2012 Jazz Line up Announced

The line up for the annual Jazz Festival has been announced and it promises to be another winner.  Star billing goes to Lionel Richie on the Sunday evening at Pigeon Island.

Other stars in the line up include, so far;

  • Hugh Masekela, again on Sunday at Pigeon Island
  • Kirk Franklin, Keri Hilson  and Alison Marquis Nonet on Saturday again at Pigeon Island
  • Gipsy Kings and Ziggy Marley on Friday night again at Pigeon Island
  • Joshua Redman, Ronald “Boo” Hinkson, Mario Canonge and Luther François at the Gaiety on the Wednesday and Thursday nights

We expect this line up will be added to in the coming months.

For those of you who do not recall Lionel Richie co-wrote  “We are the World” with Michael Jackson back in 1985.  Music to move the world and in May the man will be moving St Lucia. Get your tickets before they sell out.  If you want hear something to move you then follow these links to hear this wonder tune which sold over 20million copies.



It was awarded numerous honors—including three Grammy Award, one American Music Award and a People’s Choice Award.  If only for this achievement its worth coming to see St Lucia to see this legend.

If you book Akasha, St Lucia’s best villa rental for your vacation and to indulge in this music fest don’t forget the villa is only a 5 minute drive from Pigeon Island, where all the main artists will be performing.  When you sit in the audience you can see Akasha on the hill behind the main stage

The event has also signed a deal with Digicel who will be the main sponsors for the next three years.  The year of the Dragon has certainly got of to great start! So book your St Lucia Vacation the Akasha way and get to enjoy this music fest on your doorstep.

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