The Funky Nixons are a Berkeley-based rock/hip-hop band. Formed in 1990 on the eve of the first Gulf War, the band has performed over a hundred shows, concerts, and benefits all over the San Francisco Bay Area. Funky Nixons songs are played on college and pirate radio stations around the Bay Area. Songs include: Screw the Rich, Bum Rap, We Support the Troops, LA Driver, Minimum Wage, We Love the Pope, and Smoke a Joint with Jesus.
Their song Barbara Bush's Dog was used as the theme song of the weekly radio show, The Street Spirit Hour. Music mpgs and photos of the Funky Nixons are posted at directaction.org The Funky Nixons have performed at People's Park anniversary shows most years since 1991, and are sometimes referred to as the "House Band of Berkeley's People's Park" by other park organizers.