The 2018 artists were...
Barracuda, Sean Harkness, Shaun Munday, Toby Armstrong Band, Impac Band with Andy Cruickshank featuring Deanna, Stefan Roach, Onika Best, Rodney Small, Bequia Blues Band, Rob Zii & Phyness, Darron Andrews, Rockstone, Mr. Gwada Benz, King Bubba & the FM Band with Teddyson John, DJ Shatta, Kids on Pan, Denzil Bacchus, Lennox, K-Netik, Luta, Dynamite
...seemlessly mixes Soul, Rock, Blues, Alternative, R&B, Funk and Reggae coming together to create a dynamic, groovy, smooth and soulful sound driven by infectious melodies and heartfelt lyrics.
“...is a great friend and an even better guitar player” -JON BON JOVI
“Harkness gives full expression to the mood of the moment.” -NEW YORK TIMES
One of the busiest New York musicians. Watch a video. Click here.
...is a one-of-a kind talent. He blends soul-drenched vocals with show-stopping bass guitar technique. Shaun captures audiences with a full band sound and plays the bass better than most people play a guitar.
His overall music style is inspired by Donny Hathaway, Al Green and Marvin Gaye.
King Bubba and FM Band with Teddyson John
Bajan 'Mash-up' Maestro. Expect a huge Saturday Night Party!!
...has been a regular at this Music Fest. We are truly delighted to have him back with his shredding guitar licks and the worlds best 'guitar face'!
...is a multi talented singer and guitarist from Italy and has a huge range of styles including blues, rock, pop, jazz, reggae and even opera. He will be joined by his live band, Grenadians Micah on keys and Godwin on drums.
Teddyson 'TJ' John
...has two sides, a Soca side and a Jazz side. This diversity has allowed him to perform all over the world, including Miami, New York, Toronto, Los Angeles, Barbados, Martinique, Cayenne, Paris and of course his home, Saint Lucia.....and now....Bequia!
Onika Best Queen of The Drum
Currently working on her second album, produced by the talented Nicholas Brancker,
Onika's style is versatile. The arts are her passion. Expect a unique act!
Impac with Andy Cruickshank
...originally from St Vincent and the Grenadines these hugely talented guys take their skills all over the world. Nice to have them home!
...is one of the most sought-after classical musicians in Trinidad and Tobago.
Stefan is best known for his fiery skills at flamenco guitar, classical pieces, rhythmic bossa nova and arrangements of popular music, including Latin, pop and soca.
Rob Zii & Phyness
...from St Lucia they promise an exciting stage show, offering the dynamic combination of Sax & Vocals.
With his debut Soca song 'Brave' and signed to Sony Music's urban UK label he's riding a wave of success. He is so energetic hence the reason the promoters refer to him as Dynamite!
...is a Vincentian musician who feels that his mission is to uplift the music of the steel- pan and make it more pronounced in the international arena...but we're happy to have him here in his own country for this gig!
Rondy 'Luta' McIntosh
...is the winner of the Most Popular Local Christmas Song for 2017 with his hit song “Christmas rub down”.
Bequia Blues Band
Formed in 2006 the band is lead by singer guitarist Bob Berlinghof, a regular on the Bequia music scene. The evolving line-up has morphed over the years but the swagger remains the same. Blues and rock with funk, ballads and reggae thrown in depending on the mood.
Bequia's hugely popular 5 piece band play what they call reggae fusion. A blend of old skool classics with R&B and soca in the mix. Lead by charismatic singers Colin 'Minkah' Peters and Brinsley Olliviere their high energy act is always a crowd pleaser.
Here are just some of the wonderful artists who kindly performed here in the last few years.
Freddie McGregor, Gregg Jackson, 2 Mile Hill, Dana Gillespie & the London Blues Band, Joe Louis Walker, Murali Coryell, Toby Armstrong, Arturo Tappin, Nicholas Brancker Project, Signal Band, Martin Harley, Denzil Bacchus Band, Ian Siegel, Rick Estrin, Zak Harmon, Todd Sharpville, Dino Baptiste, Julien Brunetaud, Eugene ‘Hideaway’ Bridges, NJ30, Marius Charlemagne, Edwin Yearwood, Lenny Bradford, FYA Empress, OMG The Band, Tony Prescott, Yaphatto, The Honky Tonics, Bequia Blues Band, Xavier Strings, Leisa Way, Impac Jazz, Abuza, Dynamite, Jimmy Z, K-netik, Deanna Bogart, ‘Sweet Soca Man’ Baron