Soulfest is returning to Auckland for 2015 and the Labour day event includes a crazy line-up! With good music, goodfood and good vibes, SoulFest is the only music event in Australia and New Zealand dedicated to bringing you some of the world’s finest contemporary Neo-Soul and Hip-Hop artists. This unique Music and Cultural Festival saw tens of thousands of music lovers come together peacefully in 2014 to celebrate their passion for soul and hip-hop, and this year we are pleased to announce over 20 artists and DJ’s across two stages in the serene settings of Western Springs in Auckland, New Zealand.
The first artist announcement featured the spectacular Mary J. Blige who is one of the Queens of Hip-Hop and Soul music, plus the incomparable Jill Scott. Joining the leading ladies are: the beautiful and haunting vocalist Jhenè Aiko; 9 x Grammy Nominee Charlie Wilson; R&B Duo Floetry; plus new jazz star Kamasi Washington. They will be joined by Hip-Hop favourites De La Soul; Talib Kweli; Dwele; the soulful Eric Benet; Grammy-nominated rapper/singer BJ The Chicago Kid.
To add to this already legendary line-up comes acclaimed hip-hop and soul singer Ms. Lauryn Hill, Grammy Winning R&B star Miguel, legendary hip-hop duo Black Star (consisting of Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def and Talib Kweli), and the amazing 9 x Grammy nominated singer Jazmine Sullivan.
Over 20 live acts and DJ’s will feature throughout the 10-hour day across 2 main stages. With an array of themed bars featuring fine wine and imported beers through to cafés serving excellent coffee and amazing food, SoulFest will be a unique opportunity to see and hear some of the world’s finest artists in a relaxed atmosphere.
Soulfest 2015 will take place on Monday 26th October, Western Springs Stadium, Auckland
Featuring… Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott, Jhené Aiko, Charlie Wilson, De La Soul, Talib Kweli, Dwele, Floetry, Eric Benet, Kamasi Washington, BJ The Chicago Kid
SoulFest International in association with Ginnen Group, are thrilled to announce the return of SoulFest for 2015.