World Creole Music Festival Jam Session number 5 will feature one of Dominica’s unique musical genres – Bouyon. This week’s Festival Jam Session dubbed Bouyon wuk up will feature Xcess Groove and Clint H and friends.
Patrons of the Festival Jam Session will have the opportunity to win Festival tickets and prizes from sponsors Kubuli and Digicel. A Festival sing along competition will be held where participants will have to sing a verse or two of songs performed by artistes on the Festival lineup.
Festival Jam Session number 5 will take place on the Roseau Bayfront from 4 pm to 10 pm with Bouyon chef DJ Snow with sound powered by Arden Lights and Sound.
The 19th edition of the World Creole Music Festival is slated for October 28-30, 2016 at the Windsor Park Stadium in Roseau, the Dominican capital. A line-up of top regional and international acts covering a diverse range of creole music from the infectious Bouyon to the sweet sensation of Soca, Calypso, Reggae, Afro-beat, Haitian Kompa to the vibrating sounds of Cadence-lypso and Zouk awaits patrons. The main headliners of this year’s festival include Dominica’s Lady of Song Ophelia, Dominica’s song-bird Michele Henderson, Kreyol La, Dédé St. Prix, Haitian international super-star Wyclef Jean, T-Micky, African pop sensation Akon, Timaya, reggae star Popcaan, Morgan Heritage, Gentleman, Soca group Kes The Band, along with Dominican bands WCK, Triple Kay Global, Original Bouyon Pioneers, Extasy, Breve, Midnight Groovers and Bouyon Ambassador Asa Banton.