(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and Lotte Duty Free announced today that the 4th Annual Lotte Guam Live International Music Festival is scheduled for Saturday, June 3, 2017, at the Governor Joseph F. Flores Memorial (Ypao Beach) Park in Tumon.
"We’re looking forward to bringing back different genres of music from hit makers in this region, including K-pop and a blend of Guam’s love for reggae and island music," said GVB President and CEO Nathan Denight. "When you add the iconic backdrop of Two Lovers Point and the world famous Ypao Beach, we have everything we need for local residents and visitors to enjoy Guam’s biggest annual international music event. We encourage everyone to get their tickets and give a warm Håfa Adai welcome to our performers."
Canadian reggae fusion band Magic! will be headlining Guam Live this year. Their debut single “Rude” accumulated 1.2 billion views on YouTube and rose to the top of the charts in the United States and United Kingdom. The multi-platinum band will also perform their other hits “Don’t Kill the Magic,” “Let Your Hair Down” and “Lay You Down Easy.”
Adding to the international flare, Korean hip-hop group, "My Fans are Better Than Yours," or MFBTY has been confirmed to perform at Guam Live. Consisting of Korea’s most influential hip-hop artists Tiger JK and Yoon Mi-rae, as well as rapper Bizzy, MFBTY debuted in 2013 with their single, “Sweet Dream” and followed with their album, “Wondaland,” in 2015.
New Zealand/Australian island reggae artist Sammy J, best known for hits like “No Sleep” and “Say That You Love Me” will take the stage. In addition, island hip hop sensation Spawnbreezie will perform his smash hits “Oh my goodness” and YouTube hit “Don’t Let Go.” Guam Live also welcomes Hawaiian contemporary folk rock singer and songwriter Anuhea, known for her hit singles “Sweet Thing” and “Island Inside Me.”
Rising progressive rock reggae local band The John Dank Show will be returning to Guam Live, performing hits from their self-titled EP and album, “Lights” such as “EZ4U,” “Playing my part,” and “Current.” Local hip hop sensation Jed Antonio will also take the Guam Live stage again as a solo act with fresh beats and popular hits such as “The Low" and “Lately.” Guam’s David “Davidior” Park will cap off the star-studded Guam Live lineup, fresh off co-producing and releasing “I’m the One” by DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne, Chance the Rapper and Quavo. The number one single has already been viewed over 140 million times on YouTube.
Tickets are available at all 76 Circle K locations and online at www.guam-live.com. General Admission is $50 per person and $60 at the door. For music festival updates and other special announcements, go to the Guam Live website and follow Guam Live on Facebook (facebook.com/GuamLiveIMF), instagram (@guamliveimf) and twitter (@GuamLive).
The 2017 Lotte Duty Free Guam Live International Music Festival is presented by United Airlines, Docomo Pacific, 76 Circle K, Guam Auto Spot, Pacific Islands Club, The Stations of KUAM, and Heineken. The GVB signature event is also brought to you by Hilton Guam Resort & Spa, Monster Energy, Pepsi, Sixt Rent A Car and Pacific Star Resort & Spa. Special thanks is given to Skyy Vodka, Patron Tequila, Jack Daniel's, Jamaican Grill, Fence Masters and Uno Magazine.
Media Contact: JOSH TYQUIENGCO - Public Information Officer