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Tap Water Jam

  • Performance
  • Music
  • Dance
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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

*Bundle May 17 & 18: $37.50

*To take advantage of the bundled price offering access to both evenings at a reduced price, it is important to add a ticket for each evening (May 17 and 18) to your cart before completing the transaction. The promotion will be activated automatically in the cart. 50 bundle tickets are available for sale. Act fast to reserve yours!

Fees included, taxes not included.

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

May 17 ↓
May 18 ↓

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



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Photo: Kevin Delamourd - @ragzou

Saturday, May 18

Doors: 6 PM
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.



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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.

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  • Conseil des arts de Montréal

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