PILSEN FEST 2015
The 5th Annual PILSEN FEST took place on August 22nd, 2015 in the historic Pilsen Neighborhood on 18th Street and Blue Island Avenue. Pilsen Fest featured a day of music, art, food, cultural and educational workshops, as well as fun games and activities for all to enjoy. In 2015 Pilsen Fest boasted its biggest star studded music line up so far featuring performances by:
HELLO SEAHORSE! GABY MORENO JENNY AND THE MEXICATS
OTHER MUSIC BY:
BROHERS STAR RACE| ESCUELA DE RANCHO |
PASSPORT LOUIS| FIRAGO| JC MUNGUIA| GYPSY INFLUENCE|
ESSO! AFROJAM FUNK BEAT| |DOS SANTOS ANTI BEAT ORQUESTAR POPULATION | GUAPACHOSOS
AND MORE YET TO BE ANNOUNCED!
MOVE DJ SETS PRESENTED BY RED BULL:
AMANDA LOVEBUG | CEDENO | BOI JEANIOUS | DJ BLAZZ | D51 | DJ T-KIDD | DJ VYBEZ | GROOVIN KIKI | EDDIE RIOT | EDDIE X | J-FADE | JERRY REYES | JUMP OFF BOYS | WRIGHT BROTHERS | SYKO | MR. WEST | MICRODOT | QUALITY | DJ ZEBO | PINK MACHINE| CHARLY GLITCH|FREDDY PHATZ AND MORE STILL TO COME!
In 2015 Pilsen Fest added more unique components. First, El BeiSMan curated the Pilsen Art Showcase featuring the works of renowned local artists such as Alejandro Romero, Marcos Raya, René Arceo, Nicolás de Jesus, Alma Dominguez, Piloto, and many more. Also in 2015 Pilsen Fest Celebrated a Cutural Renaissance. A variety of symposiums, panel discussions, and workshops took place as part of the festival addressing and discussing the diversity of culture and language in our society today; in particular these discussions examined how Pilsen as a community embodies a rebirth of ideas and cultural movements. Workshops and panels took place at the Rudy Lozano Public Library.
Stay Tuned for Pilsen Fest 2016 Music Line up and Programming coming soon!