St. Kitts Prepares to Sizzle for 2015 St. Kitts Music Festival
BASSETERRE – The St Kitts Tourism Authority announced today that the staging of the world-renowned St. Kitts Music Festival takes place 25th to 27th June, 2015.
Minister of Tourism, Lindsay Grant, said he is excited about the 2015 edition of the Festival, which has become one of the most anticipated events in the Caribbean’s calendar of events.
“The St. Kitts Music Festival has grown over the years into a unique event that showcases international music stars alongside rising local and Caribbean acts,” Minister Grant said. “Promotion of the Festival has started in our various markets to encourage visitors to follow their hearts to St. Kitts, to enjoy one of the most diversified musical weekends in the Caribbean.”
Minister Grant also pointed out that visitors attending the Festival can stay on to revel in the ‘Biggest Party in Sport,’ which is the Caribbean Premier League. With the destination being awarded the newest cricket franchise in the CPL – the St. Kitts-Nevis Patriots – St. Kitts will host all six neutral games in the CPL in July.
Last year, the Warner Park Stadium became the focus of cricket fans from around the world. CPL’s unique blend of entertainment saw the CPL finals played alongside a spectacular performance from Grammy award-winning American artist, Rick Ross.
The historic Warner Park Stadium is also home to the St. Kitts Music Festival, which is now in its nineteenth consecutive year.
The Festival features a wide range of musical styles on the popular market, including R&B, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Rock, Calypso, Gospel and Contemporary music.
Past artists include John Legend, Lionel Richie, T-Pain, Tyrese, Kelly Rowland, Michael Bolton, K.C. and the Sunshine Band Damian “Jr Gong” Marley, Shaggy, Destra Garcia and Machel Montana HD.