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ABC, Bret Michaels and more headline 2018 encore of 80s in the Sand

The '80s festival is set for November 2018 in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.
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Published Dec. 20, 2017

The inaugural 80s in the Sand festival in the Dominican Republic in November was so successful that organizers have already announced the partial lineup for the 2018 event.

Among the acts confirmed to date: Bret Michaels, Taylor Dayne, ABC, John Waite, Berlin, The Outfield, Sebastian Bach, The Romantics, The English Beat, Jody Watley, Midnight Star, Honeymoon Suite, When in Rome UK and John Parr. (WATCH A PROMO VIDEO OF THE ACTS HERE)

More acts are expected to be confirmed soon.

80s in the Sand is scheduled for Nov. 3-10, 2018, at the Breathless Resort in Punta Cana (the all-inclusive tourism capital of the Dominican Republic). The event includes concerts by the pool during the day with headliners playing nightly shows inside the resort. Other events including meet-and-greets, trivia challenges, pool parties, door decorating contests, costume contests and more.

The 2018 version of 80s in the Sand was hosted by Sirius XM 1st Wave deejay Richard Blade along with former MTV veejays Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, Nina Blackwood and Downtown Julie Brown. Among the acts performing were: Loverboy, Night Ranger, Starship, Howard Jones, Berlin, Kip Winger and more.

For booking information, visit the official website at