Southern Soul Festival Montenegro announce R+R=NOW, NATIVE DANCER, MARCELLUS PITTMAN, TAMA SUMO, GLENN UNDERGROUND, DJ SPEN, LAKUTI for their 6th edition

Southern Soul Festival brings in extraordinary acts for its 6th edition, taking place from 28 June through 1 July on the Velika Plaza beach in Ulcinj, introducing the majestic R+R=NOW, a first time collaboration of some of the greatest world-renowned American musicians in jazz music on one stage together: ROBERT GLASPER, TERRACE MARTIN, CHRISTIAN SCOTT, DERRICK HODGE, TAYLOR MCFERRIN, JUSTIN TYSON.

R+R=NOW is a unique collaboration of world-class musicians including three-time Grammy Award-winning pianist and record producer Robert Glasper; musician, rapper, singer and record producer Terrace Martin, currently on tour with Herbie Hancock; trumpeter, composer and producer Christian Scott; Grammy Award-winning bassist, composer, record producer and musical director Derrick Hodge; music producer, keyboardist and beat-boxer Taylor McFerrin and drummer extraordinaire Justin Tyson. Their tour is a once-in-a-lifetime project that will result in an album to be released in 2018 and an incredible performance not to be missed.

Other confirmed international acts include NATIVE DANCER, the new troubadours of psychedelic soul from London; the legendary IDRIS ACKAMOOR AND THE PYRAMIDS, a freewheeling Afro-futurist jazz collective; MARCELLUS PITTMAN, Detroit house veteran; TAMA SUMO, resident DJ at Berghain/Panorama Bar in Berlin; MARK GRUSANE, Chicago legend of eclectic taste; GLENN UNDERGROUND, one of the deepest of the deep house producers from Chicago; DJ SPEN, one of the most sought-after DJs in the US; LAKUTI, a South African born DJ and dance dame; ZEPHERIN SAINT, enigmatic producer and founder of Tribe records; PAUL TROUBLE ANDERSON, the legendary master mix DJ and club pioneer from London; PHIL ASHER, an integral figure in London’s dance music community; THE MIGHTY ZAF, a world renown soul vinyl enthusiast; AFSHIN, founder of the Paris most soulful club Djoon; KAMMA and MASALO, considered as the new wave of Amsterdam music creatives. Family members LAY FAR, SHUYA OKINO, DOM SERVINI, EDDY RAMICH, BE GOOD and MARKO PAVLOVIC are also present.

Curated by the same team for 5 years, Southern Soul Festival is famous for its carefully selected world’s finest sounds of jazz, funk, soul, house and Afrobeat mixed with the cosmopolitan warm-hearted atmosphere. Southern Soul Festival goers are soulful music lovers, coming from all over the world to enjoy exceptional tunes and share their love for music, while also hanging out with the artists and DJs thanks to the intimate boutique spirit of the festival.

Turning a music festival into a holiday, Southern Soul Festival offers you an overpowering feeling of hedonism on the most infinite, sandy beach in the Mediterranean. Surrounded by wild nature, your days will be filled with new experiences and mesmerizing sceneries of sunrise and sunsets. On top of that, all of our three stages are on the beach, with sandfloors allowing you to dance barefoot and carefree all day long. It is an amazing feeling that makes Southern Sour Festival truly special and distinctive!

The second line-up of artists for Southern Soul Festival 2018 will be released in January. Make sure to get your tickets while they are still at a lower price: Additional information: /

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