Barbados: Afrobeats superstar, Ayra Starr, announced via social media that she will be bringing her World Tour to Barbados for the highly anticipated Barbados Food and Rum Festival this October.
It is the only Caribbean island featured on the tour schedule.
Posting the tour schedule on her Instagram profile, Ayra Starr stated, “It’s my first headline tour!!! (sic) I’ve been touring around the world, opening for other artists, opening stages at festivals, and now it’s an Ayra Starr show.“
Ayra Starr will perform at Liquid Gold Feast, the red carpet finale of the Barbados Food and Rum Festival, which takes place on Sunday, October 22. She will perform alongside other top local acts for an unforgettable musical and cultural display to end the Festival in style.
Apart from the vocal stylings of Ayra Starr, patrons at Liquid Gold Feast will enjoy the delights of six award-winning Barbadian chefs and five mixologists who will serve up a sumptuous feast of a variety of local dishes paired with delicious rum cocktails.
The Nigerian performer, who has taken the world by storm with her hit songs ‘Rush’, ‘Bloody Samaritan’ and others, is coming to take the stage at the island’s famous Festival, which runs from October 19-22, 2023.
Ayra Starr is one of Afrobeats’ leading stars, and having her add the Barbados Food and Rum Festival to her World Tour signals to the world that Barbados is operating at a high standard.
Aprille Thomas- Director of Public Relations and Communications BTMI, said, “We are already known as the culinary capital of the Caribbean and the birthplace of rum, and now we are focusing on taking it a step further by infusing top international musical influences with our own local and regional talent.”
Thomas added that the Festival weekend promises good food, rum and vibes with a range of activities for every appetite.
Barbados Tourism Marketing extended an invitation to the Barbados Rum and Food Festival and asked for the booking of tickets.