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Let’s Do This: Afropunk Festival ’11, Aug 27-28 in Brooklyn, NY

What: AfroPunk 2011 Festival

When: August 27th – 28th

Where: Commodore Barry Park

Cost: $0/Free

I’ve never been able to make it to one of the festivals even though I’ve lived in Clinton Hill for the past 3.5 years. There’s always been a time conflict or I simply just missed the boat. Last year, the promoters decided to charge and that almost killed the show’s attendance. This year however, it’s back to being FREE, y’all. The line-up looks sick and I’ll actually be in town for this before I head out to Europe for 2.5 months. Here’s the line up, courtesy of the AfroPunk site:

Cee Lo Green, Janelle Monae, Fishbone, Santigold, Jay Electronica, Toro Y Moi, Res, Joi, Toshi Reagon, Ninjasonik, Cerebral Ballzy, Straight Line Stitch, Gordon Voidwell, Reggie Watts, Joe Jordans Experiment, Rocky Business

They’ll also have a BMX competition, food truck festival, a custom bike show and a skate artist wall. Now…who’s ready to come with me?

via : Afro-punk Fest Killer Line-up Includes Cee Lo Green, Janelle Monae, Fishbone, Santigold & Many More! – AFRO-PUNK.

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