The Bouyon Pioneers, the Original WCK Band, is expected to draw thousands to the Opening Night Thursday June 23rd of the 20TH St.Kitts Music Festival in particular Nationals of their Home Country Dominica as well as other Windward Islands. The hugely popular Dominican music icons are among headline acts for the 20th Anniversary of the second longest running Caribbean Music Festival the St.Kitts Music Festival . The Three Day event ends on June 25th .
The band will be joining other headliners on the Opening Night including Soca Icons the Original Burning Flames, the Small Axe band, Sugar Band as well as Trini Soca Star Kes the Band. Other acts on the first night include St.Kitts Soca King Nicha B, Soca Queen Shanna, L.A.X and the Dominican Republic’s El Classico Mayo. Buzz surrounding the opening night has been tremendous . No doubt due to the anticipated presence and performance of the Original WCK as well as the Original Burning Flames, two of the most popular and iconic Caribbean bands in history . Organizers are anticipating that it will be an event to remember particularly with 4 of the regions most popular bands over the last 20 years in Flames , WCK, Small Axe and the Sugar Band
“With a line up like that and for an event of this magnitude, I have absolutely no doubt that there is going to be a large influx of people coming into the town both from Dominica as well as other nearby islands. We also anticipate that the WCK in particular will bring out the thousands of Dominican and Windward Island nationals based in St.Kitts,” said a member of the Festival’s Marketing Committee.
The 20th St.Kitts Music Festival will run over 3 Nights starting on Thursday June 23rd and Culminating on Saturday June 25th. The festival will feature Damian Junior Gong Marley, Taurus Riley, R- City, 50 Cents, the O Jays, Kes the Band, Morgan Heritage and others. The Festival weekend also includes a massive beach bash event known as White Sands which takes place on the Sunday June 26th . That event will be headlines by Allison Hinds and Mr Vegas.