Bad Brains headlining Afro-punk Festival in Brooklyn, June 26th-27th

Music News | By on Jun 4th, 2010

Fresh off its first national tour, Afro-punk is returning to Brooklyn for the 6th Annual Afro-punk Festival on June 26-27 in Fort Greene’s Commodore Barry Park. And this year, the festival is proud to host hardcore legends and Afro-punk godfathers Bad Brains. In addition to Bad Brains’ set, the festival will include performances from Ninja Sonic, Activator, Game Rebellion, P.O.S., and many more!

In addition, this year’s Afro-punk will feature the Battle For the Streets Skate and BMX contests. The Best Trick Competition (Skate) will take place on Saturday June 26, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will be hosted by Steve Rodriguez & Keith White. The following day, Sunday June 27, The Best Trick Competition (BMX) will be hosted by Danny Parks aka Baby Bean, Jimmy Mac & Keith White. Both contests will be open to the public, and the contest winners will receive cash prizes, including an All Expenses Paid Trip to the XGames, courtesy of ESPN. The festival will also feature a BMX demo by NYC’s Bulldogs Bikes Team, Battle For The Streets Art, NIKE ID Customization, and more. Tickets for the festival are $20 and available at After the Brooklyn shows, the festival will hit Chicago and Atlanta.

Afro-Punk 2010 Band Lineup

JUNE 26th
Bad Brains
Ninja Sonic
Game Rebellion
The Bots
The 54
More TBA

JUNE 27th

24.7 Spyz
The Cool Kids
J *Davey
Martin Luther
The Memorials
Bad Rabbits
More TBA


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