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Vote for Staten Island’s Best Band

Battle of the Boroughs

Tuesday July 23 2024 • 7:18am - 7:18am ET

Harvey Champagne performing at the Staten Island Battle of the Boroughs 2015

Which of these undiscovered musical acts should be crowned Staten Island’s best band?

The Greene Space’s Battle of the Boroughs 2015 continued on Friday, February 27 with a showcase of the borough’s most exciting musical talents. Eight acts representing the energy and diversity of the Staten Island music scene competed. The audience’s votes are in…and here are the three finalists!

Watch their performances, then vote for your favorite by Monday, March 2 at 11:59pm ET.

UPDATE: Representing Staten Island at the Ultimate Battle of the Boroughs: Sicada!

Staten Island Finalists:
Text your vote with the codes below, or use the online form at the bottom of this page. 

The Atlicic
Text SI5 to 69866
The Atlicic’s fun, energetic melodies and strong pop-punk compositions got the audience and judges dancing, and Jason Seelal’s skilled vocal harmonies had the crowd charmed.

Harvey Champagne
Text SI6 to 69866
Harvey Champagne won over the audience with his distinctive vocals, classic rock and blues musicality. Watch video of his anthem of personal confidence Don’t Ask, Don’t Try, and his “abandonment issue blues” on My Hiding Place.


Text SI8 to 69866
Sicada brought the “rock hard or go home” energy, and maximum hair, with their dexterous, musical, truly metal set.


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