B-TOWN THROWDOWN: A three-day hip hop event in Bournemouth, packed full of performances, masterclasses and free outdoor events. Now in its second year, the first B-town Throwdown in July 2013 brought more than 5000 dancers, participants and audiences to Bournemouth.
Featuring Breakin’ Convention: Breakin’ Convention is a unique festival of hip hop dance theatre. With rave reviews and sell-out shows at Sadler’s Wells in London for ten years and a trip to Harlem under its belt, the festival is now on tour giving you the chance to see some of the best hip hop dancers on the planet on your doorstep!
B-town Throwdown is a collaboration between PDSW, Bournemouth Borough Council and BH Live.
See the B-town flyer HERE
Performances: (see live performances)
–We Are b.Supreme – Festival for Women in Hip-hop – Friday 7pm
–Breakin’ Convention, hosted by Jonzi D – Pavilion Theatre Saturday 7.30pm
–Collabo by Avant Garde Dance – Sunday 7pm
Masterclasses: (See Masterclasses & Workshops)
– House Masterclass by Mamson (wanted Posse) Saturday 11am
– Breakin Masterclass by iLL-Abilities. Saturday 12.30pm
– Krump Masterclass by Duwane & Taylor (Buckness Personified). Sunday 11am
– Popping Masterclass by Dickson Mbi. Sunday 12pm
– Hip Hop Masterclass by Tony Adigun (AvantGardeDance) Sunday 1pm
Saturday 2-6pm VileStyle 10 host an international b-boy battle on our terraces.
Crew Prize: £350
Solo Prize: £100
Judges: Freeze Fine (Second to None), Disiac (Soul Mavericks), Kujo & Redo (iLL-Abilities)
Hosts: Jonzi D & Lacemaster
DJ’s: Mista Pete, Finewax & Mad Money
Sunday – popping battle:
Solo Prize: £100
Judges: Dickson & Corona
Free events on PDSW Terraces:
Our Mighty Groove – Uchenna Saturday 11am
Various Hip Hop performances (Shake/DFA/MISSFIT Dance/Storm/PDSW Associate Schools/ ROCKIT/ Pair of Jacks/ Supercrew – Saturday 12.30 – 2pm
Popping Class – Dickson Mbi Sunday 11am
Hip Hop Class – Tony Agidun (AvantGardeDance) Sunday 12pm
Krump Class – Duwane & Taylor (Buckness personified) Sunday 1pm
DAY & TIME
Friday – Sunday
Pavilion Dance & Pavilion Theatre