Funk Fest Announces New Concert Series and Summer Festival Dates

Funk Fest Tour, the largest and longest running R&B concert tour in the United States, is returning to Orlando, Florida on June 3rd & 4th, 2022 after a two-year absence brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.  Funk Fest Tour, the family reunion style event gives fans the opportunity to connect with the music they love while enjoying good food and a rich cultural experience.  The lineup features top names like Mary J Blige, Anthony Hamilton, Jazmine Sullivan, Raheem DeVaughn, Trina, Carl Thomas, Tweet, the No Limit Reunion with Master P, Mia X, Sillk The Shocker, Mystikal, the legendary group Jodeci and more.

After kicking off summer 2022 in Orlando, FL, Funk Fest Tour heads to Louisville on June 18th at Waterfront Park with Jodeci, Stokley, Tweet, Carl Thomas, the No Limit Reunion with Master P, Mia X, Sillk The Shocker, Mystikal, Fiend, Mr. Serv-On and more.

For over 20 years, Funk Fest celebration continues attracting music enthusiasts globally and has consistently proven to be one of the best live shows to experience stellar acts influenced by rhythm and grove of the funk sound.  Over 100,000 ticketed patrons attend annually to be entertained by today’s hottest artists and musical legends alike.  Never one to miss a beat with the impressive lineup of talent, the food at Funk Fest is an art to indulge in as well.  Now, Funk Fest is going international.

Organizers of Funk Fest in association with Power To Exhale is proud to announce the new international concert series, PowerFest, to be held in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic from August 18 – 22, 2022.  In addition to the biggest names in entertainment, PowerFest provides a unique experience with a variety of entertainment.  Attendees will enjoy around the clock activities from Spades tournaments, late night kickbacks, golf, speed dating, cigar bar, cognac tasting for spirit enthusiasts and so much more.  Live music and performances will be provided by Anthony Hamilton, Jeezy, BabyFace, Bel Biv DeVoe, Rick Ross, Ginuwine, Tweet, Ying Yang Twins, SWV Calvin Richardson and a host of DJs.  PowerFest is the coming together of the historic Funk Fest Tour and Power to Exhale, a 10-year women’s empowerment movement.  More on PowerFest is available on Funk Fest Tour official website or by going to

Funk Fest Tour & PowerFest is produced by Variety Entertainment & PowerFest is produced in association with Power To Exhale.

Funk Fest Tour will adhere to local COVID-19 protocols and will continue monitoring local, county, state & federal health guidelines.

For latest updates, host hotels, lineups, ticket prices, event news and for more information, please visit and follow @funkfestconcert on Instagram.

Funk Fest 2022 Tour Dates

Artists vary per day and city, please visit for lineup in each city

June 3rd & 4th Orlando, FL

June 18th Louisville, KY

Additional tour dates will be announced

Powerfest 2022 Dates

August 18 – 22 Punta Cana, Dominican Republic





About Variety Entertainment

Variety Entertainment is an innovative entertainment company focused on creating and executing culturally impactful live music experiences.  Founder, Leo Bennett, Florida A&M University Pharmacy Alumni launched Funk Fest in Mobile, AL in 1994 and prides himself with producing a show with rhythm-driven musical acts where black and brown people can unapologetically celebrate the culture.  The concert has since evolved into the largest and longest running R&B concert tour in the United States. Funk Fest Tour concert series has been held in various cities including Charlotte, Miami, Detroit, Tampa, Atlanta, Orlando, Louisville, Tallahassee, Memphis, Washington, DC and Jacksonville.  Musical heavy weights such as Outkast, BabyFace, Jodeci, New Edition, Salt-n-Pepa, 8 Ball & MJG, Cameo, Charlie Wilson, Eryka Badu, Rick Ross and a host of others have performed on the Funk Fest Tour stage.  Funk Fest Tour makes an economic impact in each tour city and provides awareness and a monetary donation to a local charity.


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