Faneuil Hall Marketplace Merchants Association announced today that it will host its 17th annual Faneuil Hall A Cappella Competition on Saturday, October 19th and Sunday, October 20th from noon to 4 pm. Twelve of the best A Cappella groups in New England from area colleges will come and battle it out in West End. Without instruments, the groups will sing for a panel of judges who will vote on the winners of three cash prizes.
“The Faneuil Hall A Cappella Competition is such a fun event and we are excited to bring it back this year,” said Carol Troxell, President of Faneuil Hall Merchants Association. “There’s a lot of school spirit behind these great groups who are coming and their fans will be out in full force to witness the competition. Last year, Cornell University’s Men of Last Call took the title, so it will be exciting to see what these new groups bring to the table.”
Participating groups include: Boston College Bostonians, Boston University BosTones, Boston University
Terpsichore, Brandeis Starving Artists, Dartmouth Brovertones, Emmanuel College
For Good Measure,
University of Hartford HartAttack A Cappella, Harvard Opportunes, New Hampshire Gentlemen, Northeastern Noreasters, Simmons Sirens, Suffolk Ramifications.
About Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Faneuil Hall Marketplace is one of the nation’s premiere retail destinations representing a unique blend of history with innovative retail concepts. The cobblestone streets are home to world famous restaurants, ethnic food stalls, unique shops and a one-of-a-kind festive atmosphere. Renowned for outdoor entertainment, the marketplace is host to internationally recognized acrobats, contortionists, jugglers, magicians and more. This one-of-a-kind marketplace provides every guest with an unforgettable experience and eagerness to return for more!