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Tap Water Jam: Jazz to House

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

Doors: 7 PM
Show: 8 PM

18 years old +

Price in advance: $21.75
Price day of the event: $26.75

*Fees included, taxes not included

A night of music, dance and battles as the DJs journey from Jazz to House music.

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Join us for our second edition of Tap Water Jam: Jazz to House, a night filled with beats, vibe, creativity and spontaneity. This is an evening that brings together dancers and spectators to jam to the tunes of DJ Lexis and Kris Guilty, and witness an epic dance battle between Canada’s finest in street dance, hosted by Preach and judged by Lady C.

Battle 1 vs 1 open styles - music ranging from Jazz to House

  • Preselection: While clubbing / get down / cyphering, the judge has 45 minutes to choose the top 16.

PHI Event Centre Tap Water Jam Houseto Jazz Preach


Erich Preach is an artist who wears 1001 different hats. For almost 5 years, he's been the friendly host of the prestigious Dynasty Gala, which closes Black History Month and celebrates artists from Quebec's Black community. He's also the star of the cooking show Mamma en cheffe on TV5. Preach is a regular on the 2022-23 seasons of La semaine des 4 Julie and Le fabuleux destin de Marie-Lyne Joncas. He is also a recognizable voice in the commercial world and has starred in a number of Quebec television and web series.

He can often be found touring abroad as part of Aba and Preach. The bold comedic duo formed its bilingual format in 2017 and has accumulated more than a million subscribers to date. Erich Preach is also an artist who loves to support causes that are dear to him, including his involvement over the last two years in the event Nœuvembre and his support for the Centre for International Studies and Cooperation (CECI - Haiti 2021).

PHI Event Centre Tap Water Jam Houseto Jazz Lady C


Known internationally as Lady C, Caroline Fraser is widely recognized as one of the strongest female dancers in the global Street Dance community. While her main focus in Street Dance has become the centre of her unique and captivating style, her beginnings as a classically trained dancer in Calgary, Alberta and her current involvement with Holla Jazz Dance Company contribute to her diverse skill set and wide range of vocabulary. Caroline’s ability to move seamlessly between multiple genres gained attention and accolades from audiences and connoisseurs and she quickly created a name for herself around the globe traveling, teaching, judging, and performing. Caroline has simultaneously had a successful career as a songwriter and recording artist under the same pseudonym Lady C and has multiple releases on all music platforms.

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Alexis “DJ Lexis” Charpentier is the founder of the Music Is My Sanctuary collective, a website dedicated to the discovery and sharing of music. For over 15 years, he has been a pillar of the Montréal music scene as a DJ and event organizer. He also works for companies as a music consultant. He recently gave a TED talk that has been viewed one million times and is available in 18 languages. Music Is My Sanctuary has also enabled other projects such as the 24 Hours of Vinyl event series, which has traveled to 9 cities, regular events, and radio sessions with London’s Worldwide FM and with the PHI Centre in Montréal.


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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