Sound Fest 2012 announces more foreign artists

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Sound Fest 2012 announces more foreign artists

The “Sound Fest 2012” music festival has just announced two more foreign artists who will be take part in the concert t be held on April 14 in Ho Chi Minh City.

Kimberly Caldwel Top 7 American Idol 2003 Kimberly Caldwell will also perform at "Soun Fest 2012" on April 14 in HCMC

British singer Taio Cruz and Top 7 American Idol 2003 Kimberly Caldwell are the names that will join well-known South Korean pop band Big Bang, talented Thai singer Tata Young and a number of local singers in the list of performers at the 10-hour music festival held by Coca Cola in collaboration with Samsung.

Born in 1983, singer-songwriter Taio Cruz is known in Vietnam for his hits including “Higher,” “Break Your Heart” and “Dynamite.” In 2008, he released his debut album “Departure”, which he wrote, arranged and produced himself. Cruz has worked with a number of renowned singers like Ke$ha, Kylie Minogue and Travie McCoy.

Last year, he wrote and recorded the song "Telling the World" as the lead single from the soundtrack to the famous 3D animated movie “Rio.”

American singer, actress, and television hostess Kimberly Ann Caldwell was born in 1982. In 2003, she competed in American Idol and placed seventh in the final rounds. Last April, she released her debut album titled “Without Regret.”

Tickets for “Sound Fest 2012” have been officially released at prices ranging from VND500,000 (US$25) to VND2.2million (US$110).

Under the organizer’s plan, the festival will open with cuisine, cosplay and games booths from 2pm to 6:30pm.

Local artists including Buc Tuong, Unlimited, rock band Microwave, Ha Okio, Thao Trang, Tien Dat, Thanh Bui, Suboi, Van Mai Huong, Phuong Vy and Pham Anh Khoa will perform at the event from 2pm, and then the foreign singers will join in at 7 pm to rock the air with a big concert.

“Sound Fest 2012” will take place at Phu Tho Outdoor Stadium at 1 Lu Gia Street in District 11.

Taio Cruz

Singer - Songwriter Taio Cruz

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