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Why You Should Choose The Dominican Republic For Your Musical Festival Fix This Winter

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Whether you like to rock out to punk music, jam to R&B hits, or relax while listening to smooth jazz, The Dominican Republic has something to offer everyone this winter. Beginning in January, three major music festivals are coming to the country, representing three completely different genres – Punk, R&B, and Jazz. 

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The festivals will take place in the beautiful beach cities of Punta Cana and Puerto Plata and offer packages that include an inclusive stay at 5-star resorts, so your only objective will be having the most fun possible!  In this article, we will break down these music festivals and give you all the information you need to start planning your trip. 

Solfest Punta Cana

  • Dates: January 16-18, 2023
  • Location: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana

Pricing and Ticket Information can be found HERE

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Solfest Punta Cana offers an all-inclusive experience for lovers of the R&B genre. The festival will be headlined by stars such as Joe Hamilton, Ashanti, and Ludacris, with performances from other heavy hitters like New Edition, Dru Hill, and Joe, among others. Along with world-renowned artists over three days, all guests will stay at the beautiful 5-star Hard Rock Hotel. The Resort stay includes food in restaurant and a-la-carte settings, alcohol, pools, 24/7 room service, daily activities, beach access, and many other activities. A full list of what the resort has to offer concert-goers can be seen on its website.  

Warren Hill’s Punta Cana Jazz Festival

  • Dates: January 12-14, 2023
  • Location: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana

Pricing and Ticket Information can be found HERE

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Also taking place at the 5-star Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana, the Warren Hill Festival is for those who love all things Jazz. The 20+ person lineup includes artists such as  Adam Hawley, Bobby Lyle, Candy Dulfer, and DW3. Many other artists will perform, such as David Benoit and Dave Koz. A full list can be found on the Jazz Festival Lineup page. 

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Like Solfest discussed above, Warren Hill’s Jazz Festival guests will stay in luxury at the Hard Rock Hotel with daily entertainment, world-class service, and all the food and drinks you could ever want! The Hotel offers many different room packages ranging from a family room to a luxury suite with a hot tub in the room! See the ticket information above for all room offerings.

Destination Chaos Music & Comedy Festival

  • Dates: January 28 – February 4, 2023
  • Location: Senator Puerto Plata Resort

Single Tickets can be purchased HERE, Packages can be purchased HERE

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Destination Chaos is a unique festival that aims to combine music with comedy for a 7-day extravaganza of entertainment. The music headliners for the show include the legendary Iggy Pop, Descendants, and Parquet Courts. Comedy for the show will be performed by six comedians, including Josh Adam Meyers, Eddie Pepetone, and Joe Sib. 

The festival takes place at the Sanctuary Resort in Puerto Plata. This beautiful 5-star resort offers an all-inclusive and luxurious experience to guests. The property boasts three pools, eight bars, and 19 different restaurants with cuisine that varies from American food to Asian delicacies. Packages include your resort stay in one of many beautiful room types, such as ocean view or swim-out suites that include personal outdoor pools.

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The festival promises top-shelf liquor, entertainment before and after the concerts, and events that take place on the beautiful white sand beaches of Puerto Plata. To see all the event has to offer, check out the experience page on their website. 

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