Art of Cool Festival

Art of Cool

AOCFEST Artist of the Week: Anthony Hamilton

Our AOC FEST Artist of the Week is Queen City native, Anthony Hamilton! He is a Grammy Award winning R&B singer, song writer and record producer who has worked with the biggest names in music such as Nas, Jill Scott, Angie Stone, Musiq Soulchild, Babyface, Dr.Dre, and Chaka Khan (just[…]

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Sponsor Spotlight: Mammoth Data

AOCFEST is excited to announce Mammoth Data as our sponsor of the week! Mammoth Data is AOCFEST’s tech sponsor and  is a ‘Big Data’ consultant that operates in assisting large and mid-sized organizations by using their existing data, and combining it with technologies such as Hadoop with a high-level strategy. Hadoop[…]

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AOC Weekend Fun: Easter Weekend

World Overcomers Presents: “Good Friday Concert Featuring Tye Tribbet Fri. April 3rd, 7pm General Admission: $20 VIP Package: $40 2933 S. Miami Blvd Lincoln Park West Suites 101-106 Durham, NC 27703 Come join World Overcomers for an incredible night of worship! Doors open at 6pm for a 7pm start!  […]

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#AOCFEST Artist of the Week: Takuya Kuroda

Our AOCFEST Artist of the Week is Japan native, jazz trumpeter Takuya Kuroda. His playing style consists of Contemporary Jazz, Neo-soul, Post-bop and Soul Jazz. He has performed with artists such as Junior Mance, Greg Tardy, Andy Ezrin, Jiro Yoshida, Akoya Afrobeat, and Valery Ponomarev’s big band. Kuroda got into[…]

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Sponsor Spotlight: Mystic Bourbon

AOCFEST is pleased to announce Mystic Bourbon as our sponsor of the week! Mystic Bourbon Liqueur combines the luxury of spiced liqueur with the sophistication of bourbon. The classic bourbon gives way to taste of candied orange and wild flower honey laced with hints of mint and anise. The full-body[…]

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Sponsor of the Week: Dope Cause We Said

AOC FEST is proud to announce DOPECAUSEWESAID as our sponsor of the week! When it comes to cool recognizing cool or just being fresh in your own way this DOPE brand innovates many ways of how you consume your music. Founded by Carlton Boyd and Simon Boamah in 2014, they[…]

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AOCFEST Artist of the Week: Kenny Garrett

Our AOC FEST artist of the week is Motor City native, alto saxophonist Kenny Garrett. His playing style consists of Post-Bop, Contemporary Jazz, Straight-Ahead Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Modal Music, Modern Creative, Saxophone Jazz, and Free Funk. He got his first saxophone at the age of eight and learned the G-scale[…]

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Sponsor Saturday: Duke Energy

Duke Energy is our AOCFEST sponsor of the week! Duke Energy is currently the largest electric power holding company in the U.S. with assets in Canada and Latin America.  Duke Energy currently services over 7.2 million customers! In the 1900s,  Dr. Walker Gill Wylie along with his brother started the Catawba Power[…]

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AOC Weekend Fun: March 6-8th

Carolina Ballet: Music for Dance  Friday March 6, 8pm Saturday March 7, 2pm & 8pm Sunday March 9, 2pm & 8pm   Carolina Ballet surveys centuries of history with new Robert Weiss choreography set to music composed for dance by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart and others, through March 22. 8 p.m.[…]

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