Jul
18
th
2014
Mainroom
Friday
Jul
18
th
2014
Mainroom

FUNK ON FIRST

with Black Market Brass, New Sound Underground, PHO and more!

Show Starts

7:30PM

Ages

18+

Special Guests


Black Market Brass

Black Market Brass is a Minneapolis-based group performing their own brand of originally composed Afrobeat/Afrofunk music, as well as completing authentic renditions of the classic 1970s West African sound. Taking...

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New Sound Underground

Marked by their high-energy, all-instrumental performances, New Sound Underground has become a must-see band in the Minneapolis music scene. The band stands out with its original songs, engaging arrangements, and...

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PHO

With their sophomore release two, the rising PHO use funk as a vehicle to explore their “Minneapolis sound” influences with torch in hand. Intimate and soulful, intense and highly energetic,...

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Grolar Bears

Grolar Bears, a 10 piece symphonic funk band from Minneapolis, Minnesota commands the masses on the dance floor. Their wall of sound and rhythmic pulse compliments their energetic stage presence....

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HIPSHAKER DJ’S

There are people who like vinyl records — and then there are the guys behind Hipshaker. Brian Engel and Greg Waletski have been DJ’ing a monthly all-vinyl soul and funk...

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WORLDWIDE DISCOTHEQUE

A daring all-vinyl adventure into the deep dancefloors of Africa, The Caribbean, Central & South Americas, & beyond! Deejays Steely Dan (KFAI’s Kinda Cloudy Radio) & Brian Engel (Hipshaker/Hotpants) blaze...

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Venue


First Avenue Mainroom

Since 1970

First Avenue is more than just four walls, a soundboard, and a stage; it is the epicenter of live music and entertainment in Minneapolis. Having celebrated its 50th Anniversary in…

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