Without music, concerts wouldn't exist and funk would just be the smell emanating from an old sock filled with corn. Lend an ear to this GrouponLive deal to KTUphoria at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel on Sunday, May 20, at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m., with a pre-party starting at 3 p.m. Choose between the following seating options:
- For $29, you get one ticket for general-admission lawn (up to a $48.60 value, including all fees).
- For $44, you get one ticket for reserved seating in section 301 or 304 (up to a $73.50 value, including all fees).
When radio station 103.5 KTU, “the beat of New York City,” proposes the biggest dance party of the summer, it’s not fooling around. At KTUphoria, some of the biggest acts in pop, dance, and hip-hop converge upon PNC Bank Arts Center for a daylong deluge of getting down that’s certain to align anyone with two left feet. World-class entertainer and producer Pitbull headlines the festival with his sizzling buffet of playful rhymes, sultry Miami bass, and hot-stepping choreography. Grammy-nominated rapper Flo Rida, known for mega hits such as “Low” and “Right Round,” also extends his peninsula of jams into the rapturous crowd. American Idol superstar Adam Lambert fans his fans with gusts of unbridled pop blown from his numerous lungs, and electropop singer Dev pulsates hindquarters with tracks such as “Booty Bounce” and “In My Trunk.” The festival also includes performances by DJs Calvin Harris and Havana Brown, rapper K’Naan, pop duo Karmin, and a special set by international heartthrob Enrique Iglesias.
Those can’t wait to get their party started can bounce in at 3 p.m. for the pregame. DJ sets by KTU mixers score the early afternoon, along with performances by electronica duo The Disco Fries and the swivel-inducing triumvirate of Italia3. The preparty also features special appearances by reality-show celebrities, including _Jersey Shore_’s Sammi Sweetheart, _Mob Wives_’ Renee Graziano, Drita D’Avanzo, and Carla Facciolo, and _VH1 Matchmaker_’s Siggy Flicker.