Frequently Asked Questions


Which artists are performing at Funk Fest?
Ticket prices, performance details and additional show information can be found at the “Tickets” tab on our website.  Click on “More Info” for the city you are inquiring about.  The artists are not necessarily listed in order of performance.

What can I bring with me to the show?

The following items are NOT permitted inside the venue:  tents, grills, video recorders, outside food and beverage, coolers, bags larger than 12×12, pets (except as aids to persons with disabilities) and umbrellas (except where rain is in the forecast and then only purse-size umbrellas are allowed).



Are VIP tickets sold “per seat” or “per table”? 
All ticket prices listed on our web site are per seat / per person.  To purchase the entire table, enter the number of total seats for the table when making your purchase online.  Tables are assigned and are not first-come, first-served.  Assignments will be made at time of purchase and will be evident on the ticket.

Are tickets available at the gate on the day of the show?
If the tickets are not sold out, they will be available at the gate for purchase.  Don’t wait!  Purchase them online today!

My tickets have not arrived yet?!?!
Please contact the ticketing company directly for this and any other ticket-related issues — EZ-Tixx 877-993-8499 or

I purchased tickets but I am not able to make it to Funk Fest.  How do I obtain a refund?
We do not offer refunds or exchanges.

Do you offer discounts to soldiers in the armed forces?
While we are thankful for the service of those in our armed forces, we are not able to offer military discounts.  In that same regard, we do not offer discounts for senior citizens.

Do you offer discounts to groups?
Periodically, we will offer discounts on general admission tickets to groups of 50 or more people, when all tickets are purchased at once.  We do not offer discounts on preferred or VIP tickets.  Contact Variety Entertainment via email ( or by phone at 704.510.0539 to learn more.



Oh no!  It’s raining.  Is the show still on? 
This event is held rain or shine.  There are NO REFUNDS and NO EXCHANGES.



Are children required to have a ticket?
Children who are age 5 and younger do not require a ticket for admission.  Children who are age 6 and older must have a ticket for admission.  Ticket prices for adults and children are the same.

Should I bring my children to the show?
This decision is left to the discretion of each parent.  However, the show caters to a mature audience.



How can I park closer to the venue?
Parking passes may be purchased HERE.  One pass = one compact car.  If your vehicle will not fit into one space, please purchase the number of passes required for the space your vehicle will need.

Where can I get a Funk Fest t-shirt to wear to the show?
T-shirts and other Funk Fest paraphernalia may be purchased HERE.



How can I become a vendor at Funk Fest?
Please visit our website, specifically the “Vendors” tab.  If you have additional questions that are not answered from your review of the web, please contact one of our Vendor Relationship Managers:  Tiffany (803-682-5773 or or Terrell (757-402-2473)

How can my company take advantage of the phenomenal branding opportunities at Funk Fest?
Please visit our website, specifically the “Sponsors” tab.  If you have additional questions that are not answered from your review of the web, please contact Variety Entertainment at 704.510.0539.

How can I get a media pass?
Funk Fest concerts welcomes media representatives who want to provide coverage of the event.  Media Passes are intended for currently-working representatives of official media outlets only (i.e. newspapers, magazines, television, radio, etc.) with valid credentials from the outlet they represent.  Passes are generally reserved for media outlets with whom we have partnered for advertising, sponsorship or other promotion of the concert.  A very limited amount of passes are available per event.  Requests received later than ten days prior to the event will NOT be granted.  No walk-up requests will be granted.  Access to artists and rules during a performance are typically dictated by artist management.  We reserve the right to approve, deny, and revoke a media pass at any time.  Decisions are final and cannot be appealed.  Prior approval of credentials does not guarantee future approval.  Click here for a media pass application.



Can my up and coming artist perform as an Opening Act?
To be considered for 2014, please submit your headshot, bio, demo and contact information to  Opening acts are not paid nor are they provided reimbursement for air/ground travel, hotel accommodations or other expenses. If we are interested in pursuing you or your artist as an opener, we will contact you within 30 days of the show date.

Why haven’t I seen your advertisements for the show in Mobile, Alabama?  Virginia?
We are not affiliated with the shows in Alabama or Virginia.  Our company is the exclusive and official promoter for the Funk Fest concerts.®

Will the show come to any cities other than those listed on the web site?
We are always considering good routing opportunities. We hope to visit the Northern US and the West Coast soon!

I still have questions!?!?!
Contact Variety Entertainment – or 704.510.0539.