Art of Cool Festival

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We’re Spending New Year’s Eve With Zo!

Zo! (of The Foreign Exchange) is to headline Art of Cool’s 3rd Annual New Year’s Eve Party. He is bringing Carmen Rodgers with him as well as some surprise guests!!! Do you all remember Hayti for AOCFEST 2014 – all the performances and the great memories? Well the party continues on[…]

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Merry Christmas Cooligans!

Art of Cool Wishes You a Very Merry (and COOL) Christmas! THANK YOU for a great 2014 This Christmas season, Art of Cool is thankful for friends like you. Just a year ago, we were gearing up to launch our first festival, all off a jazz-lover’s dream.Who would have thought[…]

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Bring the Art of Cool Festival Back in 2015!

Your gift is a vote of support for the presentation, programming and preservation of jazz-influenced music provided at Art of Cool Festival (AOCF). A cross between a jazz festival and a family reunion, AOCF celebrates the warmth and creativity of Carolina Jazz and Soul music. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Art[…]

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AOCFEST HOST Spotlight: Kane Smego

Kane Smego will be your Official Host Friday at Pinhook & Saturday night at Beyu Caffe Kane “Novakane” Smego is a National Poetry Slam finalist, Southern Fried Poetry Slam Champion, touring artist, and Artistic Director of 2010’s Indy Arts Award-winner Sacrificial Poets, a nationally-competing youth poetry organization based out of the[…]

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Full #AOCFEST2014 Line-Up Announced!

Did you see the news?! IT’S OFFICIAL: BILAL, CHRISTIAN SCOTT QUINTET, KING, and GIZMO have all been added to the 2014 Art of Cool Fest lineup this year!! We’ve also added a local hip hop stage (with live band) called R&Boom. Get your tickets now!! See you April 25th & 26th[…]

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