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UNI to host Funk Fest 2002

April 9, 2002
Contact: 

Mike Bobeldyk, UNI Students Activities Office, (319) 273-5888
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Leisure, Youth & Human Services' (LYHS) Festivals and Special Events class will host Funk Fest 2002 at Lawther Field Sunday, April 21 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

Live bands, including Rearview Mirror, Soul Fusion, Town Crier and Hop on Jonny will perform. There also will be a basketball shootout, volleyball games, strongman competition, caricatures and various food vendors.

Immediately following the activities will be the George Clinton Parliament/Funkadelic Concert in the West Gym. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at all UNI ticket outlets, via the web at www.tickets.com, or order by phone at (319) 273-DOME. Tickets are $18 for UNI students and $23 for the general public.