BATON ROUGE, La. (THE LOUISIANA WEEKEND) - Famous Baton Rouge entertainer DJ Marquis is hosting the much-anticipated Funkin With Friends event this Friday, December 23, 2022 at The Varsity Theatre in Baton Rouge. This year’s event features DJ Marquis on the turn tables and two of Baton Rouge’s beloved bands, the Michael Foster Project and Universal Language Band. The show is hosted by comedian Howard Hall.
Funkin With Friends is a chance for Baton Rouge to gather to listen to their favorite tunes while dancing along with friends and family who are in town for the Holidays. Whether you are a resident or just visiting for the holiday weekend, this is the event to attend this Friday.
The Michael Foster Project is a jazz brass band ensemble whose members are Southern University alums and past members of the Human Jukebox Marching Band. Expect everything from Jazz, R&B, Neo Soul, Louisiana Brass classics and more from this band.
Universal Language Band covers current R&B Music, Neo Soul , Classic Soul and more. Take a trip down memory lane while listening and grooving to the music.
DJ Marquis spins at many events during the year. You may have hear him DJ everything from Mardi Gras balls to the Junior League’s Hollydays event.
Tickets are $25.00 - $30.00. Doors open at 8:00pm. The show starts at 9:00pm. Purchase tickets HERE
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