ORANJESTAD, Aruba, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Stay ready for the ultimate concert scene as the lineup swells in undeniable expectation with the 17th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival hosted by Aruba. Announcing multi-platinum Grammy Award winning artist, songwriter, arranger and record producer Faith Evans to perform on the main stage bringing a show stunning addition to the dream team of musical genius and heavyweights featuring queen of R&B, Mary J. Blige, multi-award winner and worldwide phenomenon Usher and prolific Grammy award-winning icons The Roots, sure to knock it out the sky Memorial Day weekend, May 24-29, 2017. Comedy Night brings the heat with Headliner, Cedric the Entertainer, charismatic actor/comedian known for his universal appeal, versatility, and tremendous career successes spanning television, live performances and film is all set to unleash his brilliance. Soul Beach Music Festival, previously named #4 by USA Today readers' choice "10 Best Caribbean Celebrations" and #1 "Caribbean Summer Festival" by Jetsetter Magazine, boasts a truly unique and unforgettable three-in-one experience featuring live music performances, comedy shows and beach parties. Festival goers will indulge in a perfect ambience where sunrises are kissed with grandeur, whimsical shopping adventure beckons, exciting eateries are graced with cuisine prepared by world renown culinary architects and a mélange of sophisticated entertainment compliments the splendor of Aruba's paradise.
"The Soul Beach Music Festival is one of Aruba's most anticipated annual events, offering guests from across the globe a perfect blend of beachside entertainment, international influences and island flavor," says Ronella Tjin Asjoe-Croes, CEO of Aruba Tourism Authority. "Presented on the pristine sands of our celebrated coast, we're thrilled to welcome the award-winning and beloved singer, Faith Evans, to this year's lineup, along with admired comedian, Cedric the Entertainer."
"The lineup continues to heat up for this year's festival with one of the Original Kings of Comedy, Cedric the Entertainer and multi-talented performing artist Faith Evans joining the hot list of Superstar performers," said Mark Adkins, Executive Producer of Soul Beach Festival Productions.
The 2017 Soul Beach Music Festival will roll out more highly anticipated announcements of main stage performing artists in the weeks to come. For information about ticket sales, accommodations and the latest updates sign up for CLUB SOUL BEACH, by visiting http://www.soulbeach.com.
The 2017 Soul Beach Music Festival is sponsored by Aruba Tourism Authority; additional sponsors include JetBlue, Aruba Hotel and Tourism Association, Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino, Divi Resorts, Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & Casino, Marriott Aruba Resort & Stellaris Casino, Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino, RIU Hotels & Resorts, SETAR, De Palm Tours, and Economy Car Rental.
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 outside the fringes of the hurricane belt, the island is just a two-and-a-half-hour flight from Miami, a four-hour flight from New York City and boasts year-round cooling trade winds with an average 82-degree temperature. Aruba offers beach-lovers, adrenaline junkies, relaxation-seekers and everyone in between a slice of paradise with breathtaking beaches, a booming culinary scene of over 200 restaurants with 25+ located ideally on the water, world-famous festivals and events, exciting land and water activities, art galleries and museums, sumptuous spas, championship golf, exclusive shopping and signature experiences such as cooling off in Conchi, Aruba's natural pool— accessible only by foot or off-road vehicle. With all-inclusive options, boutique properties in charming Eagle Beach, high-rise branded resorts in Palm Beach and cosmopolitan city hotels in Oranjestad, the island of contradictions provides the perfect getaway for both first-time guests and loyal visitors. www.aruba.com
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