BATTLE OF THE TRIBUTE BANDS  A Benefit for CITYWIDE: A Collective Exhibition

BATTLE OF THE TRIBUTE BANDS A Benefit for CITYWIDE: A Collective Exhibition


Best in Error as Saves the Day
Acres of Diamonds as The Stooges
Watermelon Trance as Captain Beefheart
Chris Forsyth & the Solar Motel Band as Television
and Andrew Jeffrey Wright as Master of Ceremonies

Join Philly's artist-run collective scene for the first annual BATTLE OF THE TRIBUTE BANDS! Best in Error, Acres of Diamonds, Watermelon Trance, and Chris Forsyth & the Solar Motel Band battle as Saves the Day, The Stooges, Captain Beefheart, and Television, respectively. The audience will decide which tribute wins the day. Andrew Jeffrey Wright (COMEDY DREAMZ , Space 1026) will master the evening's ceremonies. Proceeds benefit this November's CITYWIDE exhibition - for more information, visit us at

More Information about CITYWIDE: This November 2013, more than 23 artist-run artist collectives in Philadelphia are banding together for a cross-collaborative multi-venue exchange to celebrate the impressive population our city has of artist-run entities! This month-long celebration of Philadelphia contemporary art that will include performances, panel discussions, gallery openings, and a publication in a variety of venues across the city. The essence of CITYWIDE is about magnifying individual voices through collective action.

CITYWIDE is the recipient of a Knight Arts Challenge and is a “massive collaboration” organized collaboratively by Vox Populi, Space 1026, Little Berlin, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Grizzly Grizzly, Marginal Utility, NAPOLEON, Fjord, Mt. Airy Contemporary Artists Space, Rebekah Templeton, Highwire Gallery, Basekamp, McCartney/Belknap Projects, Practice, The Traction Company, InLiquid, Paradigm Gallery, Magic Pictures, Termite TV Collective, The Soapbox, Title Magazine, The Nicola Midnight St. Claire, Pterodactyl, Art/ Assembly, BYO Print, and Oof. Spanning from the Callowhill neighborhood on the edge of Center City to West Philly, from Germantown to the Northeast and from South Philly to Kensington, CITYWIDE represents over 200 artists in total!



All shows are 21+ Proper I.D. required for admission

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BATTLE OF THE TRIBUTE BANDS A Benefit for CITYWIDE: A Collective Exhibition

Saturday, September 14 · Doors 8:00 PM / Show 9:00 PM at Johnny Brenda's