Combining a longtime staple of the Eau Claire music scene with a genre currently taking the city by storm, Doks Robotiks blends jazz with hip-hop into a volatile cocktail best served in a live setting. The collective prides itself on a large cast of musicians that contribute vocal hooks and horn lines to its funky hip-hop core, hearkening back to the golden era ethos of Digable Planets and A Tribe Called Quest while simultaneously searching for that new, unfound sound. With special guests Lydia Liza, Sayth, Lizea Harper, and sloslylove. Hosted by Nate EJ. 7th Street Entry. Thursday, February 4, 2016. 8:00pm. $6.00 advance, $8.00 door. 18+.
GET DOWN FOR THE COME UP
Celebrating Art for Social Change
CD Release and Benefit Show
All Female Line-Up
Hip-Hop, Jazz, Soul, R&B
Hosted by: Solo Star
Door: 9pm Music: 9:30pm
“Build New” EP Release-
“After several years of human rights activism and spoken word performances in the local community, Minneapolis singer/emcee Lizea Harper makes her musical project debut with the Build New EP. This six-track release features laid back, jazzy production from Philadelphia beatsmith BMBU and tackles themes of love, loss, and perseverance, showcasing Lizea’s melodic voice and lyrical raps throughout. Guest appearances include local emcee EJ.”
Single from Build New:
Benefit for “Poetry Behind The Walls”-
Poetry Behind the Walls (PBW) book series, is one of the only ongoing book series in the world that is dedicated to writings from youth that are incarcerated.A project of Save the Kids, the goal of PBW is to provide space for youth to express themselves nonviolently. PBW as well, supports and encourages youth when they see their work published.
By: Kaleb Bronson
Smooth, silky and sleek, Lizea Harper’s first solo EP, Build New has a feminist/activist hip-hop thrust and truth-be-told stories that bring recollection to surface of her raw, real lyrical content. Continue reading
On Saturday, April 18th, Christopher Michael Jensen will be celebrating the release of his brand new music video at The Triple Rock. Filmed and edited by PCP, the video is for the song “Julie” (featuring Lizea Harper and produced by Ackronem) off of Chris’s latest album CM Cool J.
Hosted by PCP
9:00 pm // $5 // 18+ // Purchase pre-sale tickets: http://ticketf.ly/1LwBW1R