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Breakin' Convention

Sep 30 - Oct 1 , 2016 Levine Center for the Arts


Get ready, Charlotte! Breakin’ Convention, the renowned international festival of hip hop dance, is returning to the Queen City! Direct from London’s Sadler’s Wells theatre, the festival will feature performances by hip hop stars from around the globe and from the neighborhoods of Charlotte at Levine Center for the Arts Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.

Click here for full schedule of events.  The fun begins at 5:00 pm with free performances on the Obey Your Verse stage.

This two-day celebration of hip hop culture will feature Friday and Saturday night shows at the Knight Theater showcasing some of the world’s great hip hop stars. During the day on Oct 1, enjoy Street Jam -  a FREE festival at Spirit Square.  Free activities and performances for the whole family include: live DJs, workshops, graffiti, and other elements of hip hop culture.

Featured International Acts

  • Just Dance (Korea)
  • Tentacle Tribe (Canada)
  • Jane Sekonya (South Africa)
  • Pro-Motion (UK)
  • Jonzi D (UK)

Click here to see a video recap of last year’s Breakin’ Convention.


Obey Your Verse Stage Lineup

Friday night to include:
Edgar Savage
Young Jules
Lootenant Trax
Lady S.
Dee Dray

Saturday night to include:
DJ Fannie Mae
Nighe Hood
Freddie Morgan
Permanent Vacation
ORV Cypher
Major Maj
Triple X
King Ashley


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