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Spend your post-4th of July Saturday grooving to the sounds of the Long Beach Funk Fest, a day-long gathering of the finest in funk-rock performers. Featuring Shuggie Otis, Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band, Blackbyrds and many more.

From the event website:

Funk of July will include a full day's worth of memorable funk performances on two stages, several DJs, dancers, two beer gardens (presented by Beachwood BBQ & Brewing and Congregation Ale House) and a variety of on-site activities and vendors.

A fireworks show will take place at 9 p.m., following Shuggie Otis's performance. Click the link above for tickets and more information.