The Young Adult Division of the Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara is hosting its 5th Annual Feed the Funk Benefit Concert on Saturday, September 16th at SOhO Restaurant & Music Club from 6:30 – 11:30 pm. From 7:00-9:00 pm – enjoy Teen Performances, all ages. Dinner Reservations via SoHo; From 9:30-11:30 pm enjoy headlining entertainment, ages 18 and over. Feed the Funk benefits local teen mentor arts and music related programs.
This year’s Feed the Funk will begin earlier and be more inclusive, welcoming all ages from 6:30-9:00 pm to enjoy dinner and teen entertainment. The Jewish Federation’s Teen Comedy Club will kick off the event to warm up the crowd, featuring emcee Louise Palanker, and comedy headliner, Tom Clark followed by other great teen performances.
From 9:00 pm on, SOhO welcomes everyone ages 18 and older to hear top local Funk music by the all-star Funk super group FUNKSTICATION. And announcing a new fresh sound from Los Angeles, Distant Cousins, who will be releasing their new album this summer.
In addition to dinner, comedy, and music, attendees will enjoy a silent auction featuring items and experiences from local businesses, restaurants, wineries, artisans, and more, as well as an instant wine cellar raffle including dozens of bottles of high quality wine from local winemakers.
Tickets are $15 pre-sale or $20 at the door: www.jewishsantabarbara.org/funk.
Feed the Funk is an annual Santa Barbara community outreach event that seeks to highlight the importance of music, community leadership, and service. Proceeds from this year’s Feed the Funk benefit concert will support local teen mentorship arts and music programs, including the Jewish Federation’s Teen Comedy Club, and more. The Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara is a non-profit organization that supports and provides social service programs including senior services, counseling, volunteer programs, community education, rescue, and relief, while building community and encouraging leadership among young adults. No matter one’s age, ethnicity, religion, or gender, the Federation’s programs are open to all.