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St Lucia Jazz is most diverse in its history

Regional 29 Jan, 2024 Follow News

Machel Montano entertains again at Pigeon Island

The Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival returns with more than 30 performances including jazz, gospel,Caribbean fusion and afro beats.

It runs from April 30 to May 12 with headline performances from pop rock legends Air Supply, along with Davido, Machel Montano, Samara Joy, Beres Hammond, Jon Secada and Chloe Bailey.

Spanning classic jazz to world beats, the 2024 Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival will again attract thousands of visitors from around the world with a line-up of genres including rock, soca, reggae, Zouk, pop and an array of cultural beats and exciting rhythms. The iconic and historic Pigeon Island National Park is the waterside backdrop for the open air performances.

“Building on three decades of star-studded performances that attract visitors from around the world, the 2024 Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival continues our tradition of creating and hosting the Caribbean’s premier jazz and arts event,” said Saint Lucia Tourism Minister Ernest Hilaire. “This year promises an eclectic mix of must-see artists across genres from soca to jazz to world beats to pop, while also showcasing fine arts and Saint Lucia’s creative industries.”

The event’s arts programming will cover the theme ‘Art and the City’, with a flagship event including the artwork of local legend Llewelyn Xavier. More than 1,000 pieces will be on display in the exhibition.

That’s along with culinary events and concerts in a sculpture park, along with two theatres and dance shows.


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