Performance Offerings

Funkadesi is ideally suited for:

Festivals

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)

Conferences

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)

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES:

 

7/9 PRIVATE Wedding

Highland Park


 

7/21 Space (TIX/INFO)

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7/30 FUNKADESI UNPLUGGED:

AN INTIMATE EVENING OF SONGS AND STORIES
@ South Asia Institute.
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7/31 Navy Pier Beer Garden

2-4:30pm
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8/12-13 PRIVATE Wedding

Pittsburgh, PA


 

8/14 India Day fest

South loop (deets TBA)


 

9/4 Worldfest

Louisville KY (deets TBA)


 

9/10 PRIVATE daytime trio

Birthday party


 

9/10 PRATHAM USA Fundraiser

(deets TBA)


 

10/1 PRIVATE AAO Conference

 


10/8 LIFT Fundraiser

(deets TBA)


10/19 Interfaith America Fundraiser

(deets TBA)


 

10/22 PRIVATE - Closing drum circle for American Music Therapy Association conference

Jacksonville, FL


 

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!