Anarchy in the BK: Afropunk Fest is back, and it’s free!

by -
3
We’re happy too, Danny

There’s nothing like a good old fashioned free music festival in Brooklyn. Unless of course it’s a good, new music festival not burdened by a bunch of old people no one cares about. Which is a pretty good description of the Afropunk Festival, held at Commodore Barry Park, in Fort Greene. And get excited, because you can register for the fest, on August 24 and 25, to get in for free starting today!

This year’s lineup is packed with a range of performers who know how to bring the noise, from elder statesmen Chuck D and Questlove to young (really, really young) death metal up and comers Unlocking the Truth. The lineup also has grime master Danny Brown, Brokelyn fan Jean Grae, booty bouncer Big Freedia and Patton Oswalt-approved The Coup, along with many, many more performers:

There’s also going to be food trucks, a skatepark, motorcycles and the vague promise of “more,” which is always cool. If you want in, just head on over to Flavorpill, register and then RSVP for a free entry! Or pay $25 for a Fast Pass to not wait on line at all. But who are you with all this money all of a sudden? It’s like we don’t even know you anymore.

Related Articles

21

Just because you're hungover doesn't mean you should lower your standards. Here's the 10 best Bloody Marys you'll find in Brooklyn.

5

Brooklyn has become a cornucopia of smoked meats. Hooray! How do all these restaurants stack up though? Good news: they're all delicious.

1

The best NYC can do in terms of affordability is offering six digit salary makers micro units through housing lotteries, apparently.

3 COMMENTS

  1. I am so excited about Afro Punk this year! 2012 was bomb, so I can’t wait to see what 2013 has in store. afropunkfest.com

  2. Can’t wait to see some legends tear up Brooklyn! From Chuck D to Questlove to Mykki Blanco to Death, this gonna be a sweet show. Check out the rest of the lineup
    afropunkfest.com

Leave a Reply