Funk U Panels

This year’s Funk U Panels will feature industry experts and focus on impactful, community-driven topics. Both panels are FREE & can be viewed on our Home Page & Facebook Live!


The People & Social Justice

Panel Title: Meet The DMV Music Stakeholders
Date and Time: May 8 at 2:00PM-3:00PM


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


Music, Entertainment & Commerce

Panel Title: Where The Money Resides
Date and Time: May 8 at 3:30PM-4:30PM

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