Funky Dawgz Brass Band

Summer Sounds at the CFA: Free Outdoor Concert featuring Funky Dawgz Brass Band

Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 7:00pm
Center for the Arts Courtyard, 283 Washington Terrace, Middletown, Connecticut


Rain location: Patricelli ’92 Theater, 213 High Street, Middletown, Connecticut

Funky Dawgz Brass Band delivers a contagious, upbeat mix of original hip hop and funk, plus today’s top hits with a brass twist. Bring a picnic, then dance with family and friends at this free outdoor concert. SoulFully Vegan Food Truck provides food for sale, starting at 6:30pm.

The Funky Dawgz Brass Band have performed nationally and internationally with Dispatch, Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, Galactic, Vulfpeck, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Snarky Puppy, The Motet, Lettuce, and Preservation Hall Jazz Band, among many others.

The Funky Dawgz Brass Band features Colin Walters on alto saxophone, Tommy Weeks on tenor saxophone, Jon Singngam on percussion, Aaron Eaddy on trumpet and lead vocals, Mike Marsters on trombone and sousaphone, and Chris “Chewy” Chhoeun on trumpet and vocals.

The Funky Dawgz Brass Band has also been seen on television, from being the house band for ESPN’s March Madness Tournament Challenge and “First Take” to the fourth season of the FX series “Fargo” starring Chris Rock.

Presented by Wesleyan University’s Center for the Arts and the City of Middletown Arts and Culture Office. This event is held in conjunction with the 2023 Summer Leadership Institute: The Power of We, a project of the Mellon Foundation-funded Embodying Antiracism Initiative.



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