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Solange officially playing Afropunk; Thundercat adds 2nd BK Steel show

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Now that her co-headlining set at NYC festival Panorama is behind her, Solange has officially been confirmed for Brooklyn’s Afropunk Festival. The label she founded, Saint Heron, has a stage at the festival and the stage had a “special guest TBA,” so this shouldn’t be surprising, but good news nonetheless.

The Saint Heron stage also has Sampha, Thundercat, Sinkane, KING, and Shakaba and the Ancestors, and the festival also includes SZA, Macy Gray, Soul II Soul, Gary Clark Jr, Michael Kiwanuka, Dizzee Rascal, The Cool Kids, Anderson. Paak & the Free Nationals, Raphael Saadiq, Burn, Kaytranada, serpentwithfeet, and more. Tickets are still available. Updated Afropunk Brooklyn lineup below (including new addition Jorja Smith).

Solange also plays the 8/22 show of Dave Chappelle‘s 16-show Radio City residency. The residency begins tonight (8/1) with The Roots and Lil Wayne. Tickets for select shows (including the one with Solange) are still available.

Solange and Frank Ocean co-headlining day one of Panorama over the weekend was the perfect pairing and both sets were next level. Read our review of their sets.

Speaking of Thundercat, he sold out the 9/30 Brooklyn Steel show on his tour and added another Brooklyn Steel show for 10/1 (tickets on sale 8/4 at noon). Updated dates are listed below.

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Afropunk Brooklyn — 2017 Lineup
Sat 26th:
Solange, Sampha, SZA, Thundercat, Soul II Soul, Macy Gray, Willow Smith, Sinkane, Little Simz, Jorja Smith (NEWLY ADDED), Ho99o9, Princess Nokia, KING, The Skins, Shabaka and the Ancestors, Jojo Abot, serpentwithfeet, Leikeli47, QUIÑ, B L A C K I E… All Caps, With Spaces, Pay To Cum, Pure Disgust, The Txlips.

Sun 27th:
Raphael Saadiq, Anderson .Paak, Kaytranada, Gary Clark Jr, Michael Kiwanuka, Dizzee Rascal!, NAO, Sango, Protoje, Son Little, The Cool Kids, Kevin Abstract, BLITZ the AMBASSADOR, Sam Dew, Junior Astronomers, Arrow Benjamin, Louder Than Quiet, Unlocking the Truth, Bloodplums – Atlanta, Rebelmatic.

Beats & Riddims by:
Shelter, Timmy Regisford, Mark Francis, Peto Sol, Black Motion, Lou Phelps, DJ Maphorisa, MikeQ, DJ Lindsey, Lsdxoxo, KittyCash, Dj Anaïs B, Tygapaw, Jasmine Solano, Twilite Tone, Juliana Huxtable, Martina Mcflyy, Gary The Tall & Powers Pleasant.

Thundercat — 2017 Tour Dates
11 AUG OUTSIDE LANDS FESTIVAL SAN FRANCISCO, CA
26 AUG AFROPUNK FESTIVAL NEW YORK, NY
30 AUG CLUB CONGRESS TUCSON, AZ
31 AUG THE VAN BUREN PHOENIX, AZ
01 SEP THE GLASS HOUSE POMONA, CA
02 SEP THE OBSERVATORY NORTH PARK SAN DIEGO, CA
05 SEP HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY ARCATA, CA
06 SEP CRYSTAL BALLROOM PORTLAND, OR
07 SEP THE SHOWBOX SEATTLE, WA
08 SEP ONE MUSIC FESTIVAL ATLANTA, GA
11 SEP KNITTING FACTORY SPOKANE, WA
12 SEP KNITTING FACTORY BOISE, ID
14 SEP THE OGDEN DENVER, CO
15 SEP MISHAWAKA AMPHITHEATRE MISHAWAKA, CO
16 SEP THE SLOWDOWN OMAHA, NB
17 SEP FIRST AVENUE MINNEAPOLIS, MN
19 SEP MAJESTIC THEATRE MADISON, WI
20 SEP THE GRANADA THEATRE LAWRENCE, KS
21 SEP PYGMALION FESTIVAL CHAMPAIGN, IL
25 SEP PARADISE ROCK CLUB BOSTON, MA
29 SEP 9:30 CLUB WASHINGTON, DC
30 SEP BROOKLYN STEEL BROOKLYN, NY
01 OCT BROOKLYN STEEL BROOKLYN, NY
03 OCT THE ORANGE PEEL ASHEVILLE, NC
04 OCT MUSIC FARM COLUMBIA, SC
06 OCT TIPITINA’S NEW ORLEANS, LA
07 OCT AUSTIN CITY LIMITS AUSTIN, TX
08 OCT THE VARSITY THEATRE BATON ROUGE, LA
10 OCT THE BEACHAM THEATRE ORLANDO, FL
13 OCT III POINTS FESTIVAL MIAMI, FL
14 NOV O2 ABC GLASGOW GLASGOW, UK
15 NOV ALBERT HALL MANCHESTER, UK
16 NOV O2 SHEPHERD’S BUSH EMPIRE LONDON, UK
17 NOV PARADISO AMSTERDAM, NL
19 NOV ROMA ANTWERP, BE
21 NOV ÉLYSÉE MONTMARTE PARIS, FR

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