Make It Funky’s 10 Year Anniversary Finale with world renowned turntablist & DJ innovators Z Trip & Qbert, performing together in Canada for first time.
The Masters Series in association with NuFunk, Activate & Rockpile Events presents Make It Funky’s 10 Year Anniversary Finale
DJ Z Trip (Champion Sound, LA) www.djztrip.com &
DJ QBert (Thud Rumble, SF) www.djqbert.com plus
The Gaff (Saskatoon, SK),
KC Roberts & The Live Revolution (Toronto 9 pc live funk band)
Visuals by VJ Charm
& so much more
Doors at 9:30pm
sponsored by Moog Audio, Slammin’ Media, Fusicology
Now with over 80 installments, MIF goes out with a bang with their final party featuring Z-Trip, best known as a pioneer of the mashup movement and an award-winning global DJ (2009 recipient of the “America’s Best DJ Award) and currently serving as the tour DJ for rap legend LL Cool J joined by “The Jimi Hendrix of Turntables,” DJ QBert, who gained fame as a DMC competition-winning battle jock and as one-fifth of the Invisibl Skratch Piklz DJ crew (w/ Bestie Boy’s Mix Master Mike) and was the 2010 recipient of the “America’s Best DJ Award. In addition The Gaff, Canada’s turntable wizard come back to Toronto after his debut performance opening for DJ Shadow & Cut
Chemist’s Renegades of Funk Tour opener plus Toronto’s very own funk-rockers KC Roberts & The Live Revolution who are hot on the heals of their brand new release “Parkdale Funk 2 sides” and brand new video “Drift Away”.
Founded in 2005 by Bryan “Farbsie” & Jay Cleary, Make it Funky Collective set out to create a semi -monthly party series to explore a global phenomenon of turntablism, mash-ups & the funkier side of all things breakbeat. Over the past 10 years Make it Funky has brought
together cutting edge DJ & live line-ups for an inclusive, positive, fun vibe. Make it Funky’s mission has always been hell bent on bringing the best of funk, breaks, hip hop, and beat-driven live music to the masses. Just a few of Make It Funky’s many highlights over the past 10 years include sold out shows with: DubFX, Beardyman,
Grandmaster Flash w/ Afrika Baambaataa, Z-Trip, Breakestra w/ DJ Stickybuds, Krafty Kuts & A.Skillz, Lee Fields & The Expressions, The Herbaliser, Fort Knox Five, Mat the Alien, DJ NuMark (of Jurrasic 5), Ursula 1000 w/ Thievery Corporation, DJ Swamp (Beck’s DJ) w/ Tittsworth and DJ QBert… In addition to globetrotting DJs, the
series has hosted Canada’s top bands and DJs including Five Alarm Funk, God Made Me Funky, Soul Motivators, KC Roberts & The Live Revolution, King Sunshine, Skratch Bastid, Big League Chu, DJ Illo, Keener, Marcus Visionary, Marty McFly and more.