Chalk the Block 2017 Line Up Announced

On Wednesday, The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) released this years line up for the upcoming Chalk the Block Festival.

This three day event happens every October to give artists from around the country a chance to display their chalk artwork on the streets of the Downtown Arts District.

This years line up includes:

  • Wish Tree: Yoko Ono - New York based Tokyo artist
  • Spheres of Influence: Curime Batliner and Jake Newsum - Los Angeles
  • Life Cube: Scott Cohen - New York
  • Cycle Sonic: Squonk Opera - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Sun Metro Bus Art On the Go: Curated by Kalavera Culture Shop, El Paso

CTB will also have live music from local musicians and Djs for visitors to enjoy on Saturday. This line up includes:

  • Brandon Bailey Johnson
  • Gila Monster
  • Sonido Cachimbo
  • Sha'Vonne
  • Fixed Idea
  • Frontera Bugalu

"This year's festival will bring new and exciting guest artists and continue the high quality entertainment we have come to expect from Chalk the Block," said Assistant Director of Museums Cultural Affairs, Ben Fyffe.

Chalk the Block will be held on October 6-8 in Downtown El Paso. For more information, call 212-0110 or visit their website.


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