July 27, Aug. 3 & 10: The Behringer Just Listen DJ Battle Series: Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn
A very unique invite only DJ battle series is going down this Summer in NYC on July 27th, August 3rd and August 10th as part of the Brooklyn Soul Summit Music Festival. Top battle DJs including DJ Complex, DJ EmmAre, DJ Flawless, DJ Swan…John Swan, DJ Boogie Blind, DJ Esquire, DJ Fat Fingaz, DJ Solo and DJ Supreme will compete in The Behringer Just Listen DJ Battle presented by 2mybeat.com and Tools of War. Each battle will run from 3pm-4pm at Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn NYC. The events are free and all ages are welcome.
On July 27th and Aug. 3rd, competitors will showcase for 10 minutes each, turntablist style and in some creative way, incorporate House music into their routines. The champions from each day will battle on Aug. 10th in The Behringer Just Listen DJ Battle Finals, showcasing, selecting and partyrocking for 30 minutes each. Judges of one or more battles include GrandWizzard Theodore: inventor of the scratch; DJ Steve Dee: inventor of beat juggling; DJ Johnny Juice Rosado of Public Enemy and more to be announced. Hosting the battle on both July 27 and Aug. 10 will be none other than DJ Tony Touch!
DJs will battle on Technics 1200 turntables and the Behringer DDM-4000 mixer and will be allowed to use such programs as Serato, Tracktor, etc. All DJs, judges and hosts will receive the entire West End Records catalog digitized! Prizes for the winners of the semi final battles include: $250 cash and Behringer HPX4000 headphones.
On Aug. 10, the champion of The Behringer Just Listen DJ Battle Finals will walk away with: $500 cash and loads of gear from Behringer, including their DDM 4000 mixer, B412DSP active speaker system, BX1800 Subs, EPS2500 power amp and will be offered a Behringer Platinum Level Endorsement Contract!
Directions: Fort Greene Park near the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument at N. Portland Ave and Myrtle Ave. Brooklyn. Enter the park near Dekalb and Washington Ave.
Trains: R, Q, B, M to Dekalb or G to Fulton or 2, 3 ,4, 5 to Nevins or C to Lafayette.