The 2023 Detroit edition of Afro Nation will bring together the best artists in Afrobeats, Hip Hop, RnB, Dancehall, Amapiano, Afro House and more across two stages. Expect world-class production and iconic live performances and DJ sets over two days.
The main festival site is situated on the historically significant and revered location of The Douglass site, comprising of two festival stages, VIP sections, a Golden Circle area, and our celebrated Leopard Lounge hospitality platform, ensuring an elevated and unforgettable festival experience for all our guests.
Join Nigeria’s Kenny Blaq for a comedy show that promises to raise the roof on life.
Date & Times: 18th August, 7pm-11pm
Location: 16th Floor, ONE CAMPUS MARTIUS DETROIT, MI 48226
Official Afro Nation Detroit Welcome Party
Join Jerk X Jollof & Afro Nation for a proper Official Welcome Party in the heart of downtown Detroit with sounds by Walshy Fire, Blakito, and Sky Jetta.
Date & Time: 18th August 4pm-10pm
Location: Monroe Street Midway, Detroit, MI.
Age: All Ages
Whether it’s music, fashion, art or culture, Homecoming aims to share real, practical knowledge that will impact the next generation of creative minds.
Homecoming is proud to officially launch its Conversation series with its first installation, in collaboration with Afro Nation, during their Detroit Festival this August. Join us as we impart real, practical knowledge from industry experts and leaders in their fields, amidst one of the biggest cultural moments of the year.
Date: Friday 18th August 2023
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 16th Floor, One Campus Martius, Detroit, MI 48226
INNOVATION IN MUSIC:
Moderator: Grace Ladoja MBE Founder, Homecoming Festival
Panellist: Sarz Producer/ Artist
Panellist: Cornelius Harris Label Manager for Underground Resistance and Submerge, Musician, Musical Artist Manager, Cultural Critic
Panellist: Kevin Saunderson DJ and record producerPANELLIST: Theo Parrish DJ and record producer
Panellist: Sky Jetta DJ
THERE'S NO I IN TEAM:
Moderator: Grace Ladoja MBE, Founder, Homecoming Festival
Panellist: Tunde Balogun Co-Founder and President of LVRN
Panellist: Nissi Artist
Panellist: Bryce Detroit CEO & Founder at Detroit Recordings LLC. Afrofurist. Baba. Culture Creator