Battle @ Buffalo – Under the Lights!

Verve Dance Studio presents the 5th annual UNDER THE LIGHTS, Hip Hop festival! #VerveUTL5 !

A full day of family friendly hip hop. Including an All Styles and B-boy Battle, a Cap Design Contest, Live graffiti Exhibitions, Dj’s, Musical Guests, an Interactive Art Tent and local vendors. This festival is held to celebrate the unity and diversity found in the elements of Hip Hop and the evolution of Verve Dance Studio and it’s community in Buffalo.

Held this year on Saturday August 29, 2015 from 12 – 10PM.
General Admission is$5 with a gift bag being given to the first 100 people in the door. You may enter any of the battles or contests on a first come, first serve basis for an additional $1.

The BBOY/BGIRL BATTLE is 2 vs 2 format with a  CASH PRIZE of $1500.
The ALL STYLES BATTLE is also a 2 vs 2 format with a CASH PRIZE of $500.
New this year is a CAP DESIGN CONTEST. This contest is open to the first 50 artists who sign up at the door. Supplies will be provided, you can also bring your own. A New Era 5950 that is blank will be provided and each artist has 2 hours to design their hat. Judges will then choose a wining design. The winner will receive a CASH PRIZE of $250 AND a run of 24 New Era caps with the artists logo of choice.
**All winners will also receive a New Era Cap gift bag with their cash prize.

Judges for each battle will be announced as they are confirmed. We are also currently booking vendors, artists and volunteers. Please direct all questions about the event to our email,

Below are videos and photos from previous years. Thank you for your support and participation in creating and progressing this event for Buffalo and the Hip Hop community.

Peace and Love,

The Verve Dance Studio Family


HD VIDEOS of the semi-finals and finals from Under the Lights3! Check them out, share them, let us know what you think!
Under the Lights 3-2013 All Styles Semi-Finals 1!

Under the Lights 3-2013 All Styles Semi-Finals 2!

Under the Lights 3-2013 All Styles FINALS!

Under the Lights 3-2013 B-boy/girl Semi-finals 1!

Under the Lights 3-2013 B-boy/girl Semi-finals 2!

Under the Lights 3-2013 B-boy/girl FINALS!


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