The Federal Bar Gives NoHo a Ton of Music


If you’ve never been to the Federal Bar in NoHo for a night of music, you’re missing out. They bring a variety of genres, styles and artists for a variety of musical tastes. For the Federal Bar’s parent, Knitting Factory Entertainment, music is what they do. Their motto is “curators of music, food and style since 1987.” Knitting Factory Entertainment oversees four Knitting Factory live music venues, a record label, a management company, and the four restaurants—two in the NoHo Arts District. At its core, the company is dedicated to creating a variety of high-quality, innovating musical programming across all platforms and that tradition continues within their hospitality brands. That is to say, The Federal Bar is a bar and restaurant but KFE is committed to ensuring it has top quality music and music concepts for its guests plus for its purpose built performance space upstairs.
The Federal Bar Chali 2NA

Next up at The Federal Bar North Hollywood will be Chali 2na & The House of Vibe with Mexican Dubwiser and DJ Expo. The show is 21+. Tickets are $14 and can be purchased HERE.

The crowd can expect a high-energy performance from the Jurassic 5/ Ozomatli member. Known for his baritone voice and unique flow, Chali 2na will bring audiences to their feet.

New Music Nation praises the solo artist, saying “his unmistakable, smooth-flowing, deep baritone is one of the most satisfying voices in hip-hop.”

WHEN: Tuesday, July 28 at 9:00pm (8pm Doors)
WHERE: The Federal Bar
5303 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601
(818) 980-2555


Originally from Chicago, Chali 2na is a rapper and hip-hop artist who moved to South Central Los Angeles to further pursue his music career. While performing bars and cafes, he collaborated with six of his good friends to form a group called Unity Committee. Later combining with another crew who would perform at the same open mic nights, Rebels of Rhythm, they came together to create the alternative hip-hop group Jurassic 5. Although thriving for 14 years, the group officially split up in 2007. Since the group’s separation, Chali 2na has worked independently on different mix tapes and collaborations with artists such as Linkin Park, Ozomatli, and Galactic. Releasing his first solo album Fish Outta Water in 2009, Chali 2na has further developed his solo career and has continued by also producing two mixtapes, Fishmarket and Fishmarket Part 2.

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