Published on October 7th, 2016 | by Jerry Doby0
2016 A3C Music Festival & Conference one of the most celebrated of in its history
2016 A3C Music Festival & Conference Kicks Off With A Bang
Cee-Lo Green, Killer Mike, Troy Carter, DJ Jelly, James Andrews, Kelechi, Dave B, Kap G, Scotty ATL and more Shine on Day 1 of “Hip-Hop’s Annual Pilgrimage”
|With expertly curated panels and mentorship sessions, live podcasts, showcases featuring some of the best new talent and the Welcome To Atlanta dinner, sponsored by ChooseATL, the first day of A3C offered attendees a taste of everything the festival plans to offer over the next four days.|
|A3C partnered with SMASH’D Labs and Comcast to present a conversation about the intersection between Tech & Culture with industry vets James Andres, Troy Carter and Marlon Nichols. Following the panel, Troy shared how impressed he was with the conference.|
Following the full day of panels and interviews, A3C partnered with ChooseATL for the Welcome To Atlanta dinner, which drew a crowd of government and industry luminaries, including Atlanta mayoral hopeful Michael Sterling. During the evening, A3C presented international star Cee-Lo Green with a Cultural Innovator Award, while Killer Mike received the 2016 Social Impact Award.
|The evening concluded with a bevy of showcases featuring buzzworthy talent from accross the country. From Kelechi’s show stealing performance at the DJ Booth Top Prospects stage, to Skyzoo, Kap G and Scotty ATL at the Stankonia Presents: Live From The Mothership show at Stankonia Studios, to M-City Jr. and Kris Kassanova on the Hustlepalooza, all musical styles and tastes were covered.|
The A3C Music Festival & Conference continues through Sunday, October 9, 2016.