Pukaar News – Leicester

FESTIVAL2FUNKY 2016 LINE-UP

Now in its fourth year 2Funky Arts has announced its 2016 line-up for Festival2Funky. The festival will run from 23-29 May at the 2Funky Music Café in Leicester’s West End and will be an exciting celebration of Black music and arts. The unmissable seven day event will include: reggae, soul, drum ‘n’ bass, dub step, afrobeats, funk, R&B, grime, acoustic and Jazz, urban comedy, master classes and workshops. 2016 Line-up:

23 May THE COMPOZERS – London based instrumentalists
24 May SULI BREAKS- Artist, speaker, writer and spoken word performer
25 May
NADIA ROSE- one of the UK’s hottest emerging rappers
26 May
ADRIANO ADEWALE- Brazilian percussionist and composer
27 May
QUNCY, THANYIA MOORE, CHRIS CHRISSAYY and ANNETTE FAGONComedians
ROSE WINDROSS – the distinctive voice that launched legendary UK act Soul II Soul
29 May-
P Money- Grime MC

Photo credit: 2Funky Arts

Photo credit: 2Funky Arts

over the last 17 years, Vijay Mistry and his team at 2Funky Arts have run art workshops, youth & community projects, performances, comedy events, dance shows, record labels, music magazines and online ticketing across venues in Leicester and beyond. In 1997 it started out as a retail outlet 2Funky Records and has since then evolved into a powerful brand associated with music and culture of Black origin. 2Funky arts engage with thousands of people each year.

 

For more information gig updates and times visit: 2funkyarts.co.uk
Wristbands are available on the door (£5) and via: 2funkytickets.co.uk

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