Usher and Diana Ross among headline acts at Curacao Jazz Festival

WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao, Thursday June 27, 2013 – Multiple Grammy-winner Usher has been announced as one of the headline acts for the 2013 Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival. The singer, songwriter, actor, entrepreneur and philanthropist joins a stellar roster including legendary divas Diana Ross and Gladys Knight, the iconic Harry Belafonte, The Roots, Erykah Badu, Marc Anthony, Toto, Luis Miguel, Raphael Saadiq, Los Lobos, Paul Anka and Sonny Rollins, among others.

“The Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival is growing into one of the best music festivals in the world and headlining acts like Usher, Luis Miguel, Gladys Knight and Diana Ross cements the Festival’s reputation. Curaçao is truly now an A-list destination for music and cultural tourism in the Caribbean,” said Andre Rojer, Marketing Manager North America, Curaçao Tourist Board.

The fourth edition of the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival will take place in the World Trade Center, Piscadera Bay, on August 30 and 31.

Leading up to the two-day festival, a variety of free concerts and events will take place around the island.  Click here to receive free news bulletins via email from Caribbean360. (View sample)