South Side Juke Joint

Friday, May 12, 2017 at 2:00pm to 6:30pm

Conaway Center 1104 S Wabash, Chicago IL 60605

The Music department proudly presents its top ensmebles, which will perform in stylistically diverse genres ranging from R&B, Pop Rock, and Jazz to Gospel, Fusion, and Progressive Rock. Original student compositions will be featured. The Chicago Afrobeat Project and Oby, bands which feature Columbia alumni, will be headlining.

After 15 years touring coast-to-coast, Chicago Afrobeat Project's effortless afrobeat sound mixes hip-hop, vintage synths, raucous horns, slinky guitars, and a heavy dose of politically driven, Chicago attitude.

Oby's genre and style of music falls under what they like to call “Big Band Hip-Hop” which consists of jazz, gospel, funk, and hip-hop influences. 

2–2:25 p.m.: Gospel Choir
2:30–2:45 p.m.: Pop Orchestra
2:45–3 p.m.: Fusion
3–3:15 p.m.: R&B Ensemble
3:15–3:30 p.m.: Chicago Vox
3:30–3:45 p.m.: Pop Rock Ensemble
3:45–4 p.m.: Progressive Rock Ensemble
4–4:15 p.m.: Columbia Jazz Ensemble
4:15–4:30 p.m.: Break Away
4:30–4:45 p.m.: RPE
4:45–5:30 p.m.: Oby
5:30–6:15 p.m.: Chicago Afrobeat Project

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Manifest, Performance


School of Fine and Performing Arts





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