D'Angelo, Common, Mos Def at Soulfest Auckland

Wednesday 14 May 2014

D'Angelo, Common, Mos Def at Soulfest Auckland

D'AngeloCommon and Mos Def will be performing at Soulfest, New Zealand’s first ever neo-soul, jazz and hip-hop festival. 

Taking place at Auckland's Western Springs Stadium on Sunday October 26th, promoters are hoping Soulfest will be an annual event.

Other acts included in the first announcement are Maxwell, Anthony Hamilton, Angie Stone and Musiq Soulchild, with more to be announced, including local artists. Over 10 live acts and DJ's will be performing at the 10-hour long festival. 

The festival will also be taking place in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Ticket prices start at $99, with limited Early Bird Pre Sale tickets going on sale at 9am on Tuesday June 3rd.

PRESS RELEASE: 

New Zealand's first annual neo-soul, jazz and hip-hop festival featuring Maxwell, D'Angelo, Common, Mos Def, Anthony Hamilton, Angie Stone, Musiq Soulchild.
With more to be announced!

I|E|G and Ginnen Group in association with George FM and Mai FM, are thrilled to announce Soulfest, New Zealand’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. Auckland’s iconic Western Springs Stadium will host this event in a specially configured ‘limited capacity’ location contained within the bottom speedway area of the grounds. 

The 7 spectacular international artists have an astounding combined tally of 52 Grammy Nominations amongst themselves. Maxwell, D’Angelo, Anthony Hamilton and Angie Stone will all be visiting New Zealand for the very first time, and will be joined by Common, Mos Def and Musiq Soulchild, plus a selection of some of New Zealand’s finest talent, still to be announced. Over 10 live acts and DJ’s will feature throughout the 10-hour day. 

Soulfest will also feature an expansive array of great “Soul Food”, and an excellent selection of wines, beers, spirits, great coffee and non-alcoholic options aplenty. Soulfest will be a unique opportunity to see and hear some of the world’s finest artists in a cool, relaxed and friendly atmosphere. 

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

Soulfest NZ date and ticket details:

Sunday Oct 26th (Labour Weekend) – Western Springs Stadium, Auckland
12pm-10pm

Tickets on sale from Ticketmaster.

Limited Early Bird Pre Sale tickets to Ticketmaster members on sale Tuesday 3rd June from 8am
Limited General Public Early Bird tickets on sale Thursday 5th June from 8am

Early Bird ticket prices
Limited VIP Early Bird Tickets - $149 plus fees and charges
Limited General Admission Early Bird Tickets - $99 plus fees and charges

General public on sale ticket prices
VIP Tickets $179 plus fees and charges
General Admission $129 plus fees and charges
Limited VIP Side of Stage Experiences from $299 plus fees