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FUNK FEST KICKED OFF BLACK MUSIC MONTH WITH MARY J. BLIGE, JODECI, JAZMINE SULLIVAN, THE NO LIMIT REUNION & MORE


Mary J. Blige Acting at Florida Funk Fest 2022

Grasp P Pays Tribute To His Daughter Tytyana Throughout The No Restrict Reunion Set

Funk Fest Tour, the household reunion fashion occasion provides followers the chance to attach with the music they love whereas having fun with good meals and a wealthy cultural expertise.”

— Leo Bennett, Funk Fest Tour Producer

ORLANDO, UNITED STATES, June 6, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — It’s all the time a great time to have fun the musical contributions of black musicians, and this yr, the Funk Fest Tour is offering a dynamic dwell present and an unique digital expertise within the spirit of Black Music Month. Funk Fest Tour kicked off Black Music Month with the queen of Hip Hop Soul, Mary J Blige, Anthony Hamilton, Jazmine Sullivan, Raheem DeVaughn, Trina, Carl Thomas, Tweet, the No Restrict Reunion with Grasp P, Mia X, Silkk The Shocker, Mystikal, the legendary group Jodeci and extra this previous weekend on the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando, FL.

For over 20 years, Funk Fest celebration continues attracting music fans globally and has persistently confirmed to be among the best dwell reveals to expertise stellar acts influenced by rhythm and groove of the Funk sound. By no means one to overlook a beat with the spectacular lineup of expertise, the stellar performances of all of the acts was actually one to expertise. From Mary J. Blige bringing the home down along with her musical powers and her golden glamour who surprised the Funk Fest crowd along with her Gucci scorching pants, mini vest and assertion boots to the heartfelt tribute Grasp P paid to his daughter, the influence of Florida Funk Fest 2022 stretches past the electrifying performances.

Funk Fest is dedicated to elevating the artistic contributions of Black musicians all year long. Nonetheless, particularly in recognition of Black Music Month and this yr, the premier competition with performers influenced by the rhythm and groove of the funk sound hosted an unique digital backstage expertise. Funk Fest fashioned a strategic alliance with premium social media platform WEIV to offer digital entry with a behind the scenes have a look at the live performance collection. The invitation-only, ad-free platform additionally allows Funk Fest to develop charity initiatives by fundraising by way of content material. Via the Funk Fest Tour charity initiative, WEIV donated to native charity Hapco Music Basis, Inc.

“Fortunately the specter of a tropical storm was not sufficient to cease the spirit of excellent music, good individuals and good occasions, now, the Funk Fest Tour heads to Louisville, KY,” mentioned Funk Fest Tour founder, Leo Bennett. On June 18th at Waterfront Park, Funk Fest tour invades Louisville, KY with Jodeci, Stokley, Tweet, Carl Thomas, the No Restrict Reunion with Grasp P, Mia X, Sillk The Shocker, Mystikal, Fiend, Mr. Serv-On and extra to proceed the celebration of Black Music Month and the observance of Juneteenth weekend.

Tickets for the Funk Fest Tour can be found on www.funkfesttour.com

Extra tour dates can be introduced & go online to view acts for every metropolis

About Selection Leisure

Selection Leisure is an progressive leisure firm targeted on creating and executing culturally impactful dwell music experiences. Founder Leo Bennett, Florida A&M College Pharmacy Alumni, launched Funk Fest in Cellular, AL, in 1994 and prided himself on producing a present with rhythm-driven musical acts the place black and brown individuals can unapologetically have fun the tradition. The live performance has since developed into essentially the most in depth and longest-running R&B live performance tour in the USA. The Funk Fest Tour live performance collection has been held in Charlotte, Miami, Detroit, Tampa, Atlanta, Orlando, Louisville, Tallahassee, Memphis, Washington, DC, and Jacksonville. Musical heavyweights corresponding to Outkast, BabyFace, Jodeci, New Version, Salt-n-Pepa, 8 Ball & MJG, Cameo, Charlie Wilson, Eryka Badu, Rick Ross and a bunch of others have carried out on the Funk Fest Tour stage. Funk Fest Tour makes an financial influence in every tour metropolis and supplies consciousness and a financial donation to a neighborhood charity.

ABOUT WEIV

WEIV is a premium social platform the place followers subscribe for unique entry to the social creators they love. The subscription-based mannequin permits content material creators, aka WEIVmakers, to speak, provide giveaways, publish all types of content material – audio, photographs, video, and so forth. – and promote merch, tickets, and extra on to their followers, aka WEIVriders, who comply with without cost or unlock extra for a payment. Keep within the know

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