On July 28, Downtown Thursdays is devoted to music from the soul!

Downtown Bridgeport will be Lit up with the Funk and Soul Sounds of The Pocket Hotties.  PocketHotties

Pocket Hotties has become one of the hottest band in Fairfield County and this is their 2nd time coming to the Downtown Thursdays Stage after ripping the set with their blend of classic funk, rock, soul, R&B, and Hip Hop that can only be summed up the Hotties.

Check them out at: http://www.pockethottiesband.com/


NateBarnesThe Nate Barnes Sound features one of the baddest drummers around.  Nate Barnes is one of Bridgeport’s own, born and bred, a Harding H.S. product and graduate of Berkley School of Music, Nate is not only a kick ass drummer and music producer, one would never guess that he is also “Blind”  .  The Nate Barns Sound is going to thrill the Downtown Thursdays Stage with funky Grooves, banging beats, and true powerhouse Funk & Soul.  Learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/natebarneseverybody


For over 20 years strong, the “WHAT UP FUNK BAND” has amazed audiences on a national and local level with it’s driving high energy performances and dance addictive repertoire. The music of this 7-piece ensemble is achieved through a thoughtful WhatupFunkbalance of instrumentation and vocal melody. Soulful and always funky, “WHAT UP” derives it’s force from diverse cultural backgrounds as well as musical expertise. The unique sight and sound experience of this tight talented unit has graced the stages with R & B legends like: Average White Band, Tower of Power, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Blues innovator James Cotton, Pop icons Taylor Dayne and Richard Marx to name a few.  Check them out at: http://www.whatupfunk.com/