SATURDAY 29TH MAY - 2PM-5PM
Born in the beautiful island of Barbados and raised in Antigua and Barbuda, singer/songwriter Jada O’Neill shapes soulful melodies with classical inspired music while being inspired by her multicultural Caribbean upbringing. She is influenced by artists like Amy Winehouse, Nina Simone, Boogie, Adele, Koffee and Ari Lennox. Jada moved to England when she was 17 enrolling in college but later dropping out to follow her passion of becoming a musician. Going against the grain moving to Leicester to live with her best friend and create her first EP. She works towards improving her talent and creating a name for herself across the globe.
LVT is an explosive hip-hop, rap and rnb artist who started doing music by recording music covers in her bedroom at university, to popular musicians such as Lil Wayne, Rihanna, Cardi B and Adele.
She fell in love with music at a very early age, taking part in talent shows and learning how to use Logic Pro to DJ and master her vocals.
The one-person powerhouse started out performing her new songs at live events and open mic nights in Leicester. Recent accolades include over 16,000 streams on her first single and a featured mixtape with over 1000 streams. With her EP reaching 14,000 streams the artist continues to reach new heights as she was played on local radios in her city including BBC, Radio 2 Funky and Eava FM.
Sean is Zambian and Irish musician. He's very versatile, he is a very soulful and powerful singer.
Manchester-born to a British father and Nigerian mother, Tayo is known for his musical versatility and flirtatious ‘story-time’ style. After dropping out of medical school in 2019, Tayo’s musical prowess was noted by Leicester label HQ Recording where he is producing Harri Georgio and The Well Behaved Young Men’s forthcoming project.
I am an upcoming, self-taught artist from the East Midlands formerly known by the name of BRATZZ
My music ranges from jazz, contemporary, modern and classical and I admire old school musicians, with a hint of the new era but also instilling my own cultural heritage.
In the future I want to be able to transform the music scene and inspire the young through words and rhythm as I do believe music is a universal language that can change lives.
Food will be available.
Tickets: £5 per person
Tickets will be sold in tables of 2, 4 & 6
REQUIREMENT: You will need the NHS app to check in to this event.
This is a socially distanced seated event.
Please note that in line with Tier 2 government guidelines you may now only purchase tickets to attend this event with other members of your household or support bubble.
Festival2Funky is a 3-day festival (28-30 May), innovating across arts and music of Black origin. We encompase exhilarating live performances across all black genres, and will also feature various masterclasses, DJ sets, & lots more.
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Funded by Arts Council England
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