By: Precious MillsBASSETERRE, St.Kitts (Monday 28th January 2019)- At a press conference held this morning at the Ocean Terrance Inn (OTI), twenty- one (21) acts were announced completing the 2019 roster of the well-anticipated yearly extravaganza.
The added national, regional and international entertainers combined are: Charly Black, Melanin (Kittitian female trio), Omari Banks, I-Mark, Cocoa Tea, Infamus, La Insuperable, Rucas HE, Mapy (The Violin Queen), Akaii, Shall Marshall, 5 Star Akil, Ras Vally, Farmer Nappy, Nadia Batson, Nu Vybes Band, Skinny Fabulous, Fimba, Small Axe Band (reigning Sugar Mas Road March Champions), Edwin Yearwood and Krosfyah and Ella Mai.
The three nightly concert will be held Thursday 26th to Saturday 29th June at the Kim Collins Athletic Stadium located in Bird Rock.
According to Chairman of the Artiste Selection Committee Jonel Powell, who made the announcement, presentation the 2019 will “satisfy everybody” and will make the yearly event “the biggest”.
Festival Chairman Damion Hobson is of the view that :”This St.Kitts Music Festival is going to be epic.”
At a media briefing held in early December last year, Davido, Smokie Robinson, Popcaan and French Montana were part of the first wave of artistes to be unveiled while Buju Banton was announced at Cooler Fete later on that month.