Sleepless: The Music Center After Hours/Hip-Hop Special Edition

Flip the concert hall experience as Sleepless: The Music Center After Hours/Hip-Hop Special Edition takes over Walt Disney Concert Hall in a never-before-seen use of the iconic venue. Part of a four-day Hip-Hop dance experience at The Music Center, this special edition of Sleepless reimagines the concert hall with DJs, dance parties, live art demonstrations, light projections, exclusive basement level skating jams and much more. #sleeplessDTLA #hiphop4days


Pre-sale tickets available, day of, June 17 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (online only). Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office opens June 17 at 9:30 p.m.  


EXPERIENCES INCLUDE:

 

> Dancing to the old and the new with music curated by Monalisa and dublab, including DJ Babu, DJ Inka One and DJ Jedi

> Improv performances and dance crew battles by some of L.A.’s top Hip-Hop dance companies and dancers, led by Tiffany Bong, Amy “Catfox” Campion of Antics, Lil’ Cesar and Rennie Harris

> Current L.A. Hip-Hop expressions and music curated by ArtDontSleep, featuring Exile, DJ Expo and 14KT.

> Improv installations by some of L.A.’s best Hip-Hop dancers set to music from Lucky Dragons that honors The Music Center’s past and present.

> Global Hip-Hop jams curated by Rani de Leon and dublab, expressing musical roots from around the world including Brazil, Cuba, France, Ghana, Kenya, Korea, Japan, Latin America, Levant, North Africa, the Philippines and the United Kingdom; DJs include Al Jackson, ArshiaChico SonidoDJ GhostHashim B and T-Kay

> Roller skating, live graffiti painting by the gr818ers and classic cars

> Kick back, relax and let yourself go in the Grand Lounge

> Photographic installations by Pocho One that document L.A.-based street art and graffiti

Cocktails and small bites available for purchase. Information and artists subject to change.


PART OF A FOUR-DAY HIP-HOP EXPERIENCE

The Music Center brings a fusion of Hip-Hop dance experiences to Angelenos, surrounding its presentation of Franco-Brazilian dance company, Compagnie Käfig.  Over four days, The Music Center examines the culture, artistry and evolution of Hip-Hop dance through live performances, dance competitions, discussions, demonstrations, late-night dance parties and more.  Choose from ticketed and free events, which will take place throughout The Music Center campus and in Grand Park. #hiphop4days


SymposiumAin't No Half Steppin': Dance from Soul Train to B-Boys

Panel Discussion
June 16 / 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Grand Park  / FREE


Beat Swap MeetCompagnie Käfig

June 17-19 / Fri-Sat, 7:30 p.m., Sun, 2:00 p.m.
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion


SleeplessBeat Swap Meet 

June 19 / noon. - 6:00 p.m.
Grand Park / FREE