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The Dojo Presents: Squadfest 2 (The 2-Year Anniversary Show)

  • Chitown Futbol 2343 South Throop Street Chicago, IL, 60608 United States (map)

After a second year of The Dojo's existence we bring you... Squadfest 2.

Squadfest 2 is a single evening music & arts festival that will be held at Pilsen's Chitown Futbol indoor soccer facility on Saturday September 30th from 5pm-2:30am. Squadfest will celebrate its second birthday doing what the Dojo does best... a DIY showcase of Chicago's emerging artists! Come catch a dope night of music, performances, live lit, gallery, film, vendors, food, drink, good times, and of course futbol. So let’s share Dojo stories & enjoy the fall!

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Saturday 9/30
Doors: 5:00pm
Performances: 6:00pm-2am

@ Chitown Futbol
2343 South Throop Street
$10 Online // $15 @ The Door
All Ages // 21+ to purchase Alcohol

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TWO STAGES OF MUSIC FEATURING:
Taylor Mallory
Los Gold Fires
Christian Jalon
Avantist
Eshé
Attack the Sound
SuperKnova
Glad Rags
Peach Fuzz
Rich Da Pitt
Mermaid N.V.
Atche Grey
Hyphens

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DJ SETS BY:
CaliXta
AfroQbano
Bonita Appleblunt_
….and more to be announced!

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LIVE LIT:
Emilie Modaff - Rik Vasquez - Asia Martin - Aaron Branch - Anaïs Leome Booker - David Gordesky - Odinaka - Adira - Tony Grayson - Rachel Gabrielle - Emily Nikfar - Terrence Carey
+ more to be announced!

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GALLERY, INSTALLATION, & VISUALS:
Interactive Gallery curated by ~iDojo Presenta Pum Pum!~

Projection & Video Stage Installation by Alex Palma

GlitterGuts Photobooth

+ more to be announced!

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ORGANIZATIONS:
Pretty Pit Skill Share's with live demonstrations

What About Chicago?! Live Recording booth

F12 Network

+MORE TBA

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DOJO MARKET:

Lashon Fouche' Art (https://www.facebook.com/VeniseLashonFoucheKeys/)

Frank Ligety
(https://www.facebook.com/Frank-Ligety-343500059370562/)

Ruby Pinto
(https://www.facebook.com/AdornamorphosisbyRubyPinto/)

Angela Isadore
(https://www.facebook.com/terminalcrossstitch/)

Hannah Rebecca Gamble
(Instragram @wrath_wear)

The Sick Muse
(https://www.facebook.com/chisickmuse/)

Brown and Proud Press
(https://www.facebook.com/brownandproudpress/)
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FILM & VIDEO SCREENINGS:
dojoTV Teaser

+ more to be announced!

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A PORTION OF DOOR SALES will be contributed to supporting the protection of undocumented immigrants. Due to the time sensitivity of the DACA renewal deadline on October 5th, we have yet to announce the specific organization that we will be directly supporting. In the meantime please support #protectionforall as current DACA recipients are at risk of losing their status and work permits.

https://www.youcaring.com/dacarecipientseligibleforrenewaluptooctober5th-941327

For More Information:
https://www.uscis.gov/daca2017
https://www.uscis.gov/archive/consideration-deferred-action-childhood-arrivals-daca

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CHITOWN FUTBOL
http://www.chitownfutbol.com/about/

Chitown Futbol is located in Pilsen on South Throop Street off of Cermak just behind Mana Contemporary. Chitown futbol’s complex will be housing our 2nd year festival and futbol games throughout the day and evening, so make a new friend and bring your cleats if you are in a league. The venue has two bars & La Cascarita de Chitown which has AMAZING DISHES.

TWO BARS ($3 Tall boys & Full Bar)
(Provided by Chitown Futbol)

La Cascarita de Chitown
(THIS KITCHEN IS AMAZING, But make sure to not arrive on an empty stomach as there maybe a lines)

Chitown Futbol is a large space for you to explore in addition to what we are creating there.

No outside alcohol permitted into Chitown Futbol. Chitown Futbol Security will be checking bags for alcohol/drugs/weapons. We apologize if this makes folks feel some kind of way but it is the policy of our host Chitown Futbol, and we'd like to respect that! Booze and food will be available for sale inside the fest! You are allowed to step outside the area to smoke and enjoy the fall, and remember to please be respectful of the venue & area.

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THE DOJO
thedojochi.com

The Dojo is an Safe Space which means NO harmful or oppressive behavior is welcome here. Harmful oroppressive behavior includes: Harrasment. Violence. Violation of Consent. Racism. Misogyny. Heteorsexism. Antagonism. Silencing. Intimidation. Coercion. Any violators will be asked to leave.

~THERE IS NO DEFEAT IN THIS DOJO~

This festival is financial built on our DIY economic model of percentage based pay and a fully volunteer art collective vased staff. To help reduce our festival expenses feel free to support us and donate at:

paypal.me/thedojomedia

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Flyer art by Mattie Hamilton❤❤

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Later Event: October 6
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