What started as a monthly live show is being taken up a notch this weekend! The Spotlight Series 716 is an intimate show series that highlights both rising and established hip-hop artists in Buffalo. Providing viewers with a deeper context and stronger connection through a live interview by Sneakvibing Blog, followed by an intimate performance by said artists’, and captivating videos from Omeri Monroe of Tuneworks Media, the goal of the series is to create a unique experience and space for musical talents to engage with their listeners.
Created out of the need to elevate and share the talents of local artists, Ivory “NEPH” Vasquez is applying her knowledge of Buffalo’s musical landscape and thorough experience as an events coordinator to curate live shows based on intention and connection. She believes Buffalo deserves the Spotlight!
Vasquez, who has worked in Buffalo’s hip-hop scene for over 10 years has been a part of some of the city’s biggest Hip-Hop shows. From the short-lived Anti-Venue Tour to Vibrations to now The Spotlight Series 716 – stay connected with what this rising events curator does next by following her platform Betty Croc Entertainment.
This month’s live show will be held at Larkin Square this Saturday with hip-hop artist Billie Essco. There will be gourmet street food by Chef Josey of Szn Buffalo, an Open Cash Bar, 360 Photobooth, Swag Bags, and Surprise Guests, it’s sure to be a good time!
This exclusive show is made possible by support from Pine Apple Company, Get Fokus’d Productions, A.I The Anomaly, HHD, Dj Sike, AYTCH Inc. And Trend Up!
Tickets are $30 and can be purchased on Eventbrite.