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The Funk Hunters Headlines Uptown Live on July 27

The Funk Hunters, Side One, Sambacouver and Andrew Allen – these artists will hit the main stage in Uptown New West on July 27Uptown Live is excited to announce the full musician line-up for the free street music festival.

The Funk Hunters Headlines Uptown Live on July 27

In a sea of carbon-copy producers, The Funk Hunters have cultivated their signature sound by creating forward-thinking electronic music that is influenced by old school funk, soul and hip-hop. Side One is a unique band that can play just about every genre of music imaginable to get you on the dance floor. Pioneers of Brazilian music in VancouverSambacouver brings the most vibrant rhythms of Brazilian carnival music. With his dynamic performances and engaging stage presence, singer-songwriter Andrew Allen has toured with some of the biggest names in the music industry.

Presented by TD Bank Group, Uptown Live runs from 4:00pm-9:30pm at the intersection of 6th Street and 6th Avenue in New Westminster. Phil-Bo, Jodie B, Ben Parker & Phoenix Laurén, Leo D.E Johnson, and John Welsh will be performing on the Plaza Stage. DJ A-Slam will be playing themed sets on the DJ Stage, including one for all the Swifties in Metro Vancouver. 

In addition to live music, there will also be dance performances, interactive community exhibits, local artisan vendors, a wide selection of tasty food trucks, as well as fun and entertainment for everyone. Battlezone Vancouver will also be making an appearance. 

Uptown Live is taking place in the walkable, transit-accessible neighbourhood of Uptown New West. The full schedule of performances and musician bios are now available on the website at Festival goers are also encouraged to follow Uptown Live on social media @uptownlivenw for more event updates.