Mark your calendar -- naw, scratch that -- don't mark it, clear it: On Saturday, September 7, Colorado Crush is going down once again. And from the sounds of it, the fourth edition of this annual hip-hop block party is going to be a block buster. Seriously. If you're an admirer of graf, this is the place to be. Along with more high profile graf writers painting, there's some local legends represented here. Add to that more battles and an array of performers, including a special Stay Tuned set featuring cats from the L.I.F.E. Crew. Should be dope. Even Mayor Hancock is slated to stop by. Keep reading for a full rundown of the lineup thus far, including info on the pre- and after parties.
See also: Photos from Colorado Crush 2012
PRE-PARTY at GUERILLA GARDEN Friday, September 6, 2013 - 5 p.m. - 11 p.m.
The pre-party features a collaborative art Show with Jolt, Swek and Omni, with live art by the TATS CRU: Bio, BG183, Nicer and Totem2, with music by Deca, and the whole thing will be filmed by celebrated local videographer Eric Heights.
COLORADO CRUSH 2013 Saturday, September 7 - 12 p.m. - 7 p.m. (Parking lot between 26th and 27th on Larimer Street)
12:00-12:45 - DJ Iz 12:45-01:15 - Cavem 01:15-01:40 - Big J Beats 01:45-02:00 - Mayor Hancock speech 02:00-02:30 - Julox 02:30-03:00 - Man Mantis 03:00-03:30 - iBe Hustles 03:30-04:30 - MC Battle with DJ Stretch 04:30-05:00 - InkLine 05:00-06:00 - Maxilla Blue 06:00-07:00 - Boogie Blind
GRAF WRITERS Dread, Pistoe, Reps, Reks, Kite, Voice, Swek, Slam, Zeb, Beast, Ikon, Jher, Gamma, Satan, Jolt, Jive, Path, Fobia, Ahole, Crims, Bio, Nicer, BG183, Fuse, Totem, Emit, Reds, Sintex, Shewp, Dubs, Kovet, Natoe, Asphate, Delton Demerest
Keep reading for more on the Colorado Crush after parties.
AFTERPARTY at CASSELMAN'S Saturday, September 7 - 8 p.m. - 2 a.m.
• People Under the Stairs · Expansion Team SoundSystem (Rakaa Iriscience & DJ Babu of Dilated Peoples) · Stay Tuned featuring L.I.F.E. CREW · DJs Boogie Blind & Stretch · $250 MC Battle Finals
THE DAY AFTER PARTY Sunday, September 8 (Pressure Haus/Orchid Tattoo, 40th and Federal)
This unique event is an all female graffiti battle. Ten women will be getting up and rocking walls to see who's got the best skills.
FAREWELL PARTY Sunday, September 8
The final shindig of the weekend is slated to take place at Goodness at the Meadowlark located at 2701 Larimer Street.
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