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    After nearly a decade, Red Bull Culture Clash returns to L.A. and will feature four of the best West Coast and International party crews

    - Gasolina, The Do-Over, Subsuelo and Recreo - each curating a stage


    Tickets available now: https://win.gs/RBCCLA


    Santa Monica, CA – May 3, 2022 – Red Bull Culture Clash, the innovative live music experience featuring four opposing crews on four separate stages, is excited to announce official details for its return to Los Angeles - after a decade away. Coming June 24th to the Shrine Expo Hall, Red Bull Culture Clash Los Angeles will bring a once-in-a-lifetime music experience to attendees to highlight the Latinx musical and cultural diaspora across styles like reggaeton, global bass and hip-hop, in one of the largest U.S. clashes yet. Fans can expect performances from Tony Touch, Sky Rompiendo, Ape DrumsLos Rakas, Álvaro DÍaz, DJ Playero, DJ Blass, and the return of the legendary reggaeton duo, Luny Tunes, among others.


    Tickets for Red Bull Culture Clash Los Angeles are available now: RedBull.com/CultureClash


    Red Bull Culture Clash Los Angeles will bring together four of the West Coast’s biggest party crews - Gasolina, The Do-Over, Subsuelo and Recreo - who are each given the freedom to take over a corner of the venue and face off for a four-round bout, bringing big sound, heavy tunes, fierce competition and an exciting roster of special guests, all in an effort to outshine their competition and win over the crowd – because at Red Bull Culture Clash, the crowd decides who reigns supreme.


    Alongside Red Bull Culture Clash Los Angeles, Shop Latinx will create a unique shopping experience highlighting the passionate and talented Latinx creatives in the world of fashion. Positioned inside the venue, this experience will celebrate a community moment featuring a one-of-a-kind marketplace.


    Drawing a sold-out crowd when it last took place stateside in Atlanta in 2018, Red Bull Culture Clash aims to showcase each host city’s unique musical and cultural offerings across its past, present and future. Inspired by Jamaican sound system culture, Red Bull Culture Clash features head-to-head performances from four crews over four distinct rounds. Red Bull Culture Clash Los Angeles will follow Red Bull Culture Clash New York, which takes place May 19 at Warsaw.


    For more information on Red Bull Culture Clash and how the format works across four stages, visit www.redbull.com/cultureclash.


    Read on for all details and ticket info for the June 24th Los Angeles show:



    GASOLINAGasolina, originally started at Belasco Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, is a community for Reggaeton & Latin music fans - consistently pushing the culture forward. The group has grown to be the largest reggaeton party in the United States, bringing over 1,500+ attendees to iconic venues across the country.

    Featuring: Luny Tunes, DJ Playero, DJ Blass, Oplus


    THE DO-OVER: Established in 2005 in Los Angeles, the magical tropical daytime get-down has spread its fun-loving funky sounds across the world with a philosophy of keeping all guest DJ’s a mystery encouraging attendees to leave all hype and expectations at home. Expect the unexpected - from disco to dancehall, house to hip-hop, soul to samba.

    Featuring: Tony Touch


    SUBSUELOSubsuelo is a Los Angeles global bass crew, founded in 2011, that experiments with futuristic dance parties and old-school tropical music. The group started as a house party bringing cumbia, hip-hop, salsa, house, reggaeton, dancehall, baile funk, kuduro and all kinds of global bass variations to life for local communities and friends. Along with the DJs, Subsuelo also features a live flamenco band that performs traditional cante jondo and experiments with genre-bending fusions and collaborations. The group has performed at top music festivals including Coachella, Boiler Room at the MoMA in New York City, Manana & Musicabana in Cuba, Supersonico in Los Angeles, Genius Loci in Mexico, Joshua Tree Music Festival, Northern Nights, Boogaloo and more.

    Featuring: Ape Drums, Los Rakas


    RECREOCreated in 2020 by J Balvin’s Creative Director and founder of Broke Kids Music Label, DJ Milkman, Recreo’s presence in the music and party scene expands across North America and Europe, including Los Angeles, New York City, Mexico City, Las Vegas, Chicago and most recently at SXSW in Austin, Texas. Although new to the scene, Recreo is looking to take the title at Red Bull Culture Clash Los Angeles this June. 

    Featuring: Sky Rompiendo, Álvaro Díaz


    WHEN: Friday, June 24 at 5:00 p.m. PT

    WHERE: Red Bull Culture Clash Los Angeles will take place at The Shrine Expo Hall in Downtown Los Angeles.




    To learn more about the event format and what to expect, and to purchase tickets for Red Bull Culture Clash Los Angeles, visit www.redbull.com/cultureclash.



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  • Who's Next 1.23 | New Year, New Label Collab w/ ASYLU

     NEW YORK, JANUARY 22,  2018 - HOT 97’s Who’s Next is back for its latest installment launching on Tuesday January 23rd, 2018 at the legendary New York live music venue, SOB’s. The event will be hosted by celebrity radio personality Shani Kulture. This month, Asylum Records’ Yung Gleesh, Peso Da Mafia, Dice Soho and Shoneyin will take the stage. Doors open at 8pm ET and the showcase promptly launches at 9pm ET.

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    MONDO.NYC 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY (September 14, 2017) – Mondo.NYC, a Global Business Summit and Music Festival has announced its full agenda and artist showcase schedule for its second annual five-day event. By day, Mondo.NYC is an incubator for the music and tech industries and by night, is a platform for emerging artists from around the globe to perform at Manhattan’s key independent venues. Join us on October 4-8, 2017 where we aim to connect fans and creators in a shared mission of empowering artists and advancing ideas in an ever-changing music business.
    This year Mondo.NYC partners with The New York City Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment, Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), New York University (NYU), Spotify, international export agencies, and multiple additional partners to present a comprehensive program for industry, artists, media, and fans. New York University will host the daytime business summit, with nightly showcases and after hour meetups headquartered around the legendary Rockwood Music Hall. Artists will perform across Rockwood Music Hall’s three stages, in addition to a host of other iconic Manhattan and Brooklyn independent music venues including Bowery Electric, Pianos, The Delancey, DROM, Berlin and Brooklyn Bowl.
    Highlights among the expected 150+ Mondo official showcasing artists include: Harrison Storm (Australia), Laura Sauvage (Canada), Brass Phantoms (Ireland), The Skins (USA), Eli Tyler (USA), MANU LANVIN (France), RIVAH (Australia), In Hoodies (Turkey), Alpines (UK), Stealth (UK), Tusks (UK), Christopher The Conquered (USA), Carnival Youth (Latvia), Birthday Club (USA), Austerity (UK), Jeremy And The Harlequins (USA), DillanPonders (Canada), Supercel (USA), William Crighton (Australia), BARQ (Ireland), Talos (Ireland), The Gold Magnolias (USA), Angel Snow (USA), Frank Bell (USA), Luke Yeoward (Australia), Shy Kids (Canada), Mt.Wolf (UK), Tokyo Taboo (UK), Girl Skin (USA), Merci Raines (USA), Climbing Trees (Wales) and many more.
    “New York City - The Opportunities & Challenges,” in partnership with The New York City Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment (MOME), Wednesday, October 4th at 2pm, addresses navigating New York’s music ecosystem, providing resources and recommendations for approaching NYC’s vast yet overwhelming infrastructure.
    RIAA Programming Partnership & Spotify-Hosted Reception: The RIAA will discuss its mid-year industry revenue numbers during a special presentation on Thursday, October 5th as part of a discussion titled “Streaming Revenue & Policy in One Hour,” featuring Cary Sherman, RIAA CEO, Mitch Glazier, RIAA President, and Joshua Friedlander, RIAA SVP Strategic Data Analysis along with key industry representatives, to be immediately followed by a reception at NYU co-hosted by Mondo, the RIAA and Spotify.
    The Music & Technology Law Symposium, a Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Program (MCLE), in partnership with the RIAA, Michelman & Robinson LLP, and Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP, is a day-long seminar of panel content specifically geared towards content producers, right’s owners and providers. MCLE will be held Friday, October 6, and includes the following panels:
    Can Washington Help The Music Industry Move Forward?
    Who Are the DMCA Safe Harbors Saving?
    Streamripping – The New Threat?
    Fee Awards in Copyright Litigation
    Cutting Edge Creator Deals
    Alternative Music Financing
    How Streaming Playlists Work and How to Get on Them
    It’s Time to Pay Attention to VR
    Digital Marketers Compare Notes
    Armchair Quarterbacks: Startup Edition – Startups Pitch, Audience Reacts
    Music AI: Learning to Groove with our Robot Overlords
    With a Little Help from my Fans:  How Fans Grow Fanbases
    Bitcoin and Blockchain Deep Dive – What You Need to Know
    Streaming Services: How the Music Industry Changed in 2017
    NYC Radio Welcome Party
    College & Emerging Radio Ideas Summit
    Better Radio Through Big Info
    Career Intensive 101: Exploring the Industry 2017
    Internet Radio Roundtable
    Mondo.NYC Music Meeting
    Musician’s Arsenal
    Please note all Mondo.NYC 2017 events are subject to change.
    Stay on our socials for constant updates and additions or connect with us on our app (iOS / Android)!
    Pre-Registration Discount badges: Tickets are on sale now through Mondo’s exclusive ticket partner Eventbrite. Click HERE to take advantage of Mondo’s early and student discounts at pre-registration prices.
    NYU Partnership:  New for 2017 is The Mondo Sessions @ NYU, a groundbreaking multimedia music discovery and marketing partnership with NYU Steinhardt. NYU music business students and faculty team up with Mondo for a semester-long program integrated with the Village Records course to identify, support, and help advance the careers of two emerging artists chosen from among Mondo performing acts and artists submitted by Steinhardt students. The Mondo Sessions will be highlighted with a panel and live music showcase from the selected artists as well as a recording session at NYU.
    DIY, London based music discovery media platform: Over the past decade DIY has built a reputation for discovering and nurturing acts from all over the globe through partnering with showcase festivals, creating an international media brand to support emerging artists providing access to its increasingly global audience.
    The Marauder Radio Room @ Mondo: is a chance for college students from attending radio stations to be involved in the hands on experience of running, organizing, and recording of interviews and exclusive live sets from showcasing artists for their stations during Mondo.NYC 2017, at the Rockwood Music Hall.
    Mondo Hotel HQ: Mondo has partnered with Ian Schrager’s brand new Lower East Side Public Hotel, an extraordinary new landmark in the heart of NYC’s Lower East Side, located at 215 Chrystie Street. ClickHERE for reservations.
    Music Glue: Our exclusive Apply to Play partner for Mondo.NYC 2017 is Music Glue. Music Glue is a specialist e-commerce platform for the music business that makes it easy for fans to buy music, merchandise, tickets and experiences directly from the artists they love, in one simple transaction. Artists, managers, labels, merchandisers and promoters use Music Glue to control their online presence and e-commerce with ease, owning their data and selling anything, to anyone, anywhere, via any device, in over 25 languages and currencies. Music Glue was founded in 2007 and is global, with offices in London (HQ), New York and Sydney.
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  • 10th Annual Taste of the Upper West Side

    Features Over 85 Restaurants and Star-Studded Celebrity Talent


    Two Nights of Celebrations: Friday, May 19th and Saturday, May 20th

    Friday, May 19th – Summer in the City: Surf & Turf hosted by Alex Guarnaschelli and Adam Richman with a signing by The New York Times’ Frank Bruni for his new book, “A Meatloaf in Every Oven: Two Chatty Cooks, One Iconic Dish and Dozens of Recipes - from Mom's to Mario Batali's” and a book signing from Alex Guarnaschelli for her book “Old-School Comfort Food”

    Saturday,May 20th Best of the West hosted by Jesse Palmer and featuring honorees April Bloomfield

    and Ken Friedman with a book signing from April Bloomfield


    NEWYORK(2017) – The 2017 Taste of the Upper West Side will once again bring one of the city’s most exciting culinary celebrations to the UWS this May. Local restaurants, both classic and brand new, will delight guests with signature dishes, and renowned chefs will mingle throughout the tent during this much anticipated two-night tasting event. At the helm of Taste of the Upper West Side is the Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District (“BID”), a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit which created the event and donates all net proceeds to the local community for neighborhood improvement and beautification. In nine years, Taste of the Upper West Side has raised more than $500,000 for organizations improving the UWS.


    “A decade later, Taste of the Upper West Side continues to be dynamic and fresh, with new restaurants showcasing their finest fare, alongside long-time favorites,” says Barbara Adler, Executive Director of the BID. “It is a truly fun and delicious fundraiser that has brought many benefits to this community, including Columbus Avenue’s beloved sustainable streetscape, operational funds for Wellness in the Schools annually, donations to Citymeals-on-Wheels, 19 solar-operated trash baskets for Theodore Roosevelt Park, and other significant contributions.”


    Friday, May 19th at 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM Summer in the City: Surf & Turf

    GrandTent,O’SheaComplexSchoolyard, Columbus Avenue between West 76th and 77th Streets


    Alex Guarnaschelli, chef/owner of Butter, judge on Food Network’s Chopped & author of “Old-School Comfort Food” and television’s intrepid food and travel explorer Adam Richman are thrilled to co-host the city’s most rocking, star-studded summer event. Alex is excited to sign copies of her cookbook, “Old-School Comfort Food.” Alex and Adam will be joined this year by special guest Frank Bruni, revered New York Times Op-Ed writer and its former restaurant critic, who will also sign copies of his tome to comfort food classics, “A Meatloaf in Every


    Oven: Two Chatty Cooks, One Iconic Dish and Dozens of Recipes - from Mom's to Mario Batali's.” Summer in the City: Surf & Turf, is the first night of a grand food festival and fundraiser, serving up a super-cool evening of innovative twists on seasonal favorites. Among the nearly 40 participating restaurants are neighborhood newcomers Maison Pickle (of Jacob’s Pickles fame), The Fat Monk, Kirsh Bakery and Sugar Factory American Brasserie, a top 10 Instagram go-to and opening spring 2017 on the UWS! Other scrumptious destinations joining the party will be Levain Bakery, Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer, Momofuku Milk Bar, Shake Shack, Playa Betty’s, The Meatball Shop, Han Dynasty and many more favorites! Step into summer with  gusto  with  great  eats, unlimited wines, signature cocktails and sensational sounds by DJ El Media. Don’t wait too long! The first 200 ticket purchasers will receive a copy of Alex Guarnaschelli’s “Old-School Comfort Food” or Frank Bruni’s “A Meatloaf in Every Oven: Two Chatty Cooks, One Iconic Dish and Dozens of Recipes - from Mom's to Mario Batali's.” Cost: $105 per person or 2 for $185



    Participating restaurants include:

    5 Napkin Burger AG Kitchen

    Artie's Delicatessen Bettola

    Birdbath Bakery

    Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer Bodega 88

    Bodrum Turkish Mediterranean Restaurant


    Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola Elizabeth's Neighborhood Table The Fat Monk


    Gabriela's Restaurant & Tequila Bar


    Gastronomie 491 Good Enough To Eat

    Greenmarket/  GROWNYC Han Dynasty

    Insomnia Cookies Isabella's

    Kirsh Bakery and Kitchen Jacob's Pickles

    Lala Sahab Levain Bakery Maison Pickle Milk Bar Osteria Cotta Ousia Pappardella Playa Betty's




    Serafina Upper West Shake Shack

    Sugar Factory American Brasserie

    The Meatball Shop Tiny Treats Cafe Virgil's Real BBQ

    Zucker's Bagels and Smoked Fish

    West Side Campaign Against Hunger



    Saturday, May 20th at 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM

    Best of the West VIPReceptionPresented by 21 West End

    GrandTent,O’SheaComplexSchoolyard, Columbus Avenue between West 76th and 77th Streets


    An exceptional prelude to an incredible evening, Best of the West VIP Reception Presented by 21 West End is a delicious opportunity to meet-and-greet celebrity chefs and restaurateurs for an entire hour prior to general admission. The evening will be hosted by Jesse Palmer, Renown Analyst and Host of DISNEY's ESPN and ABC Networks featured on College Football and Good Morning America. Starting with a Champagne toast in a private lounge open throughout Saturday’s event, VIP ticket holders will be treated to chef-worthy gift bags and invited to a book signing by one of the evening’s honorees, Chef April Bloomfield, recipient of two Michelin Stars – one of only 10 women recipients to receive even one – and a James Beard Award-winner for Best Chef. The author of “A Girl and Her Pig” and “A Girl and her Greens” opened her first Upper West Side restaurant, White Gold Butchers, in October 2016 with long-time partner and winner of the James Beard Award for Best Restaurateur in the United States in 2016, Ken Friedman. An Extra Plus: the first 100 VIP Ticket purchasers will receive a complimentary, signed copy of April Bloomfield’s new book (one per order, only).

    Cost: $225 per person


    Saturday,May 20th at 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

    Best of the West Presented by Park West Village

    GrandTent,O’SheaComplexSchoolyard, Columbus Avenue between West 76th and 77th Streets


    Celebrating a decade of divine dining, Best of the West Presented by Park West Village reaches to the stars as the haute highlight of a weekend homage to the Upper West Side’s most illustrious chefs and restaurants and hosted by Jesse Palmer, Renown Analyst and Host of DISNEY's ESPN and ABC Networks featured on College Football and Good Morning America. It’s an extraordinary night of epicurean excellence against an urbane backdrop of high spirits and sophisticated sounds from a live DJ. The evening’s hosts will be joined by honorees April Bloomfield and Ken Friedman, along with such other award-winning chefs as Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Daniel Boulud and

    John Fraser. Among the 40 bastions of fine cuisine participating in these 10th  Anniversary festivities are Jean-

    Georges, Boulud Sud, Dovetail, Rosa Mexicano, The Leopard at des Artistes, and Jacques Torres Chocolate. For culinary connoisseurs, it is the ultimate dream-come-true event under a grand tent with cuisine, fine wines and spirits, and so much more!

    Cost: $135 per person or 2 for $250



    Participating restaurants include:

    AG Kitchen Alice's Tea Cup Awadh

    Bar Boulud Bareburger Boulud Sud Burke & Wills BUSTAN NYC

    Cafe Luxembourg Cafe Tallulah

    Calle Ocho Restaurant Candle Cafe West Carmine's

    Cesca Enoteca & Trattoria


    Crave Fishbar Dovetail

    Gabriel's Bar & Restaurant HENRY's

    Jacques Torres Chocolate Jean-Georges


    Lincoln Center Kitchen Lincoln Square Steak Magnolia Bakery

    Mille-feuille Bakery Cafe Nice Matin

    Orwashers Bakery RedFarm


    Rosa Mexicano Salumeria Rosi Shake Shack Storico

    Tavern On The Green The Loeb Boathouse TESSA

    THE LEOPARD at des Artistes The Mermaid Inn

    The Milling Room The Ribbon

    The Smith Treathouse NY White Gold Butchers



    Aboutthe Columbus Avenue BID: The Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, representing merchants and property owners along Columbus Avenue from West 67th Street to West 82nd Street. Formed in 1999 in a landmark district, its membership includes a diverse range of retailers, restaurateurs and commercial and mixed-use property owners, comprising all of the commercial establishments. In addition, the Columbus Avenue BID’s district includes the American Museum of Natural History, Theodore Roosevelt Park, The New-York Historical Society and the Rose Center for Earth and Space.


    For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit  (http://www.tasteuws.com )

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