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Funk Fest 2018 features Bobby Brown supergroup, Charlie Wilson and more


This year’s Funk Fest will spotlight a new group featuring most of New Edition, as well as Nas, Charlie Wilson and Atlanta’s Goodie Mob, among others.

The three-day event takes over Wolf Creek Amphitheater May 18 (7 p.m.), May 19 (5 p.m.) and May 20 (4 p.m.).

Tickets are on sale now via for $60 (general admission), $100 (reserved seating) and $160 (VIP) per day or $165 (three-day general admission), $285 (three-day reserved seating) and $450 (three-day VIP).

General admission tickets are first come, first served. Lawn chairs or standing room only is allowed.

The May 18 lineup is R.B.R.M. (Ronnie Devoe, Bobby Brown, Ricky Bell and Michael Bivins), Lil Kim and 702; May 19 brings Nas, Goodie Mob, The YoungBloodz and Bilal; and May 20 Charlie Wilson and Loose Ends.

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers the Atlanta Music Scene and entertainment news for print and online.