Sonny Abegaze is a Los Angeles-based cultural programmer, DJ and record collector. With an emphasis on engaging audiences in public spaces and non-traditional venues, Sonny produces events that highlight the intersections of music, movement, visual arts and local culture. In his previous role as public art manager for the Craft & Folk Art Museum, he curated multi-venue art installations, concert series, education programs and gatherings that served a variety of communities in Los Angeles.
Currently, Sonny programs and produces site-specific experiences at iconic Union Station through the transit authority's arts and culture organization Metro Art. He is co-founder and resident DJ of Radio Afrique, a series of events dedicated to highlighting the richness of music and film from Africa + the Diaspora. In addition, Sonny hosts a monthly program on London-based NTS Radio.
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