Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Street Dance

Last weekend, our little town held a Spring Street Dance to benefit a local hospice house. This was not a typical street dance where there is breakdancing, hip hop, locking, etc. This event was held to raise funds and to give folks a chance to dance and have fun, featuring local bands in a nice outdoor setting. Featured were three bands: Hank & the Hustlers (country music), The Frank Hill Band (country/pop) and our son's Funk Uncle Band (funky) lol.

The 3 bands who each had their own stage, opened with country music, then went to pop and closed with funky music by Funk Uncle. It was funny because when the country/pop bands were playing it was interesting to watch older people swing dancing to the music. When Funk Uncle played, younger people flocked in front of their stage and started dancing! And boy, the girls were really rockin'! ha! ha! It was wonderfully fun and entertaining! The CD's that the Funk Uncle brought to the dance were sold out and some of the girls even asked for autographs! cool huh? ;) For those of you who are new to my blog, Funk Uncle is comprised of 16 to 17 year old boys, where our son is the lead guitarist. And for my regular and loyal friends/readers, I hope you don't get tired watching Funk Uncle! ;)

Being a proud parent that I am, ha, ha, below is a video that I took ... our son is the one wearing sunglasses. The boys were really busy that day because they had a marching band competition at a neighboring town then hurried up to set up their stage. They did not have time (except our son) to dress up a little. (I uploaded this video to my son's facebook ... so you should see more on youtube if you so desire)



Here's a picture of the first band. I didn't take a picture of the other one.


From the looks, seems like everybody enjoyed the free live entertainment; a good way to end the week, don't you agree?

10 comments:

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

You SHOULD be proud. They did great, and your son looks so handsome. laurie

ann said...

ok ah... are you the one taking the video? sino yung isang mukhang pinay din?

Mari said...

Oh, what fun!! Everyone is dancing on the street. It's nice to have something like that once in a while to break the monotony of the usual day to day routine.

Funk Uncle really do great music. Soon they'd be pros. Hats off to them...and to you and your hubby.

Meryl (proud pinay) said...

wow your son is so talented! i'm sure u r very proud of him anoh! ^_^ parang gusto ko ding umindak... nice music ^_^

dodong flores said...

Hi, Ate Nance. You're so lucky to have a very talented son.
Based from the video and the photos, I agree that everybody enjoyed the free live entertainment...

Nance said...

laurie! THANKS for your visit and your nice words! I guess that's part of being a parent...we are so proud of our kids accomplishments!



Ann,
As far as I know ako pa lang ang pinay dito sa town namin. i watched it again pero wala akong nakitang mukhang pinay?

Nance said...

Mari,
oh, i don't know about pros...he he he, they'll probably split once they go to college. big thanks for your vote of confidence though! ;)

Meryl,
Nakakaindak nga! we sure are very proud of him...he taught himself how to play his guitar.

Dodong,
thanks for taking time to visit my blog despite your busy schedule...really appreciate it. give my 'hey' to Jovy, will 'ya? :)

docgelo said...

you really must be one proud mom, i can't blame you, your son is gifted with talent!

i can't even play a guitar myself although i was in a rondallia back in grade school and played banduria , LOL... i wish i'd learn violin or cello and play with an orchestra one day...

it was nice that the fun activity they had was for a good cause.

cpsanti said...

wow, congratulations to your son's band! ;-)

ghee said...

i think your son will be a great musician in teh future,Nance!he really has the potential.i m sure you`re a proud mom!!