Project Evolution II

Published On January 21, 2014 | By Elisabeth Petras | The Arts
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Project Evolution II Pittsburgh EventsProject Evolution II is back and bigger than ever. This Saturday, January 25th, the annual fashion and music benefit will take place at the Carnegie Music Hall of Carnegie. This yearly mash-up of fashion and music brings you the hippest artists from our local underground.

While you’re enjoying the awesome collabs between the underground communities of fashion and music, don’t forget Project Evo’s main goal is to raise funds and awareness for the Homeless Children’s Education Fund. Project Evolution was created as a platform for talented artists, designers, and musicians to share their skills as a gift that benefits the lives of others.

As always, Project Evolution will add some fresh styles to the performance. This year features TEN choreographed fashion shows with pieces from some pretty sick designers. Participating designers include the always smooth Daily Bread PA, WRKn Class, with their old school ideals of quality applied to cutting edge street culture, and Streetheart’s edgy streetwear. Check out all of the talented designers involved with Project Evolution on their website, and read up on the local musicians they’ll be collabing with below.

Kellee Maize spreads inspiration through both her music and her outreach. Her message of love has reached millions of fans worldwide, most recently performing at Committed‘s benefit concert in Nepal. The theme of love is also the inspiration for her soon to be released album The Fifth Element.

The “edgy, five-piece, live Hip-Hop band” Formula 412 has electrifying chemistry. The award-winning ‘band of brothers’ delivers high energy shows with a positive tone.

Palermo Stone has worked with other hip hop artists such as Mac Miller, Dee-1, and The Come Up. His music has been constantly growing over the course of his three solo albums and conveys a timeless feel to his emotionally-centered music.

The experimental hip-hop style of Common Wealth Family takes you on an adventure beyond just the music. Common Wealth Family “honors what ‘Family’ means, how “Wealth’ is achieved and the ‘Common’ message they want you to receive.”

AjayRock brings an original fusion of feel good urban music to R&B/Pop genres. Also a songwriter and producer, he ultimately wants to use his talents to help other artists find their voice.

Formerly know as Blaze, rapper J. Bass had many highs and lows growing up, but struggled to clearly communicate his experience. With time, J. Bass learned how to use music and lyrics to provide a voice for his story.

The event starts at 7PM and tickets can be purchased here. Think you’re too classy for regular seating? Choose a VIP ticket and you’ll also get to hang out at the after party.

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