Event Details

with SambaFunk, Kenny Mann
June 3, 2023 10:00 pm (Doors: 9:00 pm )
Ages 18 and Up
Oakland Carnival
Join us for the Bay Area’s biggest and baddest Carnival after party of 2023! Bringing together nothing but the best music and vibes from Carnivals all over the world, as the Natural Born Club Killer himself, DJ Kevin Crown will be spinning the hottest Soca, Afrobeats, Dancehall, Reggaeton, Cumbia, Hip-Hop and more!
Performances by SambaFunk!!and special guest appearances
Latin music sensation Kenny Mann. 

As SambaFunk! has grown its community impact, we have also grown the key relationships that allow us to continue sharing our love for people and the FUNK! We are grateful for our Sponsors, Funders, Key Collaborators and Visiting Artists over the years that have helped us realize our vision. Thank you for your love, support, and commitment to the Funk!

Dance To The Health of Life
Founded in 2010, by Artistic Director Theo Aytchan Williams, SambaFunk! has grown into a beloved and multi-faceted cultural arts organization with diverse programming ranging from weekly dance instruction, stage performances, original music creation, costume production, parades, festivals and participation in political, social justice, healing circles, and arts advocacy.

SambaFunk! has performed at numerous special events including Oakland, San Francisco and Atlanta Carnivals, America’s Got Talent as well as the Presidential Kick Off Rally for Vice President elect Kamala Harris to name a few.

Their mission is to preserve and present African Diaspora Art & Culture to underserved communities of color. Their goal is to create new intersections of the Arts, Health & Wellness. They see their work as an essential element in the healing of the Nation.

Kenny Mann