See Lil Bibby, CJ FLy & More at Chicago Connection Showcase (During SXSW)

By | Posted March 10, 2014
The Midwest represents with a packed show during SXSW this week.
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119 Productions, a Chicago based boutique production company has teamed up with The DJBooth and Art Collective FDC to present a broad spectrum demo of some of the nation's best artists. Saturday, March 15, acts from Chicago and the diaspora will join together on stage for an exciting mixture of styles and genres. Taking place at the acclaimed St. Elmo Soundstage, acts will perform before a massive infinity wall with one of the most impressive sound systems in Austin, TX.

Performances include Chicago heavy hitter Lil Bibby, providing the unabashedly urbane drill music that has made him a viral sensation. Other acts include CJ Fly, from the New York Based Pro-Era crew, one of Chicago's rising emcees, YC the Cynic, Ryshon Jones, Zongo Junction, a 10 piece Brooklyn Afro beat orchestra, Njomza, Mac Miller's soulful songstress recently signed to Rostrum Records and many more.

The event is also sponsored by the Chicago Area Non-Profit, Yoga for Recovery, utilizing yoga as a treatment for addiction and Good Luck Sir, an Austin based production company providing hi-def capture of all performing artists at the event. The event is split into a day party and evening performance, with an accompanying BBQ during the day portion.

Full line-up and more information below. See you there.

DJBooth SXSW

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