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AFROPUNK Announces Inaugural Atlanta Festival + Additions To NYC Line Up

July 7, 2015

AFROPUNK ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL ATLANTA FESTIVAL + ADDITIONS TO NYC LINE UP  

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ATLANTA LINEUP TO INCLUDE D’ANGELO AND THE VANGUARD, FLYING LOTUS, SANTIGOLD, DEATH GRIPS, TYLER, THE CREATOR, PUBLIC ENEMY AND MORE
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NEW YORK ADDITIONS TO INCLUDE MS. LAURYN HILL, DEATH GRIPS, GARY CLARK JR., AND MORE
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PAID / EARNED TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR ATL FESTIVAL AVAILABLE WEDNESDAY JULY 8TH + AFROPUNK PARIS 2016 TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW

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ATLANTA: 

AFROPUNK FEST, the world-renowned festival, 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 Vangaurd, 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 an 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. SIGN UP HERE to receive more info as it comes. 

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NEW YORK:
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, Jesse Boykins III  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. 

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PARIS:
Additionally, with a hugely successful inaugural edition of AFROPUNK Paris which included performances from Lianne La Havas, Patrice, Sandra Nkake, Willow and Jaden Smith, Keziah Jones, Lion Babe and Leon Bridges,  AFROPUNK is proud to announce 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 revealed closer to the event. 
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ADDITIONS TO AFROPUNK NYC LINEUP

Ms. Lauryn Hill
Death Grips
Gary Clark Jr.
SZA
Vintage Trouble
Jesse Boykins III
Candiria
letlive.
Palace Burning
Bill Coleman

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AFROPUNK ATLANTA LINEUP
D’Angelo and the Vanguard
Flying Lotus
Santigold
Tyler, The Creator
Death Grips
Public Enemy
Twin Shadow
Danny Brown
Benjamin Booker
Suicidal Tendencies
Trash Talk
Kaytranada
Big Freedia
Saul Williams
Thundercat
Kelela
Curtis Harding
Mykki Blanco
GoldLink
Ratking
Lion Babe
letlive.
Lizzo
Unlocking the Truth
Brenmar
LOLAWOLF
Mike Q
Cakes Da Killa
Adia Victoria
Uniiqu3
Baby Baby
Nadus
Vavlt Boyz
Samurai Shotgun
RAHBI

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