UCrew Update

Event Details

UFEST 2020 – POSTPONED
1:00PM GATES / 3:00PM SHOW

For Immediate Release
March 12th, 2020
98KUPD (97.9FM):  In consideration of the ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic, UFest 2020 will be postponed to a later date to be determined in 2020.  Tickets purchased for UFest 2020 will be honored at the rescheduled event.  98KUPD will determine the next steps for rescheduling the bands and will provide additional information as it becomes available.  We appreciate your patience and thank you for your continued listenership of 98KUPD.

98KUPD AND BUD LIGHT SELTZER PRESENT UFEST 2020
VOLBEAT, CLUTCH, PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS (performing a Pantera set), THE PICTUREBOOKS, FIRE FROM THE GODS AND ONE BULLET AWAY.
SATURDAY, APRIL 4TH, 2020
BIG SURF WATERPARK
*There will no water in the wave pool where the MainStage will be.

   

   

   

ALL TICKETS ON-SALE NOW

THIS YEARS EVENT BENEFITS THE UNITED PHOENIX FIREFIGHTERS CHARITIES
WITH $1 PER TICKET SOLD GOING TO THEIR ORGANIZATION.

GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS:
GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE AND AT ZIA RECORDS FOR $39 PLUS FEES.
THIS IS AN ALL AGES EVENT / BAR WITH I.D.
*ALL ATTENDEES, NO MATTER OF AGE, ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE A TICKET TO ENTER.

ASHOC SMART ENERGY VIP TICKETS:

TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR $175 ONLINE ONLY.
VIP TICKET HOLDERS RECEIVE:
– 3 ALCOHOLIC or NON ALCOHOLIC DRINKS
– 1 MEAL SERVED BETWEEN 6PM-8PM    
– SHADED AREA SEATING UNDER THE TENT
– FRONT OF STAGE VIEWING (Standing Room Only)  
– LUXURY TOILETS  
– PARKING (Parking passes will be emailed to the purchaser 10 days from date of the show. 1 parking pass per 2 VIP tickets sold.)

LIMITED SIDE STAGE VIP TICKETS:
TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR $275 ONLINE ONLY. 
SIDE STAGE VIP TICKET HOLDERS RECEIVE:
– ALL ABOVE AMENITIES OF THE VIP TICKET ABOVE
– ACCESS TO THE ELEVATED SIDE STAGE FOR ONE BAND.  (VOLBEAT (SOLD OUT), CLUTCH OR PHIL ANSELMO (SOLD OUT) THAT YOU PICK AT THE TIME OF PURCHASE) 
  *(Based on quantities available.  Band choice must be made at the time of purchase. These tickets are extremely limited.) 
– AUTOGRAPHED ALTERNATE SHOW POSTER.  
– COMMEMORATIVE SHOW LAMINATE.

*Need more information or have questions regarding VIP TICKETS?  
Email us at UFEST2020@98KUPD.com
 

– GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS ALSO AVAILABLE AT VALLEY ZIA RECORDS LOCATIONS.

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EVENT SPONSORED IN PART BY OUR FRIENDS AT:

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LIMITED EDITION SHOW PRINT:

LIMITED EDITION OF 100 ONLY AVAILABLE AT THE SHOW.
AUTOGRAPHED BY THE BANDS.
NUMBERED AND SIGNED BY THE ARTIST ON THE BACK
18 X 24, 4 COLOR SCREEN PRINT ON 100 LB COVER STOCK BY FRENCH PAPER CO.
EACH POSTERS COMES IN A CARRYING TUBE
PRICE $40 EA UNTIL THEY’RE GONE.

Artwork created by QUINN MURPHY @hamsterlabs

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LIMITED EDITION COLLECTOR’S CUP:
CUT THE LINE BY BUYING A UFEST 2020 COLLECTOR’S CUP FOR $10 WITH THE PROCEEDS BENEFITING OUR FRIENDS AT THE UNITED PHOENIX FIREFIGHTERS CHARITIES.  CUPS ARE LIMITED, ARE FIRST COME FIRST SERVE AND AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE AT THE EVENT ONLY.  THE CUP WARRANTS YOU ACCESS TO A SPECIAL LINE WHERE YOU AND ONLY YOU WITH THE CUP MAY CUT THE LINE AND GET YOUR DRINKS.  THE $10 IS ONLY FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE CUP AND SPECIAL LINE ACCESS.  

CUP DOES NOT PROVIDE YOU WITH THE CONTENTS YOU PUT IN IT.  DRINKS ARE ON YOU. 

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ZIA RECORDS / SWEET JAMES AUTOGRAPH BOOTH:

THIS YEAR’S EVENT WILL HOST AN AUTOGRAPH BOOTH WITH ALL THE BANDS.  BANDS WILL BE ONLY SIGNING CD’S AND VINYL SOLD AT THE BOOTH THE DAY OF THE SHOW.  NO POSTERS OR ANYTHING BROUGHT IN FROM OUTSIDE THE VENUE.  BANDS WILL ONLY BE SIGNING FOR A PRE-DETERMINED TIME.  FIRST INLINE – FIRST SERVE.  THERE IS NO GUARANTEE EVERYONE WILL GET AN OPPORTUNITY TO RECEIVE AN AUTOGRAPH BUT THE BANDS WILL DO THEIR BEST TO ACCOMMODATE THE DEMAND BASED ON THER SCHEDULE THAT DAY.

*AUTOGRAPH SCHEDULE TO BE POSTED THE WEEK BEFORE THE SHOW. 

  • AS THE SPONSOR OF THE AUTOGRAPH BOOTH, SWEET JAMES IS PROVIDING THE OPPORTUNITY TO WIN TICKETS TO UFEST, A COPY OF YOUR FAVORITE UFEST ARTIST’S CD AND A CUT THE LINE PASS TO GUARANTEE YOU’RE FIRST IN LINE.  KEEP LISTENING FOR MORE DETAILS.

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DIRECTIONS & PARKING:
BIG SURF WATERPARK 1500 NORTH MCCLINTOK DRIVE TEMPE, AZ 85281 
GENERAL PARKING IS AVAILABLE FOR $10 A CAR.  FOLLOW THE SIGNS ON-SITE.
*CROSS STREETS ARE MCCLINTOK DRIVE JUST NORTH OF THE 202 FWY.   

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FOOD/GRUB ONSITE:
  • LISTED CLOSER TO SHOWDATE

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WHAT YOU CAN / CANNOT BRING:

  • NO OUTSIDE FOOD
  • NO WEAPONS
  • NO CHAIRS
  • NO BLANKETS
  • NO CAMERAS
  • NO BACKPACKS
  • PURSES (NO LARGER THAN 8″W X 8″H) SUBJECT TO SEARCH
  • MEDICAL PACKETS/NECESSITIES SUBJECT TO SEARCH
  • NO CHAINS/CHAIN WALLETS
  • NO LIGHTERS
  • NO PETS
  • NO STROLLERS
  • KIDS UNDER 7 MUST HAVE HEARING PROTECTION TO ENTER
  • YOU CAN BRING IN ONE (1) UNOPENED BOTTLE OF WATER
  • YOU CAN BRING IN A VAPE MOD FULL BUT NO E-JUICE REFILLS.

*ALL PATRONS WILL BE SEARCHED UPON ENTRANCE.
*THERE IS NO RE-ENTRY.  

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SET TIMES:
PARKING OPENS:  11AM
BOX OFFICE OPENS:  12NOON
VENUE AND WATERSLIDES OPENS:  1PM
FIRST BAND ON AT:  3PM
COMPLETE LIST OF SET TIMES ANNOUNCED CLOSER TO SHOW DATE
*Set Times and Line-up are subject to change.  Curfew is 11pm.

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MEDIA:
WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS YEARS EVENT OR RUN A STORY ON YOUR MEDIA OUTLET ?
SEND US AN EMAIL AND WE’LL RESPOND ASAP.  UFEST2020@98KUPD.COM
*All media / photo credentials will be provided based on PRE-event coverage and the reach of your audience.  Not every blog will be approved.  Credentials will NOT be offered by the festival if you are reviewing only.  All band interviews must be arranged by the respective artist management/publicity agent.

BIG SURF