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A3C Festival & Conference 2019: Map, Performers And Speakers

Megan Thee Stallion is one of the performers slated to come out for this year's A3C Festival & Conference happening from Oct. 8 to 13.
Megan Thee Stallion is one of the performers slated to come out for this year's A3C Festival & Conference happening from Oct. 8 to 13.
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“Hip-Hop’s Family Reunion” is coming back for its 15th year.

A3C, or All 3 Coasts, Festival & Conference is bringing hundreds of celebrity speakers and performers to Atlanta from Oct. 8 to 13. The worlds of music, culture, tech and film will converge over the course of the six-day event.

Over the years, the event has attracted over 30,000 attendees, according to a release sent out by A3C’s organizers.

This year, the event has expanded to new and larger locations. The Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart spanning 500,000 square feet will house the conference, and the festival is being divided into three spaces, Center Stage Theater, The Masquerade and Tabernacle.

Over the course of the conference lasting Oct. 10 to 12, there will be 250 speakers and 17 keynotes. 

“How Can We Fix The Criminal Justice System” with T.I., Shaka Senghor and Charlamagne Tha God, along with “The History Of Fashion In The Eyes Of Dapper Dan,” are some of the topics to be tackled during the keynotes.

About 500 artists, DJs and performances will be taking stages at the festival. Megan Thee Stallion, Big Daddy Kane and BJ The Chicago Kid are among the featured performers. 

A3C’s artist showcases group similar musicians by commonalities, like genres or where they’re from, such as “Lyrics & Rhymes With Rakim & Big Daddy Kane and “West Coast Tribute” with Buddy.

At this time, attendees can pick to pay for just the conference for $199 or group it with the festival for $249. VIP tickets currently cost $999 and include access to VIP lounges, exclusive access and a limited edition A3C t-shirt.