SweetSunshine Music Festival

Sydney Justin & The Miracles Set to Headline the 2019 SweetSunshine Music Festival


Born in New Orleans and raised in South Central Los Angeles, Sydney Justin comes from a very talented and athletic family. Sports and music play a major role in his life. Participating in high school talent shows, the performing arts and attending the Otis Art Institute for gifted young artists molded his musical talents.

Football and music are his passions. Although Sydney never played high school football, his natural athletic gifts brought him a football scholarship to Long Beach State University. He was blessed to sign with the Los Angeles Rams and in his rookie year played in Super Bowl XIV. Afterwards, Sydney signed to play in Canada with the Winniteg Blue BombersThe Buffalo Bills, and finally the Indianapolis Colts.Unfortunately, a neck injury ended his career after only 4 seasons. His dreams and aspirations of becoming a singer, songwriter and producer were in his future.
While in high school, Sydney’s musical talents led to his performing on a movie sound track, singing the songs “Shout” and “Shama Lama Ding Dong” that the characters “Otis Day and the Nights” lip-synced in the toga party and club scenes of the now famous classic cult movie “Animal House”.

After football, Sydney re-directed his musical talents to songwriting, singing and producing. Highlights include being part of the songwriting team Sylverspoon productions working with such artists as Glen Jones, Shalamar, The Whispers and Lakeside; Later Sydney joined the pop group Shalamar as their lead singer. Working with record producers L.A. Reid & Babyface on the song ”Loves Grown Deep”from Shalamar’s Circumstantial Evidence CD, this song became Asia’s number 1 hit for over 5 months straight. Many Songwriting and producing opportunities followed. He wrote songs and produced soundtracks for such movies as Lambada and sang on Bobby Brown’s hit songs “Every Little Step I Take” and “I wanna Rock wit Cha baby” achieving a Platinum recordSydney also performed in concert with other artists such as The Gap Band, Roger & Zapp, Alexander O’Neil, Rose Royce, and Earth, Wind and Fire and many, many others.

As the lead singer for The MiraclesBerry Gordy, Pete Moore and Claudette Robinson has passed the torch of leadership from Smokey Robinsonto Sydney Justin. He takes the sound and songs to new heights with his mesmerizing sexiness, excitement and energy. He is a consummate performer, always striving to offer the world his absolute best. Sydney Justin, was at one time voted one of the sexiest men alive. He enjoys playing basketball and coaching defensive backs but golf has become a new passion. He recently wrote a how to book on playing defensive back called “The Lost Art.”you can find it on Amazon Books. Sydney loves God, trusts God and believes all things are possible through faith in Jesus Christ…and Miracles are always possible.

Sponsored by Amada Records & T-Mobile, the 2019 edition of the SweetSunshine Music Festival is set to be another amazing music experience with lots of fun and excitement for attendees with the likes of The Miracles confirmed to perform. The musical fiesta is scheduled for July 27th and 28th via the Bethune Performing Arts Center located at 698 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114. The festival is free from 10am-8pm. The Miracles will perform live at 8pm. Concert tickets start at $25 for general admission and can be purchased here.


The 2019 SweetSunshine Music Festival is a two-day event that will be bringing some of the biggest names in the music industry to Daytona Beach, FL, offering attendees an unforgettable live concert experience. Some of the special invited guests that will be gracing the event include The Chi-Lites, The Supremes, staff members from the Orlando Magic, and staff members from WJAM 99 JAMZ Tampa. Other guests expected at the event include the world’s largest ice cream truck and The DJ Grid, Full Sail University and T-Mobile’s 40 ft Truck. The Miracles, otherwise known as Smokey Robinson and the Miracles will be headlining performances at the event with the group re-producing the hits that made it one of the most important and influential groups in pop, rock and roll, and R&B music history. Although Smokey won’t be present, the new lead singer Sidney Justin will grace the stage and serenade the crowd.

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Yes, it’s true! In a recent instagram post by @dmac_1 confirmed that Jordin Sparks will participate in the 2019 Sweet Sunshine Music Festival. Also, performing live are The Miracles, The Supremes, The Chi-Lites, and the World’s Largest Ice Cream Truck will pull up at The 2019 SweetSunshine Music Festival held at Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center in Daytona. Amada Records extends its partnership as the official talent sponsor for The 2019 SweetSunshine Music Festival, the three-day event that brings some of the biggest names in music to Daytona Beach, FL. The unforgettable live concert experience takes place at the Bethune Performing Arts Center venue on July 26-28, 2019.

Get tickets, vendor space, and concert details on http://amadarecords.com/tickets.

Who Would You Like To See Perform at The SweetSunshine Music Festival This Year?

“The SweetSunshine Music Fest (SSMF) has grown to be the largest summer festival in the South and Amada Records is proud to return as the official talent sponsor for the 2019 event,” said Mike Hudgins, Director of Field Marketing at Amada Records. “We’re excited to have contributed to the growth of this unique festival experience and proud to showcase some of the best talents in music on the Beatbopper Showcase Stage.”

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Amada Records extends its partnership as the official talent sponsor for The SweetSunshine Music Festival, the three-day event that brings some of the biggest names in music to Daytona, FL. The unforgettable live concert experience takes place at the Bethune Arts Center venue on July 26-28, 2019. Special invited guests include The Miracles, The Chi-Lites, Jordin Sparks, Members From The Orlando Magic, DJ Choice of WJAM 99 JAMZ Tampa, Sean Kingston, Susan Bennett (Siri) and more. Concert goers over the age of 21 will also have a chance to enjoy festival experiences from other Hush Media brands including live, intimate shows at the Predicted Platinum Performance Tent.

Even though the festival is free, tickets for the SSMF concerts are available now and can be purchased at www.AmadaRecords.com/tickets. We want to hear from you. Who would you like to see perform at The 2019 SweetSunshine Music Festival? Tweet @GRINDWEEKLYcom On Twitter and Include the hashtag #SweetSunshineMusicFestival.