Skip to navigation Skip to content

Centre

EVENT

240517 Tap Water Jam credit Lauriane Ogay 1920x1080
Photo: Lauriane Ogay

Tap Water Jam

  • Performance
  • Past Event
  • Music
  • Dance
Look up to address on google map

PHI Centre Espace 1
407 Saint-Pierre St
Montreal, Quebec, H2Y 2M3

May 17
Doors: 7 PM
Show: 8 PM

May 18
Doors: 6 PM
Pre-selections: 7 PM

18 years old +

May 17: $20
May 18: $30

Fees included, taxes not included.

Two nights of music, dance, and battles await you for this fifth edition.

May 17 ↓
May 18 ↓

Presented by

A preview of the night | 0m41

TAP WATER JAM:
CONCERT GET DOWN

240517 Tap Water Jam credit Kevin Delamourd - @ragzou IMG1 1280x1920
Photo: Kevin Delamourd - @ragzou

FRIDAY, MAY 17

Doors: 7 PM
Sam I Am Montalla:
8 PM
Lady C & Coflo:
9:30 PM
LayeRhythm:
11 PM


Join us for an evening celebrating music and club culture, featuring artists from the music and street dance scene hailing from Montreal, Toronto, LA, and NYC. An event geared for musical discovery, exchanges, and cyphers. An immersive prelude, setting the stage for the Tandem Carré Battle on Saturday, May 18th.

Starting the night off with Sam I Am Montolla (Montreal) and her soulful original music, followed by a live set by Lady C & Coflo (Toronto & LA). We're excited to welcome LayeRhythm (NYC) for a jam session of music and dance, featuring four musicians, one MC, and two dancers. Expect freestyle-based performances between musicians, emcees, and street/club dance practitioners. DJ Lexis will be dropping gems throughout the night along with Preach as host, creating the perfect atmosphere for Tap Water Jam's signature dance-filled evening.

THE ARTISTS - MAY 17

TAP WATER JAM:
BATTLE TANDEM CARRÉ

240517 Tap Water Jam credit Kevin Delamourd - @ragzou IMG2 1280x1920
Photo: Kevin Delamourd - @ragzou

Saturday, May 18

Doors: 6 PM
Pre-selections:
7 PM


This evening will bring together dancers and spectators to jam to the tunes of special guest DJs Rafiki (FR) and Noey Lopez (US). Come witness an epic dance battle between Canada’s finest in Hip Hop and House, hosted by Preach and judged by LaTasha (USA) and Link (USA).

Battle 2vs2, random pairing, Hip Hop & House:
→ 1 battle: Hip Hop category 2 VS 2
→ 1 battle: House category 2 VS 2

  • Registration is on a solo basis. Teams will be randomly paired after preselection.

  • Preselection: While clubbing / get down / cyphering, judges have 30 minutes to choose the top 16 for each category.

THE ARTISTS - MAY 18

ABOUT
TAP WATER JAM

240517 Tap Water Jam credit Kevin Delamourd - @ragzou IMG3 1920x1280
Photo: Kevin Delamourd - @ragzou

Tap Water Jam was founded in New York in 2011 by the dancer-DJ duo Theo Rocha Custodio, aka Rafiki, and Dominique Sophie. It was created to unite the worlds of club culture, House dance, Hip Hop dance, and music culture. Since then, Tap Water Jam has travelled globally, visiting cities like Paris, Montreal, Tokyo, and Copenhagen. In Montreal, Tap Water Jam has become an artist collective creating unforgettable events and battles for street dancers and music lovers alike. Past collaborators include Music Is My Sanctuary, Festival Under Pressure, and 100lux. The collective focuses on music as a driving force for discovery and artistic collaboration. It aims to serve the street dance community by showcasing freestyle and celebrating street dance practices, always putting the spotlight on the incredible talent and creativity of its dancers and DJs.

Instagram ↗
Facebook ↗
YouTube ↗

WITH SUPPORT FROM

  • Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec


  • Conseil des arts de Montréal

More Events at PHI

PHI Event Centre Myriade Chromatique Credit sylvain dumais V2

Free

Centre

Chromatic Myriad

August 15 July 31

The PHI Centre showcases a light installation with evolving content, adapting to the seasons and exhibitions

Installation Technology
PHI Event Horizon Kheops Experience COVER

Off-Site Location

The Horizon of Khufu

February 16 September 1

The immersive experience Horizon of Khufu, presented in the Old Port, is a unique VR expedition to discover the wonders of Egypt

Immersion
PHI Event Centre Espacesincarnes COVE Rv2

Free

Centre

Embodied Spaces

February 24 December 31

A monthly gathering of live performances where art comes to life

Performance Community
PHI Event Centre Habitat Sonore Fev2024 Cover

Dolby Atmos Mix

Centre

Habitat Sonore: Listening room

May 1 August 11

Tune out outside noise and immerse yourself in one of Montreal's only spatial audio listening rooms. The artists: Daft Punk, Gayance, Daniel Bélanger, Karkwa, and more

Experience Music
PHI Fondation Boyce Web Thumb

Free

Foundation

Sonia Boyce: FEELING HER WAY

May 3 September 8

The PHI Foundation for Contemporary Art is pleased to present the North American premiere of FEELING HER WAY by Sonia Boyce DBE RA

Exhibition Contemporary Art
PHI Fondation Santos Perrera Web Thumb

Free

Foundation

Rajni Perera and Marigold Santos: Efflorescence/The Way We Wake

May 3 September 8

The PHI Foundation for Contemporary Art is pleased to present Rajni Perera and Marigold Santos: Efflorescence/The Way We Wake, an exhibition featuring recent paintings and sculptures produced by each artist from 2021 to 2024

Exhibition Contemporary Art
Natachaclitandre constructions thumb

Free

Foundation

Natacha Clitandre: Reflexive Constructions

May 3 September 8

Reflexive Constructions is a public engagement project by artist Natacha Clitandre taking place in the PHI Foundation’s Education Room, in parallel with the exhibitions Sonia Boyce: FEELING HER WAY and Rajni Perera and Marigold Santos: Efflorescence/The Way We Wake

Installation Contemporary Art
Devotional collection thumb

Free

Foundation

Devotional Collection in Montréal

May 3 September 8

This drop-in activity invites the public to share names of BIPOC women who have contributed and contribute to the music scene locally and nationally, and to share anecdotes, testimonies and recollections of their importance in music history

Event Contemporary Art