New partnership with the Atlanta Streetcar will give festival goers an alternate transportation option

Atlanta, Ga ( September 2015 - The City of Atlanta and A3C Festival & Conference organizers are excited to announce their revolutionary partnership just in time for the 2015 A3C Festival & Conference. Festival goers will be able to utilize the Atlanta Streetcar Line to travel to and from the A3C scheduled events. A3C has conveniently relocated to the Loudermilk Center and consolidated the entire event along the Atlanta Streetcar line and East Village. The partnership will coincide with the dates of the festival from October 7-11, 2015.

The 11th annual A3C Festival & Conference, affectionately known as “Hip-Hop’s Annual Pilgrimage,” 2015 A3C will take place in Atlanta’ Old 4th Ward district which includes Edgewood Ave and the East Atlanta Village. Festival attendees will be able to easily experience A3C Festival & Conference and everything it has to offer without the troubles of transportation and parking by using the highly visible, marked stops along the Atlanta Streetcar line.

The Atlanta Streetcar is part of the city’s Connect Atlanta plan to increase urban mobility, sustainable development and livability of the city of Atlanta.The purpose of the Atlanta Streetcar is to provide an integrated multi-modal, high-quality transit network that links communities, improves mobility by enhancing transit access and options, supports projected growth, promotes economic development and encourages strategies to develop livable communities.

The A3C Festival & Conference has not only become the largest Hip-Hop festival and conference in the South, but is the premiere gathering place for MCs, DJs, producers and speakers that create Hip Hop music as well as participants and enthusiasts of the culture. A3C curates a multi-faceted experience including the festival, the conference, and unique brand activations that take over the city of Atlanta during this time. Since 2005, the event has featured over 3,000 of the most exciting artists in Hip-Hop including: The Juice Crew, 2 Chainz, J. Cole, Action Bronson, Questlove, Meek Mill, A$AP Rocky, Lecrae, Big Boi, G-Eazy, Scarface, Danny Brown, Young Thug, Tech N9ne, Jay Electronica, Big Daddy Kane, Vic Mensa, Waka Flocka, Wale, and B.o.B.

This 2015 list of festival performers and speakers include: Taylor Gang & Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz, Pete Rock, Jungle Brothers, Damon Dash, Karen Civil, Beanie Sigel, Peter Rosenberg & Cipha Sounds, Joe Budden, Father & Awful Records, Marc Lamont Hill, Karen Civil, Combat Jack, Sonny Digital, Sha Money XL, Tha Alkaholiks, Scotty ATL, Johnny Cinco, Tsu Surf, Silkk The Shocker, Mike Zombie, DC Young Fly & Stic of Dead Prez, De La Soul, Rakim, Cam'ron, Dame Dash, Just Blaze, Curren$y & Jet Life, Jean Grae, Cyhi the Prynce Pharoahe Monch, Soulection Executive Team, PNB Rock, The Difference Machine and Kool Keith. . You can explore the 2015 line-up, as it continues to build, and begin creating your personal schedule and your Streetcar route on the newly revamped 2015 A3C which is App is available for download on iTunes and Google Play or visit the schedule online at:




About Atlanta Streetcar

The building of the modern Atlanta Streetcar represents the first step in the dawning of a new era for transit – one that will begin to transform how we get around in our community. The section that opened for use in December 2014 represents Phase One of a grand vision for the Atlanta Streetcar. In the coming years, additional lines are planned, and project developers intend to expand service to additional neighborhoods and other popular destinations around the city.Ultimately, the Atlanta Streetcar is destined to become part of a whole new system of local and regional transportation.

About A3C Festival & Conference

The A3C Festival features 500+ performances over 5 days, while the Hip-Hop community ascends on Atlanta to experience, celebrate and discover the most legendary, talented and promising artists from across the US, and abroad. Artists are continuously added to A3C Festival line-up and every night features surprise performances. In other words, the A3C Festival is an amazing Hip-Hop experience like no other.

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