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Miami prepares for Best of the Best

Published:Tuesday | May 19, 2009 | 5:18 PM

Miami is gearing up for what is being described as the superbowl of events this weekend with the staging of the Best of the Best concert this Sunday, May 24, at Bicentennial Park in Miami, Florida.

The city of Miami is looking forward to the thousands of visitors who go come out for the event, which is now in its third year. \"The City of Miami welcomes our Memorial Weekend visitors for the Best of the Best Concert, and we look forward to a fun, safe and music-filled weekend,\" Manuel Diaz, the Mayor of Miami said.

Boasting a star-studded lineup that includes some of the best reggae, dancehall and soca acts alongside top names in hip-hop, rap and R&B, Best of the Best is aiming to live up to expectations of being the best Caribbean show in North America. Organisers say they are sure they will have the 45,000 capacity venue filled as local and international fans try to see the stars live in action.

This musical marathon features Rick Ross, T-Pain, Jeezy, DJ Khaled, Elephant Man, Beenie Man, Mavado, Bounty Killer, Serani, Wayne Wonder, Capleton, Destra, Tony Matterhorn, Spice, Kip Rich, Flippa Mafia, Christopher Martin, Cocoa Tea, Ras Penco, Ce\'Cile and The Stones.

Gates open at 1p.m. and the action kicks off at 1:30 p.m. sharp at Bicentennial Park, located at 1075 Biscayne Boulevard in downtown Miami. After the show is the official Best of the Best After Party, at Bongos Nightclub (located behind the American Airlines Arena), immediately following the show.