McCann's More F***ing Cowbells Wins Abobe Battle of the Bands


Wednesday night during Advertising Week, Adobe held its Battle of the Bands even at the Nokia Theater in Times Square. It was well attended and there was some amazing talent on stage. Agencies participating were The Concept Farm, Eric Mower & Associates, Vidal Cendeno Advertising, Initiative, Grey, May & Co., Tribal DDB, Surge, Pyper Paul Kenney, TargetCast TCM, Starcom Chicago, Twon Sports International and McCann Erickson.


And while there was certainly talent on stage, it was the winning stage presence of McCann Erickson's More Fucking Cowbell that won over the judges and the crowd. Rocking out classic eighties heavy metal in full, big hair regalia, the group, along with two females dancers, just owned the crowd. There was no way they couldn't win. There would have been a riot of epic proportion. See pictures of the battle here.


Following the Battle of the Bands, I tagged along with the Barbarian Group to a little hip hop place in the Lower East Side for some drinking and dancing which lasted until 3AM. that agency knows how to party. One emplyee IM'd she had "85 hangovers" this morning. Sweet. All kinds of pictures here.

by Steve Hall    Sep-25-08   Click to Comment   
Topic: Agencies, Industry Events   

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looks like you have a thing for the woman in the white blouse and buceo tatoo, she's in every other photo

Posted by: Tim on September 26, 2008 1:28 PM

Every now and then, I dream of having your life, Steve. Today is one of those days. Cheers! -- Roger D.

Posted by: Roger Darnell on September 26, 2008 2:31 PM

Tim, she's a good friend. And, she happens to be very photogenic:-)

Roger, it's all smoke and mirrors. My real life is as mundane as everyone else:-) OK, so my job does provide a;)

Posted by: Steve Hall on September 26, 2008 5:40 PM