Flashback to Funk featuring War, Bar-Kays, Zapp, and The Gap Experience took place at the Terrace Theater - Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center in Long Beach, California. Dr. Robert 'Battle Ax' Ornelas from The S.O.G. Crew (Thump Records/ Universal Music Group) and Melissa Evans Ornelas from Elite TV News went backstage to hang out with drummer Sal Rodriguez and the rest of War The Band.
War is an American funk band from Long Beach, California, known for several hit songs like Spill the Wine, The World Is a Ghetto, The Cisco Kid, Why Can't We Be Friends, Low Rider, and Summer.
Flashback to Funk festival that was promoted by Live Nation. Live Nation is an American event promoter and venue operator based in Beverly Hills, California. Formed in 1996 by Robert F. X. Sillerman as SFX Entertainment, the company's business was built around consolidating concert promoters into a national company. In 2000, the company was sold to Clear Channel Communications for $4.4 billion and operated as Clear Channel Entertainment until 2005, when it was spun off as Live Nation.
In 2010, Live Nation merged with the ticketing company Ticketmaster, forming the larger conglomerate Live Nation Entertainment.
In 2017, Live Nation reported $30 billion in gross transaction value from primary and secondary ticketing. Live Nation Entertainment produces over 29,500 events in 40 countries each year. In 2017, Live Nation hosted over 86 million on-site consumers at its events and also invested $5.6 billion to put on its events that year.