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For Immediate Release

CLASSIC FUNK ARTISTS HIT THE STAGE TO HELP RAISE FUNDS FOR EDUCATION AT FAIRPLEX

 

Some of the biggest Funk & R&B artists will perform on stage June 1st 3pm at Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Avenue, Pomona, Ca in a collaboration effort to raise money for National College Resources Foundation.  National College Resources Foundation is a non-profit organization with the mission of curtailing the high school dropout and increasing enrollment to college among underserved and underrepresented students.  The Live 2013 West Coast Funk Festival not only serves as the largest funk festival in the southland, it also kicks off Black Music Month featuring SOS Band, Dazz Band, Lakeside and Zapp, with appearances by some of the hottest stars on stage, television and film.  Concert goers will enjoy an outdoor, lawn setting event with music and food for the soul.  Doors open at 1pm. 

West Coast Funk Festival Live is an annual event that brings a day full of soulful Funk music, positive energy and unity to the community.  It will be themed as the biggest party with ""Live"" music of the year enhanced with a DJ spinning great oldies but goodies dance music. There is a VIP section equipped with a lounge atmosphere and special accommodations. Patrons can relax in an open lawn setting with blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy funk classics.  Proceeds benefit the National College Resources Foundation.

What:  West Coast Funk Festival at Fairplex Pomona 2013
When:  Saturday June 1, 2013 -   Doors open at 1pm
Where:  The Fairplex;  1101 West McKinley Avenue, Pomona, CA
To purchase www.westcoastfunkfestival.eventbrite.com
Tickets can also be purchased Inglewood Tickets, Fairplex Box Office, or call (909) 396-0151
Tickets:  $40 in advance and $50 @ the door
Limited VIP Tickets $90 in advance $100 @ door
Group Discounts Available
Gates Open: 1pm | Show Starts: 3pm

Parking lot opens: 12:00 pm

What's allowed inside Fairplex:
• Umbrellas are permitted. You will be directed to sit in umbrella section.
• Events go on as scheduled, rain or shine.
• Lawn Chairs, blankets and pillows are permitted. Please limit the chair leg height to nine (9) inches.

Outside Food/Beverage are not encouraged.  Delicious Food & Beverages available on site.

About National College Resources Foundation
National College Resources Foundation (NCRF) is a full service outreach program geared towards underrepresented youth and their families to help curtail the high school dropout rate and increase the enrollment to college. (nationally, class of 2010 high seniors, 1.3 million students, dropped out of high school-Source: Alliance for Excellent Education). NCR Foundation has helped over 375,000 students get into college and has given away over $500,000 in scholarships.