Kingsport FunFest Schedule
Fun Fest 2013 (July 12th-20th) is proud to announce the entertainers for the 2013 Sunset Concert Series. Chris Tomlin will kick off the series on Thursday, July 18th followed by Hunter Hayes on Friday, July 19th. The festival finale will be Chicago and Gavin DeGraw on Saturday, July 20th.
Thursday night marks the second Contemporary Christian Concert at the Sunset Series on the main stage. The evening will open up with Big Daddy Weave, who has been climbing the charts fast with their latest single, “Redeemed” off their 2012 album, “Love Come to Life”. The headliner for this year’s Contemporary Christian Concert is Chris Tomlin.
The Friday Night Concert kicks off with The Henningsens, who have just released their first song, “American Beautiful”. This family trio also wrote several songs for The Band Perry’s debut album. The headliner for Friday night is award winning newcomer, Hunter Hayes. Hayes was named 2012 New Artist of the Year by the Country Music Association and Male Country Artist of the Year at the Teen Choice Awards.
Fun Fest 2013 will end the week with two great entertainers. Singer, songwriter and musician, Gavin DeGraw will open the evening, featuring hits such as “In Love With a Girl”, “I Don’t Want to Be” and “Chariot”. The night will end with one of the longest-running and most successful rock bands in history, Chicago. Chicago has earned 22 Gold, 18 Platinum and 8 Multi-Platinum albums since their debut in the late 60’s. Their biggest hits include “If You Leave Me Now”, “Saturday in the Park" and “You’re the Inspiration”.
G&K Services’ Friends of Festus VIP packages are a value-added option for concert-goers. Friends of Festus reserved seating packages are priced from $50-$70 per seat, based on which night you are attending. The package also includes a reserved parking area close to the stadium and a $15 Fun Fest merchandise gift certificate. A limited number of Friends of Festus packages will be available beginning April 1st. You can purchase your package at the Fun Fest office located at the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce, 400 Clinchfield St. Ste. 100, Kingsport (423-392-8806).
Beginning May 15th, online Sunset Series general admission ticket packages can be purchased at www.funfest.net. Combo packs for Thurs/Fri. are $25, the Thurs/Sat and Fri/Sat combo packs are $30 and the All 3 Nights package will be $45. Combo tickets are ONLY available online. Any remaining single-night, general admission tickets will be available beginning Friday, June 21 at 9 a.m. at the Fun Fest Store at 400 Clinchfield St., Ste. 100. Ticket pricing is $15 for Thursday and Friday nights and $20 for the Saturday night concert.
Sunset Concert Series Entertainment
Thursday, July 18 - Chris Tomlin and Big Daddy Weave
Friday, July 19 - Hunter Hayes, The Henningsens and Ella Mae Bowen
Saturday, July 20 - Chicago and Gavin DeGraw