Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival to feature Kayo, Secret Solo Band, know fringe events

The Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival is all set to return to the shores of the island from April 30 to May 20, 2023, and is known for the island’s traditional music, art, and cuisine.

Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival to feature Kayo, Secret Solo Band, know fringe events
Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival to feature Kayo, Secret Solo Band, know fringe events || Picture Courtesy: Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (Facebook)

Castries, Saint Lucia: The Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival is all set to return to the shores of the island from April 30 to May 20, 2023, and is known for the island’s traditional music, art, and cuisine. The festival will feature a remarkable lineup of local and regional performers.

Saint Lucia Tourism Authority announced the calendar of fringe events and the headlining acts for this year’s fringe events are Saint Lucia’s Kayo, Papa Vada, Nintus, Secret Solo Band, Avot Sevis, Rashaad Joseph and DYP Band, WCK and Midnight Groovers from Dominica, as well as Soca Sensation- Patrice Roberts and Jamaican Reggae/Dancehall Singer-Christopher Martin.

READ HERE: Full Calendar of fringe events are as follows

On SUN, APRIL 30, 2023 – 4 PM

  • Rooftop Jazz & Entrepreneur Showcase
  • Russell’s Rooftop – Morne Du Don
  • Emerson Nurse. Albert Eugent, Ricardo Francois
  • Deighton Charlemagne, Empress Illa
  • 20 Entrepreneurs Displaying
  • $10 Adults/$5 Children

On MON 1ST MAY – 2 PM

  • Vieux Fort Mouvman Ansanm Presents JAZZing @ 60
  • Campus B School Grounds, La Ressource, Vieux Fort
  • Featuring: VFCSS Band/Schreffler /Jessy Leonce
  • VFCSS Group/ Barbara Cadet/Papa Vader
  • Logix Band / Kalbas / Avot Sèvis / Frappe
  • $35 EC /VIP $100 EC / Children Under 5 yrs Free

On MON 1ST MAY – 12PM

  • Jazz & Chill
  • Wavin Liben – Near Mon Repos Gas Station
  • Invasion Band, Thou Art, Ken Hardy,
  • Oshun, Woule Te Te Folk Band, 6 Mile and More
  • FREE
  • THU 4TH MAY – 8PM ONWARDS
  • Thursday Jazz
  • FRYDAYS Bar & Restaurant, Gros Islet
  • Featuring Jab Duplesis and Friends
  • Dine In and Enjoy

On SAT 6TH MAY – 4PM

  • Babonneau Rainforest Jazz
  • Midnight Groovers/DYP Band/African Roots
  • Secret Solo Band and more.
  • Chassin, Babonneau
  • $70 EC -Pay more at the Door
  • SAT 6TH MAY – 9PM
  • Ultra Lounge, Rodney Bay
  • FREEZY & Friends

On SAT 6TH MAY-5 PM

  • Jazz @ Artisan
  • Artisan Restaurant, Vieux For
  • EVERY SUNDAY – 11AM
  • Bambooze Boo & Brunch Buffet
  • Boo Hinkson & Friends
  • Bambooze Café & Bistro, Rodney Bay Strip
  • $125 EC

On SUN 7TH MAY – 2PM

  • Jazz La Se’ Nou Mem
  • Serenity Estate, Desruisseaux
  • WCK from Dominica
  • Nintus, Shorn B, Home Grown, Heart & Soul
  • BL, Avot Sèvis
  • $100 EC

On SUN 7TH MAY – 2PM

Soufriere Jazz 2023- “The Experience”

  • Soufriere Mini Stadium
  • Patrice Roberts, Christopher Martin,
  • Arthur Allain,
  • Boo Hinkson, Chazz
  • $130 EC/VIP $300 EC

On SUN 7TH MAY – 9PM

Fort Ultra Lounge, Rodney Bay

  • Soulstice (Jazz Edition) hosted
  • by KAYO featuring Special Guest

On MON 8TH May – Noon

Pierrot Combined Jazz & Arts

  • Lunch Time Jazz – Tropic Band
  • Belle Vue Combined
  • Grace Combined
  • Vigier Combined

On MON 8TH MAY – 9 PM

Ultra Lounge, Rodney Bay

  • Lucian Fusion, Chazz,
  • Yannick James, Rashaad Joseph

On TUES 9TH MAY – 7PM

Monchy: Mizik En Kweyol

  • Monchy, Gros Islet
  • BOO and Tru Tones
  • Arthur Allain
  • Mamay Lacaye
  • DYP
  • Royal Saint Lucia Police Band
  • Avot Sèvis, Secret Band
  • Monchy La Woz Group
  • FREE FREE FREE

TUES 9TH MAY – Noon

Pierrot Combined Jazz & Arts

  • Lunch Time Jazz-Tropic Band
  • Belle Vue Combined
  • Grace Combined
  • Vigier Combined
  • FREE

TUES 9TH MAY – 6PM

IGY: Rodney Bay Marina Tenants

  • Presents Jazz on the Green
  • Rodney Bay Marina
  • Invasion Band / Skip Monday &
  • Aimran Simmons
  • FREE

TUES 9TH MAY – 9 PM

Ultra Lounge, Rodney Bay

WED 10TH May – 3PM

Pierrot Combined Jazz & Arts

  • Pierrot Combined School Grounds
  • Tropic Band
  • FREE

THU 11TH MAY – 11 AM-3:00 PM

  • Saint Lucia Junior Jazz & Arts Festival
  • Talented Youth On Stage
  • Serenity Park, Castries
  • THU 11TH MAY – 5PM
  • Atmosphere – Jazz Thursday
  • Sandals Golf & Country Club Grounds
  • SAT 13TH MAY 6-11am
  • Toast – A Breakfast Affair
  • Sandals Golf & Country Club

SUN 14TH MAY 5 -11 am

  • Rhythm & Booze
  • Breakfast Party
  • Sandals Golf & Country Club
  • $150 Early Bird

SUN 14TH MAY – 7:30 PM

  • Jazz After Jazz – Caribbean Rhythms
  • Flavours of the Grill Restaurant
  • Bois D’orange, Gros Islet
  • Ashley Millian, Rashaad Joseph
  • Naomi Grandison, Harvi Millar
  • Lady Leen, Papa Vader, Nutrion Band $50 EC

SAT 20TH May

Jazz Chcoloat

  • Rabot Hotel from Hotel Chocolat
  • Rabot Estate
  • Soufriere