Funk U Panels

Our 2021 Funk U Panels feature music industry experts and focus on impactful, community-driven topics. Enjoy both panels below thanks to our sponsors: HumanitiesDC, DCCAH, the National Endowment for the Arts.


The People & Social Justice

“Meet The DMV Music Stakeholders”

  • Aaron Myers – DMV Music Stakeholders Coalition
  • Chris Naoum – Listen Local First
  • Jamie Sandel – CapitalBop
  • Stacey Williams – Jazz Cat Herder


Music, Entertainment & Commerce

“Where The Money Resides”

  • Bryant “BeMo” Brown – BeMo Productions
  • Ariel Elizabeth Davis – Music Consultant
  • Sandra Basanti – Pie Shop DC
  • Miles Ryan – 7Drum City