NYC: Afro-Punk Festival, August 25-26


Update 8/24/2012: We’ve got two pairs of VIP Afro-Punk tickets to give away. Enter to win by leaving your full name, real email address and favorite video by an Afro-Punk artist in the comments.

Afro-Punk returns to Brooklyn this year with an incredible lineup, including TV on the Radio, Erykah Badu, Alice Smith, Venus X, Toro y Moi, Das Racist and Flatbush Zombies. The 8th edition of the outdoor festival, which features food trucks, a thrift market and custom bike competition as well as music, will take place August 25-26th in Fort Greene’s Commodore Barry Park. As ever, the event is totally free, but check back here this week for a chance to win VIP tickets. Until then, see a full lineup of scheduled bands here and get familiar with this year’s Afro-Punk performers below.

POSTED August 21, 2012 12:57PM IN OTHER EVENTS Comments (31) TAGS: , , , , , , , ,




  1. Roman says:

    Are you giving away VIP tickets? I can’t wait for this concert — along with the rest of New York.

  2. Josh Morrissey says:

    Fav video is Tolo Y Moi’s for Talamak

  3. Affan Arif says:

    My fav video is bad rabbits- stick up kids

  4. Tanika Goudeau says:

    Staring at the Sun – TV on the Radio

  5. Chris Mendez says:

    Flatbush zombies – scosa

  6. “Talamak” by Toro y Moi

  7. Caleb Dawson says:

    My favorite video is “hood dreams” for sure. Has such a classic vibe to it.

  8. Tanika Goudeau says:

    Staring at the Sun – TV on the Radio

  9. Affan Arif says:

    Bad rabbits- stick up kids is awesome

  10. Elizabeth Acree

    Erykah Badu – Bag Lady

  11. Matthew DempstRR says:

    Flatbush Zombies – S.C.O.S.A.

  12. julie labate says:

    Would love to Win VIP Tickets! Das Racist – Michael Jackson is my fav video!

  13. Kristie Yeung says:

    Favorite video is Erykah Badu’s Bag Lady ( Still a classic.

  14. Erykah Badu – Bag Lady

  15. Kristie Yeung says:

    Not sure if my comment went through so trying this again:

    Favorite video is Erykah Badu’s Bag Lady. Still a classic.

  16. Liza Dye says:

    I have many favorite videos by several of the Afro Punk Festival Artists on the Lineup, however, if I had to chose one, it would be “Window Seat” by Erykah Badu because of the amount of fucks she gives in the video [zero]. Pure Love.

  17. Tomas Ayuso says:

    My favorite video is Will Do by TV on the Radio!

  18. Diamante Doret says:

    My favorite video is Erykah BaDu – Window Seat

  19. Steven Trotman says:

    favorite video: TV On The Radio- You

  20. Tony Konadu says:

    Flatbush Zombies “Face-Off” is my sheeiit!

  21. Dave Surber says:

    I really dig Das Racist – Coochie Dip City.. good stuff! fingers crossed

  22. P Pleasant says:

    ThuG Waffle-Faltbush Zombie$

  23. Anthony Sanchez says:

    erykah badu love of my life DUHH

  24. Anthony Sanchez says:

    erykah badu – love of my life DUHH

  25. Roshan Kumar says:

    Roshan Kumar

    TV on the Radio — Will Do

  26. Robert Neu says:

    There are several thousand Reggie Watts videos that make me laugh and totally inspire me (c’mon, that’s ONE DUDE crafting an entire tune) but Fuck Shit Stack is unbelievable:

  27. Roman Hans says:

    ONE VIDEO? You crazy. I could make a film festival out of my favorite videos by these guys, and it’d be a damn site better than any of that Robert De Niro Tribeca shit. If I had to pick one, I think I’d go for Nine Types of Light by TV on the Radio, because even though it’s an hour long when it’s over I guarantee you’ll be like, “Damn.”

  28. amber king says:

    TV on the Radio – love the video for Wily Kataso with Amadou and Miriam because I was IN IT!!

  29. louise dennis says:

    Can’t wait to see PURPLE FERDINAND!! LOVER HER X

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