3 day Arts Festival

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Festival2Funky 2021: Nu Beginnings

2Funky Arts is pleased to announce the return of Festival2Funky, a 3-day festival, running from 28-30 May 2021, innovating across arts and music of Black origin. Now in its eighth year, the festival will be hosted at 2Funky Music Café, The 2Funky Lounge and 2Funky Street Kitchen, in Leicester’s vibrant West End (subject to restrictions easing as planned).

Artist Commissions

We have choosen 3 exciting, diverse artists who are of Black, African or Caribbean descent, to develop exciting work on the theme of Nu Beginnings, which explores self-discovery, fresh perspectives and how change can be empowering and full of new possibilities.

Festival2Funky will encompass hip hop, house, dub, jungle, afrobeat, jazz, soul, R&B, grime, ukg, reggae, drum & bass, trap, and more. Exhilarating live performances across these genres, will feature alongside a collection of masterclasses, DJ sets, and lots more.

Tickets at £5 per person (bookable in tables of 2/4/6) will soon be available via Skiddle, with selected events free to access online.

Festival2Funky is supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

Official Partners – Radio2Funky, Dare to Diva, HQ Studios, Baby People, Eava FM, Unite the Scene, The Freedom Youth Club, Uncle Teo, Marcus Joseph, Formation, Big Fish Little Fish.