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MUSIC WITH A MISSION: Local Bands Battle to Benefit Chronically and Terminally Ill Children
Come join us for a night of music and fun as four up and coming bands take the stage to compete for prizes, bragging rights, and the honor of being crowned the "ArtWorks Battle of the Bands 2012 Champions."
The contenders are Night Fevers, Die Pretty, Lachi and Meridian Gold, and The New Velvet, and they each bring a unique sound to the competition. Each band will perform for an esteemed panel of celebrity judges including Michael Musto from The Village Voice, Roger Gold from Warner Music Group, James Forrestel from Guvera USA, and Maria Milito from Q104.3.
Several local businesses are participating and have generously donated items for prizes and raffles including: The National Underground, The Cutting Room Studio, The Great Frog, Canal Room, Guvera USA, and Sam Ash Music Stores.
“We are so excited to bring up and coming talent to the forefront, and at the same time raise awareness for our organization,”
The National Underground, 159 East Houston St, NYC
Thursday – July 19th, 2012
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Backstage passes and photo / interview arrangements are available to members of the media. Please contact Katherine Kelly, 201-608-0146, Katherine@artworksfoundation.org, www.artworksfoundation.org.
Live Music Fans:
Tickets are available in advance at www.artworksfoundation.org/
Founded in 2002, ArtWorks provides children and young adults suffering from chronic and life-threatening illnesses, and their siblings, access to creative and performing arts programs that encourage the use of the creative process as a vehicle for healing, communication, self-expression and personal development. ArtWorks seeks to empower, validate, and honor these children by offering them the hands-on experience and materials with which to create, as well as the opportunity to publicly share their artistic accomplishments.