Meet the Artists

The Hydrant

The Hydrant is a platform conceived by the Youth Rising Cultural Focus Committee that serves as a creative think tank and platform that amplifies the voices, stories, and impact of emerging leaders in the arts community. Acting as a hub, The Hydrant connects young creators to one another, to mentors, new inspirations,… LEARN MORE

| Music


Founding member of the galvanizing Filthy Fingers United crew, Diogenes is a purveyor of potent originality boldly combating the sonic banality of mainstream beat making. Viewers are asked to support artist by making direct donations or supporting a cause of their choosing. To support Diogenes, please make a donation in their behalf to LEARN MORE

| Music

Sing-Along with STRUM hosted by Uncle Rod

STRUM was started just over 7 years ago by Chontel Klobas and Uncle Rod at the Ballard locks. We got permission to play there for 6 weeks. 6 years later, we have grown to over 100 members and perform various sing-alongs of 4 to 20 players, all over the Sound and beyond. The relationship with the Ballard locks is wonderful as we play every Wednesday… LEARN MORE

| Workshops