Listings are in the opposite order of appearance: headliner is listed at the top, next is the support band(s), and the last band listed is the opener.
Tuesday April 9
8:00PM doors -- music at 8:30PM
••• ALL AGES
hip-hop/rap country blues
-R.A.P. Ferreira fka milo aka scallops hotel is an mc, producer and theorist
working in the Black arts tradition commonly categorized as rap.
Having founded the label ruby yacht in 2015 and since releasing all of his music
through this channel, Ferreira has earned a sizable following within independent
hip hop by rigorous, constant touring and an elevated, explorational style of
performance. He is known for an uncompromised, utopic flow that speaks directly
to the root of the listener.
By 2018, the young artist galvanized his presence in the American rap scene with
the opening of Soulfolks Records & Tapes in Biddeford, Maine (now located in Nashville).
Ferreira has a sprawling, limitless catalog ranging years, names, geographies, intentions, collaborations, and vocabularies.
In an era defined by keyword search, soundbyte, cosign, marketing and virality
this artist’s work stands out by not cow tailing to the movements and trends of the
He currently makes his home in Nashville, Tennessee where he continues to helm the Ruby Yacht while studying to become a blues guitar legend and a farmer.
-Since 2006 Psalm One has commanded festival and venue stages all over
the United States and Europe, sharing bills with everyone from Tyler, the Creator
to Gucci Mane to Wu-Tang Clan. More than an entertainer, Psalm is a scholar,
teacher and is very active in her community, serving as treasurer on the
board of a disaster relief organization. Psalm has been an exciting artist to watch
for more than a decade — a champion for women and lgbtqai+ artists.
Her debut memoir, HER WORD IS BOND: NAVIGATING HIP HOP AND RELATIONSHIPS
IN A CULTURE OF MISOGYNY (published in June 2022 by Haymarket Books) is a
“unique and honest” rollercoaster of a read, straight from the hip of a woman who
blazed a few trails of her own as an independent hip hop artist. July 2023 brought
“The Returrn Bigg Perrm,” with Chicago’s Custom Made. She is currently working
on new music.
Psalm One’s pen is as sharp as ever, with her social commentary and urgent
vulnerability at full volume on all her projects.
Psalm has recently begun contributing to The Chicago Reader as a music writer,
as well as joining Audiotree Live as an on-air host. She continues her mission of
not only creating thought-provoking music, but championing artists who do the same.