Thursday, March 30, 2017

Legendary Musicians & Execs Form Alliance To Celebrate & Gain Respect For Funk Music Genre

New Movement Includes Monthly FUNK HOUSE Concerts in Key Western Cities, a Series of FUNK Compilation Albums Highlighting New Music, A FUNK HISTORY Channel on YouTube, & Inductions of TRAILBLAZING FUNK ARTISTS with IES FUNK HONORS at the Annual Global Music Event INDIE ENTERTAINMENT SUMMIT

Dateline: Los Angeles California

The genre of FUNK MUSIC has a glorious past, from JAMES BROWN to PARLIAMENT to SLY & THE FAMILY STONE, to still influencing today’s Hitmakers from RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS to BRUNO MARS to endless popular artists in Pop, Alternative Rock, Hip Hop, EDM and other popular genres. FUNK is on a resurgence to help honor the pioneering artists of the past, provide opportunities for new FUNK music being made by new and established artists, & to get FUNK respected & honored for it’s impact and influence, in a new alliance led by trailblazing musician Frank ‘Kash’ Waddy & innovative exec Jay Warsinske.

Waddy has been a key member & player with such ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAMERS as JAMES BROWN, PARLIAMENT, FUNKADELIC & BOOTSY COLLINS RUBBER BAND among many others. Warsinske is a 44 year industry veteran helping to launch such icons RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, N.W.A, AC/DC, DR. DRE, THE CLASH, 2PAC & many others over the last 5 decades. Together they have an undying passion for music & seeing artists and great music get heard and grow, especially soulful FUNKY music of all kinds! They just produced the UPTOWN FUNK GRAMMY AFTERPARTY in N.Hollywood which was a smash success & featured monster funk jams from members of such legendary FUNK bands as PARLIAMENT, FUNKADELIC, RICK JAMES’ STONE CITY BAND, JAMES BROWN, PRINCE’s Band, LAKESIDE, P-FUNK ALLSTARS & more iconic groups! The success of this event has led to making it a monthly event, called THE FUNK HOUSE, which will be held in Los Angeles, with Special Nights to be held in Oakland/Bay Area, Las Vegas, Orange County, Inland Empire & other locations to be announced. The next edition of THE FUNK HOUSE is Sunday March 26 from 6pm on at SKINNYS, 4923 Lankershim Bl, NoHo Arts District/N.Hollywood CA 91601.

The New FUNK Movement includes :

• THE FUNK HOUSE – Monthly Concerts, featuring legendary players from iconic FUNK & ROCK groups in Monster FUNK JAMS, & exciting performances by new & established FUNK & SOUL artists! For more info: LIKE on Facebook:

• FUNK U – A Series of FUNK Collections packed with great Artists & Tracks, celebrating the legacy of FUNK! New volumes every six months, Vol. 1 to be released SUMMER OF 17! For more info: LIKE on Facebook:

• FUNK History Channel – Channel on YouTube, bringing together great FUNK Videos, Artists & Tracks to celebrate the depth & legacy of FUNK, classic & new! Go to & search ‘FUNK History Channel’, subscribe, like & comment on the videos!

• FUNK DIRECT .com – The Ultimate Portal for Everything FUNK! To get Music on CD or downloads, Videos-Concerts-Documentaries on DVD, Tickets to Events, Special Merchandise, & Rare Collectible Memoribilia, Vinyl & more! Build out underway at – LIKE on Facebook: Also it’s a Committee to Support Getting FUNK Recognized as a Category at THE GRAMMYS, BET AWARDS & other platforms that recognize music talent.

• IES FUNK HONORS – Iconic FUNK Artists inducted at the Global Music & Entertainment Conference – IES : the INDIE ENTERTAINMENT SUMMIT held every August in L.A., attendees from all over the World & across the country, as part of IES HONORS – planned honorees include JAMES BROWN, GEORGE CLINTON, BERNIE WORRELL, JUNIE MORRISON, LEROY ‘SUGARFOOT’ BONNER, BOOTSY COLLINS, CLYDE STUBBLEFIELD & more. To register to attend IES – the greatest Conference in the World for independent Artists, Producers, Songwriters & Execs,

For Info on ANY of the above : or call 818-505-0669



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