Caribbean stars are ready to take center stage at the most anticipated concert event of the summer – Six Flags Caribbean Concert Series Presents Tempo Turns 6, a massive stage show and fun-filled day for the entire family, going down at Six Flags New Jersey on Saturday, July 9, 2011. Multiplatinum recording artiste SHAGGY just added to the line up!
This annual concert, presented by CCB International, Inc., Pumpstation Entertainment and TEMPO, features the hottest acts in Caribbean music this year, including Kes The Band – 2011 T&T Groovy Soca Monarch Champion, Iwer George – 2011 T&T Power Soca Monarch Runner-Up, Nadia Batson – T&T Power Soca Monarch Finalist, Benjai – 2011 T&T Groovy Soca Monarch Runner-up, Skinny Fabolous – 2010 St. Vincent Soca Monarch Champion, Mr. Chucky – 2011 T&T Groovy Monarch Finalist, Patch – Trinidad Soca Artist, Aaron Fresh – Nick Cannon’s protégée and Def Jam recording artist, and soca warriors Lyrikal, Tallpree and Ziggy Rankin, to round out this phenomenal showcase of Caribbean music and culture presented on the famed Six Flags stage.
This year’s headliner, KES The Band, is delighted to be part of what is becoming the concert of the summer, each year. “I am excited to be part of the Six Flags Caribbean Concert Series and we are looking forward to our first performance in New Jersey,” states frontman Kees Dieffenthalle.
This year also sees a major inclusion of Chutney music into the lineup. “As the only six-time Chutney Soca Monarch and current Chutney Soca Monarch 2011, I am thrilled that Tempo Turns 6 is including the Chutney fraternity in their celebrations, showcasing the unity of Caribbean people as one, through its music,” discloses Rikki Jai, a featured performer for the event.
“This year’s show will be our biggest yet,”reveals Hector Carter, Director of Operations for CCB International, Inc. “We have the Caribbean’s best soca artists all performing on one stage for what is known as the largest outdoor soca concert in the USA.” CCB has promoted the annual show at the same venue for the past three years, starting in 2008 with headliner Machel Montano, and caters to a sold out crowd each year.
Six Flags Caribbean Concert Series is also celebrating the sixth anniversary of popular Caribbean television network,
TEMPO. “This year, TEMPO turns six and I could think of no better place to celebrate than at the always fire-hot Six Flags Caribbean Concert Series,” states Frederick A. Morton, Jr., Founder, Chairman & CEO of TEMPO.
A fete fit for the entire family, concert tickets include the live stage show and access to the entire theme park including rides, the wild safari and fireworks, to end it all with a bang. Limited early bird tickets are now available for $45, with general admission for $60 and VIP tickets at $100, which includes
a pre-show lunch, souvenir concert T-shirt and exclusive meet-and-greet with the artists.
Join Pumpstation and Spyda the DJ as they host a trip the Six Flags on the “Party Bus”. Get your tickets online at:
www.pumpstn.com or www.sixflagscaribbeanconcert.com
You may also purchase physical tickets at Crown Bakery in DC. Your ticket includes breakfast on the party bus, two beverage/refreshment, all access to rides and wild safari, and general admission to the concert. Buses depart downtown Silver Spring 7:30am on show day.
For the latest event news, in-depth artist coverage and ticket information, log on to www.sixflagscaribbeanconcert.com
Please direct all press inquiries for the event of the summer to FOX FUSE at 1-212-300-3813 or [email protected]