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2016 Art of Cool Festival Announces Title Sponsor, Additions to Lineup

on February 4, 2016with 0 comments


The Art of Cool Festival is gearing up to present its third year festival May 6-8, 2015. The festival has announced American Tobacco Campus as its title sponsor this year. ATC partnered with Art of Cool as a title partner in its inaugural year.

“The American Tobacco Campus is proud to have supported Art of Cool since this vibrant festival first took root,” stated Jesica Averhart, Director of Community Partnerships and New Business Development at American Tobacco. Durham and the Triangle are bursting with talent, ideas and potential. We appreciate the way Art of Cool shines a spotlight on so much of what makes our community special.”


Art of Cool Festival 2016 Lineup (Durham, NC || May 6-8, 2016)

Terence Blanchard + The E-Collective

The Internet

Kamasi Washington


Jamla Showcase with 9th Wonder, Rapsody, Khrysis and Heather Victoria

Anderson .Paak and The Free Nationals

Nicholas Payton

Donnie presents The Colored Section

Taylor McFerrin

Art of Turntables

PJ Morton (VIP Sunday Brunch Headliner)

Revive Music Stage with Otis Brown III, Marcus Strickland, Brandee Younger

Kendrick Scott

Derrick Hodge

JD Allen

Chantae Cann


All Cows Eat Grass


The Hot at Nights

NCCU Big Band x NCCU Vocal Jazz Ensemble x Charanee Wade

ABOUT THE ART OF COOL FESTIVAL: The Art of Cool Project is a 501(c)(3) jazz presenting non-profit organization that strives to cross artistic, economic and social boundaries to bring together a diverse mix of people, cultures, experiences and creativity.


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