It’s been a Caribbean music Mecca for nearly three decades, an annual summer gathering that’s an essential stop for any music star with an interest in the Caribbean.
A staple of the region’s music scene for 25 years, the St Kitts Music Festival has become the Caribbean’s premier music festival — and it’s back again this year from June 22-24.
The exuberant celebrtaion of world-class music is headlined includes music stars like Chronixx, Coffee, Air Supply and Govana, among others for non-stop, on-your-feet entertainment at the Warner Park stadium.
This year includes a number of experiences across the islands, including lunchtime concerts with local musicians, beach parties and boat rides.
It’s a genre-hopping schedule that includes soul, soca, jazz, rock, R&B, reggae and more.
“For more than two decades, the St. Kitts Music Festival has anchored our island’s position as a music centre of the Caribbean. Our mix of internationally renowned artists and exceptional regional and local talent draws visitors from around the globe to St. Kitts,” said Marsha Henderson, St Kitts’ Minister of Tourism, International Transport, Civil Aviation, Urban Development, Employment, and Labour. “The weekend of events becomes more spectacular every year, and each year delivers a tremendous positive impact on our local economy.”
More talent will be announced in the coming weeks, St Kitts tourism officials told Caribbean Journal.
“We look forward to welcoming visitors back for the top musical event in the Caribbean,” said Ellison “Tommy” Thompson, CEO of the St. Kitts Tourism Authority. “Summertime in St. Kitts is full of celebrations and events that showcase the island’s welcoming spirit, local culture and vibrant energy. There is no event better than the Music Festival to jumpstart our Summer of Fun.”
For more, visit the St Kitts Music Festival.