Grammy-Award Winning Singer D'Angelo Joins Ne-Yo To Headline 2013 Soul Beach Music Festival In Aruba

Headliner Sinbad featuring Paige Bryan with Memphis Red and the Funk Stank Nasty Band Kicks Off Memorial Day Weekend with A Night of Funk and Comedy


Feb 15, 2013, 06:00 ET from 2013 Soul Beach Music Festival

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soul Beach Music Festival is proud to announce the addition of Grammy-Award winning singer D'Angelo to the spectacular line-up of musical brilliance as he joins three–time Grammy Award-Winning Ne-Yo on the main stage of the Nikky Beach Amphitheatre in Aruba on Memorial Day weekend. D'Angelo will take to the stage with a luminous show on Saturday, May 25 and Ne-Yo will close out the three-night main stage spectacle with an iridescent performance on Sunday, May 26. Bringing the funk to the all-star comedy night will be Sinbad featuring Paige Bryan with Memphis Red and the Funk Stank Nasty Band - A Night of Funk and Comedy on Friday, May 24. Additional artists will be announced soon.

As commented by Ronella Tjin Asjoe-Croes, CEO of the Aruba Tourism Authority; "We are thrilled to host an event of such magnitude on our One Happy Island where you can enjoy the performance of some of the worlds most talented and sought after artists during the Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival."

"Aruba is proud to welcome Ne-Yo, D'Angelo and Sinbad to Aruba. International and local fans can expect a spectacular performance at the Soul Beach Music Festival. The festival gets better every year and Aruba is looking beautiful with all the upgrades we've introduced in the city of Oranjestad. I am sure artists and fans alike will have a lot of fun at the festival and in Aruba," said Otmar Oduber, Minister of Tourism, Transportation and Labor.

"We are thrilled to bring the exciting performers and international stars Ne-Yo, D'Angelo and Sinbad to the 2013 Soul Beach Music Festival in Aruba," said Mark Adkins, producer. "Fans can look forward to an amazing weekend of great performances on the exceptional island of Aruba this Memorial Day Weekend along with a combination of sizzling beach parties, luscious dining and plush Night Club after parties."

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The 2013 Soul Beach Music Festival is sponsored by the Aruba Tourism Authority, Aruba Hotel and Tourism Association, The Westin Resort & Casino Aruba, The Radisson Aruba Resort, Casino & Spa, Divi Resorts, Tierra del Sol Aruba Resort, Spa and Country Club, De Palm Tours Aruba and Europcar.


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.

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