after the party is the after party

August 15, 2017

We have announced our AFROPUNK After Dark events including our annual Fancy Dress Ball, Afro Comedy, FAR OUT BLACK: An Evening of Afro-Futurist Short Films, The Rebel Soul Cypher and much more…


Each year AFROPUNK curates post festival events that transform the neighborhood of Fort Greene, Bedford Stuyvesant, and Williamsburg into a captivating playground of music, art, comedy, film screenings and culture.



Fancy Dress Ball at Schimanski

54 N 11th St
Brooklyn, NY 11249

AFROPUNK Fancy Dress Ball is a fundraiser for the AFROPUNK Global Initiative. It dedicates itself to the promotion of diversity in media and the arts. Join us this year!

More special guests soon come.

Buy tickets here for Fancy Dress Ball

FAR OUT BLACK: An Evening of Afro-Futurist Short Films at Trilok Fusion

Trilok Fusion
143 Waverly Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205
10pm – 12am
Cost: $7
Curated by: Celia C. Peters

Far Out Black is a collection of cinematic future visions that are as unique, complex and vibrant as the Diaspora itself. Join us for an excursion into the Afro-Future… and beyond.

Featuring the short films:

  • The Golden Chain by Adebukola “Buki” Bodunrin & Ezra Claytan Daniels
  • Noise Gate by Vim Crony
  • Invisible Universe [excerpt]  by M. Asli Dukan
  • Roxë15 by Celia C. Peters
  • Aljana Moons by Alexis Peskine
  • The Changing Same by Cauleen Smith
  • A Love Letter from Chicago by Ytasha Womack

Buy tickets here for Far Out Black

Afro Comedy at Bedford Hall

1177 Bedford Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11216
10pm – 1am
Cost: $12 in advance / $15 at the door
Hosted by: Alzo Slade

Catch some giggles and social commentary at the second annual Afro Comedy showcase. Hosted by funnyman Alzo Slade.

Featuring the comedic stylings of:

Chloe Hilliard
Alex English
Janelle James
Nore Davis
Marie Faustin
Derek Gaines

Buy tickets here for Afro Comedy


146 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY 11211
10pm – 4am
Cost: $5

Presented by: Jazz re:freshed and British Underground

Innovative music curator Jazz re:freshed and showcase producer British Underground present Jazz re:freshed Outernational – a two-year global partnership project featuring artists at the frontline of the UK jazz revolution.  The project aims to challenge traditionally held perceptions about UK jazz and promote underexposed music and jazz artists deserving of the widest international recognition.

Moses Boyd Exodus
Native Dancer
Shabaka Hutchings

Buy tickets here for Jazz Re:Freshed Outernational

The Rebel Soul Cypher at Five Spot Soul Food

459 Myrtle Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11205
10pm – 2am
Cost: $10
Hosted by: Willard Hill

From Drums to Horns, Strings to Keys, Mics to Vinyl, and CDs to Samplers… we’ve always made our voices heard.  Come and experience the soulful rebelliousness of artists with something to say. Featuring performances by Willard Hill, Matthew Hartnett & The Gumbo All-Stars, Soul Science Lab, and more!

Buy tickets here for The Rebel Soul Cypher

New Wavey: Four On The Floor at The Emerson

561 Myrtle Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11205
10pm – 4am
Curated by New Wavey & The Emerson

Four on the floor refers to 4/4 time drumbeats that are common in genres like house, afrobeats, disco, etc. Get a taste of this eclectic mash up with DJ sets by DJ Mr. Momar Aka Blacky Warhol, and DJ Devanity.


DJ Mr. Momar Aka Blacky Warhol

DJ Devanity



C’mon Everybody
325 Franklin Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
9pm – 2am
Cost: $10

The party known as The Shrine is now under new management and will now be presented by Gumbo, same venue, same times.

All tickets bought for the Shrine remain valid.

Turn up!

*Sweatbox Alert* Gumbo is making it’s New York debut to close out AFROPUNK!

Buy Tickets Here for Gumbo.

The Creative Collective NYC at Putnum’s

419 Myrtle Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11205
10pm – 2am
Cost: $5

CCNYC is a collective of black entrepreneurs and professionals built on networking and collaboration join them as they present an evening of networking and connecting.

Buy tickets here for The Creative Collective NYC

AFROPUNK After Dark Presents BACK TO LIFE with KHALIL & PAULi plus Special Guests!

Baby’s All Right
146 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY 11211
10pm – 2am
Cost: $10

A taste of UK and British party culture!

Buy Tickets here for BACK TO LIFE.

We hope to see you there!