2011 Afro-Punk Festival
The Afro-Punk Festival will be returning to Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park for it’s seventh year on August 27th-28th. This year however, the festival will be free thanks to sponsorship—including Nike, Beats By Dre, Boost Mobile, Harley Davidson, and Sesac. In addition to already announced artists including Cee-Lo Green and Santigold, the line up will include artists such as Gym Class Heroes, Das Racist and many others. A full lineup for the festival is listed below.
Some of NYC’s best food trucks and vendors have been brought in to incorporate food from all over the boroughs. Also, Afro-punk has invited Harley-Davidson, Brooklyn Black Bike scene documentaries, among other names to display a show of custom bikes that were created by riders in the NYC area.
Gym Class Heroes, Das Racist, Kenna, Tamar-kali, Bad Raddbits, Joe Jordans Experiment, featuring DJ’s Stack-Aly, Jillionaire, Dances with White Girls & D://BOi, dj.shErOck, toni*K, Cee-Lo Green, Santigold,Janelle Monae, Fishbone, Toro Y Moi, Toshi Reagon, Ninjasonik, Cerebral Ballzy, Gordon Voidwell, Reggie Watts, Res, Joi, Rocky Business, Straight Line Stitch
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