thursday january 30 | afro funké

After taking a hiatus during the last quarter of 2019, the mighty Afro Funké event returns here in the new decade! We’re back at the Venice CA’s historic Townhouse & Del Monte Speakeasy with a residents’ night featuring KCRW DJ and Afro Funké co-founder JEREMY SOLE with yours truly, GLENN RED. Host ROCKY DAWUNI and producer/photographer CARY SULLIVAN, the other two co-founders will be back in the fold for this first gathering of 2020. PLUS…dancers and players of instruments as always!!! It goes down on Thursday, January 30th. If you’re new to the event, here’s a bit of what you’ll hear:

AFROBEAT BRAZILIAN REGGAE CUMBIA SAMBA-DISCO MAKOSSA HIGHLIFE BALKAN AFRO-LATIN HOUSE
INDIAN BEATS BATUCADA SALSA ROCKSTEADY FUNK BLUES JAZZ-DANCE PAGODE DUB
& other deep-rooted music from around the world

9PM-2AM | 21+ | $10
52 Windward Avenue
Venice CA

See you there!

january 2020 | gig schedule

Happy New Year, All!

As you’ll see from this image, it’s already been a busy 2020, and so I’m late posting this schedule here on the ol’ weblog. I’ve had it up on social media since the 2nd, but I’m pretty late to the party here. Bookmark this should you want to make note of any of these events. I’m all over from DTLA to DTLB, East Hollywood to the westside in Venice. Cheers to a great year (and decade!) ahead.