It's time for Funk Fest! The city of Buffalo is gettin' down in celebration of the life and legacy of Buffalo's own, the legendary Rick James! Check out the pics and watch the video from the block party and get the details on the Funk Fest concert tomorrow in Lasalle Park!!

Get ready because Buffalo's own JoJo, the original lead singer for the Mary Jane Girls, is performing at Funk Fest!

The N.I.C.Y.O. Funk Fest is happening today, August 26th from 2pm til 10pm at Lasalle Park, featuring the legendary ‘Blue Magic’ and back by popular demand, LA Sky’s tribute to Rick James!

Enjoy some of Buffalo’s best bands like the the Unity Band, the Old School B-Boys and more…. Funk Fest is free and open to the public…but remember no tents or grills in the park!

Funk Fest is sponsored by Mayor Byron Brown, Council President Darius Pridgen, Councilmembers Ulysees Wingo and Rasheed Wyatt, Erie County Legislator Barbara Miller Williams, Carmen Sims and the African American Cultural Center.

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