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Afropunk 2016 - Saturday
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Afropunk 2017 set times (Macy Gray vs Thundercat, SZA vs Soul II Soul)

Sunday is mostly free of notable conflicts, but you'll have to make some decisions on Saturday. Fortunately Solange's set only conflicts with a DJ set.

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

Now that her co-headlining set at NYC festival Panorama is behind her, Solange has officially been confirmed for Brooklyn's Afropunk Festival...

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Punk Island 2017 in pics

The annual, free, all ages NYC punk festival Punk Island returned yesterday (6/18), moving from Governors Island to Randall's Island...

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Punk Island 2015 is this weekend on Staten Island (lineup)

Make Music New York's Punk Island returns for its eighth year on June 21st, with nearly 100 punk bands, from as far away as the Philippines to as near as the East Village, all gathering on a Staten Island pier - just steps away from the Ferry Terminal -- for a day-long punk experience...

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Houston St. sinkhole being fixed; Mercury Lounge back open tonight; MO adds Webster Hall show

You may have heard that yesterday (5/22) a water main ruptured and caused a giant sinkhole on Houston St. outside Katz's Deli which flooded their basement (but didn't cause them to close), affected other nearby business, and caused both shows at Mercury Lounge to move to new venues...

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hip hop roundup: Scarface, Black Moon, Black Milk, Smoke DZA, Pharoahe Monch, Roc Marciano, Fredo Santana & more

Scarface of the legendary Geto Boys (who are still active) returns to NYC for a show with Stalley on June 18 at BB King's. Tickets for that show are on sale...

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punk roundup: Marathon reunion, No Trigger, Fire When Ready, NRSV, Dictators, Reagan Youth, Richie Ramone & more

New York punks Marathon, whose lineup included two members that went on to form to Polar Bear Club (but both recently left that band), broke up back in 2006 after the release of their only full length (self-titled)...

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Afro-Punk Fest 2013 day 1 in pics: Mykki Blanco, Le1f, M.O.P., Ninjasonik, Saul Williams, Theophilus London, The Heavy, more

, Theophilus London

Brooklyn's free annual Afro-Punk Festival returned to Commodore Barry Park over the weekend for two days (8/24-25) of punk, rap, and everything in between, plus biking, skating, and more...

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Afro-Punk Fest announces 2013 daily schedule ++ “Afro-Punk After Dark” events

Death @ BVSXSW 2013 (more by Amanda Hatfield)

The 2013 Afro-Punk Festival happens this weekend (August 24 & 25) at Fort Greene's Commodore Barry Park with Danny Brown, Mykki Blanco, Le1f, Big Freedia, Death, Trash Talk, Living Colour, Chuck D of Public Enemy and DJ Lord performing PE's Fear of a Black Planet, Questlove, Jean Grae, Saul Williams, K-os and more. As...

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Afro-Punk 2013 lineup & RSVP (Chuck D, Danny Brown, Big Freedia, Death, Trash Talk, Mykki Blanco, Le1f & more)

Afro-Punk Fest 2012 (more by Gretchen Robinette)

The Afro-Punk Festival is returning to Fort Greene's Commodore Barry Park from August 24-25 this year...

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