LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Bull Thre3Style is back and looking for the best open format DJ in the World. The competition series, which will be hosted in more than 20 countries, kicks off in the U.S. this month with qualifying battles in more than 25 cities. Hundreds of DJs hand-picked by curators will battle their way through a series of competitions in the hopes of landing the coveted title of Red Bull Thre3style National Champion – a title that comes with bragging rights, cash prizes, a stamp of approval from some of the best DJs in the world including DJ Jazzy Jeff, Z-Trip and A-Trak; and a ticket to compete in the Red Bull Thre3style World Finals in November. For event listings, visit redbullthre3style.com.
COMING UP THROUGH THE RANKS
Local qualifiers are currently underway with remaining battles in: Cleveland, New Orleans, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Las Vegas, Seattle, Pittsburg, Detroit, San Diego Boston, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Indianapolis, Washington D.C., Hawaii, Austin, Kansas City, Charlotte, Nashville, Brooklyn, Chicago and Orlando.
Winners of these local qualifiers will advance to the Regional Qualifiers in Philadelphia, Miami, Dallas, Seattle and Chicago where their performances will be judged by the world-renowned DJ Jazzy Jeff, Z-Trip and A-Track. Regional winners will meet in Los Angeles in April at the Red Bull Thre3style National Finals to determine the best open format DJ and who will represent the USA in the World Finals at the end of the year.
The reigning world champion-- Four Color Zack is a native of Seattle, WA who came up through the ranks winning each qualifying battle in last year's Red Bull Thre3style series competition. The notoriety gained by winning the title has resulted in a steady flow of DJ gigs across the country for him. Four Color Zack will also be a judge at several Red Bull Thre3style local qualifiers this year.
THEY BATTLE YOU DANCE
Red Bull Thre3Style is an in international DJ battle series based on an innovative concept that gives highly skilled DJs a platform to battle, perform, gain notoriety and express themselves in a party atmosphere. Unlike other DJ battles that are based on more technical aspects, this is a creative and unique format that seeks to find the DJ that has best perfected the true art of "party rockin'." Competing DJs fight for the crowd's favor, each with a 15-minute set that MUST contain at least three different musical genres. A panel of music industry judges selects the winners based on track selection, creativity, mixing skills, stage presence and crowd reaction. Sets from competing DJs are archived at http://www.mixcloud.com/redbullthre3style.
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Red Bull Thre3Style is an international event series that gives highly skilled DJs a platform to battle, perform, gain notoriety and express themselves in a party atmosphere. Local DJs fight for the crowd's favor, each with a 15-minute set that MUST contain at least three different musical genres. A panel of music industry judges selects the winners based on track selection, creativity, mixing skills, stage presence and crowd reaction.
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