Saturday: 6:30 PM on the Urban Roots Stage.
Saturday: 7:15 PM on the Urban Roots Stage.
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Tang Sauce

John Manselle-Young, better known by his stage name Tang Sauce, is a multi-talented American musical artist who has made significant contributions to the hip-hop industry. Born and raised in Hartford, CT, Tang has been an integral part of the Hartford arts scene for many years, showcasing his skills as a recording artist, songwriter, dancer, instrumentalist, and actor.

Tang's journey in the world of performing arts began with his involvement in various productions such as "The Wiz," "A Raisin In The Sun," and "Night Fall." These experiences allowed him to explore his creative abilities and develop a deep passion for music and theater. As a versatile artist, Tang effortlessly blends elements of old school hip-hop with a fresh and contemporary perspective, creating a unique sound that resonates with audiences.

In addition to his performances, Tang has actively contributed to the cultural landscape of Hartford. He hosted the Trinity International Hip Hop Festival, showcasing his commitment to promoting and celebrating hip-hop culture. His passion for music extends to his own Pandora.com station, where listeners can discover his captivating tracks.

Tang Sauce's talent and dedication have not gone unnoticed, as he has received recognition for his work. He was featured on the cover of Connecticut newspaper CTNOW, which highlights his significant impact on the local music scene. His artistry embodies a message of peace, love, and positivity, spreading these values through his music and performances.

With his dynamic performances, infectious energy, and thought-provoking lyrics, Tang Sauce continues to captivate audiences and make a lasting impact in the world of hip-hop. His ability to combine the essence of old school hip-hop with a modern sensibility sets him apart as an artist who pushes boundaries and offers a fresh perspective on the genre. As Tang Sauce's musical journey unfolds, he remains an influential figure, inspiring both aspiring artists and dedicated fans alike.

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