red bull music academy: fluxo
April 29th, 2017
Client: Red Bull
Red bull music academy kicked off the 2017 festival season with 'fluxo: funk proibidao', a celebration of brazil's vital bass movement. the show was held here at 307 kent ave.
Execution: villain fabricated a tropical bar and intricate backdrop for the stage. villain also provided exclusive red bull cocktails AND CATERING in partnership with mission chinese food.
Sensory Wonderland presented by Toyota and Essence
December 9th, 2017
Agency: NA Collective
Toyota and Essence invited guests to experience a 'Sensory Wonderland', Celebrating black culture through music, art, and technology. The Villain space was transformed into an interactive playground where attendees could use all 5 senses to explore, escape and experience a multi-sensory activation inspired by the Toyota Camry.
Execution: Villain provided A.V support, power, bar, catering and installation support.
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greatest day ever: 2017
July 15th - 16th, 2017
Client: brunch bounce
Villain worked directly with brunch bounce and dreamland amusements (America’s oldest traveling amusement provider) to transform the new york expo center into a carnival inspired destination for an entire weekend in july. sponsored by adidas, the event was a UNIQUELY diverse celebration of both up and coming acts, and established headliners.
Working 8 months in advance, we secured the necessary permits, installation, and inspection from a variety of city agencies to ensure a safety-first, dynamic carnival amusements, including a 6-story ferris wheel and gravitron.
Considering incredibly tight turnarounds in the venue, we were able to build, test, inspect and certify the rides, protecting the load-out and installation of a separate event in the venue the very next day.
villain also provided bar and food service, advancing, rider fulfilment and security for nearly 7,000 people each event day.
Oh, and just to make things interesting, the music programming was a 2 day, ten-hour dance and hip hop lineup, featuring headliner diplo, and a selection of top DJs and performers, including dillon francis, post malone and the internet.
execution: bar services, logistical planning, fabrication AND CATERING (BBQ AND CARNIVAL STYLE).
jameson black barrel experience