A3C (All 3 Coasts) Festival and Conference is the preeminent hip hop event in the U.S., commonly referred to as “Hip Hop’s Family Reunion.” With more than 1,000 artists and DJs performing and more than 300 speakers presenting, the gathering is an opportunity to engage with and be empowered and inspired by hip hop culture. There is truly something for everyone.
The A3C Festival Grounds, including Main Stage, DJ House, Food Trucks, Live-Art and interactive activations take place within Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward with the entrance at Boulevard and Chamberlain. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Too $hort, Bun B, Redman, The Sounds of ’96 Featuring Mr. DJ, DJ Toomp, DJ Jelly, Kid Capri and more are among just a few of the artists on the Main Stage with hundreds more throughout the grounds. View a full Festival schedule here.
Panels and workshops in music, technology and culture are staged at the Loudermilk Center and at SAE Institute where the A3C Pro-Audio Center is headquartered. A sampling of the 2016 Conference topis include “The Making of ATLiens w/Mr. DJ,” “Bad Boy’s Hitmen Reuninion – 20 Years of Hits presented by Collabmix,” “How To Sell Beats Online presented by Beatstars,” “Manage Me Please: A Producer’s Manager,” “Talking Sound Design with Sound Oracle,” frequent Playback Sessions and much more.