Billabong’s 4th annual Design For Humanity benefit, to be held on Thursday, June 10th, 2010, is heading to a new location set in the heart of legendary NY streets on the back lot of Paramount Studios in Hollywood.
This massive fashion-music-art block party will feature two concert stages, DJ dance parties, a runway fashion show showcasing one of a kind Billabong bikinis, a custom art gallery in partnership with The Carmichael Gallery, live art installations, Hit+Run live t-shirt screen printing, food trucks, a VIP street, and much more.
Legendary electroclash duo FISCHERSPOONER (www.fischerspooner.com) will be headlining this year’s event for an unforgettable festival of light and sound performance. FISCHERSPOONER’s fusion of music, dance, fashion, film and photography makes them a perfect collaborator for this year’s event. Chi-town rapper Kid Sister (http://kidsistermusic.com/), who seamlessly fuses elements of electro pop, Hip-Hop, and ghetto house will also be taking the stage. DJ’s Pase Rock (http://www.paserock.com/), Classixx (http://www.myspace.com/classixxmusic) and Them
Jeans (http://www.myspace.com/djthemjeans) will be providing jams throughout out the night.
100% of this year’s ticket sales and proceeds from art show and product collaboration auction sales are being donated to Invisible Children (www.invisiblechildren.com), an organization raising awareness and funds for families affected by the long-standing war in Uganda, Africa. Invisible Children rebuilds schools devastated by war, benefiting over 8,400 Ugandan youth in the areas of water and sanitation, books and equipment, refurbishment of structures, teacher support, and technology and power.
EVENT FACTS** Date **Thursday, June 10, 2010
** Location **Hollywood, Paramount Studios, NY streets Backlot, a 5-acre recreation of the eight distinct areas of the city - Brooklyn, Brownstone, Financial District, Greenwich Village, Lower East Side, SoHo, Upper East Side and Washington
** Tickets **Ticket Price: $30 - $50, VIP $150
100% of proceeds from ticket sales will go to benefit Invisible Children
Tickets on-sale May 12th – www.designforhumanity.com
** Details Music: **FISCHERSPOONER - Headliner to perform a live concert. KID SISTER live performance. DJ’s Pase Rock, Classixx, Them Jeans and Dj Mark
Moreno will perform throughout the night before and after bands play.
** Fashion: **Billabong will feature a high profile catwalk fashion show of limitededition one of a kind Billabong bikinis and 2011 swimwear preview.
** Art:** Custom art gallery in partnership with The Carmichael Gallery, live art installations, Hit+Run live t-shirt screen printing.