Tumon, Guam ,– The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is pleased to announce the third Lotte Duty Free Guam Live International Music Festival on Sunday, May 29, 2016 made history with more than 7,000 people in attendance. The Governor Flores Memorial (Ypao Beach) Park in Tumon was filled with visitors and local attendees, along with about 3,000 delegates from the Festival of Pacific Arts (FestPac).
Pia Mia performs Hagu at Guam Live 2016. Photo courtesy of Guam Vistors Bureau
The Sunday festival kicked off with Guam’s up and rising progressive rock reggae band The John Dank Show, followed by The Mana’o Company, Micah G, Kolohe Kai, Fiji, Common Kings, Jay Park, Pia Mia and Collie Buddz. Local rappers Tyler “Trips” Tanaka, Kev the Kid and DJ Pogi also made a special appearance on stage.
Headliner Pia Mia returned to Guam Live with her new set and hit the stage with billboard hits such as “Do It Again” featuring Chris Brown and Tyga, and will.i.am’s “Boys and Girls.” Accompanied by Chamorro cultural dancers, she also serenaded the crowd to the popular Chamorro song, “Hagu,” by Flora Baza Quan and dedicated the performance to her grandmother who recently passed away. The night ended with Collie Buddz, Common Kings and Fiji collaborating on stage and a surprise fireworks display courtesy of the Guam Visitors Bureau.