On Tuesday May 10, 2016 A3C hosted its second, monthly Social Club Mixer at The Sound Table located on Edgewood Avenue. Fans, artists and music influencers gathered for a fun night flowing with drinks, dope sounds by XaxierBLK and surprise guests. Notable figures such as Brian Michael Cox, Big KRIT, Smitti Boi, Greg Smith; SESAC, Myles Harris, and Fort Knox came out to show support for the Atlanta hip-hop community.
In the midst of loud music, one could hear aspiring entrepreneurs, painters, directors, and musicians exchanging powerful ideas, as well as contact information. On top of meeting those who work in the industry, A3C also wants to emphasize the importance of connecting with creatives in your own backyard. A3C strives to make sure that each mixer serves the purpose of catering to those who need an outlet to network, grow, and leave with resources to help better them in there career of choice. The Social Club Mixer is truly the place to be if you consider yourself a part of the developing culture in Atlanta’s music, film, art, and fashion scene.Those who came to this month’s mixer were not only able to meet countless musicians in the city, but also received complimentary drinks, and packs of from festival sponser Swisher Sweets.
The 12th annual A3C Festival and Conference is slated for October 5-9 leaving just a few more months to prepare. Festival Director Mike Walbert is confident this year will be like no other. “We’re going to do a lot to improve the overall cultural experience. We are focusing much more on music, technology, and culture. So you’ll see more diverse content this year and not so many panels. This means more mentor sessions, live interviews, meet-ups, and podcasts, says Walbert.”
A3C continues to flourish, and support artists in the forefront and continues to cater exclusively to hip-hop lovers. "When it comes to this year's festival and showcases,
I’m sure it’s going to be one of the best festivals this year," said Walbert. For those who missed out on this month’s mixer, make sure to visit a3cfestival.com and
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