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The Hair Battle Tour is coming to Atlanta, on April 7th 2013, at Hush Sports Bar and Lounge. The tour is a traveling Barber Battle, which has already hit cities

Hair Battle Tour Atlanta 2013

Hair Battle Tour Atlanta 2013

like LA, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Nashville, Columbus Ohio, Tampa, and West Palm Beach Florida. The Hair Battle Tour showcases the skills of the Best Barbers in America, while giving every tonsorial artist the chance to compete, rub elbows with, and be recognized by some of the top professionals in the industry. There will be prizes, including $500.00 for first place. Categories include Free Style Design, Fastest Fade, Mohawk with Beard, and Best Duplication design in which barbers will have the challenge of replicating a given image while  still adding their own flare.

The Hair Battle Tour is brought to you by Xotics Products ( makers of Sweet Jamila,
Shave Therapy, and many other top quality, all natural hair, and skin products.  Additionally, Pro Grip, the Clipper Cover company is teaming up with Xotics locally to make this event happen.

But there’s much more! There will also be a Sneaker Battle! You got the freshest pair of Jordan’s, or some wicked original art work on your kicks, show em’ what you got! The Sneaker Battle will be hosted and Judged by the New Jersey YouTube Legend Danny Amorin, of Team Xotics and owner of Klippers Barber Shop (

But that’s still not all! The next day serious Barbers will have an opportunity to learn from the best. On April 8th Curtis Smith, Jessie Lima, Jorge Sierra will be conducting 6 hours worth of Intense Barber Training Classes.

The tour also is a vehicle of promotion and recognition for some of the Hair industry’s top product creators, and service providers. Xotics was created by Curtis IMG_0996Smith, who is also the personal barber for Diddy, Usher, and many other celebrities. Pro Grip was founded by Tim Shelton who, despite not being a hair professional, saw a need and created a product that insulates the barber’s hands from hot clippers and trimmers. The tour is also cosponsored by Da Guage, Premier Clipper Company, Graff*etch Hair Pattern Pencils, Pacinos App, HSC-The Hair Simulation Company, 6thelement, Classic Barber Threads, The Professionals Barber Shop, Barberizm, MBA, Thumbs Up Barber Shop and Exodus Barber Shop.

If you are interested in competing, purchasing tickets, or just want more information visit the official website at
As I stated earlier, Exodus Barber Shop, The Best Barber Shop in Atlanta (Shameless Plug!) is one of the sponsors of the event, and tickets are available at our Stone Mountain Location, as well as various Barber Shops, and retailers around the Atlanta area. And it doesn’t stop in Atlanta, next up…Boston May 5th! (then Chicago, then West Palm Beach, then……….)


article written by Dan Brown “The Barber”