Jill Scott, Run D.M.C. to headline Art of Cool Festival

May 15, 2019 GMT

Jill Scott and Run D.M.C. will headline the Art of Cool Festival in September, the festival announced Tuesday.

Jill Scott and Ari Lennox will perform at Durham Bulls Athletic Park on Sept. 27, with Run D.M.C. and Whodini set to perform on Sept. 28.

The annual festival will be held Sept. 27-29 at various venues in downtown Durham. Tickets go on sale Saturday. A portion of proceeds will benefit programs at Hillside and North Carolina Central University.

Last year’s headliners included Nas and Erykah Badu.

Art of Cool Festival began in 2014 and has since grown to host upwards of 10,000 music fans each year.