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Youth on Record Celebrates 10th Annual Block Party This Saturday, June 8th

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.

ColoradoBiz Staff //June 4, 2024//

Youth on Record Block Party featuring a teenager singing on stage.

Photo courtesy of Youth on Record.

Youth on Record Block Party featuring a teenager singing on stage.

Photo courtesy of Youth on Record.

Youth on Record Celebrates 10th Annual Block Party This Saturday, June 8th

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.

ColoradoBiz Staff //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.

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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.

View more information here.

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.

 

About Youth on Record

YOR’s education, music, and community programs are designed to help young people become more free, more rooted in their personal power, and better able to thrive in spite of systems and circumstances that dis-empower and marginalize them. YOR designs and implements strengths-based, music-centered programs intended to equip young people from historically under-resourced communities with the skills needed to find success in life by advancing their academic success, increasing their economic opportunities and career skills, and strengthening their community connections and networks. For more visit youthonrecord.org and on social media @youthonrecord.

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