Riot Fest Presents
AJ Rafael
with AJ Rafael, Nieman
Thu 04/18/2024 8:00 pm CDT (Doors: 7:00 pm )
Ages 17 and Up
AJ Rafael
$26.00 - $101.00
VIP Meet & Greet includes General Admission ticket, Pre-show meet & greet with AJ, photo opportunity with AJ, and signed poster.
AJ Rafael

AJ Rafael is an accomplished singer/songwriter who has amassed over 1 million subscribers on YouTube and 1 million monthly listeners on Spotify. His debut album “Red Roses” reached the iTunes and Billboard charts, and he has collaborated with artists like Tori Kelly, Jeremy Passion, Kina Grannis, and Kolohe Kai. Rafael was named a Filipino American Game Changer by the City of Los Angeles in 2018 for his contribution to the music industry as a proud Asian American independent artist.

This year, Rafael partnered with BE THE MATCH, the world’s leading non-profit organization dedicated to helping patients with life threatening blood cancers as their official Celebrity Advocate and Blood Stem Cell Donor. With over 4 million social followers across YouTube, TikTok, Instagram and Facebook, Rafael has incredible reach and has worked with numerous brands and organizations such as Meta, Verizon, and Disney as a creator. As an actor, Rafael’s stage credits include productions of “Burn all Night,” “Mamma Mia!,” “Grease,” “Spring Awakening,” and in TV/film Rafael will be seen in various unannounced project slated to release later this year.


NIEMAN is an RnB/Pop singer-songwriter based out of Los Angeles County. With millions of streams, Nieman's music captures his unique blend of classic RnB storytelling with an Alt-Pop sound.

His single, "Why Do I Still?", from his second E.P., "Palette," was featured in the top 10 on the Spotify U.S. Viral 50 Charts, making an appearance on In 2018, he released, "Knots," a collaboration EP with his cousin, the Philippines' most streamed artist, Moira Dela Torre. Their title track continues to grow in numbers with over 12.1 million plays and won the Philippines' Awit Award for Best Collaboration. He’s currently on a West Coast tour opening for FIlipino-American artist, AJ Rafael.

With a distinct brand both on the stage and off, this Filipino-American artist is making his own lane, challenging the genre on his own terms.