SUMMER AND MUSIC ANNOUNCES LINEUP FOR 3RD ANNUAL LONG BEACH FUNK FEST
Summer And Music (SAM) has officially announced the line up for its third annual Long Beach Funk Fest (LBFF), which takes place on Saturday, August 20, 2011, from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Pine Avenue and the Promenade between Broadway and 3rd Street in Downtown Long Beach.
This free, all ages event will feature eight memorable funk performances on two solar-powered stages, numerous DJs, as well as a variety of on-site activities and vendors. In between sets, 21 eclectic DJs will be spinning well into the night. Rickey Vincent, author of Funk: The Music, the People, and the Rhythm of the One, returns to emcee this year's Funk Fest.
Lineup Fred Wesley and the New JB's the Big Ol' Nasty Getdown Steve Arrington formerly of Slave Zigaboo Modeliste of the Meters Ronkat Spearman's Katdelic Str8 Funk featuring Patryce 'Choc'let' Banks of Graham Central Station Naked Funk feat. veteran P Funk bassist Lige Curry Pinot Delta Nove Plus Winner of the Battle of the Bands (TBA)
DJ's Gazoo (LBFF) Bobby Soul (Boogaloo Assassins) Dennis Owens (Good Foot) Abel (Good Foot) Monalisa (Garth Trinidad Sound) Sloepoke Frank E (Beathackerz) Luman CeeBrown (Bodega) IMI Laraj (Funkmosphere) SlopsRox (Vinyl Sessions) Eazy-Uno (Bastard Sundays) Gomez Comes Alive Jedi (Rootdown) Renato Analog (Boombox) Mike Angelo A-Ski (Unique74) Danny Holloway Marvski
Ricky Vincent as MC Kid's Zone of Funkativity Lil Big Ups Kid's Group