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The Ultimate Battle of the Boroughs

Friday June 18 2010 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Battle of the Boroughs

Overview

Join us on First Fridays in The Greene Space for a showdown series designed to bring out the best undiscovered bands and ensembles of all genres: instrumentalists, singers, DJs, spoken word artists and performance artists in the five boroughs.

Did we mention it’s also a party?

First Fridays in The Greene Space, MC’d by radio host Terrance McKnight, are a great way to start your weekend. Come out to discover new performers, support your local favorites — and enjoy beer, wine and snacks on the house.

What do they win?

  • an exclusive live concert in The Greene Space, which includes a live video webcast
  • a professional photo shoot
  • an HD-DVD and CD of their performance
  • the opportunity to open for a headlining artist at SummerStage

These contenders will be battling it out in the Ultimage Battle of the Boroughs:

Judges include:

  • John Schaefer, host of WNYC’s Soundcheck
  • Jad Abumrad, composer and host of WNYC’s Radiolab
  • Rik Cordero, film and music video producer
  • Elaine Lipcan, Associate Booking Director of Opus 3 artists management firm
  • Monique Martin, Director for Arts & Cultural Programs at the City Parks Foundation

See the battle in action below.


Event Details

2 hours
Address
The Greene Space
44 Charlton Street
New York, NY United States

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