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THE WORLD FAMOUS SWEATER FUNK DANCE PARTY : CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF CLASSIC BOOGIE & MODERN SOUL • 9PM TO 2AM
Saturday, August 5, 9:00 pm11:30 pm
THE WORLD FAMOUS SWEATER FUNK DANCE PARTY : CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF CLASSIC BOOGIE & MODERN SOUL : ACCEPT NO SUBSTITUTES! BANG THE NIGHT WITH THE SF CREW & SPECIAL GUEST TIM ZAWADA (STAR CREATURE) • KO OPENS 5PM FOR EARLY SHOW • SF SHOWTIME 9PM TO 2AM // $10 // 21+
Tim Zawada (Star Creature / Boogie Munsters / Chicago)
Join us as we celebrate 15 years of San Francisco’s longest running all vinyl boogie party, Sweater Funk!
It’s been a trip. The “modern funk” scene as we know it was non existent when we started, labels had yet to launch, crews were just forming, the newer funk productions were only just beginning to be called modern funk, and that was only if you happened to be Dam-Funk as he’s the man who coined the term! We kept getting booked to play the “disco room” or other side room BS. Older DJs were like “why do you call it boogie, it’s just disco”. Folks didn’t get it…yet.
Now we have Modern Funk labels and artists all over the world we’ve worked with. Star Creature is one of these labels and has been one of the most influential and productive over the past decade, thanks to label boss, A & R man, DJ and funk visionary, TIm Zawada. Born out of his parties with Chicago’s legendary Boogie Munsters crew and his habit of mining Sound Cloud for new funk productions, Star Creature quickly grew to be a reliable source for modern funk from around the world, releasing these new tunes on wax and most of them on 7″. Some of the artists TIm signed have been Shiro Schwarz (Mexico), Saucy Lady (Boston), E Live (Oakland), Birdbone Unlimited (Brian Ellis from L.A. and Tim Tucker from Sacramento), First Touch (Germany), Ourra (UK), Mogwaa (South Korea), Diamond Ortiz (San Francisco), Lucid Paradise (E Da Boss & Ishtar) and many more. He’s earned a reputation for being able to sniff out the funkiest jams around so it was an easy choice to have him join us as our guest DJ on our 15 year anniversary. Plus he’s just a really nice guy to kick it with.
The Sweater Funk crew will continue to hold it down with the deepest boogie, modern soul and 2 step soul in the bay, all on wax, all night long!
Thank you to all the dancers, we could not do this without YOU. Much love and respect.
Thank you to the Knockout for letting us do what we do!
Plus, an extra added bonus…We will have slipmats for sale, $20 each, cash or venmo.