As part of the 2018 Soleil Summer Festival from May 6th – 13th, 2018, the island of Saint Lucia will host the 27th Saint Lucia Jazz Festival, a celebration of seven days of eclectic musical brilliance from international, regional and local Jazz artists in beautiful intimate settings throughout the island.
A celebration of Saint Lucian, Caribbean and international jazz music, the Saint Lucia Jazz Festival will host a mix of free and paying concerts throughout the island. Some of the artist taking part:
Barbara Cadet, Denys Baptiste
Pauline Jean, Arnaud Dolme
Zara McFarlane, Etienne Mbappe and the Prophets
Cameron Pierre, Luther Francois;
Carolyn Malachi, AZIZA featuring Chris Potter, Dave Holland, Lionel Loueke and Eric Harland.
The festival culminates in a power-packed open-air concert at the historic Pigeon Island National Landmark on May 13th at 2pm with the “Mother’s Day Special” on Sunday, with performances by The Frantz Laurac Quartet, Ronald ‘Boo’ Hinkson & Friends, R+R=NOW with Robert Glasper, Terrace Marti, Christian Scott, Derrick Hodge, Taylor McFerrin and Justin Tyson, and Avery Sunshine.
Base yourself at East Winds and experience the festival in all it’s amazing colour.