For months now Riverside Time counted down the days to the first-ever Art A’Fair, our carefully curated evening of local art and music that takes place at multiple locations on Cherokee Street with Golden Record (2720 Cherokee) serving as the main stage and venue. ‘registration . The one-night festival takes place this Thursday, June 23 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Presented by Ascend Cannabis and in collaboration with the Cherokee Street CID, Art A’Fair offers attendees an experience of art in a myriad of forms, including live music from multiple genres, fire shows, body painting , an interactive dance experience and much more. You might call it sensory overload, but we like to think of Art’Fair as a full arts and music gala – minus the stuffy dress code, of course. Grab your tickets for this wonderful event here.
While Art A’Fair features music and performance art, the event also honors the winners of the ChangeMaker Awards, which spotlight four local emerging artists and present them with a non-binding check as a thank you. for their work and contributions to the community. As you will see in the detailed program below, the ChangeMakers will be honored with a brief informal presentation after Maxi Glamor’s set at the Golden Record.
Whether you’ve been with us since the first wave of announcements in early spring or you’re just reading about Art A’Fair, we’re excited to finally share with you the full schedule for all the festivities taking place on Thursday. evening. Without delay:
THE GOLD RECORD | main stage
2720 CHEROKEE STREET
7 p.m. Dre’Co | hip-hop and rap
7:45 p.m. Mammoth Piano + Circus Sun Woman | multi-genre rock and aerial performances
8:30 p.m. Amara Arts | Afro diasporic dance experience
8:50 p.m. The Knuckles | hip-hop and rap
9:30 p.m. Alexis Tucci | Underground house/disco DJ
+ Video projections at this stage by Blake Butler
+ Body painting by Jessica Dana & Davide Weaver
THE GOLD RECORD | upstairs stage
2720 CHEROKEE STREET
7:15 p.m.Samuel P | surreal hip hop
8 p.m. Maxi Glamor | demon queen of polka and baklava
8:30 pm ChangeMaker Prize | honoring the winners of the 2022 ChangeMaker Awards
8:45 pm DJ Limewire.prime | Very professional DJ
9:45 p.m. Umami | lodge
+Video screenings at this stage by Chizmo.TV
2724 CHEROKEE STREET
7:15 p.m. Brielle | electro pop / indie / house
8:15 p.m. Justin Ra | galactic jungle music
9:15 p.m. Dubb Nubb | folk rock
+ Live painting by Art Dimensions artists
2701 CHEROKEE STREET
7:30 p.m.Eric Hall | electronic, ambient
8 p.m. Art A’Fair Poetry Block 1
– with Shy the Poet, Leethal the Poet, K Money the Poet, Phree, Louis Conphliction
8:30 p.m.Eric Hall | electronic, ambient
9pm Art A’Fair Poetry Block 2
– with Ray Lay Down the Truth, Who is Ardimus, Gray, T-Spirit, Gregory Maurice + The exhibition presented at Luminary “split my sides” explores black female and trans interiority // geographies featuring new and recent Lola Ayisha Ogbara and Amina Ross.
2627 CHEROKEE STREET
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. legend | beat maker, DJ
+ Live art by Chris & Rebecca Sabatino
+ Free food
UNABLE TO DETECT
2700 CHEROKEE STREET
+ Live art by artists from Art Dimensions
Dre’Co is set to open Art A’Fair 2022 at 7pm sharp, which means you’ll want to arrive on time – being fashionably late is overrated anyway. We’ve built the schedule to encourage movement from scene to scene with a new artist starting every 15 minutes. We paid close attention to detail to fit everything into a tight four hour time frame. Outside of the scheduled acts, Art A’Fair will also feature video projectionists, live painters and several ambient artists such as Ignited Arts, who will be performing fire art outside each of the venues throughout. of the night.
RFT’s inaugural Art A’Fair takes place this Thursday, June 23 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Attendees will have access to the Golden Record, Earthbound Beer, Luminary, Impossible Sensing, and Art Monster throughout the evening. A limited number of tickets are still available, so follow this link and see you Thursday!