Written by Nik Crossman //
Hailing from Pasadena, Calif., Damon Riddick, aka DāM-FunK, made a name for himself as the modern-funk master when he debuted with Stones Throw Records in 2008. As a 70’s baby, DāM-FunK nurtured his musical talents through his teens and set out to save funk from “the devilish depictions of cartoonish caricatures.”
With songs dubbed “Searchin’ 4 Funk’s Future”, DāM-FunK’s sophomore album Toeachizown proved to the world that “funk is not just a Jheri Curl. There was more to it than that.” Since his debut album, Riddick has continued to produce 80’s throwbacks like his latest single “Glyde 2nyte”.
This Sunday, DāM-FunK will take The Independent down memory lane in all his funk glory with Los Angeles singer-songwriter Ramona Gonzalez, aka Nite Jewel, and SF DJ crew Sweater Funk providing support.
You can buy tickets for $18, or you could win a pair of tickets by registering your full name and email below.
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