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Aruba hosts 16th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival

May 25, 2016

ORANJESTAD, Aruba - 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 ‚Äď 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."

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.

Aruba hosts 16th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival

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