NEW YORK, NY: URB ALT Festival, the music/visual arts/film event dedicated to presenting the cutting edge in alternative lifestyles rolls out for the sixth year in New York City. URB ALT has programmed highly eclectic bills in the past with artists such as Parliament/Funkadelic, Twin Shadow, Kyp Malone of TV on the Radio, Kaki King and writer/activist Farai Chideya. 2011 is no different. The main performance bill at Rebel NYC on September 30 features the rock/soul/jazz mutants of MuthaWit collaborating with space age Hip Hop maestro, Jneiro Jarel.
MuthaWit's star is on the rise with new projects including the soundtrack to the feature film Phlo," an album of Minnie Riperton songs blessed by her husband Richard Rudolph and an upcoming production boasting legendary songwriter/producer, Leon Ware(Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Maxwell, etc.). Jneiro Jarel a.k.a. Dr. Who Dat? has been incredibly busy working with MF Doom and recording an album in the Democratic Republic of Congo with Damon Albarn of Gorillaz fame. URB ALT founder Boston Fielder states that Each year of the UA Fest we try to incorporate another artform. Some have said we've not given Hip Hop it's due but with Jneiro Jarel it really gets no better. He's so on the edge creatively that I call him a Hip Hope artist."
URB ALT Festival 2011 remains focused in it's mission to produce unique low cost or free events to the citizens of the world.
September 30 at 7 pm
251 West 30th Street, New York, NY
$7 or $5 for Virgos, Libras and Ladies.
Tickets for each show are $7.00. Tickets are $5 for Virgos, Libras and Ladies. More purchase and more information 212-295-2747.
Rebel NYC Directions:
Penn Station Trains 1, 2, 3, 9, A, C, E
Herald Square at 34th Street Trains Q, N, R, W, B, D
URB ALT FESTIVAL is a joint production of URB ALT Media, Bighead Scientists and Odd Endeavors Productions. URB ALT is Underground Railroad Broadcasting Alternatives, a company founded by Boston Fielder in 1998 to serve the creator and audience seeking unique entertainment and artistic expression.
URB ALT Festival 2011 is proudly sponsored by Rebel NYC, Daisy Rock Guitars, 4961 Polemics, Sweatshop Recording & Rehearsal Studios, Ed Marshall Photography, Purple Magazine Boldaslove.us and Grungecake Magazine.
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