Victor V. Gurbo & Co.

Victor V. Gurbo & Co., 2013 winners of the Brooklyn Battle of the Boroughs (Scott Ellison Smith)

2014 Battle of the Boroughs: Brooklyn

Friday, June 6, 2014

7:00 PM

Watch performances from the borough’s best up-and-coming musicians, then vote for your favorite act!

It’s the Battle of the Boroughs, and it’s back for a fifth season. We’re on a quest to find 2014’s best undiscovered performer from across all genres in New York City — soulful hip-hop acts, instrumental ensembles, pop-rock bands and more.

Come out for a party, hear great music and inspiring stories, then vote for the act you want to represent the borough in the Ultimate Battle. Emceed by WQXR’s Terrance McKnight and featuring guest judges John Schaefer, host of WNYC's Soundcheck; Hardcore-Soul Queen Tamar-kali; and producer Bob Power.

Watch the sold-out show live and vote right here Friday, June 6 at 7:30pm.

Brooklyn Battle Contestants:

  • The Debutante Hour (Cabaret Pop)
  • Michelle Amador (Americana)
  • Werewitch (Alternative)
  • Heylady (Funk/Soul)
  • Orphan Jane (Gypsy/Cabaret)
  • The Hue-man Ethnic Movement (Hip Hop)
  • Pontus (Progressive Rock)
  • Flying Home (Swing)
  • Roberto De Parana (Bossa Nova)
  • The Harmonica Lewinskies (Blues Rock/Funk/Dad Rock)
  • Aabaraki (Alt-Soul)
  • The Far East (Reggae
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    * SEE FULL LIST OF BOROUGH CONTESTANTS

    * MORE ABOUT 2014 BATTLE OF THE BOROUGHS