Afropunk Announces Inaugural Atlanta Fest With D'Angelo, October 3rd-4th
July 7, 2015 at 9:02 AM (PT)
AFROPUNK FEST has announced that its inaugural ATLANTA edition will take place SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3rd and 4th at CENTRAL PARK, featuring performances from D'ANGELO AND THE VANGUARD, FLYING LOTUS, SANTIGOLD, DEATH GRIPS, TRASH TALK and DANNY BROWN, among others. The BROOKLYN version at COMMODORE BARRY PARK celebrates its 10th anniversary this year on AUGUST 22nd and 23rd, headlined by LENNY KRAVITZ, GARY CLARK JR., GRACE JONES and LAURYN HILL
Tickets for AFROPUNK FEST ATLANTA will be on sale starting WEDNESDAY, JULY 8th with details on a chance to volunteer for earned tickets through the AFROPUNK ARMY coming soon. AFROPUNK will work closely with partners to provide low-barrier volunteer activities and projects for youth to complete in exchange for a ticket to the festival. Sign up at afropunkfest.com/atlanta to receive more info as it comes.
The 2015 BROOKLYN AFROPUNK FESTIVAL announced additions to the lineup today that include LAURYN HILL, DEATH GRIPS, GARY CLARK JR., VINTAGE TROUBLE, KELELA, JESSIE BOYKINS III, SZA and CADIRIA. AFROPUNK will be throwing their first annual AFROPUNK FANCY DRESS BALL with GRACE JONES and special guests to raise funds for their AFROPUNK GLOBAL INITIATIVE: an alliance "dedicated to moving the needle of progress closer to a holistic, democratic and enlightened representation of people of color within all facets of society with the goal to create unique programming that encourages diversity in media." The AFROPUNK FANCY DRESS BALL will take place AUGUST 21st at COMMODORE BARRY PARK.
After this year's first-ever successful AFROPUNK PARIS, the second edition will return to the TRIANON on SATURDAY, JUNE 4th and SUNDAY, JUNE 5th, 2016. Early bird tickets will be available exclusively on afropunkfest.com/paris/ with the festival lineup to be revealed closer to the event.