BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Buffalo will be feeling the funk this weekend.
Friday, the two-day Funk Fest kicks off at Jefferson Avenue.
The festival honors the one and only king of funk — Buffalo native Rick James.
There will be a large musical block party featuring old school DJs.
Rick James’ brother said he can’t wait to see what the future holds for the festival.
The event continues Saturday at LaSalle Park from 2 p.m. until 10 p.m.