HUSHconcerts was founded on funk and has been producing SF Funk Fest shows annually since 2001. This year we are celebrating with none other than THE JAMES BROWN DANCE PARTY featuring Fred Wesley and Clyde Stubblefield at Mezzanine on Nov. 11th and the STONES THROW 20TH ANNIVERSARY featuring Alli Shaheed Muhamad and Peanut Butter Wolf at 1015 Folsom on Nov. 18th. Join us on the dance floor to celebrate 15 years of SF FunkFest!
THE JAMES BROWN DANCE PARTY brings the funkiest all-star tribute lineup to hit SF in years with members ofJames Brown’s band, Snarky Puppy, ALO and more. The night will feature The Chase Brothers, Clyde Stubblefield (James Brown), Fred Wesley (The J.B.’s), Elise Testone (American Idol), Chris Bullock (Snarky Puppy), Carter Yasutake (LCD Soundsystem), Dan Lebowitz (ALO), and Victor Little (Robert Walter’s 20th Congress). Get your tickets here and come get down with us.
HUSHconcerts & 1015 proudly present the 15th annual SF Funk Fest House Party. As we celebrate 15 years of SF Funk we give it up for 20 years of one of the greatest labels in modern music history, STONES THROW RECORDS. To celebrate these two momentous occasions we present an exclusive DJ set by the legendary ALI SHAHEED MUHAMMAD of the seminal hip hop group A TRIBE CALLED QUEST. He will be joined by Stones Throw stalwart PEANUT BUTTER WOLF and live performances by production phenoms HOMEBOY SANDMAN(live) and MNDSGN (live). Rounding out this three-room, full tilt boogie get-down are some of California’s most respected funk, soul, disco and hip hop selectors, including ALL GOOD FUNK ALLIANCE, DJ ZEPH, DJ PLATURN, PROOF, GORDO CABEZA, REN THE VINYL ARCHAEOLOGIST and SF Funk Fest founder MOTION POTION. Superstar hype man FRAN BOOGIE will host this all-star shindig and as always, 1015’s incredible sound, lighting and video production blow fragile minds. Tickets are sure to sell quickly for this one so act fast to get the discount early birds at www.HUSHconcerts.com