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Line-Up Finalized for St. Kitts Music Festival 2018

Basseterre, St. Kitts (February 26, 2018) – 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
  • Spice
  • Destra
  • KES The Band
  • Nailah Blackman

Friday, June 29

  • Sizzla Kalonji
  • August Alsina
  • Wayne Wonder
  • Chackademus & Pliers
  • Dejout
  • Byron Messia

Saturday, June 30

  • Fetty Wap
  • Ms. 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.

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