AFROPUNK’s Black Spring virtual festival will be here before we know it.

The event will take place on April 23rd, 2021 at 4PM EST and will be hosted by actor-chef Santana Caress Benitez. Artists such as Rico Nasty, Seu Jorge, and Black Pantera will headline this year’s virtual event. “Black Spring” this year’s theme in which the festival will celebrate African lineage.

AFROPUNK has temaed up with NPR Music for “Tiny Desk Meets AFROPUNK,” a special concert series to kick-off all the Black Spring festivities.

The stripped-down set will be curated by longtime AFROPUNK host Jorge “Gitoo” Wright, and include performances by ChocQuibTown, Calma Carmona, Luedji Luna, and Nenny.

Check out the official line up below!

“Tiny Desk Meets AFROPUNK” will stream on the official NPR website and YouTube on April 23rd, 2021 at 3 PM EST.

Black Spring will broafcast from Miami, Florida, Bahia, Brazil, and Santo Domingo, Dominion Republic here.