Art of Cool Festival

Art of Cool

Don’t Miss Anthony Hamilton Tonight on Empire!

Our #AOCFEST Headliner Anthony Hamilton is making big moves! See him serenade during an exciting and intimate Lyon family moment tonight on Fox’s Empire. Hamilton has been working in music for the past 20 years as a singer, songwriter, and producer. Over that time he’s collaborated with some great talents,[…]

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Events You Don’t Want to Miss This Weekend

DUKE PERFORMANCES PRESENTS THE BRANFORD MARSALIS QUARTET @ BALDWIN AUDITORIUM AT DUKE UNIVERSITY 1.30.15 & 1.31.15 SHOWTIME EACH NIGHT IS 8PM Jazz titan Branford Marsalis is a GRAMMY winning saxophonist, composer, and bandleader; a record label owner responsible for some of the most electrifying jazz of the last decade; and[…]

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Artist of the Week: Jesse Boykins III

We are so excited to present Jesse Boykins III at this year’s AOCFEST! Here are a few facts you may or may not know about Jesse.   Boykins is originally from Chicago, but he later relocated to Miami and Brooklyn. His first EP, Dopamine: My Life On My Back EP was released on Valentine’s Day in[…]

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Sponsor Saturday: WNCU

We are so glad to have WNCU as one of our partners this year! WNCU operates at North Carolina Central University, near the heart of Durham. The mission of WNCU is simple: to embrace education in a broad sense by giving listeners in-depth and thoughtful cultural music, news and information[…]

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AOC Artist of the Week: Moonchild

We are feeling pretty cool that we have Moonchild performing at the 2015 Art of Cool Fest! If you haven’t heard of Moonchild yet, make sure you acquaint yourself before the festival- their neo-soul, warm jazz blend is something to hear. They’ve received high praise from artists such as Jill Scott,[…]

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Sponsor Saturdays: Fusicology

We are pleased to announce that the very cool Fusicology is one of our stage sponsors for the 2015 festival! FUSICOLOGY is an event, music & cultural lifestyle marketing platform reaching major North American markets. Established in 2003, FUSICOLOGY’s rise to recognition has been steadfast and consistent throughout the last decade.  They have[…]

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