After last years huge and successful Festival 2Funky featuring a marvelous diverse live music line up Pamela Moo, Joel Owen & the Antoine Band, New Jazz Coop, Chikka Moyo Mellow Baku, Ten (Tendai Sendah, Marcus Joseph Band, Funk Soul Collective , with local DJs PA’s and Live Band. Dare to Diva will be programming, more local fantastic live diverse music, for the forthcoming Festival 2 Funky Sumo Sat Oct 18th Braunstone Gate Leicester – watch this space!
Already there is buzz, due confirmation from Band leader Stan’ the Man’ Samuel via Facebook , that Leicester’s legendary 80’s P- Funk Band SAQUII, will headline the Dare to Diva Live Music Stage at Sumo. SAQUII band as featured in the excellent film Spectrum – History of Black Music in Leicester will no doubt, don their outrageous stage costumes, alongside total funk extraordinariness, that made them a byword for from Leicester to London, as premier ambassadors of Funk to the delight of audiences.
The time of year for the Festival has changed from June last year, to October 2014 so as to maximize audiences even more, though audiences last year were really good and very mixed. Music acts and line Ups plus further details of the Festival overall will follow in due course in the meantime the excitement, the buzz will build and grow…can’t wait!