Cathy A. Preece / Candice Kimmel
Phone: (212) 956-5900 / E-mail: email@example.com For Immediate Release
Line-Up Finalized for St. Kitts Music Festival 2018
Aritsts to Perform at the 22nd Annual Event Include Patti LaBelle, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Spice, KES The Band and More
Basseterre, St. Kitts – The St. Kitts Tourism Authority pleased to announce the complete roster of musical artists who will be performing at the 22nd Annual St. Kitts Music Festival taking place June 27 – July 1, 2018.
“We are extremely pleased to have such an exciting and diverse range of artists confirmed to perform in this year’s St. Kitts Music Festival,” said the Hon. Mr. Lindsay F.P. Grant, Minister of Tourism, International Trade, Industry and Commerce. “Each year, we strive to feature a variety of musical genres that appeal to both international and local audiences. This year continues that tradition, so we expect another dynamic event with a wealth of outstanding and memorable performances.”
The performers for each night are as follows-
Thursday, June 28
- Soca Fusion: Nu Vybes & Small Axe
- KES The Band
- Nailah Blackman
Friday, June 29
- Sizzla Kalonji
- August Alsina
- Wayne Wonder
- Chackademus & Pliers
- Byron Messia
Saturday, June 30
- Fetty Wap
- Lauryn Hill
- Patti LaBelle
- Rhythm of the Beat
On the evening of Wednesday, June 27, the Music Festival will kick off with a welcome reception hosted at the Christophe Harbour Marina followed by an Escape Fete held at Salt Plage. Following the three nights of performances, the event will close with the White Sands white party at Carambola Beach Club on Sunday, July 1.
Now entering its 22st 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, The Goo Goo Dolls, 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 http://www.stkittsmusicfestival.net/ or the St. Kitts Music Festival’s Facebook page.
About St. Kitts
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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