Texas' largest graffiti festival October 23 and 24 in San Antonio. Heres a rundown.
For Immediate Release
(October 7, 2009, San Antonio, Texas)
The South’s Largest Live Mural Festival Returns to San Antonio to Showcase the World’s Best Artists
The sixth incarnation of Clogged Caps live art festival will feature the world’s best photorealistic muralists, Ma’Claim Crew, from Germany, 60+ of the US’s top artists plus world famous DJs Cut Chemist (of Jurassic 5 & Ozomatli) Shortkut, Apollo & more.
After carving a unique niche & a cult following since its 2001 inception, the Clogged Caps Aerosol Art Festival is back by popular demand for the first time in over three years. This festival has spawned a movie & a never ending buzz. The Prhymemates Collaborative & LAWS Crew continue to redefine the creative limits of the festival by importing the best & brightest aerosol artists from Europe & several major US cities.
The events will be held at various locations in San Antonio, TX, on October 23rd & 24th, 2009.
This year’s featured headlining artists are the world renowned Ma’Claim Crew, a collective of brilliant photorealistic art minds from East Germany who have created some of the most prestigious commissioned walls around the world. Ma’Claim will be joined by German female artist Hera, of Herakut. Clogged Caps 6 will mark their first time ever painting on Texas soil.http://maclaim.blogspot.com/ , www.herakut.de/
For a video of Ma’Claim painting a massive mural live in Vlissingen, Netherlands from 2008, click the link below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8HSY3gAw8Q
Stateside, artists from Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago, Indianapolis, San Francisco, Oakland, Houston, Austin, San Antonio & other US cities will be painting larger-than-life murals during the weekend festival. There will also be a skateboarding demonstration by the Good Times San Antonio skate team, plus break dancing exhibitions & workshops by Youth Advocates, live music from over 10 of SA’s top DJs, children’s activities, vendors & more.
The all day live art festival will be held on Saturday, October 24th at the Yard (525 San Pedro Ave.,) & will run all day from dawn until dusk. The festivities are free, open to the public of all ages & will be held in a family friendly environment.
The meet & greet pre-party will be held on Friday, October 23rd at Limelight (2718 N. St. Marys St.) & will feature an all star line up of DJs, including Austin’s DJ Rapid Ric (Chamillionaire’s DJ,) & the Table Manners Crew. This specific event is ages 21+ & doors open at 9pm.
The after party will close out the weekend on Saturday, October 24th at Tonic (5500 Babcock Rd.) & will feature world famous DJ Cut Chemist (Los Angeles, CA,) as well as DJs Shortkut & Apollo from the Beat Junkies & Triple Threat crews (San Francisco, CA). Cut Chemist has toured the world as a member of two influential bands, Jurassic 5 & Ozomatli & alongside DJ Shadow on their Product Placement tours. DJ Shortkut is an original member of 3 groundbreaking DJs crews, The Invizibl Skratch Piklz, The Beat Junkies & Triple Threat DJs. This specific event is ages 21+ and doors open at 9pm. This will mark Cut Chemist’s first ever solo performance in the Alamo City. www.cutchemist.com, www.djshortkut.com, www.myspace.com/djapollo11
For more information, please contact:
Director, Prhymemates Collaborative Efforts