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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Curacao North Sea Jazz Fest Headlines Bruno Mars



The 5th anniversary of the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival will take place August 28-30 at the World Trade Center at Westpoint Bay, and feature headliner Bruno Mars, and Juan Luis Guerra. 

On Saturday, August 30th Juan Luis Guerra will open the evening, and then Bruno Mars will take the stage. Look for additional performers to be announced by the festival organization over the next few months




Singer, songwriter and producer Bruno Mars is an 18 time Grammy Award nominee/winner, and has sold more than 115 million singles worldwide. 

He has an impressive catalog of 22 "Hot 100" hits, and his eight-piece band The Hooligans sold out on their world tour. 

Needless to say the performance at the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show was epic. Photo Credit: GoJane

His current album Unorthodox Jukebox and his debut album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans have achieved multiple platinum status worldwide. 


The King of the Dominican Merengue!
Photo Credit: Brown Planet

Juan Luis Guerra, returns for his second visit with his unique musical style of merengue and salsa with bachata mixed with Afro-pop, jazz and folk songs. 

He has been one of the most popular Latin artists for the last 20 years, and has sold over 30 million records, and received 15 Latin Grammy Awards, two Latin Billboard Awards and two Grammys. 


Prior to the festival on August 28th a free concert will be held on the Sam Cooke stage at the festival site with the Metropole Orchestra paying tribute to the Curaçao musician Doble-R (Rignald Recordino). 


http://www.curacaonorthseajazz.com/nl/


Happy Travels,
Linda

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