WALL STREET ROCKS BATTLE OF THE BANDS KICKED OFF 2012 SERIES
WITH A SOLD OUT SHOW TO BENEFIT WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT AND
Street Rocks Battle of the Bands officially kicked off its
second season on July 10, 2012 with sold out round one at
The Mercury Lounge in New York City. Competing bands
included Max Power, Stone Hedge and The Fry Daddys. The
evening was emceed by Bill Silver and featured special guest
performances by C3 (The Chocolate Cuckoo Clocks) and The
Bonesmen. The night, sponsored by FDM and Corvil, benefited
Wounded Warrior Project and ReserveAid.
by Leslie Kirby, Neil Holstein, James
Macedonio, Hank Hyatt and George Chrisafis,
Wall Street Rocks is a collaboration of employees in the
financial, technology and entertainment industries, who are
passionate about giving support to heroic Americans who
serve our nation, including military veterans and first
responders. Last year, through one benefitconcert at Irving
Plaza, Wall Street Rocks was able to raise $257,000 for
veteran’s charities and this year is looking to double that.
In attendance and showing their support for Wall Street
Rocks and the charities that they support, including Wounded
Warriors Project and Reserve Aid, were Author Harper
Dimmerman and Tracy Stern, in addition to Wall
Street executives from almost every major firm. Also in
attendance was Rocker Madame Mayhem, whose debut
album “White Noise” will be released in the fall.
rounds of Wall Street Rocks Battle of the Bands will take
place on August 18th at The Stephen Talkhouse in
Amagansett, and October 17th at Mercury Lounge.
Theseries will culminate in a major event and final round on
December 5th at Roseland Ballroom.
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