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Funk Fest 2024 to Energize Columbus in August

COLUMBUS, Ohio – (June 27, 2024) – Funk Fest 2024 presented by Summer614 is set to take center stage on Saturday, August 10, at the Columbus Commons, bringing together some of the most beloved funk legends for an unforgettable evening of music and nostalgia.

“We’re excited to bring such an incredible lineup of funk legends to the Columbus Commons for year two,” said Bobby Ferguson, event organizer. “This year’s Funk Fest promises to be an unforgettable celebration of music, community, and culture. We can’t wait to see everyone come together for an evening of timeless hits.”

Headliners and Performers

Headlining the event is Morris Day, renowned for his hits “Jungle Love” and “Jerk Out,” both produced by the late artist Prince. The lineup also features Dayton’s own Zapp, known for their classics “More Bounce to the Ounce” and “Doo Wa Ditty,” as well as Con Funk Shun, famous for “Ffun” and “Shake and Dance with Me”. These iconic performers are set to deliver electrifying sets that celebrate the rich heritage of funk music.

Event Details

Date: Saturday, August 10, 2024

Venue: Columbus Commons, 160 S. High St., Columbus, Ohio 43215

Doors Open: 4 PM

Tickets start at $45 for general admission with a variety of premium and VIP options available. Tickets can be purchased online at Eventbrite and can be also purchased at the following outlets:

Talib’s: 1035 E Livingston Ave, Columbus, OH 43205 | (614) 252-0654

Lawshea’s: 1488 Morse Rd, Columbus, OH 43224 | (614) 252-3474

B&K Smokehouse: 1114 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43205 | (614) 252-7017

Ott Barber Boutique: 4473 Refugee Rd, Columbus, OH 43232 | (614) 694-2724

Benefiting Foundation

Proceeds from Funk Fest 2024 will support the 22nd Foundation, which is dedicated to exposing and educating youth in underserved communities to diverse sports options and healthy lifestyles. The foundation provides high quality coaching in tennis, baseball, golf, lacrosse, and field hockey, helping youth develop leadership, sportsmanship, confidence, discipline, courage, accountability, teamwork, and overall health awareness.

About Funk Fest

Funk Fest is an annual music festival celebrating the vibrant and soulful sounds of funk, soul, and R&B. Bringing together legendary artists and emerging talents, Funk Fest aims to create an unforgettable experience for music enthusiasts and foster a sense of community through music.

Artist Images and Asset

All images are courtesy of the artist pictured. Funk Fest promo pieces and video are all courtesy of Funk Fest. For questions, please contact Sheila Rossiter. Here is a link to the images.

Media Contact:

Sheila @RMPR