Roseau, Dominica: September 22, 2016 – Tickets for the 19th World Creole Music Festival are available online. This announcement was made by WCMF Project Consultant Val Cuffy today. WCMF tickets can be purchased from www.ticketpal.com at US$125 for season tickets and US$48 for nightly tickets.
Season tickets will be on sale for EC$275 during the weekly Festival Jam Sessions at the Bayfront. Sakis La Peau Kabwit, Mac & Cheese and C Squared will be the featured acts for this Friday’s Festival Jam Session. The September 23 event will begin from 4 pm until 10 pm. Sponsors of this week’s Festival Jam Session are Digicel and the Dominica Brewery and Beverages Limited with their Kubuli Beer. Festival lovers can look forward to new sponsor specials at this week’s event.
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.