St. Kitts music festival to feature reggae's Burning Spear

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The fifth annual St. Kitts International Music Festival, slated for June 21 to 24, will feature calypso, soca, jazz and blues performers.

Headlining the event at Bird Rock Sporting Complex will be Grammy-nominated reggae performer Burning Spear, joined by a full roster of international acts.

Among the activities will be beach parties, food fairs and entertainment.

Past performers include Hugh Masekela, Peabo Bryson, Chaka Khan, Bobby Caldwell, CeCe Winans, Shirley Caesar, Machel Montano, Square One, Dru Hill, Shanice and Beenie Man.

For details, call the St. Kitts Tourism Authority at (800) 582-6208 or visit the Web at www.stkitts-nevis.com.

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