House of PainT Festival is back August 24th - 26th - 2018

HoP 2018: REWIND,15 Years in the Making

House of PainT Festival is back August 24-26, and celebrating 15 years in Ottawa!

We're going to REWIND and pay homage to the roots of Hip Hop.

More than 200 graffiti artists, urban dancers, MC's Poets, bands, and DJs gather underneath the Dunbar Bridge on August 25th, to celebrate and elevate hip hop culture.

Friday August 24 OG500 Poetry Slam featuring headliner Tanya Evanson goes down at none other than the National Arts Centre 4th Stage at 7:00pm, followed by the Ontario regional DMC at Kinki Lounge Kitchen at 10:00pm

Saturday August 25 Main Day hip hop jam under the bridge - not to be missed! This day is a blast for all ages. Spectate or participate - all are welcome!

The Afterparty goes down at 11pm at Mavericks - DJs spinning new and classic hip hop and break beats to get you to move your feet! Only $5 cover

Sunday August 26 Knowledge Conference - free to attend, the knowledge conference is a series of TED Talks and Master Classes for hip hop heads.

Check out the lineup for the knowledge conference on facebook.