The Underground Collective is pleased to announce that Beats and Bars Festival will return to Durham, NC! Building Stronger Communities through the influence of Urban Culture and Music The art of MCing, B-Boying, DJing and graffiti all are integral elements that are culturally represented in our community. Through Beats and Bars The Underground Collective is committed to sustaining the hip-hop sensibilities here in Durham. Festival goers can expect to be actively engaged and increase their understanding of new ways to display and celebrate hip-hop. With craft and love of the culture, the Beats and Bars experience includes art display fixtures, panel discussions on culture relations and community impact, exposure to real urban music and an introduction to break out artists.