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A COLLISION
OF
JAZZ, R&B,
HIP-HOP & SOUL

The Art of Cool Festival is celebrating its 6th year this September 27-29th in downtown Durham, North Carolina. A remix of a Black American Music festival, AOCFEST 2019 fuses forward-thinking Jazz, alternative Soul and Hip Hop greats over the course of a dope, culture-filled weekend.

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AOCFEST weekend experience

Choose from one day general admission, 2 day general admission passes, or upgrade your festival experience to a Premium VIP weekend package for exclusive perks.

Become a Cooligan

Cooligans are our enthusiastic, outgoing volunteers who make AOCFEST the most incredible community experience the Triangle has ever seen! Cooligans are committed to AOCFEST’s mission and strive to engage with the community.

Become a Vendor

AOCFEST attracts over 10,000 influencers, tastemakers and music lovers from across the country. By becoming an AOCFEST vendor, you will gain access to a diverse audience of music fans and professionals eager to engage with your brand!

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The Lineup

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Jill Scott

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Run DMC
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Ari Lennox
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Whodini

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Tickets for The Sixth Annual Art of Cool Festival Go On Sale May 18

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Vibe with Us at #AOCFEST

September 27 -29, 2019

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Vintage footage of our #AOCFest 2019 headliner JILL SCOTT! See Jill Scott LIVE at The #AOCFest! Get your tickets now>> https://t.co/oLJdV3Cih9

Snapshot from the Run-D.M.C. 35th Anniversary pop-up shop in NYC. We can’t WAIT to see them LIVE at #AOCFest! #JMJ4Ever Get tix>> https://t.co/oLJdV3Cih9

@coreybest14 this is the first year AOC is not the same weekend as my golf tournament. That means we’ve got to plan it out this year. https://t.co/IA1T2bxHgj