Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival lineup announced

WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao – Sting and Stevie Wonder will be headlining this year’s Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival.

The two-day festival, scheduled for Sept. 2-3, will also feature Dionne Warwick, Ruben Blades and Earth, Wind & Fire.

“Our incredible line-up of iconic Grammy Award-winning artists, including Stevie Wonder and Sting, will be a huge draw for this year’s Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival,” Curaçao Tourist Board Marketing Manager North America André Rojer said in a news release. “Building on the success of last year’s festival, this year’s event is sure to heighten awareness of Curaçao as the hottest island in the Caribbean.”

This year’s festival will be held at the island’s World Trade Center in Piscadera Bay. Upwards of 18,000 people attended last year’s festival. In the week leading up to the festival, a number of Curaçaoän artists are expected to perform in various “pop up” concerts around the island.

For more information about the festival, visit www.curacaonorthseajazz.com.

IF YOU GO: American Airlines and Insel Air offer service to Curaçao from Miami. Continental Airlines offers service from Newark, and next month, Insel Air is launching service to the island from Charlotte. Charlotte, Miami and Newark are easily accessible from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

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