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Cimafunk

Cimafunk

Cimafunk and his 9-piece Cuban funk explosion as part of Lulaworld 2022
Ages 19+

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Cimafunk

kolette Easy

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Lula Lounge

1585 Dundas Street West

Toronto, ON M6K 1T9

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As part of the 2022 Lulaworld Festival, Okokan Productions + Lula Music & Arts present the Cuban Funk super star Cimafunk!

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Cimafunk

with Kolette Easy and DJ Bernal

“Cimafunk takes it back there while keeping it in the now. It’s what we do, always reinventing the Funk to keep it fresh.” George Clinton (Parliament-Funkadelic)

“Cimafunk, with his four-inch-tall flattop hair, Bruno Mars-esque swagger, and leopard print, Hawaiian shirt open and flapping in the breeze, was the center of attention. The enthralled crowd danced into the morning with their arms in the air.” — NY Times

General Admission/ Standing Room Tickets: $55 plus hst

Please note that tickets are general admission and do not guarantee seating unless you also have a dinner reservation.

7pm - Doors open for dinner reservations and drinks.

8pm - Event begins with DJ Bernal and Kolette Easy.

How to prepare for a great night out!

  1. Check out the Lula Dinner Menu. The menu is available as a prix fixe for $39 or a la carte with items ranging from $8 to $29.
  2. Make your reservation online or contact us at 416-588-0307 or info@lula.ca.
  3. Get in the Lula mood by listening to the Lula Spotify GlobalRoots playlist and featuring great music by Toronto bands including the stars of our Lulaworld Records label!

This event is made possible by support from The Toronto Arts Council, The Ontario Arts Council, Ontario Creates, Ontario Trillium Foundation, Canada Council for the Arts, Canadian Heritage, FACTOR and The Government of Canada.

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Cimafunk

“When we look back on 2019, the history of contemporary music will be marked by the emergence of the visionary Cuban musician … Cimafunk” -- NPR Alt Latino

Cimafunk is by far the most exciting new faces in the Latin music space. Singer, composer and producer, the young Cuban sensation offers a bold mix of funk with Cuban music and African rhythms, which is currently revolutionizing the island’s music scene.

Cimafunk is a cimarrón*, a free being defying classification, a pilgrim in search of new musical miscegenation and the reunion of black music. By bringing out the best in Cuban rhythms and traditions and infusing sounds and styles from Africa and the U.S., Cimafunk is redefining contemporary Cuban music as well as Afro-Latin identity and the fusion of black cultures. Cimafunk has made a name for himself as one of today’s great showman, performing an electric live show with his 9-person band from Havana.

“Cimafunk takes it back there while keeping it in the now. It’s what we do, always reinventing the Funk to keep it fresh.” George Clinton (Parliament-Funkadelic)

Cimafunk’s monumental second album El Alimento was released in October 2021, receiving overwhelming praise. Rolling Stone ranked it #3 of the Best Spanish-Language and Bilingual Albums of 2021 and #23 of the 50 Best Albums of 2021. El Alimento was also among NPR’s Best Latin Music of 2021 and #1 of Le Monde’s Latin Music favorites. Singles also made their way through 2021 lists: Rómpelo ft. Lupe Fiasco was among NPR Alt.Latino’s best singles of 2021 and Funk Aspirin ft. George Clinton in Remezcla’s 10 Best Indie Pop, Rock, & Chill Songs of 2021.

“Cimafunk, with his four-inch-tall flattop hair, Bruno Mars-esque swagger, and leopard print, Hawaiian shirt open and flapping in the breeze, was the center of attention. The enthralled crowd danced into the morning with their arms in the air.” — NY Times

Kolette Easy

Kolette’s soulful and powerful vocals have been inspired by iconic artists such as Aretha Franklin and Chaka Khan.  A gifted writer and kinetic performer, she is known as Toronto’s funk and ol’skol Diva. Her love for soul music is unmistakably displayed in her vocal tonality and style.  Having built a reputation for dynamic live performances and an ability to connect intimately with her audience., Kolettes's captivating command of the stage has earned her repeated invitations to perform at home and abroad.  Notable performances include The Annual Funk & Soul Festival at Lee’s Palace, Toronto, opening for international bands Tower of Power, Caravan Palace, and Fitz and the Tantrums at the Rochester Jazz Festival, all while fronting Toronto’s magnetic 10-piece band Community Soul.

Prior to her debut album, Kolette released five successful singles showcasing her versatility and innovative flair; Here I Am, You Me Her, In the Meantime, Black Lipstick and Playa (Dance Remix).  Her vocal command of dance, soul and funk vibes shines through all these tracks, as she moves from sizzling to sultry with vocal conviction.

Her album ‘Believe’ translates Kolette’s own brand of magic into a brilliant soul r&b vibe with irresistible messages of empowerment, courage, and love.  Her undeniable talent can be felt through the magic in her music and the power in her voice. With every note drives home the point that touching and connecting with her audience through her passion for music and singing is Kolette’s higher purpose. 

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Cimafunk

kolette Easy

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Lula Lounge

1585 Dundas Street West

Toronto, ON M6K 1T9

Canada

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