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October 24, 2020

Planet Afropunk

By: Laurie Gallardo

It’s a movement, a festival, and an opportunity for endless musical discovery.

This year, Afropunk presents Planet Afropunk 2020, a virtual event with a global stage putting the spotlight on music, art, activism and creative thinking illuminating the experiences of Black artists around the world.

Today’s AMM shared a few artists participating this year: Saturday Oct. 24 –  Ari Lennox, Jonah Mutono, trio Johnny Cradle, Blinky Bill, underground duo Duma, KIRBY, Larissa Luz; and Sunday Oct. 25Bootsy Collins, Grammy winner Robert Glasper, Grammy-nominated producer Terrace Martin, Cintia Ramos, the Balimaya Project, Juliana Vicente and more.

Full listings and schedule info can be found at the Planet Afropunk website.

-Artwork from Afropunk’s festival website.


October 30, 2023


Genesis Owusu returns to Austin to perform tomorrow night at Empire Garage.


October 28, 2023

LEVITATION: Saturday and Sunday

AMM picks for LEVITATION weekend, including Amyl & The Sniffers, Durand Jones, Altin Gün and more.


October 27, 2023

LEVITATION: Friday & Saturday

The AMM’s LEVITATION 2023 picks for Fri/Sat, including Alan Palomo, Allah-Las, Queen Serene and more.


October 26, 2023

So Very Curious, Indeed

A Curious Mix of People book launch reunion show, Saturday at The Parlor on Guadalupe.


October 25, 2023

Friday at Radio East

Black Live Music Fund & Radio East present a DAWA benefit with Latasha Lee and Blakchyl.


October 24, 2023

The Returner

Allison Russell brings The Returner Tour to 3Ten tomorrow night.


October 23, 2023

Haunt Me and Dark Shadows

Cover your neck. Or don’t. It’s the Goth Gala tonight at Sagebrush, with Haunt Me, and a screening of the original ‘House of Dark Shadows.’


October 21, 2023

Bienvenido al Laboratorio

Carrie Rodriguez’ LABORATORIO at Stateside on Sunday, with Angélica Garcia & Cat Cardenas.