Gregg Simpson has been bringing the hip hop competition, King of the Mic to Salem for a couple years now. They’ve been so successful and so well-received, he’s opened it up to the littles. This is a spittin’ bars competition with a $200 grand prize. The first round on January 11th featured Lil’ Boat, Cody T, Nova, Famous Jess, K.O., Gian Marr, Lil C’z, Savage Redman, J~Prodigy, and Noah Fence. Come see who will move on the finale. January 18th is round two and the 25th is the finale. This is an opportunity for the younger crowd to get involved. Come support the next generation of artists. Free. All Ages.
About The Author
Julie was born and raised in Salem, Oregon. She started playing bass guitar in the late 80s and played in local bands Good Question, butterMilk and the Other. She took time off the music scene in the late 90s to raise a family. She came back to bass in 2014 and once again got involved in the local music scene. She plays bass in Marc and The Horsejerks and Mr. Frederick's Production Co. She has been the music writer/editor for Salem Weekly since May 2015.