AFROPUNK FEST, has announced the lineup and more details for the AFROPUNK Atlanta Festival to take place Saturday, October 3rd and Sunday, October 4th at Atlanta’s Central Park. Featuring performances from D’Angelo and The Vanguard, Flying Lotus, Santigold, Death Grips, Trash Talk, Danny Brown and more (full lineup below).
The inaugural edition of AFROPUNK Atlanta will aim to do for the ATL community what it has done for the Brooklyn community for the past 10 years. Tickets 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. The AFROPUNK ARMY will create awareness for organizations in need, provide access to an engaged pool of valuable resources and help deliver a sustainable impact to communities.
The 2015 Brooklyn AFROPUNK Festival, whose lineup includes Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Kelis, Danny Brown, Suicidal Tendencies, Thundercat, GoldLink, Kaytranada, Curtis Harding and many more have announced additions to the lineup today that include Ms. Lauryn Hill, Death Grips, Gary Clark, Jr., Vintage Trouble, Kelela, Jessie Boykins III, SZA and Candiria. In advance of the fest, AFROPUNK will be throwing their first annual AFROPUNK FANCY DRESS BALL w/ Grace Jones, Cakes Da Killa & MikeQ 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.
Additionally, AFROPUNK has announced the second edition to return to the Trianon in Paris, France on Saturday June 4th and Sunday June 5th of 2016. Early bird tickets will be available exclusively on afropunkfest.com/paris/ with the festival lineup to be revealed closer to the event.
AFROPUNK ATLANTA LINEUP
D’Angelo and the Vanguard
Tyler, The Creator
Unlocking the Truth
Cakes Da Killa
ADDITIONS TO AFROPUNK NYC LINEUP
Ms. Lauryn Hill
Gary Clark, Jr.
Jessie Boykins III