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The Emerge Festival is quickly becoming an institution in the state of Connecticut. Held the last two years in order to raise money for CT touring musicians, this year the Emerge Festival takes on an even bigger charitable effort. The Emerge Festival is very pleased to be partnering with Interval House in Hartford, CT and their partners statewide to help raise money to battle and raise awareness of domestic violence in CT and beyond. All proceeds after expenses will be donated to Interval House to help in their fight against domestic violence.Tickets Save
Sounds Like: 311, Rage Against the Machine, Macklemore, The Roots, Sage Francis
Bio: Joey Batts and Them are a five-piece alternative hip-hop band, starting in 2011. In late 2012, the band reached the current lineup, comprised of Joey on vocals, Tony Volpe on guitar, John Dotson on bass, Marty Wirt playing some KILLER keys and Mike “Beatwiz” Spellman on drums and percussion. With...See Full Bio
“He's foul-mouthed and intelligent, arrogant and charismatic. Joey Batts is pretty unmistakable. And if you've checked out the live hip-hop scene in Hartford any time in the past five or six years, you've probably crossed paths with him. The rapper started out at the open mic at Sully's; soon he was joining local rap legends the Silent Groove onstage. That collaboration led to the formation of the Zigs and Batts Circus, a sprawling supergroup that featured every instrument imaginable. ”