The city of Atlanta was bracing itself for a historic weekend, as the Afropunk festival was set to invade our borders Oct. 3-4. But Mother Nature had other ideas, as the organizers were forced to announce its canceling due to inclement weather. Not postponement … but full cancellation. On the bright side, all tickets will be refunded. But if you were traveling from out of town, there’s truly no positive way to spin this story.
We’ll update you as more details develop, but in the meantime, here’s the full statement from the good people over at Afropunk.
If you’re unfamiliar with Afropunk, check out our original piece chronicling its rich history.