Photo by Nicci Briann/AFROTRAK

After successfully celebrating its sixth month anniversary in Chicago, Nappi Hourhttps://www.facebook.com/nappihour is headed to New Orleans for Essence Fest. Since launching in January, the event produced by AFROTRAK has grown to become one of the largest happy hour events for Black millennials in the Chicagoland area. Dubbed a place for us to “Come let your hair down after work,” Nappi Hour fuses Afrobeats, Reggae, Jerk Chicken and Old School Family Reunion Vibes. Check out the photo recap below by in-house photographer Nicci Briann.

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Photo by Nicci Briann/AFROTRAK

Photo by Nicci Briann/AFROTRAK

Photo by Nicci Briann/AFROTRAK
Photo by Nicci Briann/AFROTRAK

Photo by Nicci Briann/AFROTRAK

Photo by Nicci Briann/AFROTRAK
Singer Nola Ade performs at Nappi Hour 6/1/6/17 in Chicago. Photo by Nicci Briann/AFROTRAK

 Photo by Nicci Briann/AFROTRAK
Photo by Nicci Briann/AFROTRAK

Dancer Nicholas engulfed in the soul train line at Nappi Hour. Photo by Nicci Briann/AFROTRAK
This month is the six month anniversary of #NappiHour. Special thanks to everybody who’s rocked with us so far. We’re back at @wildharemusic on June 16th and @14parishesnola on June 30th. Here’s a recap of what happened last month. Special shoutout to @rheathesecond for performing and @bonitaappleblunt_ and @elginbokari on the 1’s and 2’s. 📹 @niccibriann #afrotrak

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On Friday, June 30th, Nappi Hour envades Essence Fest with a special performance by New Orleans local, Baron Ahmon. Tickets include 2-hour bottomless rum punch and Nappi Juice.

You can purchase tickets here.

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