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2019 Schedule


Jan. 3rd 3:45pm:

Jan. 24th Thur. 7:30:pm.
Chakulla returns to the Common Grounds for a first-ever, three-concert series performed over three successive months. Common Grounds Meeting Hall 12735 Tamiami Trail North Port, FL 34287

Each concert is designed to be a completely unique and different experience. Follow this link for details and tickets.

Please help feed those in need. Bring non-perishable food items with you to this concert. Your support will go a long way to help put needed food on the tables of those less fortunate.


Feb. 10th 12:30pm:


March 3rd:

March 30th:


April 3rd:

April 7th:

April 12th:


May 3 - 5:

May 11th Saturday 7pm:

B.A.M.F. (Brandon Angell Memorial Fund) Dance/Concert with the Jus-Tus Band A Fund Raiser Concert Event for scholarships and helping those in need in the Charlestown, RI area. At the Downey Weaver Post 34 22 Whipple Dr. Charlestown, RI 02813

May 12th Sunday 3 - 6pm:

The Jus-Tus Band in Concert At the Charlestown Rathskeller 489a Old Coach rd. Charlestown, RI 02813

May 14th Tuesday 7pm:

Chakulla featured Singer/Songwriter Artist at Sandywoods Center for the Arts - open mic hosted by Gary Fish 43 Muse Way, Tiverton, RI. 02878

May 21st:

May 25th Saturday 6:30 - 9:30pm:

Chakulla in Concert at the Pilgrim Sands on Long Beach at their Sand Castle Lounge, 150 Warren Ave. Plymouth, Ma. 02360

May 26th Sunday 2pm - 11:30pm:

Rob and Paula Claire Ceminaro’s Barn Party Singing Out for Food to Benefit: R.I.C.A.N. Food Pantry


June 1st Saturday 6 - 9 pm:

The Jus-Bus Quintet at ORCA in Charlestown, RI. (Members only Event)

June 16th Sunday 5 -8 pm:

“Fathers Day”. Chakulla with special Guest Artist at the Pilgrim Sands Hotel (Sandcastle Lounge) on Long Beach 150 Warren Ave Plymouth, Ma. For reservations: 1(800)729-7263 As always, Please bring non-perishable Food items to "Help Feed Hungry Children/People!" Thank you, Chakulla

June 18th Tuesday 6:-9:pm

Radio interview on 90.3fm “The Kingston Coffeehouse” hosted by Russ Smith Listen on the Radio or google navigate to listen to: The Kingston Coffeehouse” with your host: Russ Smith and enjoy the music and knowledge on Hunger with a panel from the Jonnycake Center of Peacedale, RI (Food Pantry), the Welcome House of Wakefield, RI (Homeless Shelter), the 1 of 52 Hunger Network (which you can be part of), the Hunger Bus (Singing Out for Food replenishing Food Banks Nationally through Concert Events), and including the interview and Music of Flav Martin, Bill Metts and Chakulla! “Gaining knowledge is a real big thing!” Get facts, gain knowledge, information on how you can be part of sharing a smile, helping folks less fortunate and hear the Music! Russ has invited us on his radio program to inspire everyone! This is who we be! Jump on the Bus! Tune in! B sharp not flat! Enjoy!

June 20th Thursday:

“Wakefield River Fire and walk” Downtown Historic Main st.

5 - 6:30pm Chakulla solo at the Jonnycake and the Welcome House information and donation Booths on Main st. Wakefield, RI And at Sari’s Sanctuary Stage on the river;

7 pm Special Guest Artist: Flav Martin (solo performance)

7:45 - 9:30pm Chakulla with Clay Chipman (electric guitar), Dennis Melucci (percussion), Jeffrey Jazzbass (bass guitar), the Professor (effects), Tom Farley (harmonica), Flav Martin (percussion), and musical guests. This Event is to benefit: the Jonnycake Center of Wakefield, RI. (Food Pantry and clothing) and the Welcome House in Peacedale, RI. (Homeless Shelter). The Event is FREE! Cash and non-perishable Food item Donations will be excepted! Thank you, Chakulla

June 22nd Saturday 6:-8:pm:

Chakulla with Friends at Java Madness 134 Salt Pond rd. Wakefield, RI. 02879 Please bring Non-perishable Food items to Help Feed Hungry Children/People! Thank you, Chakulla


July 14th Sunday:

"SummerFest RI” Live Music Festival at the North Kingstown Town Beach, 10 Beach rd. North Kingstown,RI.

3 - 4:pm Chakulla and the Hunger Bus with Clay Chipman (electric guitar), Jeffrey Jazzbass (Bass), Dennis Melucci (percussion), Marco DeJoy (percussion), The Professor Mike Hinson (effects), Chakulla (vocals, guitar, pedal steel, harmonica and percussion) and a very special guest jumping and on the Bus: Flav Martin (solo and playing guitar, vocals and percussion making music with the Band)!

4:30 - 6:15pm Chicago Total Access (Tribute to Chicago)

6:45 - 8:30pm Hey Nineteen (Tribute to Steely Dan)

Please bring your lawn chairs, blankets, coolers, etc… and non-perishable Food items to Benefit the North Kingstown Food Pantry. Thank you, Chakulla Food Trucks and vendors will be at the "SummerFest RI” for your bellies. Tickets: $35.00 on line at

July 20th Saturday 12 - 9:pm:

Plymouth Harbor Festival at Plymouth Rock Park, 79 Water st. Plymouth, Ma. 02360

2 stages with Music (Main Stage and the Hunger Bus Stage )

Hunger Bus Stage: Special international musical guest Artist Flav Martin solo and together in Concert with Chakulla
Main Stage: The Fat City Band, Cheep Voova and The Digney Fingus Band.

Food venders, Artisans, Family Venue and the Festival is FREE! Please bring non-perishable Food items to Help Feed Hungry Children People! Thank you and looking forward, Chakulla


August 17th Saturday

The 15th Annual Woodstock Volunteer Appreciation Day (WAIV Woodstock Appreciates its Volunteers)

“A Day of Gratitude" In the Village of Woodstock, N.Y. Music all Day in various in and out door venues!
Fireworks Saturday Evening!

Jumping on the Hunger Bus will be John Jensen, the Professor, Flav Martin and (myself) Chakulla and we will be making music where ever the opportunity arrises solo and in Concert!

"Cows and Thunder” (Steven Capazola and Rob Remerez) will be on the outdoor Stage behind the Colony in their back field at 3:30pm and I (Chakulla) have been asked to join them for this Concert. Lucky Me!

August 18th Sunday 2 - 9:pm:

Summerfest, CT. “Homecoming” Music Festival in Veterans Memorial Park, the Slab 100 Canal Street West, Shelton, CT. 06484

Performers: John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, Hey Nineteen (a Steely Dan Tribute Band), The Rico Monaco Band (featuring Percussionist Tito Puente Jr.) and: Chakulla and the Hunger Bus with John Jensen, the Professor, and Special International Musical Guest Artist: Flav Martin (solo and in Concert) (Google Flav Martin)… We will be opening the Festival at 2:pm on the Hunger Bus Stage and will be making music during the Bands setups and break downs.

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, coolers, etc… and non-perishable Food Items and Help Feed Hungry Children/People locally! This will Benefit; The Spooner House in Shelton, CT.

Food Trucks and Venders will be on site to feed your bellies!

Tickets are $40. On line at and $45. At the entry gate. Get them now! Thank you and looking forward Chakulla

August 19th Monday 7:pm

The Colony, 22 Rock City Road, Woodstock, NY. Open Mic. For Reservations: (845)679-ROCK


October 20th Sunday 12:30-3:pm

Benefit for the Jonnycake Center of Westerly, Rhode Island to be held at: Rhody Coffee Roasters, 388 Church Street (Rt.91) Richmond, R.I.

Ken Marot (owner) is introducing his newly added Food Truck dubbed “Rhody Roasters Cafe” which is open 7 days a week, 6:am-6:pm featuring Rhody Roasters Coffee drinks, muffins, sandwiches, soft ice cream, shaved ice, etc… Ken wants to Help the Community and will donate the proceeds from every pound of his coffee (roasted fresh on the premises) sold that day to the Jonnycake Center!

Chakulla and the Hunger Bus will be staging the Music featuring: Flav Martin with Chakulla and special guests. Entertainment is planed for the whole Family to enjoy! As always, bringing a donation of Non-perishable food items will be appreciated more than you can imagine! Thank you and looking forward, Chakulla

2018 Chakulla and the Hunger Bus Concert Event Schedule

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2016 + 2017 Chakulla and the Hunger Bus Concert Event Schedule

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2014 + 2015 Chakulla and the Hunger Bus Concert Event Schedule

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