MC Chris

MC Chris

Bitforce, Mayor Wertz

Sun · April 29, 2018

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

The Grog Shop

$12 adv/ $15 dos

Off Sale

This event is all ages

MC Chris
MC Chris
mc chris (always spelled in all lower case letters) is rapper from the Libertyville, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. He was one of the first rappers to focus solely on nerd life, rapping about Star Wars, Harry Potter, ninjas and unrequited love instead of the usual hip hop fare. He's just as likely to make an appearance at Comicon as he is at SXSW.

mc got his start as an animator on many of the shows you see on Adult Swim. He was writer, actor, songwriter and animator for Sealab 2021, The Brak Show, Space Ghost Coast to Coast and Aqua Teen Hunger Force. He has voiced characters on several Adult Swim pilots such as Welcome to Eltingville, Cheyenne Cinnamon, Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell and Tight Bros. He was also a producer of on air content for over a year before leaving Williams Street to pursue a career in music.

mc has since crossed America countless times touring as a headlining act, as well as opening for bands like Pinback and Reggie and the Full Effect. He's collaborated with Talib Kweli, Andrew WK, Cee-Lo and Childish Gambino. His music has been featured in Kevin Smith's Zak and Miri Make a Porno, and he has composed several themes for Smith's Smodcast podcast network. mc's song "hoodie ninja" was featured in both a Honda commercial and America's Funniest Home Videos. And mc recently provided voice overs for the pilots The Vardo Brothers for Nickelodeon and Bunny and Frog for Disney, as well as a commercial for Fiat.

mc raises money to fight Cystic Fibrosis. Inspired by his nephew who has CF, mc chris and his fans have raised over $150,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation through eBay sales and donations collected at live shows.

mc kickstarted "the mc chris cartoon" an animated extension of the skit universe featured on his records. Thanks to donations from his fans, he raised $60,000 and produced a six minute pilot presentation with the animation company Titmouse Inc. mc is currently shopping the project.

mc chris lives in Los Angeles with his wife and son.
Mayor Wertz
Mayor Wertz
Mayor Wertz is a rapper based in Lakewood, Ohio. His music is equally entertaining and insightful while using thought provoking lyrics to tell engaging stories. His live performances are exhilarating and the audience is also a part of the show. From the front of the stage to the back wall of the venue, everyone is invited to participate in a Mayor Wertz performance. At the end of the show Mayor Wertz wants the audience to feel like friends, not just fans.

Mayor Wertz created a YouTube video titled “Guy Fieri Eating to ‘Hurt’ by Johnny Cash.” Garnering over five hundred thousand views in a matter of days, his video received coverage by various prominent outlets, including Time, The A.V. Club, and Forbes. He continues to make videos using his improve background to entertain viewers on many different mediums.
Venue Information:
The Grog Shop
2785 Euclid Heights Blvd
Cleveland, OH, 44106
http://grogshop.gs/