You spoke, and we listened. Over the next few weeks, you'll learn more about the semi-finalist bands who have a shot to play the AFROPUNK Fest, as well as win a CR60 amp courtesy of our friends at Orange, and special prizes from SESAC. See all the AFROPUNK Battle Of The Bands semi-finalists below and CLICK HERE to get your…Continue
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You asked for it, and now you get to be the first to know. Every year bands ask "how do we get to play the Fest?" This is how! The AFROPUNK Battle of the Bands is the best way for unsigned and up-and-coming talent to play the Festival and has helped kick off the careers of The Skins, Unlocking the Truth, and hip-hop collective Loaf Muzik - your band could be next. CLICK …Continue
AFROPUNK has announced this years Battle of the Bands. In just its third year The Battle of the Bands gives up and coming artists a chance to perform at the critically acclaimed AFROPUNK Festival, a festival that saw over 60,000 in attendance last year alone with performances from D’Angelo, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Lianne La…Continue
The 2014 AFROPUNK festival, the best assembly of female musical talent since Lilith Fair that has included acts such as Lianne La Havas, Meshell Ndegeocello, Valerie June, The Internet, SZA, Alice Smith, Tamar-kali, Straight Line Stitch and many others has announced another round of acts joining the bill that include, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Fishbone, King Britt, and more (full lineup below). Headlining the Black Stage are the legendary Bad Brains (with special guest…Continue
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We TOLD you you wouldn't want to miss this year's AFROPUNK Fest! Check out what we have in store for you!
2014 lineup includes D'Angelo, Lianne La Havas, Body Count, Trash Talk, Meshell Ndegeocello, Straight Line Stitch, Shabazz Palaces, SZA, The Internet, Fishbone, Valerie June, Alice Smith, Cold Specks, Unlocking The Truth, Cakes Da Killa, Denitia and Sene, Gordon Voidwell, The Tontons, Clipping,…
As you know, the 2014 BATTLE OF THE BANDS finalists have been announced! /_\drian Daniel is one of them, they will be performing on June 25. Click here to visit their profile.
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As you know, the 2014 BATTLE OF THE BANDS finalists have been announced! 212GREEN is one of them, they will be performing on June 27. Click here to visit their profile on afropunk.com.
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As you know, the 2014 BATTLE OF THE BANDS finalists have been announced! Lonely Horse is one of them, they will be performing on June 24. Click here to visit their profile.
It's time to get your tickets to come support them and the…
As you know, the 2014 BATTLE OF THE BANDS finalists have been announced! Tribe NYC is one of them. Click here to visit their profile.
It's time to get your tickets to come support them and the other bands:…
As you know, the 2014 BATTLE OF THE BANDS finalists have been announced! Indigo Monet is one of them, she will be performing on June 24. Click here to visit her profile.
It's time to get your tickets to come support her and…
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Want to perform at this year's AFROPUNK Festival? Voting for our annual BATTLE OF THE BANDS showcase starts now! Sign-up for your chance to play.
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AFROPUNK FEST 2014 is right around the corner! We're bringing you another weekend of music, food, fun and beautiful people August 23rd and August 24th 2014 at Commodore Barry Park in Brooklyn, NY. Want to know who’s performing before everyone else? Sign up.
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We're still buzzing from all the madness at this year's Afropunk Festival. And we're always excited to check out new pics. Prefix published two galleries of the Fest and we'd like to say a big 'Thank You' to them. Gallery for Day 1 is here and Day 2 is …Continue
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More Afropunk Fest dopeness from Stereogum. Their photo gallery showcases the high energy of the 2012 Afropunk Festival, both from performers and the crowd. Click right here for the full slideshow (photos by Greg Cristman). Thanks guys!…Continue
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CALLING ALL PUNK ROCK PURISTS: If you wanna see more Punk Rock on Afropunk, if you're in an Afropunk punk rock band, send us what's happening in your town to firstname.lastname@example.org, to be featured on afropunk.com. Talk to you soon!…Continue
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Woo! Thanks so much to everyone at Verbicide Magazine. Those four photo galleries of the Afropunk Fest 2012 are just banging. From the Live performances to great shots of (our favorite part) the crowd. Check the slideshows here (Day 1),…Continue
Big big Thank You to Brooklyn Vegan for posting so many cool pictures of the Afropunk Festival 2012. The bands, the audience, skaters, BMX riders shine! Click here to check out the full gallery (photos by Gretchen Robinette).…Continue
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Spin.com says: "The eighth annual Afropunk Festival is the only music festival in America that truly understands just who invented rock'n'roll." Yeah baby. Thanks guys for the dope photo gallery. Click here to see all the pics, taken by photographer Matt Ellis.…Continue
Amazing pictures of the 2012 Afropunk Fest are pouring in. We'd like to thank all the photographers and media outlets who are helping us spread the madness to the world. Below are some dope pics from TimeOut NY (taken by wagz2it), please visit their website here for the full slideshow!
THE COUNTDOWN IS ON! AFROPUNK FEST 2012 IS MERE WEEKS AWAY! You already know we’ve got the legendary ERYKAH BADU featuring the Cannabinoids. You know about JANELLE MONAE and SPANK ROCK. You may probably perhaps even know about TORO Y MOI, DAS RACIST and BAD RABBITS, but we weren’t done. We just added TV ON THE RADIO, FLATBUSH ZOMBIES, PURPLE FERDINAND and MORE! Check out the full extended lineup at afropunkfest.com. oh no we…Continue