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Mary J. Blige, De La Soul To Play Soulfest

by Paul Cashmere on May 12, 2015

in Live,News

Mary J. Blige and De La Soul will perform at Soulfest 2015 in Sydney and Melbourne only. Brisbane was been removed from the schedule.

The event will feature 20 live acts and DJs performing across the 10 hour event.

Soulfest is billed ‘Australia’s first annual Neo-Soul, Jazz and Hip-Hop festival’. The first event in 2014 featured Common, Aloe Blacc, Mos Def, Anthony Hamilton, Angie Stone, Musiq Soulchild and Leela James as well as Ngaiire, Nathaniel, Ms Murphy, Miracle and DJ Trey.

For the first event in 2014, Soulfest was also held in Brisbane. The 2014 event was plagued with issues with the promoter axing the Australian acts for the Sunday event in Melbourne hours before showtime.

Soulfest 2015 Lineup

Mary J. Blige
De La Soul
Jill Scott
Floetry
Daniel Merriweather
Remi
Jhene Aiko
Charlie Wilson
Talib Kweli
Dwele
Eric Benet
BJ Chicago Kid
Kamasi Washington
Thandie Phoenix
DJ Trey
Soul of Sydney DJs
Maribelle

24th October 2015, Sydney, The Domain
25th October 2015, Melbourne, Myer Music Bowl & Kings Domain Precinct

Soulfest pre-sale starts 10am Monday, 18th May.
General public tickets on sale 10am, Wednesday, 27th May.

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