At least 10 Local Acts are expected to be announced and officially signed to complete the full line-up of the SK Music Fest 2015. All the remaining local acts will be signed at the SK Music Fest Jump Off event which is slated for Friday June 5th at the Twilight Bar (Formerly Fat Tuesdays) on Port Zante.
Chairperson of the Local Promotions Sub-Committee, Kirah Griffin said she is particularly excited about the Jump Off.
“Twilyte Bar and Grill is the place to be this Friday, where we will be revealing the final lineup for Music Festival, signing of contracts for all local acts and the first public appearance of the much anticipated Music Festival Promotional Models. Patrons would also have a chance to win tickets for this year’s festival”.
Hosted by Wayne Phillip, the event begins at 4pm with entertainment by Mimi Armstrong, Sugar Bowl, Grand Masters Band, NOTI African Group, Real Right Entertainment and more.
The Festival this year is expected to feature more Local Performers than on any festival in previous years.
New Minister of Tourism Hon. Lindsay Grant indicated that the festival under his watch will be making a greater effort to highlight and develop local performers through the annual event.
Headlining the 2015 St. Kitts Music Festival will be Trey Songz, Ciara, Jason Derulo along with Bounty Killer, Christopher Martin, Aswad Band, Roy Cape, T-Vice, Tono Rosario, Richard Drue, Kerwin DuBois, Patrice Roberts, Blaxx and Benjai who have already been announced as performers for the festival.
Now in its 19th year, the 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.