Coors Light Main Stage Performance time from 2:15pm to 3:00pm
Sounds Like: Stevie Wonder, Parliament/Funkadelic, James Brown, The Isley Brothers, Prince
Manager: Rod Buckner
DENVER'S 7 PIECE FUNK POWERHOUSE
BUCKNER FUNKENJAZZ Delivers Real Old School Funk with the Authenticity and Intensity that keeps the crowd going for hours - nonstop.
BFJ is a true original-recipe Old School Funk Band. BFJ earned its Funk pedigree by mixing funk grooves into the stankiest, funkies...See Full Bio
“It’s no secret that Denver’s historic Five Points neighborhood was once known as the Harlem of the West, given its proclivity for attracting national touring names like Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington and Miles Davis. But considering how much the area has changed in recent years, it’s also encouraging to see its signature music event reflect the present flavor of the neighborhood as much as the past. The free event, which returns for its 11th year on May 17, features bumped-up music offerings from 30 different acts on nine stages around Five Points, where Welton Street will be shut down from 26th to 29th streets. Groups include Nelson Rangell, the Brad Leali Orchestra, Buckner Funken Jazz, Conjunto Colores, Latitude Experience, Brad Goode, Claim Jumpers and others, including beefed-up offerings on the Youth Stage. New this year: live music in the Blair Caldwell Library, and a new venue in the form of the New Climax Lounge & Event Center, which is programming its own li”