KAABOO is proud to announce the 2019 lineup for its newest destination event, KAABOO Cayman. February 15 marks the start of the multi-sensory experience in the Cayman Islands. Set on the shores of the world-famous Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman. Enjoy a backdrop of crystal blue water and white sand beaches for an upscale, island getaway.

KAABOO has shifted the festival standards and carved out its name among international and destination events as a lifestyle and live entertainment brand. KAABOO was created by music lovers for music lovers to be an adult escape, uniquely curated to appeal to all five senses. Designed around comfort, quality, and good times to provide a one-of-a-kind entertainment and arts experience. Guests will enjoy world-class music, inspiring contemporary art, hilarious comedy, incredible cuisine, craft drinks, and personal indulgences.

Grand Cayman Island

Living up to its name in every sense, Grand Cayman fuses arts with culture, and nature with wonder, to produce the perfect atmosphere. On the west side of the island is award-winning Seven Mile Beach, a crescent-shaped stretch of sand with infinite possibilities.

Construction is currently underway just north of Kimpton for the concert grounds. Anticipated attendance for the inaugural event is about 11,000. Moses Kirkconnell, Minister of Tourism for the Cayman Islands. “The Cayman Islands’ ease of accessibility to and from the U.S., coupled with our elite infrastructure and plenty of desirable lodging and culinary options, offers KAABOO the ideal destination for a unique Caribbean experience.”

A Little Something For Everyone

“We are thrilled to reveal our inaugural lineup for KAABOO Cayman,” says KAABOO’s Chief Brand Officer, Jason Felts. “This signature lineup of multi-generational artists was thoughtfully curated to include a little something for everyone. As we extend our brand to paradise, KAABOO Cayman promises a weekend experience designed for the enjoyment of both locals and tourists alike.”

The famed EDM pop duo The Chainsmokers and British new wave idols Duran Duran rightly take the headliner spots for this debut event. The multi-generational lineup also includes Grammy Award-winning producer ZEDD, Pop-R&B platinum-selling artist Jason Derulo, and the American rock band Counting Crows. Other exciting names to expect this year are Flo Rida, Blondie, Sean Paul, Salt-N-Pepa, and many more. Local bands will have a chance to audition to be a part of the lineup as well!

Some of the top headliners for the KAABOO HUMOR ME stage are Wanda Sykes and Saturday Night Live alumni David Spade and Darrell Hammond. In addition to bucket list music headliners and comedians, all guests can expect mouth-watering culinary delicacies at PALATE; stunning live murals and exhibits in ARTWORK; massages, hot shaves, and spa services in INDULGENCES; and beach vibes and ocean access at the BASK Day/Night Club adjacent to Seven Mile Beach (18+).

A confirmed listing of KAABOO Cayman’s music and comedy lineup is below.


The Del Mar Racetrack in San Diego hosts KAABOO’s flagship event: KAABOO Del Mar. The event holds a prestigious reputation as San Diego’s largest multi-day major music and entertainment festival. International recognition for the festival earned KAABOO a nominated for Pollstar Magazine’s “2017 Music Festival of the Year”. Last year the event drew over 100,000 visitors. Slated this year for September 14-16, the fourth round of KAABOO Del Mar is sure to be an event not to miss!

KAABOO will also celebrate the launch of KAABOO Texas on May 3-5, 2019. The event, in partnership with the Jerry Jones family, will be held at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX. Featuring all of the same elements that have made KAABOO Del Mar an international success, with the amenities and high-energy found at the home of the world-famous NFL Dallas Cowboys, KAABOO Texas will bring KAABOO’s elevated live entertainment lifestyle brand to the Lone Star State. For more information, visit www.kaabootexas.com.

For more information, visit KAABOO Cayman Islands at https://www.kaaboocayman.com/.

Stella Grenn, FestPop Staff Writer

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