June 10th Jose James’s highly anticipated new album drops. We are currently listening to the First Listen Stream on NPR and so far we are still in love! The album is a departure from his last album but the newness is definitely refreshing. He is super dope and trendsetting[…]
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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[…]
Thank you for supporting the inaugural #AOCFEST2014! Stay tuned for details on 2015!!
SATURDAY APRIL 26TH @ DIAMOND VIEW PARK AT AMERICAN TOBACCO CAMPUS • DOORS OPEN 11AM show starts at 12pm CODY CHESNUTT REVIVE BIG BAND BRIAN HORTON LAURA REED & ZOOCRÜ RYAN HANSELAR STANLEY BAIRD GROUP Join us on Saturday at Diamond View Park for incredible LIVE MUSIC, FOOD TRUCKS, LOCAL VENDORS &[…]
AOCFEST OFFICIAL KICK OFF PARTY! Performances by: Peter Lamb & the Wolves Kidznotes Jazz Ensemble NCCU Combo Yolanda Rabun Mel Melton & the Wicked Mojos FRIDAY’S FOOD TRUCKS: Pie Pushers, Sympathy for the Deli, Gussys Greek, Chick N Que, Sarges Chef, Only Burger, Chirba Chirba, Virgil’s Jamaica, Kona Coffee, Chez[…]
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For 2 days only! Get your VIP ticket for $250 in person on via phone – call 404-477-4739. Valid only during Art of Cool Office Hours: TUESDAY APRIL 15th from 3pm-7pm and WEDNESDAY APRIL 16th, from 12pm-5pm. Art of Cool is located at 201 West Main St. Suite 100. Durham,[…]
Art of Cool co-founder and AOCFEST performer Al Strong, and AOC Board Member and amazing Durham-based architect Ellen Cassilly, sat down with WTVD Channel 11’s Heart of Carolina Perspectives host Angela Hampton to talk about Art of Cool!
Being a VIP is the COOLEST experience of AOCFEST2014 and is sponsored by PNC. There are a limited amount of VIP tickets left so grab yours TODAY. Here are some highlights: Priority seating near the stage at The Carolina Theatre both nights Priority entrance to all venues Celebrate with us[…]
DJ Kemit will host “SPREADLOVE” – the official AOCFEST afterparty – on both Friday and Saturday nights at Republic. “… if you’re in the Atlanta area and have yet to make it to one of the monthly Spread Love events hosted by Kemit, then re-examine your life and your choices.”[…]