Soulfest coming to a city near you

on Friday, 19 September 2014. Posted in Australian neo soul, jazz and funk News

the debut of a new festival

I|E|G in association with Channel [V] and MAX are thrilled to announce Soulfest, Australia’s first ever Neo-Soul, Jazz and Hip-Hop Festival.  This unique Music and Cultural Festival is a celebration of some of the world’s finest contemporary Neo-Soul, Jazz and Hip-Hop Artists across two stages in the serene settings of Victoria Park in Sydney, Yarra Park in Melbourne, and Riverstage in Brisbane.

The 9 spectacular international artists have an astounding 52 Grammy Nominations combined. Maxwell, D’Angelo, Anthony Hamilton, Angie Stone and Leela James will all be visiting Australia for the very first time, and will be joined by Common, Aloe Blacc, Mos Def and Musiq Soulchild, plus some of Australia’s finest talent. Over 20 live acts and DJ’s will feature throughout the 10-hour day across 2 stages, and uniquely, there will be no scheduling conflicts allowing ticket holders to view every artist on the bill.

Soulfest will also feature an expansive array of cuisine with the eclectically named “Eat Street” becoming the central food hub, featuring authentic New Orleans Soulfood and Pop-up eateries, through to an official Chili Cook-Off featuring some of the cities leading Chef’s vying for the first prize. The Festival punters will judge the Chili Cook-Off with free taste-testings on offer. With an array of themed bars featuring fine wine, imported beers and spirits through to café’s serving some of the world’s best coffee, Soulfest will be a unique opportunity to see and hear some of the world’s finest artists in a relaxed atmosphere.

VIP Tickets will feature an exclusive front of stage area for a very limited capacity with access to a VIP bar, VIP food and VIP toilets all on offer for the ticket purchaser.

Early Bird Registrations will commence from Monday 31st March, 9am simply by going to www.soulfest.com.au and registering your details. This will give members the first opportunity to buy tickets before the General Public.

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