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Chicago intercultural music group Funkadesi turns 25

Chicago-based group Funkadesi fuses Bollywood, reggae, funk and Afro-Caribbean music.

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Chicago intercultural music group Funkadesi turns 25

The award-winning independent band will hold its 25th Anniversary Extravaganza on Friday at the Epiphany Center for the Arts.

Reset talks with Funkadesi’s founder about the music group’s history and unique approach to making Chicago a more inclusive city.

GUEST: Rahul Sharma, Funkadesi’s founder, bassist and sitarist

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