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Ashanti, Ja Rule to Headline St Maarten Carnival Concert

 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 …

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Why John Legend Is Coming to Aruba

 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 …

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Anguilla’s Must-Visit Music Festival, Moonsplash, Is Back

 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 …

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 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 …

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 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 …

 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 …

 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 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 the Caribbean Journal staff A major music event is coming to Barbados next month. The renowned Piazzolla Trio has been selected to perform “Under the Stars” in Barbados on Jan. 13, in honor of the St George Parish Church. …

 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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 Some of the world’s top house and techno DJs are heading to Barbados next year for the first-ever Vujaday electronic music festival. Vujaday will take place in a different location on each of its five days in Barbados, with a …