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Guide to Afropunk in NYC

Your complete guide to Afropunk Festival, the annual outdoor music and culture party in Brooklyn

Photograph: Nicole Fara Silver

Afropunk Festival is an annual event that takes place in August at Brooklyn's Commodore Barry Park. Over the course of a weekend, Afropunk 2017—NYC's outdoor summer music festival celebrating multicultural arts—hosts a wide array of well-known musical artists (including some of the biggest hip-hop artists), as well as food trucks, live art, a craft market and more. Additionally, Afropunk strives to raise multicultural awareness in New York City with its Activism Row initiative.

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When is Afropunk?

Afropunk Festival takes place Saturday, August 26, 2017 and Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Where is Afropunk?

Afropunk Fest takes place at Commodore Barry Park in Brooklyn.

Who is playing Afropunk?

Headliners for this year's festival include Solange, Anderson .Paak, Thundercat, Kaytranada, Gary Clark Jr., Macy Gray, Michael Kiwanuka, Soul II Soul, Dizzee Rascal and SZA. Click here for the full lineup.

How do I get tickets?

Buy tickets at the official festival website. Prices are $45 for single-day tickets (Saturday or Sunday) and $75 for 2-day, weekend tickets.

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Shirley N

Looking forward to the first time experience 2016