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In Tortola, a Must-Visit Caribbean Beach Town

 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Most people tend to visit Tortola in the BVI by boat, whether that’s on a yacht charter offered by The Moorings or another charter company or, increasingly, as day visitors from cruise ships. There are no …

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Saint Lucia’s Must-Visit Summer Music Festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A top Caribbean music festival is back in Saint Lucia this summer with the return of Mercury Fest. The beach music party, produced by Epic Events, is one of the region’s most anticipated summer festivals. …

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In the BVI, It’s Christmas in July

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Beaches, parties, yachts, turquoise waters, cocktails and spectacular music. If a BVI vacation feels like Christmas in July, well, it actually is. This year is the latest annual edition of the BVI’s Christmas in July …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos villa formerly owned by music legend Prince has been sold. The sprawling estate in Turks and Caicos’s Turtle Tail area in Providenciales has been sold for $10.8 million, according to Turks …

aruba music festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A constellation of music stars will descend upon Aruba this weekend for the 19th annual Soul Beach Music Festival. That will include John Legend, Charlie Wilson, Ella Mai and other stars for the event, which …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff True to the history of the Virgin brand, Sir Richard Branson’s new Virgin Voyages adults-only cruise line is planning a major focus on music. That will include a full-fledged record shop aboard its Scarlet Lady …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of music superstars will be headlining a concert to celebrate the 50th anniversary of St Maarten Carnival. That includes Ashanti, Keyshia Cole and Ja Rule, who will take the stage at the “Soulful …

aruba john legend

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival is back for a 19th year this spring, with a slate of performers including superstar John Legend. Legend will be the biggest name in a group of performers that …

anguilla music festival

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Anguilla’s Moonsplash Music Festival is back. The legendary music festival will take place under a full moon at the legendary Dune Preserve on Rendezvous Bay from March 21-24, 2019. The event returns after being suspended last …

guadeloupe caribbean music festival

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor It may be one of the most under-the-radar destinations in the Caribbean — but it’s time Guadeloupe found itself on your travel calendar. The next big reason to visit? The destination’s Saint-Georges International Music Festival. the …

Saint Lucia Jazz at Lincoln Center

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the biggest names in the world of jazz is partnering with the Caribbean’s leading jazz festival. This year’s Saint Lucia Jazz Festival will be produced in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center. This …

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 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 …

haiti jazz

 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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Love country music? Love the Caribbean? This is for you. Carolina Country Music Fest is launching a new country music cruise next year, a five-night cruise that will sail out of Charleston, South Carolina and …

 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 the Caribbean Journal staff Given the global impact of Jamaica’s music industry, it’s no surprise that the country’s tourism sector is now looking to ramp up the growth of music tourism to the island. Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett …

 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 …