Festival2Funky 2020

Festival2Funky 2020

Now in its seventh year, Festival2Funky will be an awesome celebration of Black music and arts, running from 22-24 May 2020 at 2Funky Music Café, The 2Funky Lounge and 2Funky Street Kitchen in Leicester’s vibrant West End. This year’s focus is to boost representation of female urban music talent across the festival and beyond, including DJs and vocalists. 2Funky Arts is on the lookout for new, emerging artists to showcase their work and for volunteers to get involved.

Festival2Funky will encompass hip hop, house, dub, jungle, afrobeat, jazz, soul, R&B, grime, drum & bass, afro bashment, trap, bassline and more. Exhilarating live performances across these genres, will feature alongside a family rave, masterclasses, artist commissions, DJ sets, after-parties and lots more. The festival aims to raise the profile of urban arts across the region and beyond.

22-24 May 2020
2Funky Music Café, The 2Funky Lounge and 2Funky Kitchen, New Park St, Leicester
Festival wristbands (£10) for access to the full weekend, will be available on the door and via

Early bird tickets for selected individual events will be priced at £5. The festival will launch on 22.05.20 via a free taster showcase event at 2Funky Lounge.

Festival2Funky is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England

Festival2Funky’s artist development programme is supported by PRS Foundation’s The Open Fund for Organisations. 

Official Partners – Radio2Funky, Graffwerk, Dare to Diva, Leicester Arts Base, HQ Studios, Baby People, Colab2, Unite the Scene and The Freedom Youth Club.

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