Cathy A. Preece / Candice Adams-Kimmel
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Line-Up Announced for St. Kitts Music Festival 2017
Artists to Perform at the 21st Annual Event Include The Goo Goo Dolls, V. Bozeman, Third World and more
Basseterre, St. Kitts – The St. Kitts Tourism Authority is pleased to announce that the roster of artists who be performing in the 21st Annual St. Kitts Music Festival, which will take place June 22-24, 2017.
The performers for each night are as follows:
Thursday, June 22
- Band Clash: Grand Masters vs. Small Axe
- LAX & K T
- Mighty Chalkdust
- King Craig
- King Dis N Dat
- Square One
- Ultimate Rejects
- Ricardo Drue
- Teddyson John
- DJ Private Ryan
Friday, June 23
- Hi Light
- Ras Idren
- Scratchii Bamma
- Third World
- Shabba Ranks
- The Goo Goo Dolls
Saturday, June 24
- Briannagh D
- Phyllisia Ross
- Jah Cure
- Creedence Clearwater Revisited
- Ed Robinson
Now entering its 21st year, the St. Kitts Music Festival attracts both locals and visitors alike. It features a wide range of musical styles on the popular market, including R&B, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Soca, Calypso, Gospel and Contemporary music. Past artists have included such prominent acts as John Legend, Lionel Richie, Jason Derulo, Trey Songz, T-Pain, Michael Bolton, R. City, K.C. and the Sunshine Band, Wyclef Jean, Ne-Yo, Air Supply, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Shaggy, Kelly Rowland, Tarrus Riley, Tessanne Chin, Toni Braxton, Sean Paul, Boyz II Men, King Konris, Stephen Marley, Maxi Priest, Beres Hammond, and Biggie Irie. For more information about the St. Kitts Music Festival, visit www.stkittsmusicfestival.com or the St. Kitts Music Festival’s Facebook page.
About St. Kitts:
St. Kitts is currently ranked by US News & World Report, with sister island Nevis, at #1 on a list of Best Caribbean Honeymoons, #2 on a list of the Best Beach Honeymoon Destinations in the World, #5 on a list of Best Family Vacations in the Caribbean, #7 on a list of the Best Islands in the World and #7 on a list of the Best Places to Visit in the Caribbean. The destination is also ranked at #8 on a list of the Top 10 Best Islands for a Holiday by Places To See In Your Lifetime and one of the Top 12 Best Caribbean Vacations on FlipKey.com, the vacation rental company of leading travel website, TripAdvisor®.
Most recently, The Wall Street Journal ranked St. Kitts as #9 on a list of 10 places across the world for Where to Vacation in 2017, Coastal Living ranked St. Kitts as #16 of The World’s 21 Top Luxury Beach Destinations in 2017, and Caribbean Journal ranked St. Kitts as #11 of 25 Caribbean Destinations to Visit in 2017. St. Kitts has also been named #8 of the Top 10 Sexiest Places on the Planet by Reader’s Digest (Canada), one of the Best Caribbean Cruise Destinations by Thrillist and one of 6 Caribbean Islands You Need to Visit Now by Travelocity.
In 2016, St. Kitts ranked #9 on a list of Top 10 Emerging Luxury Destinations for 2016 (the only Caribbean island on the list) and #15 of The Top 21 Destinations for 2016 by Robb Report, #7 among the Hottest Places to Travel this Winter by CNN Money based on bookings received by Virtuoso, and was called one of the Ones to Watch in 2016 by Travel Weekly. St. Kitts & Nevis were also named #13 on a list of the most popular Caribbean islands among the very rich by Bloomberg Business online, one of the Top 15 Emerging Travel Hotspots for 2015 by The Huffington Post and ranked by The New York Times at #34 of the 52 Places to Go in 2015. The twin island Federation further ranked #14 on a list of the 50 Travel Destinations That Will Be Huge In The Next 10 Years and #8 on a list of the 25 Best Caribbean Islands by Business Insider.
Intoxicating natural beauty, sunny skies, warm waters, and sandy beaches combine to make St. Kitts one of the most seductive spots in the Caribbean. Located in the northern Leeward Islands, it offers a diverse tourism product developed from the destination’s natural beauty, cultural heritage and rich history. The island’s stunning variety of tourism attractions include hiking through the tropical rainforest, riding the scenic railway that connects the island’s former sugar plantations, visiting the Caribelle Batik factory, and touring Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, which is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Among the more traditional vacation pastimes available are watersports, golf, shopping, tennis, dining, gaming at St. Kitts’ exclusive casino or simply relaxing on the beach. For more information about St. Kitts, visit www.stkittstourism.kn.
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