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Contemporay R&B - Soul/Funk [clear filter]
Friday, May 25
 

7:45pm PDT

The Braxmatics
Funky Seattle Dance Party!

Performers
TB

The Braxmatics

Funkin' up the place, with the Bass in your face, from outer space, with a bit of dash and a lot of Grace, to capture the flag and win this Race, to the top of the galactic Mountain of Boom, where we funk harder than an Elephant in the Room, and leave smokey clouds of danceable Plumes... Read More →


Friday May 25, 2018 7:45pm - 8:15pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery Sponsored by CityArts 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

8:30pm PDT

Holy Pistola
Hip-hop, Soul, Funk

Performers
HP

Holy Pistola

Formed in the fall of 2014, Holy Pistola is a 10 piece band that blends elements of Soul, Funk & Hip Hop. Our musical direction reflects a wide array of inspirations across those same genres. Inspired by everything from 70’s Soul & Funk pioneers like Roy Ayers, Mother Father Sister... Read More →


Friday May 25, 2018 8:30pm - 9:05pm PDT
Mural Amphitheater: Sponsored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

9:25pm PDT

Lounge on Fire
Dancy Sexadelic Freak Funk

Performers
LO

Lounge on Fire

Lounge on Fire is a steel cut, blackened and peppered, cock-eyed, funk-trunked, hip-dipped flat-on-your-back pants-off-dance-off machine. Lecherously charged spitfire vocals from singer and guitarist Nathan Norton are backed by co-founder Josh Gilmore’s precision finger-funk bass... Read More →


Friday May 25, 2018 9:25pm - 10:00pm PDT
Mural Amphitheater: Sponsored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Saturday, May 26
 

1:15pm PDT

Rise Up
Tribute to Hamilton

Performers
RU

Rise Up

RISE UP was founded by a collection of Seattle's top vocalists and musicians who came together to perform the amazing music of "Hamilton". "Hamilton" is a sweeping cultural phenomenon that marries hop hop, R&B and Broadway and delivers a message rooted in diversity. "Hamilton" won... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 1:15pm - 1:45pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery Sponsored by CityArts 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

1:45pm PDT

Tiffany Wilson
Your Seattle Soul Ambassador

Performers
TW

Tiffany Wilson

Tiffany Wilson is a true musical artist and songwriter whose voice speaks to something real and soulful. Not content with writing only standard love songs, her latest album "#SeeSharp" also speaks of inner and outer change, politics, and vision of a brighter future.As a solo artist... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 1:45pm - 2:15pm PDT
Folklife Café 321 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109

5:30pm PDT

MarchFourth
Circus Funk Marching Band

Performers
M

MarchFourth

MarchFourth from Portland, OR is a kaleidoscope of musical and visual energy that inspires dancing and an atmosphere of celebration. Dressed in reimagined marching-band costumes, they combine electric bass, a percussion corps, and a large horn section with dancers, circus-arts, stilt-walkers... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 5:30pm - 6:00pm PDT
Mural Amphitheater: Sponsored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:30pm PDT

Dray Love
Smooth Energetic Vocalist Supreme

Performers
DL

Dray Love

Smooth Energetic Vocalist Supreme


Saturday May 26, 2018 7:30pm - 7:50pm PDT
Mural Amphitheater: Sponsored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:30pm PDT

Funk E Fusion with Rahale B and Dray Love
FUNK E YOUNG SHOWCASE

Performers

Saturday May 26, 2018 7:30pm - 7:50pm PDT
Mural Amphitheater: Sponsored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:30pm PDT

Rahale B
Powerful Passionate Young Original

Performers
RB

Rahale B

Singer/songwriter Rahale B. is an East African R&B artist and soul vocalist. Rahale fell in love with music as a child, absorbing the sound of R&B, neosoul, and indie pop artist. Youngest and only girl of 4 siblings, Rahale learned to suppress her feelings until finding a passion... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 7:30pm - 7:50pm PDT
Mural Amphitheater: Sponsored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

8:00pm PDT

Anisa Stoot and Soundproof
Neo Soul Funk Fusion

Performers
AS

Anisa Stoot and Soundproof

Anisa was born in San Diego, moved to Everett at age four and started her vocal career in her fathers church. She most recently sung on Amercia's Got Talent performing with DaNell Daymon and Greater Works. She says she is inspired by Jill Scott, Yolanda Dams, Anita Baker and any... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 8:00pm - 8:30pm PDT
Mural Amphitheater: Sponsored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

8:45pm PDT

Zhanea June with The Kingsmen Crew
Vocal Gift From God

Performers
ZJ

Zhanea June with The Kingsmen Crew

Hurricane Katrina brought Zhane and her family to Seattle, blessed with a Gospel inspired voice at a young age singing with Gospel great Smokie Norful and Vicki Yohe. She then became the youth choir director at New Beginnings Christian Fellowship at the age of 19. She has a range... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 8:45pm - 9:15pm PDT
Mural Amphitheater: Sponsored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

9:30pm PDT

Tiffany Wilson
Your Seattle Soul Ambassador

Performers
TW

Tiffany Wilson

Tiffany Wilson is a true musical artist and songwriter whose voice speaks to something real and soulful. Not content with writing only standard love songs, her latest album "#SeeSharp" also speaks of inner and outer change, politics, and vision of a brighter future.As a solo artist... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 9:30pm - 10:00pm PDT
Mural Amphitheater: Sponsored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Sunday, May 27
 

8:25pm PDT

Global Heat
Soulful, Funky & High-Energy

Performers
GH

Global Heat

Formed 2005, Global Heat’s MCs/b-boys and soul singers/musicians call Seattle home. The band was featured at 2006 Shanghai (China) International Music Festival, and won 2011 Jammin’ Challenge. In 2012, they produced “Roots of Hip Hop in Ancient Cultures” for Next50, which... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 8:25pm - 9:00pm PDT
Fountain Lawn Stage: Sponsored by Western WA Toyota Dealers 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

8:35pm PDT

Falon Sierra
Electric Soul Singer Songwriter

Performers
FS

Falon Sierra

Seattle, WA (alternative R&B, soul)Falon Sierra’s unique style is a combination of smooth vocals and powerful lyrics. Her work bends traditional genres in new and interesting ways, creating an alternative R&B sound blended with electric soul. With influences like Kelela and Amy... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 8:35pm - 9:10pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery Sponsored by CityArts 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

9:25pm PDT

Sphie
Electronic Soul

Performers
S

Sphie

Sphie is an American music artist, yogini and visionary. She intertwines an eclectic blend of soul, indie and pop mixed with operatic and electronic undertones. She has written, released and self-published five albums and has produced and directed several music videos. She also specializes... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 9:25pm - 10:00pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery Sponsored by CityArts 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 


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