After a three-year hiatus, Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival returns May 5–14, and Saint Lucia Tourism Authority recently announced the headliners for the festival. The lineup includes Sting, Shaggy and more globally recognized performers.
Here’s a look at the most recent lineup:
Friday, May 5
The event kicks off with reggae superstar Shenseea and Kes the Band.
Explore Saint Lucian culture and its peoples with a mix of local events.
Wednesday, May 10
Enjoy a showcase of praise and worship with Gospel performers, announced at a later date.
Thursday, May 11
Gustavo Casenave, Grammy winner, pianist and composer, delivers a tribute to Luther François, the godfather of Saint Lucia jazz.
Friday, May 12
Caribbean Fusion is the theme of the night, with Buju Banton, Bunji Garlin and Fay Ann Lyons.
Saturday, May 13
Rema, Ayra Starr, CKay and Kizz Daniel perform the best of Afro beats.
Sunday, May 14
Grammy Award winner Sting headlines this celebration with Shaggy.
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