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American Beatbox Championships 2018

November 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm November 11, 2018 @ 11:00 pm

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#ABCNYC18 ALL AGES – November 9, 10 & 11, 2018
Tickets & Merch Packages: americanbeatbox.com
Day 1 – 11/9/18 – Friday 5pm-10:30pm
Welcome Party, “We Speak Music” Film Screening, “Breath Control” Film Screening, Panel Discussion, DJ Performances, Competitor Orientation & Open Mic
Day 2 – 11/10/18 – Saturday 12pm-12am
All Day Open Mic
1pm Workshops
3:30pm Top 32 Solo Eliminations, Loop/2V2 Preliminary Battles, Judge Showcases & Artist Performances
Day 3 – 11/11/18 -Sunday 12pm-12am
All Day Open Mic
1pm Master Classes
3:30pm Solo/Loop/2V2 Championship Battles, Artist Performances & Award Presentations
Receiving the 2nd Annual American Beatbox Lifetime Achievement Award:
Terry “Kid Lucky” Lewis (Original Beatrhymer, Founder Hip Hop Subway Series, Human Beatbox Orchestra)
*Elisii (2017 Canadian Champion, Top 16 in 2018 Mens Solos World Championships)
*Gene Shinozaki (2018 Tag Team World Champion, Top 16 in 2018 Mens Solos World Championships)
*Trung Bao (2016 Vice American Champion)
Hosted By:
Lightship (2X World Beatbox Champion Kaila Mullady + 2016 American Beatbox Champion Mark Martin)
Scott Jackson (Co-Founder Beatbox Canada)
Performances By:
X-Ecutioners (Rob Swift + Mista Sinista)
The Beatbox House (Amit, Chris Celiz, Gene Shinozaki, Kenny Urban, NaPoM)
Akim Funk Buddah
Rabbi Darkside (ABC’s Resident DJ)
DJ MilkMoney
Osyris Antham (2017 EOW World Champion)
Mike Larry Draw
Dizzy SenZe
Miky Hustles
ABCNYC18 Judges
Special Surprise Guests
Top 32 Showcase Eliminations (11/10)
Top 16 Solo (11/11)
Top 4 Loop Station (11/10)
Loop Station Finals (11/11)
Top 8 2V2 Teams (11/10)
2V2 Finals (11/11)
Accommodations Partner:
Subject: American Beatbox Champs
For $40 A Night
The Q4 and Brooklyn Bazaar are both easily accessible off the G train subway line
Q4 Hotel:
Court Square G Train
Queens Plaza E M & R Trains
Queensboro Plaza 7 N & W Trains
Brooklyn Bazaar:
Nassau Ave G Train
The Brooklyn Bazaar is a unique venue housed in the former Polonaise Terrace building, home to a historic banquet hall and ballroom in the heart of Greenpoint. This stylish three-story Brooklyn mainstay boasts a striking facade and an even more impressive interior with four distinct rooms filled with a vendor marketplace, arcade games, pinball, karaoke rooms, ping pong tables, a restaurant and four separate bars. The vintage 15,000 square foot space is all ages and will have areas both open to the public as well as exclusive access for our ticket holders throughout the three day event.
Please use #ABCNYC18 for all posts regarding the champs leading up to, during, and after the event. We will feature the best content throughout the year and shout out a selection of beatboxers willing to share their talents.
The 2018 American Beatbox Championships will be a 3 day event.
Friday – The festivities will start on November 9, 2018 with our Welcome Party featuring a very special screening of We Speak Music and the film “Breath Control” and an American Beatbox: Past, Present & Future panel discussion followed by music from DJ HerShe & FXWRK. The Welcome Party will also be the start of competitor orientation where all competing beatboxers will receive their participation forms and wristbands. All are invited to attend whether you want to learn beatboxing in depth, dance, network, play arcade games, billiards, pinball, have a drink, grab a bite to eat at the on-site restaurant or jump into the open mic lasting all evening.
Saturday – Workshops kick off at 1pm and lead directly into the Top 32 Solo elimination round to determine the Top 16. Then we move on to the Loop Station & 2V2 competitions in addition to special performances by a lineup of world-class Hip Hop & Beatbox talent including DJ legends The X-Ecutioners (Rob Swift & Mista Sinista) and the ABCypher featuring NYC’s best freestyle MC’s.
Sunday – The final day will start at noon with Beatbox Master Classes from the ABC18 Judges & Hosts then proceed to the Top 16 Solo competition as well as the final battles for Loop Station + 2V2. Featuring performances from our judges, international beatbox icons, and the presentation of our second annual American Beatbox Lifetime Achievement Award to Terry “Kid Lucky” Lewis. All champions will be crowned at the end of the show followed by a DJ set from the one and only Rabbi Darkside.
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November 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
November 11, 2018 @ 11:00 pm




Brooklyn Bazaar
150 Greenpoint Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222 US
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