Afropunk Festival

Afropunk Festival is a music and sports event which aims to to showcase art and music from performers of all backgrounds, with a focus on the black community.

Rumours

No 2013 rumours have surfaced as off yet.

Lineup

2013 to be announced.

Vibe

Described by the New York Times as putting “rock and rebellion squarely in the category of African-American music,” the Afropunk Festival has become a Brooklyn, NY intuition and the focal point for the burgeoning Afropunk movement.

Stages and other entertainment

In addition, the largest Street Skate and BMX showcase returns with the NikeBattle For the Streets Skate and BMX Competition. The event will feature the nation's best amateur skaters and BMX riders in a competition to be judged by top professionals in both sports.

The AFROPUNK SPIN THRIFT MARKET will feature OVER 80 LOCAL ARTIST AND ARTISANS offering fashion, crafts and art with a fresh alternative perspective. Come ready to support the DIY community at the hottest market of the summer.

"Because Revolution!" - The concept based on a poem by RIP MC will serve as the inspiration for the art mural at AFROPUNK Fest 2012. The mural will flank both sides of the stage and will extend 200 feet wide and 8 foot tall - giving the audience a wholesome experience of AFROPUNK!

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Trivia

Over the past seven years, the festival has presented new artists before they hit it big, such as Grammy-nominated Santigold, The Noisettes and Janelle Monae. Afro-punk mainstays like Saul Williams, The Dirtbombs, and Dallas Austin have also graced Afro-punk’s stages.

Past lineups

The 2012 festival has the most stellar line up yet with Erykah Badu, Gym Class Heroes, Janelle Monae, Das Racist, Skindred, Toro Y Moi, Reggie Watts, Spank Rock, Ninjasonik, The Memorials, Bad Rabbits, Gordon Voidwell, Cerebral Ballzy, Phony Ppl, Body Language, and more!