Upstate Winter Fest featuring Don Q & Friends

Putnam Place, 63a Putnam Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

February 23, 2018 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm Putnam Place, 63a Putnam Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Doors: 8:00pm
Show: 9:00pm

Ages: 18+ (note: there is a $5 surcharge for attendees under 21)

Tickets: $20 – Early Bird (until February 8)
               $25 – Advance
               $40 – Day of Show

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Born in the HighBridge area of the Bronx, NY; Don Q started rapping in the 5th grade. He would just rap back and forth with his homie who gave him confidence to make a dream out of it. He figured if artist like Lil Bow Wow could do it then he could. Unfortunately, in 6th grade Don Q and his friend went to different school so he lost inspiration. Thankfully a few years later in 8th/9th grade he picked it up.

Don Q’s quick accession to the top of the music scene in NYC has garnered him the attention of all the OG’s and radio stations. He has worked with Fabulous, Meek Mill, Dave East, G Herb, A Boogie and more. He hopes to work with J.Cole, Big Sean, Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, and many more in the future.

Influenced by The Lox and Jay Z, Don Q feels like he is up next up to claim the throne. Jay Z, in his eyes, is the best lyricist and The Lox held it down for the streets. To him they are the best to ever do it. Listening to them stressed the importance for him to be able to spit and be lyrical. This is how he came up and he can’t switch up what he knows. Don Q feels like he is gifted and his new school and the old school vibes sets himself apart from the rest.

He has meet The Lox but not Jay Z but says Jay Z knows who he is.

Motivated by his 7 year old daughter, Don Q aims to be labeled as the best to ever do it. He had no choice but to go harder so his daughter can get all she need. He wants to take care of his family in any way. Currently at the age of 26 years old Don Q’s drive got him to exactly where he needs to be. Just a year ago in January 2016, Don Q along with A boogie partnered up with Atlantic Records to bring High Bridge the label to a rise. Now he is prepping to release his…



QUO! w/ DJ Sime Gezus
Quo, also known as Cristian Fernandez, is a Dominican American rapper, lyricist, poet, activist and producer from New York City. Cristian has been writing and recording hip-hop music for about 3 years, while attending Skidmore College as a full time student. He has completed several performances in New York City, Albany, and Saratoga Springs. Quo’s music and brand promotes the vision of breaking the status quo in everything that we do.



Zeo is an aspiring hip-hop artist born in San Francisco, CA and raised in Upstate, NY. Given his originality and admirable work ethic, ZEO will be forever.




Chidubem Kenechukwu Udeoji, singer, rapper, DJ, songwriter & producer. Known as Detail when on the microphone and DETAILMADEIT when producing.

Detail has been producing for about 6 years, singing from a very young age and rapping for about 4 years.
His musical inspirations are Kanye West, D’banj, The Dream, André Wolff, Wizkid, Osadebe, & Oliver De Coque.



Also on the bill: Royal T Music Group and host Tyler Star