TV on the Radio at Catalpa 2012 (more by Toby Tenebaum)
TV on the Radio

As mentioned, the free Afro-Punk Festival is returning to Brooklyn's Commodore Barry Park on August 25-26. Since then, the lineup has been expanded, and now joining the initial announcement of Erykah Badu, Janelle Monae, Toro y Moi, Das Racist, Reggie Watts, and more is TV on the Radio (who will be headlining), Sinkane, Alice Smith, Flatbush Zombies, Radkey, Joe Jordan Experiment (JJX), and Purple Ferdinand.. Plus, the following DJs have been added: The Supasonics, Grits and Biscuits, DJ Pete Smoke Les, Stack-Aly, Roofeeo and VENUS X GHE20GOTH1K.

There will also be a Bites & Beats Food Truck Festival, an Afro-Punk Spinthrift Market, a motorcycle show, and a Nike Battle For the Streets Skate Competition, hosted by Alex Corporan and Billy Rohan. More details on these are below.

The updated lineup, flier and an Afro-Punk exclusive film, I Am Other, are below.


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Afro-Punk 2012 Lineup:
TV on the Radio
Alice Smith
Flatbush Zombies
Joe Jordan Experiment
Purple Ferdinand
The Supasonics (DJ)
Grits and Biscuits (DJ)
DJ Pete Smoke Les (DJ)
Stack-Aly (DJ)
Roofeo (DJ)
Venus X (DJ)
Bad Rabbits
Body Language
Cerebral Ballzy
Das Racist
Erykah Badu
Gordon Voidwell
Gym Class Heroes
Janelle Monae
Phony People
Reggie Watts
Spank Rock
The London Souls
The Memorials
Toro Y Moi

Bites & Beats Food Truck Festival:
Rickshaw Dumpling
Eddie's Pizza
Green Pirate Juice
Korilla BBQ
Kelvin Natural Sushi Co.
Valducci's Pizza
Bian Dang Taiwanese
Fishing Shrimp
Frites N Meats
Gorilla Cheese Truck
Morris Grilled Cheese
Jamaican Dutchy
Van Leeuwen Ice Cream
Wooly's Ice
Taim Falafel
Desi Food Truck
Cupcake Crew

Afro-Punk Spinthrift Market Vendors:
Biddies & Blokes Secondhand Garb
Martine's Dream
Made By Toti
The Meat Market
Wonder Lee
Noir A-Go Go
Kings Rule Together
Dallas & Dynasty
Kelly Horrigan Handmade
Shawng Original
Candid Art
Robin's All Natural
Melody's Addiction

Gentleman's Shop and Denim and Chrome motorcycle show:
Chaos Cycle
Indian Larry Legacy
M & D Performance
Industry Customs
Steve Iacona

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