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The Los Angeles Spanish Meetup Group Message Board › FERIA GRATIS DE MUSICA FUNK ESTE SABADO EN LONG BEACH!12pm-12am


user 9770183
Buenos Aires, AR
Post #: 5
Quiero avisarles que hay una feria GRATIS de musica funk en Long Beach este sabado el 29 de agosto

mis amigos y yo (tambien mis amigos de los grupos LA Spanish Language Meetup, explore long beach, y free concerts) vamos a quedarnos en la esquina Pine con Broadway sobre a la 1.30pm. Podeis encontrarnos alli.

avisame si quereis venir!!! nos vemos pronto!

los datos del evento:

Long Beach Funk Fest is a FREE full day of performances in downtown Long Beach by well-established, legendary funk artists and newer funk and local bands including Delta Nove and OO Soul. Funk Fest promises to bring it home with some ol’ skool jams.

Features Include
* Live performances on 2 stages from noon to midnight with 10 amazing funk bands
* Arts and crafts
* Vendor booths selling official Long Beach Funk Fest and band merchandise
* DJs
* Live painting
* On-site Red Bull Manny Mania skateboard contest
* George Clinton Art Exhibit
* Kid’s zone

The Schedule is UP!
South Stage
Fun Ja La noon-12:25pm
BabyStone 1:20-2:05pm
Danny Bedrosian and Secret Army 3:00-4:00pm
Breakestra 5:10-6:10pm
Charles Wright 7:20-8:20pm
Mandrill 10-midnight

North Stage
OO Soul 12:30-1:15pm
Slapbak 2:10-2:55pm
Delta Nove 4:05-5:05pm
The Meters Experience feat. Leo Nocentelli 6:15-7:15pm
Dawn Silva 8:25-9:55pm

Official Lineup (Click here to listen to some---> funk tracks)
-Dawn Silva of Brides of Funkenstein feat. Cynthia Robinson and Jerry Martini (Sly and the Family Stone) and Blackbyrd McKnight (Parliament Funkadelic)
-Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band
-The Meters' Experience feat. Leo Nocentelli (guitarist/the Meters)
-Danny Bedrosian & Secret Army
feat. members of P Funk
-Delta Nove feat. Destani Wolf and special guests
-OO Soul

…with Rickey Vincent as MC (author of "Funk: The Music, the People, and the Rhythm of the One")

The Cellar's web site has an EXCELLENT interactive parking map. Please click here for---> parking information. Word on the street is that P7 (on map) is the cheapest and most convenient place to park. Only 4 dollah, so cheap, make you hollah!

Long Beach Funk Fest is a green-driven event that will raise funds to help support music in the schools of Long Beach.

Saturday August 29, 2009 from 12:00pm - 12:00am
Pine Avenue and Broadway, Downtown Long Beach

Pine Ave & E Broadway
Long Beach, California 90802 Get Directions
Sustaining the future through funk! Internationally recognized legends and local bands alike will lay down the funk along Pine Avenue for Downtown Long Beach's first true funk fest.

Made possible by Downtown Long Beach Associates and the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency as part of the downtown Summer and Music (SAM) concert series, the event is being coordinated by Bobby Easton - a Long Beach resident and 20-year veteran of the national funk scene.

If you don't know what funk is, you will never forget after this! In the street closure at Broadway and Pine Avenue, legends of funk Mandrill, Dawn Silva of the Brides of Funkenstein, Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band and the Meter's Experience (featuring Leo Nocentelli) will bring the foundation of funk to the streets of Long Beach. Local funk favorites like Delta Nove, Breakstra, OO Soul, Slapbak, Baby Stone (Daughter of Funk Icon Sly Stone) and Danny Bedrosian and Secret Army (coming all the way from Florida and featuring current members of Parlaiment Funkadelic) - will get you on the good foot, too!

The George Clinton Art Exhibit presented by Getdown Entertainment will showcase the bright and energetic visual creativity of one of funk's finest!

Special guests include Blackbyrd McKnight of Parlaiment Funkadelic, Cynthia Robinson and Jerry Martini of Sly and the Family Stone, and Master of Ceremonies Ricky Vincent, author of "Funk: The Music, the People, and the Rhythm of The One," the definitive study of the history of funk.

Meeting Place
This event is scheduled from 12 pm to 12 am so feel free to come earlier. You are welcome to get your funk on without us, but if you want to connect, we meet at The Cellar at 5 pm for some good ol’ finger-licking southern goodness and drinks.

The Cellar
201 E. Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802

Then we get our boogie on around 7 pm.. . at Broadway and Pine Ave.
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