Tuesday, July 3, 2018

8:00 pm


Blueprint - (Set time: 8:00 PM)
Blueprint [Columbus, OH]
Hailing from Columbus Ohio, hip-hop artist Blueprint has been releasing
music since 1999 on his own imprint Weightless Recordings (producing
artists Envelope, Illogic, Zero Star, & Greenhouse) as well as Warner
Brothers-distributed independent Rhymesayers Entertainment (home of
Atmosphere, Brother Ali, MF Doom, and more). After graduating from college
with a degree in computer science, he decided to pursue art full-time in
2002 and has been a career artist ever since. Since then Blueprint has
released three critically acclaimed Soul Position albums (with producer
RJD2), released five solo albums, two production albums, toured the United
States over fifteen times, toured Europe four times, and toured Canada six
times. He has been on the cover of the Columbus Alive, Ghetto Blaster
Magazine, featured in Forbes Magazine and voted Next 100 by URB magazine.
He has written and self-published three books, The Making of Adventures in
Counter-Culture (2012), Word Is Blog Volume One (2013), and What a Night
(2015). His hip-hop and self-development podcast, Super Duty Tough Work,
garners thousands of listeners every week. Blueprint also completed,
released, and took his first film titled King No Crown - a documentary
inspired by his 2015 album of the same name - out on the road in 2017,
further pushing the envelope of independent entrepreneurial art.

Bobby FKN White [Portland, OR.]
is an American rapper, DJ/turntablist, booker,
promoter and illustrator. He is also the co founder of "Underground
Unheard" and the Hip Hop duo "True Believers". Bobby has also played roles
such as scout, talent buyer, and even executive producer on multiple
compilations involving various artists. Aside from writing/recording raps,
DJing and touring, Bobby White currently maintains a steady position as co
founder of the music/ art collective & label Underground Unheard.

Bobby officially entered the music industry as a teenager in the year 2000
as the lead singer and bass player of the (ex) North Eastern Pennsylvania
punk rock band "Gellatin Criminals". His band was the leading pioneer in
the PA punk/ska scene for five years with many releases and shows. When
the band broke up in 2005 Bobby moved to North Carolina, during that time
that he directed his musical talent of song writing and producing, to
rapping and free-styling. It wasn't too long after that Bobby FKN White
and long time collaborating partner Relik formed True Believers and
Underground Unheard.

Since he he began recording Hip Hop, Bobby FKN White has released: two
EPs, three LPs, multiple singles and one official music video. His music
video "Money Jam" trended and initially went viral racking over 100,000
views in two months. Recently relocated to the PNW, Bobby is currently
getting ready to release his next album "Singles & Wrinkles 2", set to
release early Spring 2018.

DJ Whistleblower [Portland, OR.]
The masked member and long time contributor is a Turntablist DJ who uses
all mediums of sound delivery yet still favors turn tables over any other.
Since he joined the collective over 5 years ago, DJ Whistleblower has
performed multiple shows of all types and sizes including weddings, burns,
sets for rappers and even smaller festivals across the South East USA. His
ability to keep the party and the people moving helped him create a
positive reputation allowing him to solidify several residencies. There
are two annual events DJ Whistleblower has been hosting over the past two
years; "Mardi Gras of the Carolinas" and "NYE Prohibition Party". Both
events have been very successful pulling in crowds of hundreds of people.
The more reoccurring residency Whistleblower has been hosting is "Beats &
Brews", a weekly event held every Monday for almost two years now. "Beats
& Brews" features all types of trip hop, downtempo, boom bap, glitch, hip
hop beats from local to national producers.
Venue Information:
The Capitol
Bend, OR, 97702