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Jun 24, 2013
Celebrate "Funk of July" at the 5th Annual Long Beach Funk Fest

Celebrate “Funk of July” at the Fifth Annual Long Beach Funk Fest on Saturday, July 6th, presented by the Downtown Long Beach Associates.  

2013 LB Funk Fest, Funk of July artists include: Shuggie Otis, Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band, Blackbyrds, Bernie Worrell Orchestra, Circle City Band, Jungle Fire, Henry and the Invisibles, and the Funk Angels.  

Come celebrate the Fourth of July weekend with a healthy dose of Funk, Art and Food at the Long Beach Funk Festival, Saturday, July 6th at the Downtown Promenade.  Funk of July will include a full day's worth of memorable funk performances on two stages, several DJ's, dancers, beer gardens hosted by Beachwood Brewery and Congregation Ale House, and a variety of on-site activities and vendors. This year will feature the first ever Freedom of Funk Fireworks Show presented by CityPlace and Farmers & Merchants Bank at 9:20pm.  To apply to be a vendor and more information, click here.

Funk Fest Tickets
Tickets will be on sale at the event for $20 at the ticket booth on Broadway at the Promenade. Children 10 and under are free.  Discounted Pre-Sale tickets are no longer available (ended 5pm on July 5th).

Shipping/Will Call
Purchased tickets will be available at the Will Call Booth on Broadway and The Promenade, or are available for shipping through June 30th. If shipping is selected, event pre-sale tickets (wristbands), will be mailed out each week on Mondays. 

Discount Dining in Downtown
During your day in Downtown Long Beach, be sure to hit up these funk-tastic restaurants to receive discounted specials by showing your Funk Fest wristband/ticket.  Offers are only good with proof of Funk Fest admission purchase (wristband).

Broadway Pizza and Grill
120 E Broadway
Funk Fest Specials

Cafe Sevilla
140 Pine Ave
Free Tapas (up to $7)

Wokcano Long Beach
199 Promenade North
Happy Hour & Lounge Night Specials

LB Funk Fest Info:
Date- July 6, 2013
Time- Noon-11p.m.
Location- Downtown Long Beach Promenade (Just East of Pine Avenue between 1st & 3rd Streets)

Pre-sale tickets - $15.00
General admission tickets- $20.00

For up-to-date information on performers, volunteering and vending opportunities, visit the Long Beach Funk Fest official website:


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