Just Jam 2012 (uncredited promo photo)Just Jam International, an annual b-boy battle and hip hop theatre event returns to Dance City in Newcastle for its fifth anniversary in 2012 on 27 and 28 October.

Update: See Just Jam International 2012 winner here!

Just Jam International is a two day hip hop dance festival that consists of an evening of workshops and a theatre night followed by it’s main attraction, the Just Jam 2012 b-boy battle on the second day.

Video: Just Jam 2012 trailer (Strife.tv)

Workshops will take place in popping, locking, breaking, hip hop and house, with a B-Boy Bootcamp lead by Poe One to progress advance breakers beyond their abilities, followed by the Jam and Juice evening of dance theatre performances.

The b-boy battle comprises of solo battles between eight international invitees against eight UK breakers. Last year B-Boy T-Killa from Norway won Just Jam 2011, defeating B-Boy Zomas. T-Killa will return to defend his title against the new line up.

Tickets and further information is available at www.JustJamIntl.com

Just Jam International 2012 line up

8 International Invites
B-Girl A.T.Flow Mo, Finland
B-Boy Bruce AlmightyMomentum Crew, Portugal
B-Boy Dark Marc – Ghost Crew, Norway
B-Boy King Foolish – Octagon, Sweden
B-Boy Pick UpKosher Flava, Israel
B-Boy TkillaCockRoachez, Norway
B-Boy Yarko – Polskee Flavour, Poland
One more to be announced.

8 UK Invites
B-Boy Ben JamminGhetlow, London
B-Boy Chamos – Ghetlow, Devon
B-Boy Lee RockLa Familia, London
B-Boy LB – Floor Riderz, Manchester
B-Boy Mouse – Floor Gangz, UK
B-Girl Nadia – Floor Gangz, London
B-Boy Raw-BBad Taste Cru, Newcastle
One more to be announced.

Just Jam Judges
Freeze – Ghost Crew, Sweden
Pepito – 7 Dollar Crew, Australia
Poe One – Style Elements / Mighty Zulu Kingz / Rock So Fresh, USA

DJs and Hosts
DJ Timber – Bad Taste Cru / Horse Power / Mighty Zulu Kingz, Barcelona
DJ Rasp – UK DMC / IDA champion
Flowrex – SoulPowered
Ken Masters – Newcastle Legend

Jam & Juice Night
Performances from:
Bad Taste Cru
Babson (Serial Stepperz / Wanted Posse, France)
DJ Rasp (UK DMC 2009 Winner)
Eugene Quiet (Lithuania)
Trash Dollies
Plus additional acts to be confirmed.

Just Jam 2012 is part of Juice Festival, NewcastleGateshead’s festival for children and young people.