The St. Lucia Jazz Festival Unveils Lineup for 2020 Edition
Jazz fans are gearing up for the iconic St. Lucia Jazz Festival—three days of exhilarating music from some of the finest names in modern jazz—from Thursday, May 7 through Saturday, May 9, 2020.
The official dates and artist lineup were announced by the St. Lucia Tourism Authority and Jazz at Lincoln Center on January 13, at the 2020 Jazz Congress conference held at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, the Caribbean National Weekly announced.
The three-day festival will feature world-renowned artists who have performed on Jazz at Lincoln Center’s season concerts, touring initiatives, and global outposts, as well as throughout St. Lucia Jazz Festival’s 28-year history, performing in venues throughout St. Lucia’s distinct Caribbean landscape, including The Ramp on Rodney Bay and Gros Islet Park.
The artists announced in the line-up is notably diverse lineup spanning the Caribbean, the U.K. and the U.S. including Chick Corea’s Vigilette with Carlitos Del Puerto, Marcus Gilmore and Special Guest; Roy Hargrove Celebration with Willie Jones III featuring Renée Neufville and Special Guests; Alphonso Horne and The Gotham Kings; Ruben Fox’s London Brass featuring Theon Cross and Mark Kavuma and Maher Beauroy presents WASHA!
St. Lucia has been hosting a vibrant jazz festival annually since 1992. For more than 28 years, the festival has attracted visitors from around the world for events and concerts celebrating multiple forms of international, St. Lucian and Caribbean jazz music.