We’re on a quest to find 2015’s best undiscovered performer from across all genres in New York City — soulful hip-hop acts, instrumental ensembles, indie rock bands and more.
Watch live at 7:30pm and vote here.
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, contestants get the opportunity to hear feedback from an esteemed panel of judges including: Hardcore-Soul Queen Tamar Kali, Alicia Olatuja, featured soloist with the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, and vocalist and Q2 Music host Helga Davis.
Queens Battle Contestants:
- Addi & Jacq (Pop-Folk)
- Jack Spann Band (Hard Americana)
- Metafizz (Hip-Hop)
- Mike Bono Group (Modern Jazz)
- Rick Rocker (Pop-Rock)
- Single Red Cent (Rock, Punk)
- The Lilted (Alt-Folk)