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Smokey Robinson Signs on for St Kitts Music Festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Music legend Smokey Robinson has signed on for this year’s 23rd edition of the St Kitts Music Festival. Robinson will be joining a lineup that already includes artists French Montana, Popcaan and Davido. “It is …

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Haiti’s Must-Visit Jazz Festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s become one of the Caribbean’s leading music festivals — and now the Port-au-Prince International Jazz Festival is at it again. The week-long PAPJAZZ is back for its 13th annual edition this year, with events from …

Barbados Getting Set for Food and Rum Festival

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the region’s most popular food festivals is fast approaching. And while this year’s Barbados Food and Rum Festival will have all of the culinary and rum-filled features travelers have come to expect, it’s making …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s hottest music festivals just set records. The St Kitts Music Festival, now in its 22nd year, reported a record number of nightly attendees, St Kitts tourism officials said this week. “Now …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A number of big names have joined on to this year’s edition of the Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival. Sting and Jamaica’s Shaggy, who have produced major new album together, 44/876, will both appear at …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Resorts World Bimini is hosting its second annual Driftwood Beach Festival. The June 1-3 event will feature live performances by Pato Banton and Clement Aubrey & The Reggae Allstars, beach volleyball with National Volleyball League pros and more. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the region’s hottest music festivals is returning for its eighth year. The Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival is set for Aug. 30-Sept. 1, with headliners including Damian Marley, Burt Bacharach, Farruko, Patti LaBelle …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff This year’s Saint Lucia Jazz Festival will have a special sound. The 2018 edition of the leading jazz festival in the Caribbean will showcase the female jazz movement at the forefront in the United States, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking for another reason to visit the Caribbean this spring? Dominica’s popular Jazz ’n Creole music festival is back on the calendar, with plans for a major music event on Sunday, May 20. It’s another …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the most famous coffee varieties on earth: Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee, one of the island’s greatest exports. And now it’s getting its own festival. Jamaica’s Tourism Linkages Network is hosting the first-ever …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba’s hottest music festival has a major headliner for this year’s edition: global superstar Alicia Keys. Keys will join a stacked list of performers, including Maxwell and Marlon Wayans, among others, for the festival, which …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The St Kitts Tourism Authority has released the roster of musical artists who will be performing at the 22nd Annual St Kitts Music Festival. The festival will take place from June 27 – July 1, 2018. …

 By Alexander Britell FREDERIKSTED – Nobody seems quite sure what it’s called. The Festival Village? The Village Festival? The Christmas Village? (Actually, it’s the Christmas Festival). All that matters is that come Dec. 26 each year, Crucians say a simple …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s hottest music festivals is returning in 2018 with another star-studded lineup. The St Kitts Music Festival has announced that music superstars Patti LaBelle and Lauryn Hill have already signed on for …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the must-visit food Caribbean festival of 2018: the Saint Lucia Food and Rum Festival, which returns in January with a new schedule and an appearance by one of the world’s top chefs, Marcus Samuelsson. …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re hungry for a Caribbean vacation (or just plain hungry) you’ll want to know about the Barbados Food & Rum Festival, scheduled for November 16 to 19. Now in its eighth year, the event …

 With the St. Barth Gourmet Festival three months away, St. Barth Properties is partnering with some of the island’s most luxurious villas for a special package. Guests who book a minimum of seven nights over the festival dates at one …

 St. Barth will hold its fourth annual St. Barth Gourmet Festival November 2-5. Hosting six of the world’s leading chefs in French gastronomy, the event will showcase their signature styles and celebrate the long-standing tradition of culinary excellence on the …