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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Tobago Jazz Experience 2014 Features John Legend

April 19th – 27th, 2014

John Legend, nine time Grammy winner will headline this year's festival, along with Brandy, Keyshia Cole, and Earth Wind & Fire 



The Tobago Jazz Experience always features some of the world’s best jazz, R&B, neo-soul, along with talented local and regional artistsPrevious Jazz Experiences featured celebrity performers such as George Benson, Erykah Badu, Randy Crawford, Chaka Khan, Trey Songz, Angie Stone, Janelle Monáe and Emeli Sandé.   

Aside from the musical talent, another goal of the festival organizers is incorporating the unique culture and history of the island.

Also part of the festival, Edu-Jazz returns, with jazz education and performance workshops at various schools, allowing students to interact with seasoned performers. A unique event is the Buccoo Goat Races in the village of Buccoo, where jockeys on trained goats race. Other activities include crab races, and street parades. 

The festival events are hosted in villages across the island including Speyside, Signal Hill, Scarborough, Castara and Pigeon Point Heritage Park.  




The 2014 Festival Schedule is as follows:

Saturday April 19, 2014- 6:00 p.m. FREE
Jazz in the East, Speyside Recreational Grounds

Sunday April 20, 2014 - 6:00 p.m. FREE
Hillside Jazz, Signal Hill Recreational Grounds

Monday April 21, 2014 - 11:00 a.m. FREE
Mt. Pleasant Sports Day, Mt. Pleasant Recreational Grounds

Tuesday April 22, 2014 - 1:00 p.m. FREE
Buccoo Goat Races, Buccoo Integrated Facility

Wednesday April 23, 2014 - 6:00 p.m. FREE
Jazz on the Waterfront, Milford Road Esplanade

Thursday April 24, 2014 - 1:00 p.m. FREE
Northside Jazz, Castara Beach

Friday April 25, 2014 - 7:30 p.m.
World Music Night, Pigeon Point Heritage Park
TICKETS $80.00 (General Admission) $150.00 (V.I.P.)

Saturday April 26, 2014 - 7:30 p.m.
Youthopia, Pigeon Point Heritage Park
Celebration of youth in music & entertainment

Saturday April 26th - Sunday April 27, 2014 - 11:00 a.m. 
ENTRANCE FEE: To be provided by Mt. Irvine Bay Hotel & Golf Club
Jazz on the Beach, Mt. Irvine Bay

Sunday April 27, 2014 - 4:00 p.m.
TICKETS $80.00 (General Admission) $150.00 (V.I.P.)
Beach Jazz Fiesta, Pigeon Point Heritage Park

More info and festival details at http://www.tobagojazzexperience.com/

Also take a look at the latest issue of Discover Trinidad & Tobago Magazine

More festivals, carnivals, and Caribbean events
http://www.travel2thecaribbean.com/Caribbean_Festivals.html


Happy Travels,
Linda



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