St Kitts Adds Miami Flights for Music Festival 

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The St Kitts Tourism Authority has added new charter flights for the upcoming St Kitts Music Festival.  The SKTA has partnered with Palm Star Travel on a special flight from Miami on World Atlantic Airlines, with the arrival flight on […]


Aruba’s Top Music Festival Is Back 

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Aruba’s popular Soul Beach Music Festival is back.  The annual event will make its post-pandemic return from May 25-30.  Headliners will include Mary J. Blige, New Edition and comedian Mike Epps.  In a statement, the Aruba Tourism Authority said it […]


J Balvin Is Coming Back to Punta Cana 

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Reggaeton superstar J Balvin is returning to Punta Cana.  Balvin is bringing back his NEON Punta Cana music festival to the Dominican Republic, following a sold-out 2001 edition.  The event will run from Dec 7-11, 2022 in the Dominican Republic’s […]


The St Kitts Music Festival Is Making a Comeback

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One of the Caribbean’s most popular music festivals is coming back.  The St Kitts Music Festival, which had grown into one of the region’s most sought after music events before the pandemic, is returning in 2022.  This year’s event will […]

50 Cent, TLC to Headline New Riviera Maya Music Event

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Another new music festival is coming to Mexico’s Riviera Maya, Caribbean Journal has learned. It’s called Golden Sand, and it’s the brainchild of tech firm Pollen Presents, the company behind an increasing number of Caribbean festivals.  Golden Sand will be […]

An Ibiza-Style Music Festival Is Coming to Cancun

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Another new music festival is coming to Cancun on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  It’s called Ibiza Spirit, and the new festival aims to bring the “spirit and culture of Ibiza” to Cancun, with a mix of pool parties, boat […]


Jamaica Mourns Lee “Scratch” Perry, a Founding Father of Reggae

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The island of Jamaica is mourning one of its leading musical lights: producer Lee “Scratch” Perry, who passed away this week.  Perry, considered one of the founding fathers of reggae music, was first a pioneer of dub music back in […]

Major Music Festival Planning Barbados Return

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One of the Caribbean’s major music festivals is planning a comeback.  The Vujaday Music Festival is planning to return Barbados, targeting a five-night event from Feb. 9-13, 2022, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The festival guides attendees from oceanfront stages to […]

J Balvin Is Coming to Punta Cana

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Colombian music superstar J Balvin is coming to Punta Cana.  Balvin is set to bring his NEON weekend events to Punta Cana in December, following a sell out of three NEON music festival weekends in Las Vegas in September.  The […]


The Coolest Hotel in Jamaica Is Back

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For years, it’s been one of the most beloved — and unique — places to stay in Jamaica: Geejam, the Port Antonio signature that’s equal parts boutique resort and music and cultural hub, a sought-after hotel and recording studio tucked where […]

The Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival Is Going Virtual

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This year’s edition of the Jamaica Jazz & Blue’s Festival is going virtual.  The music event will be held from March 4-6, with an additional charity component that will help raise funds for industry professionals affected by the pandemic.  The […]

This Playlist Will Take You to Martinique

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Ahead of Martinique’s reopening to travelers from the United States, the Martinique Tourism Authority has unveiled a new Spotify playlist that showcases the sounds of the French Caribbean island.  It’s called Martinique Caribbean Vibes, and the playlist features 80 songs […]


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