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!

thursday august 29 | afro funké

Yes, I! Afro Funké, currently in its sixteenth year, is back for one more afroboogie in 2019! Besides your friendly neighborhood resident deejays, Jeremy Sole and yours truly, English-Jamaican reggae/dancehall star Shinehead headlines the evening with a special selector set alongside partner DJ Papalotl. Plus, in the upstairs Townhouse lounge, our longtime friend DJ Jedi rocks the turntables like only he can. Be there because it’s gonna be a great one!

9pm | 21+ | Free
Townhouse & Del Monte Speakeasy
52 Windward Avenue
Venice

thursday may 9 | juevecito x af

Two of the longest running global music dance parties in Los Angeles join forces for one night!

Subsuelo + Afro Funke’ at The Virgil on Thursday May 9th at 10pm.

FREE w/ RSVP here.

featuring Afro Funké DJs Jeremy Sole + Glenn Red along with Subsuelo DJs Canyon Cody, Gazoo, Gozar + Ethos plus live flamenco performance with La Tigresa + G Morales. Photo by FarahStop

Juevecito is 2 rooms of global bass, cumbia, salsa, reggaeton, trap Latino, Afro-house, 3ball, baile funk, moombah, tropical funk + más EVERY THURSDAY at The Virgil.

thursday jan 31 | afro funké

SAVE THE DATE! The mighty AFRO FUNKÉ is back with an early but explosive 2019 hit. We’re celebrating the release of our own ROCKY DAWUNI‘s title track to his forthcoming studio album Beats of Zion (out in March). We’ll announce the full lineup in just a few days, but check it out below and we’ll see you there!

special guests:
GARTH TRINIDAD (KCRW)
MAGATTE FALL & GENERATION PERCU (Senegal/LA) with KARA MACK

resident deejays:
JEREMY SOLE (KCRW)
GLENN RED (La Junta)

host:
ROCKY DAWUNI (Ghana/LA)

producer:
CARY SULLIVAN

+
guest deejays in the Townhouse Lounge:
TBA

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9PM-2AM | 21+ | $10

Townhouse & Del Monte Speakeasy
52 Windward Ave
Venice CA 90291

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flyer photo: Amir Image