This Saturday May 14t, Youth On Record will hold it’s second annual community block party to release the non-profit’s second  album, YOR Sessions Vol. 2 .  The block party will be held at the non-profit’s head quarters and surrounding streets, at 10th ave and Navajo street in Denver’s Lincoln Park neighborhood from Noon to 6pm. The Album Release Block Party and Community Celebration will bring together 500+ community members for a day-long outdoor mini-festival. The event is free to the community and will include block party activities such as:

Live music from Youth on Record students and local musicians
Neighborhood tours of Denver Housing Authority’s award-winning La Mariposa project
Album listening stations and custom message recording sessions in the YOR vocal booth
T-shirt printing with Indy Ink
Food and drinks for the entire family provided by Hard Rock Cafe Denver, Cool Bunz, Don Taco mexican food, The Orange Crunch, LLC, and Repicci’s Italian Ice & Gelato of Denver Colorado who will donate 10% percent of their sales back to Youth on Record
Kids activities including sidewalk art, hula hooping, a craft area, and more

Artists Include:

Wheelchair Sports Camp feat. Toluwanimi Oluwafunmilayo Obiwole, Bianca Mikahn, Ben Wysocki (The Fray) + more, AMZY, B. Dolan, Seratones, Something Underground, Ian Cooke + more, Native Suns, Billy Strings, One Flew West, Hello Dollface, The Unlikely Candidates, Debajo del Agua feat. Felix Fast4Ward, Calliope Musicals, and GoStar

  • ABOUT THE ALBUM: Presented by the CAN’d Aid Foundation, and Youth on Record, Y.O.R. Sessions Vol. 2 weaves together emerging, national, global, and local music from exclusive, live tracks that have been recorded in our Youth Media Studio throughout the year. This once-in-a-lifetime compilation will not only introduce relevant and compelling music to the Denver community, but it has given our students the opportunity to learn all aspects of the recording arts in the process.

 

About Youth on Record:

Through a model partnership that brings together the local music community, public schools, the nation’s leading housing authority, and the philanthropic sector, Youth on Record (YOR) is a powerful example of what’s possible when talented, professional musicians and nonprofit/public sector leaders, and the local business community embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and band together around the common social cause of equity in education and the arts.
Our Youth Media Studio (YMS), the anchor tenant in a Denver Housing Authority award-winning redevelopment effort, is critical to our increasingly holistic approach to uplifting our region’s most vulnerable youth through access to music. Since 2008, YOR has been bringing Colorado’s most respected and talented musicians into high schools and treatment centers across the state. Today, we impact 1,000 at-risk young people in Denver, and employ 15 professional, local musicians.