All you need to know about Summer Misk Festival 2016

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Location: BeitMisk, Metn

Start time: 7:00 PM

End time: 12:00 AM

Date: July 1 till July 3

For the third consecutive year, Summer Misk Festival shines with the presence of an unbeatable international lineup.

 

Summer Misk Program

 

July 1, 2016

Arturo Sandoval

Arturo Sandoval is a Cuban jazz trumpeter, pianist and composer. One of the most dynamic and vivacious live Cuban Jazz performers of our time, Sandoval has been dazzling audiences all over the world. He has performed on the biggest stages and recorded with artists of exceptional caliber from Frank Sinatra to Justin Timberlake.

In 2000, Sandoval’s life was the subject of the TV film “For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story”, where Andy Garcia played the role of Arturo

Awards:

  • 10 Time Grammy Award Winner, 19 Time Nominated
  • 6 Billboard Awards
  • 1 Emmy Award
  • 2013 Recipient of Presidential Medal of Freedom by US President Barack Obama

 

July 2, 2016

John Newman

British pop sensation John Newman is a singer and musician, who gained global success with top charting hits like Blame, ‘Love Me Again’, ‘Losing Sleep’, ‘Cheating’, and ‘Come and Get Itjust to name a few. In 2014, Newman was nominated for three Brit Awards, including British Male Solo Artist. As of February 2014, Newman has sold over 1.3 million records in the UK alone.

 

He is today one of the most demanded artists worldwide.

 

July 3, 2016

Beirut International Comedy Showcase

After a sold-out show in 2015, and hosted by Virgin Radio Lebanon’s Anthony Salame, the Beirut International Comedy Showcase is back again, featuring 5 of the world’s funniest stand-up comedians from around the world and 2 Lebanese talents.

Participating comedians include:

Ronny Chieng (Malaysia) – The Daily Show

Ashley Fils-Aime (USA) – Comedy Central

Tahir (Australia) – Here Come the Habibs

Glenn Wool (Canada) – No Lands Man

Imaan (Lebanese Australian) – The Shortest Stand-Up Comedian in the World

Oh My Jad (Lebanon) – Winner of last year “So You Think You Can Joke?” competition on VRL and known today for his apperances on the show “Lahon w Bass” on LCB.

 

Tickets are on sale at Virgin Ticketing Box Office.

The “Sunset Bar” will welcome audiences starting 7pm, concerts and shows begin at 9pm.

 

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