Funkadesi, Special guest DJ Redlox- 1/126:00 pm Doors / 8:00 pm Start
The 5-Time Winner of The Chicago Music Awards, FUNKADESI is capturing the attention of the U.S. and the rest of the globe. Funkadesi has been hailed by Time Magazine, and even caught the attention of President, then US Senator, Barack Obama, who notes: “Funkadesi really knows how to get a crowd going. I can't say enough how energizing this band is. There's a lot of funk in that desi!”
Funkadesi proudly hails from Chicago, representing the diverse multi-ethnic communities within the city. What distinguishes Funkadesi as a group is each band member’s unique and uncompromised cultural and musical contribution merging to create one unifying sound and vision. Chicago Reader's Best of Chicago 2012 named Funkadesi the Best International/World Music Band 2012
Dj.RedLox is a premier World Music / Reggae dj & remixer based in Chicago, Il. U.S.A. His extensive fan base stretches across the globe. His client list is impressive including the N.B.A., Mac, Adidas, Disney etc. He has produced for grammy nominated artists and recorded some of reggae's biggest legends. He can often be seen mashin' up the dance in Chicago at The Wild Hare reggae capitol of the Mid-West. His syndicated reggae mix show "Thunder Gong Radio" is heard in 6 states and won an award in 2007 for best programing in Colorado.