Funk band standing together backstage.

Funkways is an original rhythmic endeavor kicking up dust at the crossroads of primitive funk and vernacular jazz.

Genre: Funk/Jazz

Organized by composer Joel Ricci aka Lucky Brown, Funkways’ mission is to commemorate, celebrate, and consecrate true soul music as played from the heart, and to engender cultural health by promoting greater neighborhood social cohesion.

The Downtown Seattle Association is proud to present Downtown Summer Sounds, our long-running concert series bringing free live local music to downtown Seattle for over 40 years. We’re hosting more than 30 outdoor concerts from July 5-Sept. 9, 2022 — check out the full lineup!