Funk It Up at The Fred - Ft. George Porter, Adam Deitch, Nikki Glaspie and more

Article Contributed by gratefulweb | Published on Thursday, March 17, 2022

We’re bringing the funk to one of the most beautiful places this May, St. Croix, USVI! Funk It Up at The Fred will take place May 19th - 23rd. This festival will be stacked with live funk and soul for four full nights of music and fun. The All-Star lineup consists of George Porter Jr. (The Meters, 7 Walkers), Adam Deitch (Lettuce), Adam Smirnoff (Lettuce), CR Gruver (New Orleans Suspects), Eric "Benny" Bloom (Lettuce), Micah Munro, Skerik (Garage A Trois), Nikki Glaspie (Dumpstaphunk, Beyonce, The Nth Power, Ella Feingold (Silk Sonic, Erykah Badu), Tonya Sweets (Lizzo, Klymaxx), Drin Elliot (The Jacksons), Marcie Chapa (Beyonce), Katty Rodriguez (Beyonce), & Erica Falls.

Book your intimate music experience in paradise today at

Live Funk & Soul

Join us in paradise for an intimate music experience featuring live funk & soul with a lineup of world-class musicians!

Each day will be filled with Poolside sets, then shows featuring our all-star bands each night, followed by a Late Night DJ Sets.

St. Croix

St. Croix is an island in the Caribbean Sea, and a county and constituent district of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI). For U.S. citizens, you will not have to pay customs fees or require a passport. There is plenty of exploring to do on St. Croix. Enjoy snorkeling, diving, hiking, paddle boarding, boating, and everything fun in the sun!

Whether it’s watching the Moko Jumbi dance thru the streets, or visiting the iconic Christiansted, St. Croix is filled with a unique island culture that dates back to the mid 1400’s. The largest of the US Virgin Islands is filled with a unique history & has been under 7 different countries’ flags. Visit their forts, built in the late 1700’s, & spend some time immersing yourself in Cruzan culture.

The Fred

The Fred is a hip, beautiful, eco-friendly, beachfront boutique resort & spa. The resort is located on the pristine sands of Frederiksted, St. Croix - with amazing sunsets, crystal clear waters & music to fill your soul.

Ready to sit back and have a famous island Painkiller and let the ocean breeze take all your worries away? Sip on a frozen Pina Colada in paradise as the sun warms your face? Or take in the amazing sunset on the beach while sipping your Mojito? You’ve come just to the right place! Join us, because it’s definitely 5 O’clock here ALL THE TIME.

Award Winning chefs will be serving fresh caught seafood & delicious Caribbean dishes. Pounds & pounds of fresh lobster, Mahi Mahi, Trigger fish, you name it; caught daily & cooked fresh for you. The Fred's restaurant and bar offer guests a barefoot chic drinking and dining experience with beautiful views of the Caribbean Sea.

Carambola Beach Resort

Now booking rooms at the picturesque Carambola Beach Resort, our sister property hosting event guests. The limited rooms available at The Fred have already sold out.

Sail into relaxation at our St. Croix, Virgin Islands hotel. Carambola Beach Resort is built on a sugar plantation, which boasts an unbeatable location steps from our beach. Every day make a splash in the shining blue ocean, and explore the Carambola Tide Pools and Carambola Golf Club close by. Leave all your worries behind in our villa-style rooms as you spread out in our spacious sleeping and living areas. Many of our accommodations also feature inspiring ocean views. To stay active, swim some laps in our outdoor pool, and get moving at our fitness center. Escape your everyday routines at Carambola Beach Resort.