Music is Life Festival
Friday, February 28th, 2020
6pm – 12 am
Reichhold Center Parking Lot and Brewer Bay Beach.
Charlotte Amalie West, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands 00802, Virgin Islands, U.S.
Doors will open at 5:30pm and attendees can park in one of three parking lots which include, the UVI Sports and Fitness Center Parking Lot, the Old Westbay Supermarket Parking Lot and the ACC Center Parking Lot. Additionally, safari buses will be shuttling attendees to and from the venue at a cost of $2.00 per attendee each way.
However attendees can visit tickets venues for purchase as well which include the UVI Bookstore on St. Thomas, Just Threads (TuTu Mall) Urban Threadz locations on St. Thomas and St. Croix, Sole to Soul, Thali Indian Grill, and Big Wayne by calling (340) 643-7575.
Main Stage Full Line-up
- KES the Band
- Cool Session Brass
- Dub Lab Reggae ft JParris
- Full Circle
Beach Stage Line-up
- DJ. Mike Swells
- Dj Cypha
- More artist to be announced
The event’s two stages will be a Main Stage and a Beach Stage. Headlining the Main Stage will be Caribbean Soca band, KES the Band, who’s music continues to top the mainstream charts with tracks like “Hello”, “Savannah Grass”, and “Nah Let Go,” just to name a few. Additionally, the event will showcase USVI’s own Cool Session Brass, Dub Lab Reggae featuring JParris, and Full Circle on the Main Stage along with an electric lineup of DJ’s (including DJ Mike Swells of NYC) on the Beach Stage with fire dancers and local moko jumbie dancers.
ARTIST SET TIMES
(Hosted by EMCEE Red Lion)
Full Circle Band ft. Anais | 6:00 pm -7:00 pm
Dub Lab Reggae ft. JParris | 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Cool Session Brass ft Moko-Jumbie Dancers | 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
KES the Band | 10:30 – Close
DJ Mike Swells | 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm
DJ CYPHA | 8:15 pm – 10:30 pm
Gina Fire Dancer | 9:00 pm – 9:30 pm
All event proceeds in excess of the costs for the event and sponsor donations will go to UVI for hurricane relief, music education and recruiting students for performance ensembles through the music program at the UVI campuses. Since 2017 the UVI’s music program has been led by Grammy Award-winning NYC renowned drummer and USVI native, Dion Parson.
“The UVI Music Program offers an amazing opportunity for students attending the University of the Virgin Islands to earn the honor to teach within the K-12 arena, providing local jobs, furthering the music culture in the USVI and continuing to bolster the local communities,” said IGC executives. “We are proud to be able to support this program through scholarship funding for additional university expenses such as fees, housing and books and supplies. Along with being able to help provide our future musical leaders the most up to date technology to expand their musical talents”
Event attendees will also be able to experience the local culture with several amazing food vendors and various local merchants placed throughout the venue and the online Silent Auction at 32auctions.com/musicislife, that features a fantastic selection of prizes, and will be available for bidding starting on or about February 15th 2020. Additionally, there will be multiple bars available for a variety of different beverage purchases.
Sponsors interested in collaborating with IGC on this event can contact organizers at [email protected].