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Wyclef Jean to Highlight Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - June 27, 2016

The Caribbean’s top creole music festival is at it again this year, with a high-powered slate of performers on the agenda.

The list includes everyone from Wyclef Jean and T-Mickey to Akon and Dede Saint Prix.

This year will be the 19th edition of the Dominica-based festival, which will take place Oct. 28-30.

“We’re focused on developing the World Creole Music Festival holistically,”said Dominica Tourism Minister Robert Tonge. ““I’m pleased that the government recognized within the festival an opportunity to showcase Dominica to the world, and increased its investment to lend the support we needed to take our offering to the next level. I’m also eternally grateful to our loyal patrons and partners, who over the years have propelled the festival to the upper echelon of regional musical offerings.”

Akon

Akon

The full slate of performers is below:

Friday October 28th

Timaya
Midnight Groovers
Kreyol La
Original Bouyon Pioneers
La Grand Merchand Zouk
Popcaan
Triple Kay International

Saturday October 29th

Extasy
Dede Saint Prix
Ophelia
Morgan Heritage
Kes The Band

Mr. Killa
Wyclef Jean
WCK

Sunday October 30th

Breve
T-Mickey
Gentleman
Michele Henderson
Asa Banton
Akon

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