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File #: 190167    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 3/7/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/7/2019
Title: Recognizing and Honoring the 2018 Winners of PHL LIVE Center Stage. WHEREAS, PHL LIVE Center Stage is a music initiative established by Councilman David Oh as Chairman of the Committee on Global Opportunities and Creative/Innovative Economy; and WHEREAS, PHL LIVE Center Stage provides local musicians with exciting opportunities to be discovered and promoted and to achieve success here in Philadelphia; and WHEREAS, PHL LIVE Center Stage's performances and Award Show are structured across 10 different genres of music, bringing diverse musicians together. The 10 different genres are Rock, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Classical, Gospel, Country/Folk, World, Pop, R&B, and DJ. In addition, a "People's Choice" Award is selected as an 11th category; and WHEREAS, This year's finalists performed live in prominent local venues: World Caf? Live, Milkboy, Hard Rock Cafe, Reformation Lutheran Church, the Clef Club of Jazz, Settlement Music School, Voltage Lounge, The Fillmore Philadelphia, and Warmdaddy's; a...
Sponsors: Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Greenlee, Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Taubenberger, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember O'Neill, Councilmember Squilla
Attachments: 1. SignatureCopy19016700
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Recognizing and Honoring the 2018 Winners of PHL LIVE Center Stage.

WHEREAS, PHL LIVE Center Stage is a music initiative established by Councilman David Oh as Chairman of the Committee on Global Opportunities and Creative/Innovative Economy; and

WHEREAS, PHL LIVE Center Stage provides local musicians with exciting opportunities to be discovered and promoted and to achieve success here in Philadelphia; and

WHEREAS, PHL LIVE Center Stage's performances and Award Show are structured across 10 different genres of music, bringing diverse musicians together. The 10 different genres are Rock, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Classical, Gospel, Country/Folk, World, Pop, R&B, and DJ. In addition, a "People's Choice" Award is selected as an 11th category; and

WHEREAS, This year's finalists performed live in prominent local venues: World Caf? Live, Milkboy, Hard Rock Cafe, Reformation Lutheran Church, the Clef Club of Jazz, Settlement Music School, Voltage Lounge, The Fillmore Philadelphia, and Warmdaddy's; and

WHEREAS, The final winners for each genre, announced in December at the Trocadero Theatre during the 5th Annual PHL LIVE Center Stage Award Show, were decided by judges who are considered experts in the industry; and

WHEREAS, The "People's Choice" award is voted on by the audience before and during the Award Show at the Trocadero Theatre; and

WHEREAS, The winning artists from each genre receive top prizes such as $1,000 cash, studio recording time, music videos, documentaries, and opening at major concerts; and

WHEREAS, The 2018 winner of the Rock category is Peace & the City Grease; and

WHEREAS, The 2018 winner of the Hip-Hop category is I-Know Brasco; and

WHEREAS, The 2018 winner of the Jazz category is Wack Cheddar; and

WHEREAS, The 2018 winner of the Classical category is Justin Gonzalez; and

WHEREAS, The 2018 winner of the Gospel category is Microphone; and

WHEREAS, The 2018 winner of the Country/Folk category is The Jayplayers; and

WHEREAS, The 2...

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