TUESDAY 2ND NOVEMBER 2021 | MANCHESTER

@ THE HIP HOP CHIP SHOP

HEADLINED BY USHIKU CRISAFULLI, WOODZY + OPEN MIC!

EVENT TIMINGS

6:30pm - Doors Open & Open Mic sign up

7:30-10pm - Show

10-11pm - Music & Mingling


OPEN MIC INFO:

Sign up on arrival to the venue

One piece and a maximum of four minutes please so as many people as possible have the chance to share

Backing tracks welcome



Who's Performing?

USHIKU CRISAFULLI

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Ushiku Crisafulli is a chef, poet, playwright, actor, performance artist, comedian, musician, writer, spoken word and hip hop artist, and founder of the OpenMind Collective which curates community 
focused cross-genre creative collaborations through live events with a multi-disciplinary focus.
 
He runs the various Bards projects throughout the UK on behalf of Local Gems Poetry Press, and is 
currently honing his writing, directing, music production, and comedy skills as a recipient of an Arts Council 
England Developing Your Creative Practice grant. 
 
His second solo show Unmasked challenges language around autistic authenticity through hip hop, comedy, and theatrical monologues while it’s accompanying exhibition combines a critique on special interests with functional environmentalism that makes use of recycled materials in collaboration with Nigerian artist Akilo Joseph and Filipino artist Miel Miguel Timtiman. The pre-tour preview and first exhibition is scheduled for April 2022 at Old Bank Studios in Mossley, Greater Manchester. 

WOODZY

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Award winning 27 year old Flo Poet, as seen on Bafta winning Sky Arts TV show “Life And Rhymes” 

Sky Sports fight night live at Wembley Arena

Former Brit school student and Winner of UK unsigned spoken Word category 2019

From opening for the likes of Stormzy to being on BBC1xtra and channel aka to moving more into the spoken word scene and reaching a million views on his 90s baby poem. 

Woodzy is looking to captivate audiences with his wordplay and relatable poems. 

He currently has a poem in the Tower of London, which is accessible on the tour. His album “Happy Place” was released on October 12th 2019 and is available on all digital platforms! 

Woodzy featured all over the L.A scene in February 2020 trying to help bridge the gap between the U.K and the U.S scene.

He is currently working towards a new project titled “Peace Out, Peace In” which is set for release in 2021. 

Until then he will continue working with The Floacist from Floetry as one of the Flo Poets on upcoming projects. 

Where & When?

Tuesday 2nd November 2021

The Hip Hop Chip Shop
44 Blossom Street, Ancoats
Manchester
M4 6BA

Doors Open & Open Mic Signup: 6.30pm
Show Starts: 7.30pm – 10pm
Music & Networking: 10pm – 11pm

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