Youth on Record Celebrates 10th Annual Block Party

Article Contributed by Youth on Record | Published on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Youth on Record's 10th Annual Block Party and Community Celebration will bring together hundreds of community members on June 8th for a day-long youth music festival. Youth on Record’s Block Party is a youth-led and youth-designed event with support from Youth on Record (YOR) Staff. The event will take place from 2pm-7pm at the Youth on Record Studio (1301 W 10th Ave) and neighboring streets. Performances will feature a talented lineup of over 20+ YOR students ages 14-24!

The event is free to the community and will include engaging activities and a variety of workshops including music exploration and art-making opportunities, community health partners, and more. There will also be delicious food, fun swag, and community vendors filling the streets.

The talented lineup of performers will cover a diverse range of genres including rock, hip-hop, and pop. In addition to providing powerful performances, young creatives are engaged in professional development experiences across the festival supporting live sound, emceeing, capturing content, and ensuring festival logistics run smoothly.

This event is part of YOR’s initiative to provide young creatives economic opportunities and the career skills needed to seek job opportunities in Colorado’s burgeoning creative industries.

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A few things you can look forward to are:

Live music from 20+ YOR students

Free swag and snacks

Interactive workshops including an instrument petting zoo, art-making, and more!

Art making with Crafty Chassis

Logo and t-shirts designed by young creative artist, London Buchanan

Kids’ activities and family-friendly programs

Local food trucks

Support from Denver Housing Authority and free meals for residents in the Mariposa neighborhood

All community neighbors, YOR supporters, school and philanthropic partners, elected officials, families, and young people are encouraged to attend.

WHEN:   Saturday, June 8th, 2024 2pm-7pm

WHERE: Youth on Record, 1301 W 10th Ave, Denver, CO 80204

SPONSORS: YOR wishes to thank the following sponsors: Denver Housing Authority, Meow Wolf, The Colorado Trust, Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA), I Matter, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Shreck, and Councilwoman Jamie Torres District 3.

GET INVOLVED: YOR encourages the community to attend and support the next generation of artists and musicians who will perform at the Block Party.


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