Aruba’s Soul Beach Music Festival Announces 2022 Headliners: Mary J. Blige, New Edition and Mike Epps | News

LOS ANGELES, March 8, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Once again, the stars align for the 20th edition of the epic Soul Beach Music Festival hosted by Aruba with the announcement of estimated headliners, including Mary J. Bligenew edition and mike eps kicking off Memorial Day weekend, May 25 – 30, 2022 in the beautiful paradise of Aruba. Deliver enlightened entertainment with Mary J. Blige titrate Saturday May 28.

Iconic Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, actress, producer and philanthropist, Mary J. Blige is a figure of inspiration. His center stage presence personifies a global superstar with an eight multi-platinum album track record, nine Grammy Awards (plus a staggering 32 nominations), two Oscar nominations, two Golden Globe nominations and a SAG nomination, among many other accolades. The excitement continues with the new headlining edition, Sunday May 29. Composed of members Ronnie DeVoe, Bobby Brown, Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Ralph Tresvantand Johnny Gill, New Edition wows fans with their greatest hits and famous dance moves. This iconic band is sure to light up the main stage. Festival-goers will plunge into bursts of harmonious laughter, when mike eps take the stage to headline Comedy Night, Friday May 27. Generating tremendous buzz among his peers for not only being one of the funniest comedic actors in town, but also for his burgeoning dramatic talent, mike eps can be seen in the Netflix comedy “The UpShaws” in which he stars and produces. The show is based on his life of growing up in Indiana and from his 2018 autobiography Harper Collins Unsuccessful Thug. In 2022, Epps’ sixth stand-up special will premiere on Netflix. Soul Beach Music Festival organized by Aruba is the ultimate meeting place for thousands of loyal ticket buyers from around the world to discover talented, award-winning artists.

“After two years, we are very happy to once again host the Soul Beach Music Festival for the 20th edition,” said Ronelle Croes, CEO of the Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA). “As we begin our return to normalcy, I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than by sharing our culture, hospitality and award-winning beaches with attendees and musical artists during the five-day festival on the One happy island.”

Aruba can stand up to the wonders of the world offering an endless blissful expedition with brushstrokes of sun-kissed coastal views, majestic tranquility and the bluest waters. This luxurious sanctuary is a multicultural mix enriched with a gourmet touch, innovative panoramic tours, aquatic adventures, art galleries and shopping escapades for globe-trotting travelers. With so many places to see and things to do, there’s no better place to refresh and renew your spirit than the contemporary destination of Aruba. Coupled with Soul Beach music festivals, fun day and night events, supernova lineup and Aruba allure, this dynamic duo serves up a lifetime store of treasured memories. All roads, oceans and airways lead to the Soul Beach Music Festival organized by Aruba Memorial Day weekend.

“We are thrilled to finally return to the beautiful people and island of Aruba for our 20th edition of the Soul Beach Music Festival. Mary J. Bligenew edition and mike eps are all superstars whose enduring talents have stood the test of time. The 2022 festival will hold special significance as our family of festivals from multiple states and countries come together in the spirit of rejuvenation for mind, body and SOUL,” said Marc AdkinsCEO and Executive Producer of Soul Beach Festival Productions.

The 2022 Soul Beach Music Festival, #SBMF22, will be releasing highly anticipated announcements from main stage artists in the coming weeks. For more information on ticket sales, accommodations and the latest updates, join the SOUL BEACH CLUB by visiting As for the guidelines put in place, all Soul Beach events will follow Aruba government health and safety protocols: read travel requirements.

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The 2022 Soul Beach Music Festival is sponsored by the Aruba Tourism Authority; additional sponsors include JetBlue,, Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba Resort, Divi Resorts, Eagle Aruba Resort & Casino, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Tamarijn Aruba and La Cabana Beach Resort & Casino, Kini Kini Tours and First Class Aruba.


On Aruba

As one of the most revisited Caribbean destination, Aruba – A Happy Island – offers breathtaking beaches, varied culinary delights, a sprawling and unforgettable Arikok National Park, and award-winning hotels and villas. A leader in innovation, the country was awarded the top spot on Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2020 list due to its ambitious sustainability efforts. In today’s ever-changing world, Aruba ‘Health and Happiness Code’ safety protocols provide peace of mind, while providing a relaxing island experience. Located outside the hurricane belt, explore all Aruba has to offer, romantic beach getaways, unique wellness experiences and more, on

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