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Rain Machine at BAM in 2010 (more by Vincent Cornelli)
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As mentioned, the free Afropunk Festival returns to Brooklyn's Commodore Barry Park on August 25-26. You can check out the full schedule for the fest at the bottom of this post. On the Saturday (8/25), the Green Stage will be headlined by Erykah Badu and the Red Stage by Das Racist. On the Sunday (8/26), the Green Stage will be headlined by TV on the Radio following sets by Toro y Moi and Reggie Watts and the Red Stage will be headlined by Janelle Monae.

Speaking of TV on the Radio, Kyp Malone's solo project Rain Machine has a NYC show coming up, that will take place soon after Afropunk at Union Pool on September 1 with Soft Location and Slowdance. No other Rain Machine dates to report at the moment.

Sinkane, who also plays Afropunk Fest, continues his residency at Zebulon tonight (8/20).

2012 Afropunk Fest schedule is below.

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August 25
Green Stage:

Noon - 1:15 STACK ALI - DJ
1:15 - 1:45 RADKEY
1:40 - 2:00 THE SUPASONICS - DJ
2:OO - 2:30 THE SKINS
2:30 - 2:45 THE SUPASONICS - DJ
2:45 - 3:15 JOE JORDON EXPERIMENT
3:15 - 3:45 THE SUPASONICS - DJ
3:45 - 4:15 SINKANE
4:15 - 4:45 THE SUPASONICS - DJ
4:45 - 5:15 TOSHI REAGON
5:15 - 5:45 THE SUPASONICS - DJ
5:45 - 6:20 ALICE SMITH
6:20 - 7:00 THE SUPASONICS - DJ
6:30 - 6:45 PURPLE FERDINAND
7:00 - 7:30 THE MEMORIALS
7:30 - 8:10 VENUS X GHE20 G0TH1K - DJ
8:10 - 9:00 ERYKAH BADU f. THE CANNABINOIDS

Red Stage:

Noon - 3:15 *SMOKE LES - DJ
3:15 - 3:45 *NINJASONIK
3:45 - 4:15 ROOFEEO - DJ
4:15 - 4:45 OXYMORRONS
4:45 - 5:15 ROOFEEO - DJ
5:15 - 5:45 CEREBRAL BALLZY
5:45 - 6:20 ROOFEEO - DJ
6:20 - 6:50 SPANK ROCK
6:50 - 7:30 ROOFEEO - DJ
7:30 - 8:10 DAS RACIST
(*Performance from Skate Park)

Augsut 26

Green Stage:

Noon - 1:15 STACK-ALY - DJ
1:15 - 1:45 INKY JACK
1:45 - 2:00 STACK-ALY - DJ
2:00 - 2:30 TESS
2:30 - 2:45 STACK-ALY - DJ
2:45 - 3:15 PHONY PPL
3:15 - 3:45 STACK-ALY - DJ
3:45 - 4:15 GORDON VOIDWELL
4:15 - 4:45 STACK-ALY - DJ
4:45 - 5:15 BODY LANGUAGE
5:15 - 5:45 STACK-ALY - DJ
5:45 - 6:20 REGGIE WATTS
6:20 - 6:50 STACK-ALY - DJ
6:50 - 7:30 TORO Y MOI
7:30 - 8:10 STACK-ALY - DJ
8:10 - 9:00 TV ON THE RADIO

Red Stage:

12:00 - 3:15 *SMOKE LES - DJ
3:15 - 3:45 *FLATBUSH ZOMBIES
3:45 - 4:15 E.Z. MO BREEZY OF GRITS & BISCUITS - DJ
4:15 - 4:45 BAD RABBITS
4:45 - 5:15 E.Z. MO BREEZY OF GRITS & BISCUITS - DJ
5:15 - 5:45 STRAIGHT LINE STITCH
5:45 - 6:20 E.Z. MO BREEZY OF GRITS & BISCUITS - DJ
6:20 - 6:50 GYM CLASS HEROES
6:50 - 7:30 E.Z. MO BREEZY OF GRITS & BISCUITS - DJ
7:30 - 8:10 JANELLE MONAE
(*Performance from Skate Park)

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Comments (16)

TV on the Radio sucks

Posted by Anonymous | August 20, 2012 9:38 AM

TV on the Radio always sucked. Bloc Party makes better music. AMIRITE?

Posted by Anonymous | August 20, 2012 9:41 AM

Tv on the Radio great. Rain Machine is pathetic.

Posted by Anonymous | August 20, 2012 10:02 AM

rain machine blows

Posted by Anonymous | August 20, 2012 10:08 AM

rain machine are great. TVOTR are production.

Posted by Anonymous | August 20, 2012 12:54 PM

Oh that cute British accent Reggie Watts does is so creative.

Posted by Anonymous | August 20, 2012 2:15 PM

Flatbush Zombies!

Posted by Anonymous | August 20, 2012 5:53 PM

I got hummus in my Afro!

Posted by Anonymous | August 20, 2012 6:22 PM

Don't make me throw this hummus. Its spicy!

Posted by Anonymous | August 20, 2012 10:38 PM

Flatbush Zombies!

Posted by mubawab | August 22, 2012 5:32 PM

Would a mulatto of Afro-Cuban decent have been eligible to play at this feast?


I have a punk atitude and do weird anti folkish stuff
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Posted by Miguel Morte Valentiine | August 23, 2012 12:39 AM

yea gym class heroes!!!

Posted by someone | August 26, 2012 9:53 AM

das racist killed it

Posted by Anonymous | August 26, 2012 1:35 PM

das rasist sucked it

Posted by Anonymous | August 26, 2012 6:13 PM

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Posted by jocuri | August 27, 2012 2:43 PM

I love Afro punk.

Posted by jordon | July 23, 2013 3:59 PM

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