SOUL BEACH MUSIC FESTIVAL 2017 | ARUBA

Join us for the 17th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival on the gorgeous island of Aruba, Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-29, 2017. Ride the waves of the Soul Beach Music Festival, which was voted one of the “Top Five Caribbean Celebrations by USA TODAY”, as well as #1 “Caribbean Summer Festival” by Jetsetter Magazine.

The 17th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival will offer a unique combination of excitement and sophistication nestled in an intimate setting, all on the beautiful island of Aruba. Be part of the action, because our festival is sure to amaze you with sultry day and night events, the hottest internationally renowned performing artists in music and comedy, all in one jam packed weekend of music, fun and sun! Just when you thought it couldn’t get any hotter, loyal followers and newcomers alike are sure to enjoy the sexy, smoldering beaches and entertainment!

So make your plans now because the Soul Beach Music Festival 2017 is being launched and discount packages are ready for pre-sales. Don’t miss out on the 2017 celebrations…it wouldn’t be the same without you!

ARTIST LINEUP

TICKET CENTER

2017 SBMF Regular Pricing

FRIDAY COMEDY CONCERT (May 26)

Buy your Friday Night Comedy Concert tickets here for $80 plus service charges.

Friday: May 26, COMEDY CONCERT:
CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER, TIFFANY HADDISH, BIG SEAN

*Artist line up subject to change
*** All Tickets are General Admission; First Come, First Served Seating ***
PLEASE PRINT OUT YOUR E-TICKET PRIOR TO COMING TO THE VENUE.

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SATURDAY MUSIC CONCERT (May 27)

Buy your Saturday Night Music Concert tickets here for $80 plus service charges.

Saturday: May 27, MUSIC CONCERT:
USHER & THE ROOTS, THE ROOTS, FAITH EVANS

*Artist line up subject to change
*** All Tickets are General Admission; Standing Room Only ***
PLEASE PRINT OUT YOUR E-TICKET PRIOR TO COMING TO THE VENUE.

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SUNDAY MUSIC CONCERT (May 28)

Buy your Sunday Night Music Concert tickets here for $80 plus service charges.

Sunday: May 28, MUSIC CONCERT:
Mary J. Blige, (TBD)

*Artist line up subject to change
*** All Tickets are General Admission; Standing Room Only ***
PLEASE PRINT OUT YOUR E-TICKET PRIOR TO COMING TO THE VENUE.

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3-Night Package (FRI, SAT & SUN)

Buy your 3 NIGHT - CONCERT PACKAGE TICKET here for $230 plus service charges.

- One General Admission ticket for each concert night (FRI/SAT/SUN)

Friday: May 26, COMEDY CONCERT:
CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER, TIFFANY HADDISH, BIG SEAN
Saturday: May 27, MUSIC CONCERT:
USHER & THE ROOTS, THE ROOTS, FAITH EVANS
Sunday: May 28, MUSIC CONCERT:
Mary J. Blige, (TBD)

*Artist line up subject to change
*** All Tickets are General Admission; Standing Room Only ***
PLEASE PRINT OUT YOUR E-TICKET PRIOR TO COMING TO THE VENUE.

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Combo Package (FRI, SAT & SUN + PARTIES)

Buy your COMBO PACKAGE [3 NIGHT - CONCERT PACKAGE TICKET + EXPRESS PARTY PASS] here for $320 plus service charges.

- One General Admission ticket for each concert night (FRI/SAT/SUN)
- Express Party Passes will give you entry through an express lane for a total of five (5) entries into Official Soul Beach Music Festival After Parties (WED 5/24 - SUN 5/28) over the course of the festival.

Friday: May 26, COMEDY CONCERT:
CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER, TIFFANY HADDISH, BIG SEAN
Saturday: May 27, MUSIC CONCERT:
USHER & THE ROOTS, THE ROOTS, FAITH EVANS
Sunday: May 28, MUSIC CONCERT:
Mary J. Blige, (TBD)

*Artist line up subject to change
*** All Tickets are General Admission; Standing Room Only ***
PLEASE PRINT OUT YOUR E-TICKET PRIOR TO COMING TO THE VENUE.

BUY NOW

!! SOLD OUT !! Gold Combo Package (FRI, SAT & SUN + PARTIES)

Buy your GOLD COMBO PACKAGE [3 NIGHT - CONCERT PACKAGE TICKET w/SAT & SUN GOLD ACCESS + EXPRESS PARTY PASS] here for $400 plus service charges.

- One General Admission ticket for each concert night (FRI/SAT/SUN)
- The Gold Pass allows you to enter the SAT & SUN night - Gold Access Area which includes:
- Closest available Standing Room Only in front of the stage
- Limited General Admission Seating
- Dedicated Area Bar
- Express Party Passes will give you access through an express lane for a total of five (5) entries into Soul Beach Music Festival After Parties (WED 5/24 - SUN 5/28).

Friday: May 26, COMEDY CONCERT:
CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER, TIFFANY HADDISH, BIG SEAN
Saturday: May 27, MUSIC CONCERT:
USHER & THE ROOTS, THE ROOTS, FAITH EVANS
Sunday: May 28, MUSIC CONCERT:
Mary J. Blige, (TBD)

*Artist line up subject to change
*** All Tickets are General Admission; Standing Room Only ***
PLEASE PRINT OUT YOUR E-TICKET PRIOR TO COMING TO THE VENUE.

!! SOLD OUT !!

Express Party Pass (*WED-SUN PARTIES ONLY*)

Buy your EXPRESS PARTY PASS here for $100.00 plus service charges.

Express Party Passes will give you entry through an express lane for a total of five (5) entries into Official Soul Beach Music Festival After Parties (WED 5/24 - SUN 5/28)

PLEASE PRINT OUT YOUR E-TICKET PRIOR TO COMING TO THE VENUE.

BUY NOW

!! SOLD OUT !! UPGRADE - SAT Gold Access Pass

Buy your SATURDAY GOLD ACCESS PASS here for $60.00 plus service charges.

***** NOTE: THIS IS A TICKET UPGRADE. A SEPARATE SATURDAY NIGHT TICKET PURCHASE IS ALSO REQUIRED ****

THIS PASS ALLOWS YOU TO ENTER THE SATURDAY NIGHT - GOLD ACCESS AREA:
- Closest available Standing Room Only in front of the stage
- Limited General Admission Seating
- Dedicated Area Bar

*** NOTE: YOU STILL NEED TO PURCHASE A SEPARATE TICKET FOR ADMITTANCE INTO THE EVENT ***

PLEASE PRINT OUT YOUR E-TICKET PRIOR TO COMING TO THE VENUE.

!! SOLD OUT !!

UPGRADE - SUN Gold Access Pass

Buy your SUNDAY GOLD ACCESS PASS here for $60.00 plus service charges.

***** NOTE: THIS IS A TICKET UPGRADE. A SEPARATE SUNDAY NIGHT TICKET PURCHASE IS ALSO REQUIRED ****

THIS PASS ALLOWS YOU TO ENTER THE SUNDAY NIGHT - GOLD ACCESS AREA:
- Closest available Standing Room Only in front of the stage
- Limited General Admission Seating
- Dedicated Area Bar

*** NOTE: YOU STILL NEED TO PURCHASE A SEPARATE TICKET FOR ADMITTANCE INTO THE EVENT ***

PLEASE PRINT OUT YOUR E-TICKET PRIOR TO COMING TO THE VENUE.

BUY NOW

!! SOLD OUT !! UPGRADE - SAT Platinum Seat/Table

***** NOTE: THIS IS A TICKET UPGRADE, IT DOES NOT INCLUDE YOUR ADMISSION. A SEPARATE SATURDAY TICKET PURCHASE IS ALSO REQUIRED FOR ADMITTANCE INTO THE EVENT FOR EACH PERSON ****

SATURDAY NIGHT - PLATINUM TABLE SEATING (1 Full Table for $1500)
- Private Service Bar
- Raised Platform Sight Lines
- 1 Full Table: 10 Chairs Per Table (Maximum 10 People)
(Table #1, Table #2, Table #3, Table #4, Table #5, Table #6, Table #7, Table #8, Table #9)
- OR -
SATURDAY NIGHT - PLATINUM INDIVIDUAL TABLE SEATS (1 seat for $200)
- Private Service Bar
- Raised Platform Sight Lines
- 1 Seat at Table #10, Table #11, Table #12, Table #13, Table #14, Table #15, Table #16, Table #17, Table#18, Table #19, Table #21, Table #22, Table #23 or Table #24

*** NOTE: YOU STILL NEED TO PURCHASE A SEPARATE TICKET FOR ADMITTANCE INTO THE EVENT ***

PLEASE PRINT OUT YOUR E-TICKET PRIOR TO COMING TO THE VENUE.

!! SOLD OUT !!

!! SOLD OUT !! UPGRADE - SUN Platinum Seat/Table

***** NOTE: THIS IS A TICKET UPGRADE, IT DOES NOT INCLUDE YOUR ADMISSION. A SEPARATE SUNDAY TICKET PURCHASE IS ALSO REQUIRED FOR ADMITTANCE INTO THE EVENT FOR EACH PERSON ****

SUNDAY NIGHT - PLATINUM TABLE SEATING (1 Full Table for $1500)
- Private Service Bar
- Raised Platform Sight Lines
- 1 Full Table: 10 Chairs Per Table (Maximum 10 People)
(Table #1, Table #2, Table #3, Table #4, Table #5, Table #6, Table #7, Table #8, Table #9)
- OR -
SUNDAY NIGHT - PLATINUM INDIVIDUAL TABLE SEATS (1 seat for $200)
- Private Service Bar
- Raised Platform Sight Lines
- 1 Seat at Table #10, Table #11, Table #12, Table #13, Table #14, Table #15, Table #16, Table #17, Table #18, Table #19, Table #21, Table #22, Table #23 or Table #24

*** NOTE: YOU STILL NEED TO PURCHASE A SEPARATE TICKET FOR ADMITTANCE INTO THE EVENT ***

PLEASE PRINT OUT YOUR E-TICKET PRIOR TO COMING TO THE VENUE.

!! SOLD OUT !!

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Join us for the 17th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival on the gorgeous island of Aruba, Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-29, 2017. Ride the waves of the Soul Beach Music Festival, which was voted one of the “Top Five Caribbean Celebrations by USA TODAY”, as well as #1 “Caribbean Summer Festival” by Jetsetter Magazine. The 17th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival will offer a unique combination of excitement and sophistication nestled in an intimate setting, all on the beautiful island of Aruba. Be part of the action, because our festival is sure to amaze you with sultry day and night events, the hottest internationally renowned performing artists in music and comedy, all in one jam packed weekend of music, fun and sun! Just when you thought it couldn’t get any hotter, loyal followers and newcomers alike are sure to enjoy the sexy, smoldering beaches and entertainment!
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What are my communications options while in Aruba?
Telecommunication services in Aruba are provided by Servicio di Telecommunication di Aruba (SETAR). International, direct and operator-assisted calls are possible to all countries in the world. Cellular telephones and Internet service is provided on the island. Cellular phone rentals require identification, such as a passport, a deposit is required. You may be able to use your U.S. cellular phone in Aruba, but roaming and other charges may apply. Please check with your cellular phone carrier about any additional charges prior to arriving on island.

What currency is accepted in Aruba?
While the U.S. dollars are widely accepted in Aruba, the currency of Aruba is the Aruban florin. The florin fluctuates with the dollar on the world market. Banks may exchange other foreign currency. Banking hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to noon and 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Most bank branches remain open during lunch. The Aruba Bank branch at the airport is open daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., except on official holidays. Travelers with ATM cards bearing the CIRRUS or Plus System network logos can withdraw cash in Aruban florins. Home bank accounts will be debited in dollars at a favorable exchange rate, and a service charge will apply. Before departing for Aruba, it's important to verify whether your PIN number will work in Aruba by calling 1-800-4-CIRRUS

Do I need to have a passport to travel to Aruba?
Entry Requirements & Customs Regulations: 
Implemented on January 23, 2007, ALL PERSONS traveling by air between the United States and Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean region are required to present a passport to re-enter the United States.

What if I need medical assistance while in Aruba?
For medical assistance ALL hotels have a doctor on call 24 hours a day (check with the front desk). The Dr. Horacio Oduber Hospital located across from Punta Brabu Beach has a 24 hour emergency room. It is just a few minutes from the hotel sector. Tel. 011-297-874300 Drug stores cannot fill a prescription from a doctor not residing on the island but will advise how to obtain one if necessary. One drug store in each district is open for 24 hours on a rotating basis for emergencies.

How do I gain admission to the Comedy and Music concerts?
Everyone MUST have a General Admission ticket. The Comedy Concert is General Admission (GA) with seating. The Music Concerts are GA with Standing Room Only, unless you purchase a Gold or Platinum upgrade.
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What does a basic Concert Ticket allow me?
The basic tickets gain you entry into the venue, and are all General Admission. At the Comedy Show, there will be first come, first served seating. At the Music Concerts, the General Admission is Standing Room Only. You can buy ticket upgrades for the Music Concerts (on top of the price of the General Admission tickets) for the Gold Access Area or the Platinum Tables, each of which is described in detail on the ticketing website.
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Is there seating in the Gold Access Area?
There is limited, open seating in the Gold Access area, which covers about 75% of the capacity sold for that area. This seating in the Gold Access area is on a first come first served basis. The extra added benefit is that you get to stand right in front of the stage and there is a bar within the area so you won’t have to go to the concessions in the back of the arena to get a drink.
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Is there seating for the Comedy Concerts?
Yes, for the Comedy Concerts, all entries are General Admission and there is seating on a first come first served basis.

What if I want seating for the Music Concerts?
For the Music Concerts, we basically have two add-on upgrade options versus our standard General Admission (Standing Room Only, i.e. no seats) ticket that everyone needs to purchase in order to come into the venue:

1) The first is an upgrade to the Gold Access Area, where there is a limited amount of seating (approx. 75% of capacity) and access to the closest standing room to the stage, and a dedicated no host bar. So, if you want to be sure to get a seat in the Gold Access Area, you must be among the first to arrive for that area.

2) The second upgrade is to the Platinum Seating Area, where you are given a reserved seat at a table on a raised platform with excellent sight lines and no host bar table service. The only way you can get a guaranteed reserved seat is by buying a ticket upgrade for a seat at one of the Platinum Tables.

All of these items are described in more detail on our ticket page on our website, www.soulbeach.com. Just click “BUY NOW” and you will get a complete listing of the ticket purchase options.

What time do the doors open at the Concerts?
The doors open at 6PM for all Concerts.

Am I allowed to bring a camera or video recorder to the concert performances?
No cameras or tape/video recorders permitted.

Is there seating for the handicapped and/or elderly inside of the concert venues?
Lower bleacher seating, which is located at the back of the venue, is reserved for the handicapped and elderly. There is also wheelchair accessibility in bleacher area.

What is prohibited from being brought inside of the concert venues?
No lawn/beach chairs and no umbrellas, no outside beverages of any kind or food, no cans or bottles, no weapons/firearms are allowed inside of the concert venues. Please note that this is strictly enforced.

Do I need to buy bottled water to drink in Aruba?
There is no need to buy bottled water in Aruba, the island's tap water is pure and refreshing.

Do I need to bring a power cord adapter when I travel to Aruba?
Voltage standards are the same as in the United States and Canada. The TV standard is NTSC so your home video camera will also play back on the hotel's TV sets or large screen projectors.

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