New Music Artist, April Raquel, Set to Open for Funk Fest Tour in Orlando, Florida

April RaQuel brings her Urban, Rock, Soul, Funk experience to the Central Florida Fairgrounds

New music artist to watch, April RaQuel will be the featured opening act for the successful Funk Fest Concert, this Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the Central Florida Fairgrounds (located at 4303 West Colonial Drive). The tour draws big crowds and even bigger musicians including headliners and national music acts, including, New Edition, Faith Evans, Jagged Edge, Rakim, and Miami native Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell of Two Live Crew. RaQuel is a new music artist with big performances under her belt. The South Florida native and FAMU alum was a featured local performer at the 11th Annual Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival presented by the City of Miami Gardens last month. “It was an amazing experience, the big stage felt just right;RaQuel expressed about her performance at Jazz in the Gardens, “...I look forward to more shows and opening act tour opportunities soon.

In addition to Jazz in the Gardens, RaQuel was featured in the recent Walmart national TV commercial for the Easter season starring the incomparable Patti LaBelle. “is year is growing into a career changing year, first Jazz in the Gardens, then Walmart and now Funk Fest,” Raquel comments about her 2016 fast start. Along with the acting nods, RaQuel is an accomplished musician with a new music single “Dat Fire” just released in February. The soulful, sultry sound on this track is for the mature live music lover. The mid-tempo song is a blend of soul, R&B and Jazz, infusing big sounds with strong vocals. With a push towards radio play, RaQuel has achieved success garnering support overseas and is a regular on European and online radio stations.

"This year is growing into a career changing year, first Jazz in the Gardens, then Walmart and now Funk Fest," RaQuel comments about her 2016 fast start.

April RaQuel, Music Artist

WHAT:       Funk Fest Concert

WHERE:     Central Florida Fairgrounds at 4603 W Colonial Dr, Orlando, FL 32808

WHEN:      Saturday, April 16, 2016

TIME:         Doors open at 3:00 p.m. and show starts at 5:00 p.m.

For more information about April RaQuel, visit

For interviews, please contact Natasha Sweeting at 954.800.5655. RaQuel will be available for meet and greets at Funk Fest in Orlando, Florida at Central Florida Fairgrounds on Saturday, April 16, 2016.

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Source: Nadashi Marketing

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