TORONTO, ON (Publicity Support Newswire) October 30, 2013 — Dr Jay de Soca Prince and Ian Andre Espinet, two of Canada’s most reputable Urban and Caribbean Event promoters have teamed up to launch the SUR Music Festival onFriday November 22nd , 2013at the Guvernment Entertainment Complex located at 132 Queens Quay East. The 1st semi-annual SUR Music Festival shall feature 2 main stages, 8 major acts, and over 20 DJs using the full scope of all 7 venues encompassed within the grounds with the intention to cross-promote Urban R&B and Hip-Hop artists with Caribbean Soca and Reggae artists.
[Publisher's Note: SoulTracks' Ann Marie Collymore will be covering this concert for us]
The festival’s inaugural edition shall feature two main sound stages. The Belvedere Socatherapy Stage headlined by Trinidadian Soca superstars Bunji Garlin & Fay Ann Lyons, Edwin Yearwood of Barbados, Skinny Fabulous of St. Vincent & The Grenadines and Soca newcomers Porgie & Murdah will take place at KoolHaus. The Bud Light Platinum Soul Kitchen Stage with performances by Toronto’s Soul songstress Shi Wisdom, world renowned voice Glenn Lewis, and Atlantic Records Neo-Soul artist Musiq SoulChild will take place at Guvernment.
The complete line-up for SUR Music Festival is as follows:
BELVEDERE SOCATHERAPY STAGE
The Asylum Vikings featuring Bunji Garlin & Fay Ann Lyons
Porgy & Murdah
DJs: Marxman, Jump Up Kingz, DJ Shy, Junya Menace, DJ Flip, 2 Touch
Hosted by: Eman & Dirty Dez
BUDLIGHT PLATINUM SOUL KITCHEN STAGE
DJs: Jester and DJ Spoonz
Hosted by: Kid Kut
Doors will open at10 p.m.and all-access ticketed entry will be located at both Guvernment and Koolhaus. Advanced $30 tickets will be available for purchase Wednesday Oct. 30th online atwww.1Guestlist.comand participating outlets. For a complete listing of ticket outlets, please visitwww.SURMusicFestival.com. Service charges may apply. Limited door tickets may be available at Koolhaus entry only.