Friday, August 3, 2012

Featured Upcoming Caribbean Festivals

De Jam Music Festival - Antigua & Barbuda

Sept. 21-28 2012

Adults only (18 and above) Week long celebration with beach parties, catamaran cruises, top DJs at the club discos and gala dinners.

Activities include The Infamous Catamaran Rum Punch Cruise, The Masquerade Affair, The All White Party, the De Jam Beach party and The Royal Prestigious Gala dinner.

North Sea Jazz Festival - Curaçao 

August 29-Sept. 1, 2012

This is the 3rd year for what has become a very popular festival. Fun week jammed with jazz concerts, and world's most popular jazz, soul, Latin, salsa and R&B artists.

Headliners include Santana, Alicia Keys, Maná, Marcus Miller and New Orleans legend Allen Toussaint, who appears with clarinetist Don Byron and guitarist Marc Ribot.  Local musical celebrities include bass player Hershell Rosario, singer Ced Ride, keyboard-player Rònchi Matthew and a guest performance by Argentinean guitarist Luis Salinas. The festival will be performed at various venues around the island.

Aruba Caribbean Sea Jazz 

Oct 5-6,  2012

This year's performers include Chaka Khan, Randy Brecker Band, Fourplay, Oscar D'Léon, Pete Philly, Kuenta I Tambù ((also known as KiT), Sven Hammond Soul, Tango Extremo, Rincon Boys, and School of Music Big Band. Check out the promo video

Dominica World Creole Fest

Oct 26-28, 2012 - Three nights of pulsating rhythms! A celebration of Creole music held annually in October.

16th edition of the World Creole Music Festival (WCMF), held at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium.

Performing artists: Triple Kay, Jocelyne Labylle, GYPTIAN, Fanny J, Fay-Ann Lyons, Bunji Garlin, Jeff Joseph – Grammacks New Generation, Ali Campbell – Legendary Voice Of UB40, Dobet Gnahoré, Joycelyne Beroard, Jean-Philippe Marthely, Third World, WCK, Swinging Starz, Midnight Groovers, Carimi, HARMONIK, and Kolo Barst.

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