaking by STALKER Performance Projects
  • Photographic exhibition of Australian Graffiti by Guillaume Chesneau
  • Can Control – graffiti demo and competition. Hosted by Mistery
  • Chalk it Up – Create your own chalk graffiti artwork

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