Embarking on its 21st annual voyage, Soul Beach Music Festival hosted by Aruba offers up a musical escape sure to awaken the senses with an elixir of melodies featuring internationally distinguished entertainment, including renowned hitmakers Jill Scott, The Roots, and Lucky Daye performing on the main stage Memorial Day Weekend, May 24 – 29, 2023 in the unrivaled paradise of Aruba. With platinum and gold success, and a handful of Grammy awards, The Roots are one of the most prolific rap groups in contemporary music and are set to headline Saturday, May 27th. Three-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, New York Times best-selling poet, and critically acclaimed actor are only a few titles held by Jill Scott to headline, Sunday, May 28th. Lucky Daye, a sensational singer, and songwriter with a solid foundation in classic soul, will light up the pinnacle concert on Sunday. With world-class musicians making their way to Aruba, thousands of music aficionados, and loyal ticket buyers from all over the world will take in the amazing sounds of paradise.
“We are excited to welcome The Soul Beach Music Festival back to Aruba for the 21st time,” said Ronella Croes, CEO of the Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA). “The festival is a wonderful opportunity to share the One happy island’s culture, hospitality, and award-winning beaches with top-tier musical artists and attendees. We know everyone that joins us for this joyful experience is sure to experience The Aruba Effect, the blissful feeling that stays with travelers long after they return home.”
Aruba’s vibe is effortlessly eventful and unlike anywhere else with a hint of luxury mixed with a laid-back atmosphere. Travelers experience breathtaking beaches while savoring a sun-kissed oasis that is quintessentially Caribbean. From elegant venues, chic nightlife lounges, and extraordinary resorts to a national park and art galleries, Aruba accommodates a vibrant creative culture in a warm and welcoming nature. Festival goers will experience a sensory journey primed for decadent shopping in a walkable downtown alongside a radiant blue harbor with a collection of water-front properties and restaurants boasting a multi-cultural culinary scene, a foodie haven overflowing with wonderment. Soul Beach music nomads can find their tribe in a destination certain to enthuse new memories and inspire a treasure of dreams. Legends playing on a grand #SBMF23 performance stage with the backdrop of Aruba’s superlative charm will make waves Memorial Day weekend.
“After a very successful re-launch of Soul Beach in 2022, we are thrilled to follow up with two of the most talented Headliners in the business”, said Mark Adkins, CEO & Executive Producer of Soul Beach Festival Productions. “We are also continuing our strong commitment to highlighting rising stars while creating a multi-generation bridge for travel with music as the catalyst. We are so proud and thankful for our partnership with ATA and the government of the breathtaking island of Aruba which has become a second home to so many of our Soul Beach Travel family.”
The 2023 Soul Beach Music Festival, #SBMF23, will roll out more highly anticipated announcements of 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.
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The 2023 Soul Beach Music Festival is sponsored by Aruba Tourism Authority; additional sponsors include JetBlue, AHATA, Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba Resort, Divi Resorts, Eagle Aruba Resort & Casino, Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino, Embassy Suites by Hilton Aruba Resort, Courtyard by Marriott, Aruba Airport Authority, Setar, and Surinam Airways.