St. Kitts Music Festival to Include 50 Cent, R. City and Damian Marley

The St. Kitts Music Festival Committee has finalized the lineup of artists to appear on the 20th Anniversary production of the festival, which takes place June 23-25.

The newest addition to the lineup of performers was announced on Friday night, June 10 by Ambassador Jonel Powell, who heads up the artist selection committee. He stated that the duo of brothers known as R. City, originally from the Caribbean and well known in the international music industry, are the final act to be added to the 20th Anniversary show.

The addition of R. City completes the artist lineup for the 2016 St. Kitts Music Festival.

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R. City currently has a single that is very popular with a wide cross-section of music lovers entitled, "Locked Away." They have written and produced for artistes such as Sean Kingston, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj and Barbadian international sensation Rihanna.

The official lineup of the 2016 St. Kitts Music Festival is as follows:

Thursday, June 23rd:

El Mayor Clasico
Kes The Band
Kjah
LAX
Nicha B
Shanna
Nu Vybes Band
Original Bouyon Pioneers (former members of WCK)
Original Burning Flames
Small Axe Band
 
Friday, June 24th:

Crucial Bankie
Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley
Dejour
I – Mark
Leroy Sibbles
Malik Mustafa
Mod Stoney
Rodney
Marcia Griffiths
Dexta Daps
Morgan Heritage

Saturday, June 25th:

Deanna
Effen Vodka presents 50 Cent
Tarrus Riley
The O’Jays
R. City
 
Now entering its 20th year, the St. Kitts Music Festival attracts both locals and visitors alike. It features a wide range of musical styles on the popular market, including R&B, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Soca, Calypso, Gospel and Contemporary music. 

Visit www.stkittsmusicfestival.com.

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