A VERY Special Pre-Thanksgiving Wednesday, November 23 Holiday Edition of

Afro Funke’ @ Zanzibar



Intimate, rare live performance by ROCKY DAWUNI
Afro Funke’ Sound System w/ DJs Jeremy Sole & Glenn Red

*Bring a canned good for charity and be entered into a raffle with prizes! Plus drink specials all night!!

Let’s gather in our numbers to elevate consciousness!!!

Afro Funké
Afrobeat, Brazilian, Dub, Reggae, Cumbia,
Samba Disco, Batucada, Afro-Latin House,
Indian Beats, Makossa & other deep-rooted
Funk music from around the world

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Ghana’s international music star Rocky Dawuni has leveraged his popularity within and without of the Continent to champion social causes
and inspire a generation of artists and fans alike. Dawuni’s eloquence as well as his successful melding of musical celebrity and social action
has made him a spokesperson for various causes worldwide. Over the last few years, Rocky’s music and electric live performances have
attracted thousands to his concerts. Rocky has not performed LIVE at Afro Funke’ since March 2009 so this will be a very special event!

Dawuni’s critically acclaimed current album “Hymns For the Rebel Soul” was nominated for a prestigious NAACP Image Award for
“Outstanding World Music Album” and “Best Reggae Song” at the Ghana Music Awards 2011. Hynms was also up for “Best Album” and Rocky
for “Best African Artist” (which he won) at the International Reggae & World Music Awards that were held in Trinidad on May 28th where
he also put in a show stopping performance with Shaggy, Tarrus Riley, Machel Montano and Tony Rebel with their rendition of
Bob Marley’s classic “One Love.”

Rocky has performed around the world at many the biggest stages for World and Reggae music events. Rocky’s recent performances
include the 18,000 strong “We Day” event in Toronto, Canada alongside Somalian superstar K’Naan at the Air Canada Center for
Free The Children. He also did a live performance on international tastemaker radio station KCRW 89.9FM with Jason Bentley on
“Morning Becomes Eclectic.” In late 2010, he appeared at the new Hawaii Spirit Music Festival on the north shore of Oahu and at the
Freedom Awards with internationalsuper star, Jason Mraz in Los Angeles wich was televised by live on Halogen TV.

Rocky Dawuni had beautiful tours of Africa, Europe and the United States in the summer of 2011with live dates including a headlining
performance at the National Theatre in Nairobi, Kenya for the NGO March Forth Kenya Kids. He was then seen alongside the legendary
Stevie Wonder with Janelle Monae, Sharon Jones & other global stars backed by The Tonight Show’s Ricky Minor Band at the Hollywood
Bowl in Los Angeles on July 24, 2011. He also performed at Les Esteivales de la Perriere in France on August 13 with the legendary Shaggy,
Monty Alexander and Diana King where they joined together on stage to give an absolutely magical rendition of Bob Marley’s “No Woman,
No Cry” which had the French singing their hearts out in the pouring rain! Rocky followed up his summer 20111 European tour with a
feature on CNN’s “African Voices” that is continuing to spread Rocky’s message around the world!

*Current album “Hymns for the Rebel Soul” on ITunes!

Rocky Dawuni EPK:

resident deejay:
(KCRW / TheLift / Musaics)

resident deejay:
(Afro Funke’ / Eclectica)

afro funke’ booking, photography & production:

Afro Funke’ Thursdays
1301 5th Street @ Arizona
Santa Monica, CA 90401
310.451.2221 / 21+ (EVERYONE must have ID)
9pm – 2am / $10 Pre-Sale / $15 at door

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**Check out the exclusive Afro Funke’ T-Shirts
@ the club every week. Plus hand made hats, jewelry, belts & more
provided by Big Al Hats, Native Sol, Amreen Karmali &
other amazing crafts people!!**

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“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.”



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