This past weekend, the 9th Annual ONE Musicfest took place at Central Park in Atlanta, where over 40,000 music and culture-lovers came out in the Georgia heat to experience an epic weekend.
The weekend was filled with incredible live music, unique attractions, VIP lounges, cocktail tastings, arts & crafts, food trucks, a vendor market, a breast pumping station and much more!
The festival began Friday with a massive Kick-Off Party at The Gathering Spot presented by Lyft. The event was attended by 1500+ millennials and featured a silent party by Bonfire ATL, music by DJ Trauma and performances by Lion Babe, Tobe Nwigwe, Childish Major, and Taliwhoah.
On Saturday, thousands packed the park to enjoy the diverse lineup of acts, which included Nas, Miguel, Big Sean, H.E.R, Big K.R.I.T, Davido, DVSN, Goldlink, Teedra Moses, Tobe Nwigwe, Jessie Reyez, Felixx, and Aina Brei’Yon. Each day, Smokin’ Shells hosted a DJ stage where 36 DJs kept the energy high throughout the weekend.
On Sunday, the stage was “lit” with performances by 2 Chainz, T.I., Big Boi, Monica, August Greene, George Clinton & Parliament, Kelis, Rapsody, the ATL Crunk Set (DJ Nabs, Youngbloodz, Ying Yang Twins, Trillville, Eastside Boyz, Kilo Ali), DJ KP the Great, St. Beauty, Angelina Sherie and the Band of Brothas.
Additionally, Democratic Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams stopped by the festival on Sunday to share her vision for moving Georgia forward.
ONE Musicfest was proud to support the local business community, inviting over 35 small businesses and 30 food trucks to participate.
ONE Musicfest was produced by Sol Fusion, LLC and Rival Entertainment. Special thanks to lead sponsor Ford Motor Company and partners Gentleman Jack, Jack Daniels, Heineken, Acid Cigars, Hpnotiq, Fontis Mountain Spring Water, Coors Light, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Smokin’ Shells, W Atlanta Downtown, Swisher Sweets, Beatbox Beverages, Mike’s Harder, Billboard, VIBE, Blu E-Cigarettes, Lyft, The Atlanta Hawks and the Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Film & Entertainment.
Follow the festival on social at @onemusicfest and visit onemusicfest.com for more information.
ONE Musicfest is the Southeast’s largest annual urban progressive music festival, featuring a diverse range of music, including classic and next-generation hip-hop, soulful R&B, alternative, and rock. Started in 2010, ONE Musicfest is now recognized as one of the most highly-anticipated celebrations of the arts in the Southeast, with this year’s festival expecting an attendance of 20,000 music lovers from throughout the country.
Photo credit: From September 9th, 2018. 1) Kelis. 2) Aina Brei’yon. 3) Big Krit. 4) Big Sean. 5) H. E. R. 6) Lloyd. 7) Miquel. 8) Nas. 8) Teedra Moses. 9) 2 Chainz. 10) Band of Brothers. 11) Big Boi. 12) Common. 13) George Clinton & Parliament. 14) Keri Helson. 15) Monica. 16) St Beauty. 17) T. I. From September 8th, 2018. Lead Photographer – DV Photo Video (@dvphotovideo) for ONE Musicfest; additional images by Samantha Yancey (@yanceyphoto) and Wildy Civil (@nikonpapi) for ONE Musicfest].