Contact Us

Afro-Punk 2011 — free Fort Greene fest lineup (Cee Lo, Janelle Monae, Toro y Moi, Santigold, Fishbone, Reggie Watts, more)

Janelle at Afro-Punk 2009 (more by Tim Griffin)
Janelle Monae

Afro-Punk 2011 will take place in Fort Greene’s Commodore Barry Park on August 27 and 28. This year’s crazy lineup consists of Cee Lo Green, Janelle Monae (who played the fest in 09), Fishbone, Santigold, Jay Electronica, Toro y Moi, Reggie Watts and more. The festival will also a hold a Skate and BMX competition, and other related events. Admission is free to the general public.

Full lineup below…


Afro-Punk 2011

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
More to be announced

– The Nike Battle For the Streets Skate and BMX Competition, featuring some of the nation’s top amateur skaters and BMX riders such as Nigel Sylvester and P-Rod.

– The Afro-Punk Bites&Beats Food Truck Festival (over 20 dope food trucks from the NYC area).

– A custom bike show (dozens of bikes customized by Black riders), which will serve as the backdrop for the Harley Davidson/Denim and Chrome 2012 Calendar photo shoot (photographer Darius Vick will capture bad-ass tattooed beauties)

– The Skate Artwall (an artist will paint over 300 skateboards as part of one large mural)

Check It Out

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://www.brooklynvegan.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for BrooklynVegan quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!