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July 18 @ 7:30 pm
Join us for a night of hip-hop and spoken word
July 18th, 2019
Doors: 7:30 PM
Show: 8:00 PM
PipeDown! provides an accessible venue for emerging artists to perform indie and/or rock music to audiences with similar tastes
Jon Corbin is a Canadian hip-hop artist, spoken word poet, speaker, band leader, writer and DJ based in Milton, ON. Since 2001, first under the name The Runaway, Jon has blessed stages big and small with lyrical themes of faith, love, family, social justice, and personal growth.
Corbin is a veteran artist who has quietly carved a niche in Canada’s hip-hop community, collaborating with multiple Polaris Music Prize nominee Shad, Juno Award winner Caroline Brooks of The Good Lovelies, and many other revered emcees on both sides of the border.
As a speaker, Corbin speaks passionately on topics of identity, race and racism, mental health and community connections. As a musician, Jon provides a dynamic show that stays true to the basic tenets of hip-hop: peace, love, unity, and having fun!
With special guest:
Sheila “Jubilee” Brewster is a toronto-grown, kitchener based spoken word poet with credits performing on stages around the world as well as on the debut roster of poets featured on CBC’s Poetic License. She is known for putting goosebumps into words, leaving listeners on the edge of their seats as she says things as simply as she knows how.