Shaggy Highlights USVI St. Thomas Carnival Village

The performance line-up for the US Virgin Islands’ 72nd Annual St. Thomas Carnival Village has been announced.

Caribbean music superstars Shaggy, Patrice Roberts, Sizzla Kalonji, Kes, and Machel Montano will lead the lineup for The Village, commencing the series of six-night free concerts on Monday, April 29th.

The St. Thomas Carnival this year has generated an unprecedented level of excitement, and the performers at the Village night showcase demonstrate the ongoing impact and expansion of the three carnivals in our territory, declares Joseph Boschulte, Commissioner of the USVI Department of Tourism.

Adam O, Rudy Live, Temisha, Karnage, Blind Earz, VIO International, and Spectrum Band are among the performers who will take center stage to represent the US Virgin Islands.

VAYB, a kompa band from Haiti, and Chiquito Team Band, a salsa orchestra from the Dominican Republic, will offer a fusion of sounds that exemplifies the diverse musical tastes of Virgin Islands residents. Additionally, the lineup includes TeeJay, Jada Kingdom, and Kollision Band, who are performing in the territory for the first time, as well as returning favorites Edwin Yearwood and Krosfyah, and Grandmasters.

This year, the Division of Festivals will host its first Kids Night Out Village Night, with activities including the Toddlers Derby, Best Dressed Doll, and performances by TMK and OTB.

This year there will also be an inaugural Kids Night Out Village Night this year, featuring various activities such as the Toddlers Derby, the Best Dressed Doll competition, and live performances by TMK and OTB.

WHAT TO TAKE AWAY FROM THIS ARTICLE:

  • Thomas Carnival this year has generated an unprecedented level of excitement, and the performers at the Village night showcase demonstrate the ongoing impact and expansion of the three carnivals in our territory, declares Joseph Boschulte, Commissioner of the USVI Department of Tourism.
  • This year there will also be an inaugural Kids Night Out Village Night this year, featuring various activities such as the Toddlers Derby, the Best Dressed Doll competition, and live performances by TMK and OTB.
  • Additionally, the lineup includes TeeJay, Jada Kingdom, and Kollision Band, who are performing in the territory for the first time, as well as returning favorites Edwin Yearwood and Krosfyah, and Grandmasters.

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Harry Johnson has been the assignment editor for eTurboNews for mroe than 20 years. He lives in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is originally from Europe. He enjoys writing and covering the news.

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