Funk Parade 2018 Showcase co programmed by Trillectro

Funk Parade 2018 Showcase co programmed by Trillectro

Ari Lennox, Mannywellz, Dreamcast, DJ Underdog, DJ Ayes Cold, DJ Native Sun

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Doors: 6:30 pm

The Lincoln Theatre

Washington, DC

$15.00 in advance - $20.00 day of show

Show starts at 7:30 PM

$15.00 in advance - $20.00 day of show


Mannywellz is a musical architect - carefully constructing each beat, word, and melody into a holistic song tailored to his vision. Inspired by the native sounds of his African roots, Mannywellz found his voice inherently - translating his life experiences through his artistry in song writing, producing and playing multiple instruments. With a charming smile and playful nature, listener don't immediately know what to expect from Mannywellz. But, all agree that the Nigerian-born, Maryland-based artist is a unique talent. Recently coming off a sold-out 24 city tour over 25,000 fans have embraced his infectious genre melding performance. Mannywells has shared the stage with acts such as Jidenna, Erykah Badu, Tory Lanez, Mali Music, Jaden and Willow Smith, Joey Bada$$ and many more.

The latest installment of Dreamcast's collection The Lost Tape, emphasizes and underscores a dedication to experimentation through production and sound. Sonically, this EP cultivates a hybrid of genres, channeling inspiration from house, jazz, R&B and future sounds. Climatically as these elements are fused together, The Lost Tape illuminates the path into in a nostalgic but inventive future sound aesthetic.

Davon Bryant, also known as Dreamcast or better known as Dreamcast.Moe. Hailing from Washington D.C. A 25-year-old producer, singer, songwriter, drummer, photographer and renown DJ from the D.C. area.
DJ Underdog
DJ Ayes Cold
DJ Ayes Cold has created a unique presence in the DC music scene. Considering herself a "genre-nonconforming" club and bass music DJ, from footwork and grime to dancehall house and hip hop, Ayes Cold builds her reputation around her eclectic selections, her mixes that seamlessly blend varying tempos and genres, and her intuitive ability to read and respond to a crowd. As noted by the Washington Post, "her eyes are as sharp as her ears." Ayes Cold has backed rising artists like Princess Nokia, performed across the east coast and DJ'd at festivals like Bonnaroo, Trillectro, Broccoli City and SXSW. Ayes has also supported Goldlink, Soulection Radio Tour, Shabazz Palaces, Gaslamp Killer and Tokimonsta and been on countless other bills with diverse talent (to name a few: Venus X, Mike Q, Vjuan Allure, DJ Jayhood, Punjabi MC, Blood Orange, Dave Nada, Madame Gandhi, and Solange Knowles). Catch her every week playing at the Line Hotel (DC) every month via Full Service Radio.
DJ Native Sun
DJ Native Sun is a DJ, producer, and promoter based in Washington, D.C. He’s known as a melodic archivist, Native Sun bridges the gap between culture at large and the underground, his sound explores Afrobeat, House, Club, Trap, Juke, Future Bass and R&B.

In addition to being the cofounder of his own collective, “The Future R&Bass Collective” – a movement geared towards pushing fresh sounds from diverse, emerging artists, he has also performed for various collectives and festivals such as AFROPUNK, Trillectro, HW&W, Soulection, WERC CREW, OKAYAFRICA, OKAYPLAYER, Tribe City Fest (SF), Sweet Spot Fest (NY), Bonnaroo (TN), Upstream Music Fest (WA), Peckham Rye Fest (LND) & SXSW and Space Theory.
He’s been featured in Complex U.K., and recently, he’s grown his catalog with sets on London’s NTS, Rinse FM and Balamii Radio.
Venue Information:
The Lincoln Theatre
1215 U Street NW
Washington, DC, 20009