Hey kids, your summer just got a little cooler. Or hotter. Fire in the Canyon is a (mostly) hiphop festival schedule to go down on August 5-7 at Horning’s Hideout (for those skipping the Re:Generation Festival, the Horning's space is about 30 minutes or so from Portland).
Let's have a peep at that lineup:
The Pharcyde, Del The Funky Homosapien, The Lifesavas, Run DMT, School Of Rock, Solillaquists Of Sound , Sleep (Oldominion/Chicharones), The Greater Midwest, Raise The Bridges, Sapient, Grayskul, Lafa Taylor, Rob Swift, Brace The Fall, Speaker Minds, DJ Swamp, Busdriver, Ceschi Ramos, Elevated, Bukue One, The Sexbots, Eddie Valiant, Myg, Destro & LPro, Living Proof, IAMe, Abadawn, DMLH, Solovox, Top Shelf, Jupiter Satelite, Santotzin, Buck Williams, 6Th Degree, Dark Time Sunshine, Serge Severe, Philly Phunkestra, Kimosabe, Love Loungers, Lowenbad and Spinnaface. More acts being announced soon!
Impressive. That's way better than its peers, Fire in the Sky (UFO festival) and Fire in the Mountain (delicious hot wings festival). A three day pass to Fire in the Canyon will run $110 (that's with camping), while day passes will set you back $50. Tickets go on sale (via TicketsWest) next Wednesday. A portion of the proceeds will be handed over to Mercy Corps.
I know what you're thinking: Hey, that's the same weekend as Pickathon. Ray Wylie Hubbard or Del The Funky Homosapien, there can be only one! Next year they should combine to two festivals (Pickahiphopathon? Judgment Night Fest?), since it's not fair to ask us to choose between the two.
h/t: We Out There
End Hits: First emcee to drop a "spit fire in the canyon" line wins a prize.