Performance Offerings

Funkadesi is ideally suited for:


past shows & workshops:
Lotus Fest (Bloomington, IN)
Arts & Ideas Festival (New Haven, CT)
Blissfest (Harbor Springs, MI)
Brampton Global Jazz Festival (Brampton, Canada)

Private & Corporate Events

past performances:
Breeders Cup Opening Reception hosted by Bobby Flay
(Lexington, KY)
Walmart Inclusion Forum (Bentonville, AR)
Intercultural Wedding
(Montego Bay, Jamaica)
Google Summit (Chicago, IL)

Performing Arts Centers

past workshops & shows:
Holmes Historical Center
(Detroit Lakes, MN)
Tulsa Children’s Museum (Tulsa, OK)
Krannert Center (Urbana, IL)
Beverly Arts Center (Chicago, IL)


Schools & Universities

past residencies & shows:
Texas Tech University Presidential Series (workshops, panel, concert) (Lubbock, TX)
Lake Forest College Residency (workshops, concert)
(Lake Forest, IL)
UIUC Quincentennial Celebration (Urbana, IL)
Latin School of Chicago – Diwali-themed residency; performance & recital (Chicago, IL)


performances & experiential keynotes:
American Psychological Association Opening Ceremonies
(Toronto, Canada)
BISC-ME Annual Conference
(Detroit, MI)
Asian American Psychological Association Annual Convention Virtual
AAO Ophthalmology Convention
(Las Vegas, NV)



9/24 Private Party



10/1 PRIVATE AAO Conference



10/2 Asian American Psychological Association Closing Performance (virtual)



10/7 Funkadesi returns to Fitzgerald's

8pm doors, 9pm show


10/8 LIFT Fundraiser

@ Amazing Space, 207 S. DesPlaines Ave., 6-10pm


10/19 Interfaith America Fundraiser

6-9pm, Morgan Manufacturing, 401 N. Morgan


Early December: Funkadesi 26th anniversary TBA


Curious about private events? Bring us in for one of your own! Weddings, Birthdays, Neighborhood Parties, Conferences, and more!


Thank you family, friends, and fans for the recent Chicago Music Awards "Most Outstanding Group" honor!