Funkadesi proudly hails from Chicago, representing the diverse multiethnic communities within the city. What distinguishes Funkadesi as a group is each band member’s unique and uncompromised cultural/musical contribution merging to create one unifying sound and vision.
Funkadesi draws a fan base of globally diverse and socially aware people you would ever meet. You will be dancing to the most energizing and positive sounds of world music fusion of Bollywood, Bhangra, Reggae, Funk, and Afro-Caribbean music layered with the funkiest global percussion. A Funkadesi concert is like being at a peace rally after party, it will be one those unforgettable evenings you made new friends, never stopped dancing and walk away with your shoes in your hand and feeling beautiful, inspired and hopeful. We all deserve one of those night !
With their not-to-be-missed live shows and visible racial and musical diversity, the band is ideally suited for festivals world music concerts. Funkadesi’s one-world sound and positive vibe makes the band a unique and compelling musical force.