16th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival Hosted by Aruba
Super Stars Bursting with Luminous Performances
The Isley Brothers, Miguel, Fantasia and Jazmine Sullivan
Hosted by Chris Spencer
Comedy Night Headliners: Tony Rock, Affion Crockett and hosted by Rudy Rush
DJ set by Talib Kweli, DJ Derrick Anthony-World’s Largest DJ, DJ Frank Ski,
DJ Big Show, DJ Outkast and DJ Diablo
Special Guest Performances by Claudius Philips & O.R.E.O and Buleria
Memorial Day Weekend May 25-30
ORANJESTAD, ARUBA – 5/25/2016 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — It’s time to elevate the soul with power-packed entertainment! The 16th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival Hosted by Aruba captures the hearts and imaginations of thousands on an unparalleled sensory journey Memorial Day Weekend May 25 – 30, with world renowned performances by The Isley Brothers, featuring Ronald and Ernest Isley, Miguel, Fantasia, Jazmine Sullivan and hosted by entertainer extraordinaire Chris Spencer at the Soul Beach Harbor Arena. Cranking up kilowatts of laughter, Comedy Night headliners Tony Rock and Affion Crockett will plug in to the funny side along with host Rudy Rush. Recently named one of the “World’s Best Seaside Festivals” by American Express essentials and previously named #4 by USA Today readers’ choice “10 Best Caribbean Celebrations” and #1 “Caribbean Summer Festival” by Jetsetter Magazine, the 16th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival is where great expectations meet reality. For an “Only in Aruba” experience that is sure to impress, travelers will indulge in undeniably hot yet unexpectedly cool beaches, cultural magnetic energy and a sumptuous culinary phenomenon that’s hard for anyone to resist.
“It’s an honor to host such talented and dynamic artists on our One happy island,” says Otmar Oduber, Minister of Tourism, Primary Sector and Culture. “Visitors not only experience top-notch performances during Soul Beach Music Festival, but are also welcomed to enjoy Aruba’s signature experiences and culture during their stay.”
“The Soul Beach Music Festival is one of our most popular annual extravaganzas,” says Ronella Tjin Asjoe-Croes, CEO of Aruba Tourism Authority. “Travelers looking for more than a basic beach getaway this Memorial Day Weekend will find their paradise in Aruba while enjoying electrifying entertainment and international culinary influences on some of the world’s most famous beaches.”
Festival goers will not only feel the burn from the hottest daytime beach parties but will own the night with exclusive Soul Beach after parties featuring plenty of top-name DJs that can truly propel a party: Talib Kweli, DJ Derrick Anthony-World’s Largest DJ, DJ Frank Ski, DJ Big Show, DJ Outkast and DJ Diablo spinning the crowds’ favorite hits. The Soul Beach Music Festival hosted by Aruba turns up the heat to include a euphoric celebration at the main stage concerts with special guest performances by notable local artists Claudius Philips & O.R.E.O (Saturday) and Buleria (Sunday). Aruba offers everything you want in a destination getaway including whimsical adventure, sandy beaches, perpetual-vacation vibe and a surrealistic collection of entertainment.
“We’re so thrilled to Kickoff the Soul Beach Music Festival 16th edition,” said Mark Adkins, Executive Producer of Soul Beach Festival Productions. “It’s the perfect blend of Soul, Sun, Sea and Aruba…all the elements for creating a lifetime of memories. This year’s combination of Music Talent and Comedy represents some of the best in Entertainment. Social media pages have been blowing up all year long, and Thousands of Soul Beach Family attendees have been making and sharing their plans. The bond between our tourists and the destination are what continues to make Soul Beach so Epic!”
Surrounded by white pearls of sand, The 16th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival delivers super-sized coverage with live, syndicated radio feeds including:
The Doug Banks Show Featuring Rudy Rush and Dee Dee Renee -Nationally Syndicated
The Mid-Day with Triscina Grey: WHUR – Washington DC
The Suppa Duppa Morning Show w/ Suppa Kid & Dee – Laser 101 – St. Maarten
The AM/PM Workload Show with Gee Money – Laser 101- St. Maarten
Also calling in live from Aruba:
Adai Lamar- KJLH Los Angeles
Frank Ski – V103 Atlanta
All on-air personalities are set to overflow the airwaves promoting up to the minute festivities and Aruba’s travel chic destination throughout North America and international markets.
The Isley Brothers, sure to mesmerize festival goers with their timeless musical repertoire, are Inductees to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, winners of countless music and lifetime achievement awards and remain the only group to have charted hit records in five different decades. Claiming the #1 spot on Billboard’s R&B Albums chart for the second time and debuting at #2 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart, Miguel’s critically acclaimed and Grammy-nominated third studio album, Wildheart, speaks to the velocity of heart pounding vocals he brings, to culminate the Soul Beach Harbor Arena concerts. Fantasia’s third album, Back to Me, featured the Grammy winning single, “Bittersweet”, and to date, she’s sold nearly three million records and 1.5 million digital tracks domestically. “No Time For It”, the first single from Fantasia’s 5th album, is an empowering anthem and follows her 2013’s Grammy-nominated Side Effects of You which signifies her place in the heart of main stage attendees. Eight-time Grammy Award nominee Jazmine Sullivan’s third studio album, Reality Show, featured her first single, “Forever Don’t Last” and shines the light on her inimitable vocals while revealing the massive fan base appeal she has for telling a timeless true story – hers. Comedy night headliner Tony Rock will rock the mic with comedic prowess that distinguishes him as exceptional star talent that has taken Hollywood by storm from big screen appearances in movies such as “Hitch” to newly revamped legendary talent competition “Apollo Live”. Affion Crockett is one of the most versatile entertainers around, as an accomplished actor, comedian, writer, dancer, music producer and director introduced to the world on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam which translate to undeniable talent.
For information about ticket sales, accommodations, and the latest updates sign up for CLUB SOUL BEACH, by visiting http://www.soulbeach.com. Join the Soul Beach Music Festival community: follow us on Twitter and Instagram @SoulBeachMusic, #sbmf16 and become a fan of the 2016 Soul Beach Music Festival on www.Facebook.com/soulbeach.com.
The 2016 Soul Beach Music Festival is sponsored by Aruba Tourism Authority, Major Sponsor Ebony Magazine, JetBlue; additional sponsors include Aruba Hotel and Tourism Association, Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino, Divi Resorts, Marriott Aruba Resort & Stellaris Casino, Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & Casino, Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino, The Mill Resort & Suites Aruba, RIU Hotels & Resorts, La Cabana Beach Resort & Casino, Insel Air, Aruba Ports Authority NV, SETAR, De Palm Tours Aruba, Economy Car Rental, AVIS, Wheels2GO, Drive 4 CHEAP Aruba, Balashi, Chill, Grey Goose, Barcardi, AWA Aruba, Dewar’s, Coca-Cola, Hennessy, Moet Ice, Hendrick’s Gin, Hpnotiq, Maipo Wines and Fun Miles.
Ticket prices for the SOUL BEACH MUSIC FESTIVAL 2016 are $80 US (AFL 144) per concert or $225 US (AFL 425) for a three-night concert package (plus applicable service charges). For Gold Area or Platinum Table Purchases go to www.soulbeach.com
De Palm Tours Desks at Major Hotels
Café the Plaza – Renaissance Marketplace
Dragon CD & Electronics – San Nicolas
Insel Air – Oranjestad
MooMba Beach – Palm Beach
Reflexions – Oranjestad
Sopranos Piano Bar – Palm Beach
Valero – Boulevard
Valero – Essoville
Valero – Palm Beach
Valero – Ponton
Valero – Santa Cruz
*Venue Box Office Opens Two Hours Before Showtime
As one of the most revisited destinations in the Caribbean, Aruba — One happy island — is an island of contradictions, where pristine turquoise waters collide against the desert-like terrain of the north shore; where peace and relaxation coexist with wild and rugged adventures; where Dutch influence meets American ease; and where a diverse history parallels a bright future. Nestled in the Southern Caribbean on the fringes of the hurricane belt, the island is just a two-and-a-half hour flight from Miami and a four-hour flight from New York City and also boasts year-round cooling trade winds and an average 82 degree temperature. Aruba offers beach lovers, adrenaline junkies, relaxation seekers and everyone in between a slice of paradise, including breathtaking beaches, a booming culinary scene, world famous festivals and events, exciting land and water activities, art galleries and museums, sumptuous spas, championships golf and exclusive shopping. With all-inclusive resorts, boutique hotels in charming Eagle Beach, high-rise branded hotels in Palm Beach or a cosmopolitan city hotel in Oranjestad, the island of contradictions provides the perfect getaway for first-time guests and loyal visitors. www.aruba.com
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