St. Kitts Prepares to Move, Groove and Shake up the Music World With the St. Kitts International Music Festival

World-Renowned Musical Extravaganza Slated for June 21-24, 2001



Apr 26, 2001, 01:00 ET from St. Kitts Tourism Authority

    ST. KITTS, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- From cool calypso to scintillating
 soca to the soulful sounds of jazz and blues, The St. Kitts International
 Music Festival is a four day frenzy of the world's most acclaimed musical
 talent coming together for a week of exciting entertainment, activities, beach
 parties, food fairs and more.
     This year's lineup promises to be one of the most spectacular arrays of
 talent in the musical industry and will include headliner James Ingram, the
 incomparably talented R&B singer whose career spans three decades, three
 Grammy Awards and includes hits like "Just Once, I Don't Have The Heart," "Yah
 Mo B There" with Michael McDonald, "Somewhere Out There" with Linda Rondstadt
 and "Baby Come To Me" with Patty Austin.  In addition to Ingram, additional
 headliners include Joe, whose soulful debut album "My Name Is Joe" went gold,
 the Grammy Award winning gospel singer Yolanda Adams, 112, the hot R&B group
 whose new album "Part 3" debuted at #2 on the Billboard charts, Burning Spear,
 the Grammy nominated and international reggae superstar and the sultry Chante
 Moore.  Also scheduled to perform are the legendary jazz group Yellowjackets,
 the R&B, chart topping KC and JoJo, dance music masters Sean Paul and Vegas,
 jazz artist Nestor Torres, Canada's very own JackSoul, R&B singer Jesse
 Powell, gospel singers Take Six, Trinidadian Calypso Show band Traffic,
 Calypso singer Denise Plummer, reggae singer Glen Washington, Antigua's
 Burning Flames, teen group Deanna Wattley and Jam band Small Axe.
     Past performers have included Hugh Masekela, Peabo Bryson, Chaka Khan,
 Bobby Caldwell, CeCe Winans, Shirley Caesar, Machel Montano, Square One, Dru
 Hill, Shanice and Beenie Man.
     The June 21 - 24, 2001 Festival, in its fifth spectacular year, will be
 held at the Fort Thomas Hotel and is expected to draw hundreds of spectators
 from around the world.
     Located in the northern part of the Leeward Islands, St. Kitts is an
 island of warm, breezy beaches, lush, green rainforests, cascading waterfalls
 and brilliant natural and historical attractions.  St. Kitts is an island of
 adventure with hundreds of activities from exploring and touring to refreshing
 watersports in one of the Caribbean's best dive locations.  St. Kitts is an
 everyday paradise filled with miles of spectacular sea-side, translucent aqua
 waters, peaceful weather, historic old world towns and villages, indulgent
 resorts, inns and cottages and a gently welcoming people.  For more
 information about St. Kitts, please contact the St. Kitts Tourism Authority at
 1-800-582-6208 or visit the web at http://www.stkitts-nevis.com.
 
                  The Sizzling St. Kitts Music Festival Causes
                      A Major Meltdown for Resort Prices;
         Resorts Offer Special Festival Rates to the Tune of Big Savings
 
     With the season's most spectacular music festival just a few months away,
 the following resorts are swaying to the beat of the best bargains in the
 Caribbean with special resort prices that will have guests front and center at
 the hottest musical extravaganza of the year.
     Package prices start at just $55 per person, per night for stays of
 3 nights or more at the Fairview Inn. Special package prices including
 children and meal plans are available. At Frigate Bay Resort rates begin at
 $70 per person, per night. All rooms begin at $65 per person, per night at The
 Bird Rock Beach Hotel.
     For all-inclusive accommodations, Jack Tar Village - Royal St. Kitts Hotel
 and Casino has accommodations beginning at $75 per person, per night for
 triple occupancy to $100 per night for single occupancy.  Prices include all
 food, beverages, accommodations, hotel facilities, non motorized water sports,
 entertainment and green fees.
     For villa and condominium accommodations, Island Paradise Beach Village
 has one, two and three bedroom condominiums beginning at $125 for two persons,
 $195 per night for four persons and $225 per night for six persons.  Horizons
 Villa Resort has deluxe rooms and one, two and four bedroom villas available
 beginning at $85 for the deluxe room to $290 for the four bedroom villa.
 Morgan Heights Condominiums offer a one bedroom condominium beginning at
 $70 per night and a two bedroom condominium beginning at $120 per night.
     Rawlins Plantation has single and double accommodations which include
 breakfast, dinner and afternoon tea starting at just $176 per night.
 Timothy Beach Resort offers single, double and one and two bedroom suites
 starting at $56 for one to two persons to $171 per night for a two bedroom
 suite that sleeps six.
     All rooms are subject to a 17% tax and service charge.
     For more information, please contact the St. Kitts tourism Authority at
 1-800-582-6208 or visit us on the web at http://www.stkitts-nevis.com.
 
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    ST. KITTS, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- From cool calypso to scintillating
 soca to the soulful sounds of jazz and blues, The St. Kitts International
 Music Festival is a four day frenzy of the world's most acclaimed musical
 talent coming together for a week of exciting entertainment, activities, beach
 parties, food fairs and more.
     This year's lineup promises to be one of the most spectacular arrays of
 talent in the musical industry and will include headliner James Ingram, the
 incomparably talented R&B singer whose career spans three decades, three
 Grammy Awards and includes hits like "Just Once, I Don't Have The Heart," "Yah
 Mo B There" with Michael McDonald, "Somewhere Out There" with Linda Rondstadt
 and "Baby Come To Me" with Patty Austin.  In addition to Ingram, additional
 headliners include Joe, whose soulful debut album "My Name Is Joe" went gold,
 the Grammy Award winning gospel singer Yolanda Adams, 112, the hot R&B group
 whose new album "Part 3" debuted at #2 on the Billboard charts, Burning Spear,
 the Grammy nominated and international reggae superstar and the sultry Chante
 Moore.  Also scheduled to perform are the legendary jazz group Yellowjackets,
 the R&B, chart topping KC and JoJo, dance music masters Sean Paul and Vegas,
 jazz artist Nestor Torres, Canada's very own JackSoul, R&B singer Jesse
 Powell, gospel singers Take Six, Trinidadian Calypso Show band Traffic,
 Calypso singer Denise Plummer, reggae singer Glen Washington, Antigua's
 Burning Flames, teen group Deanna Wattley and Jam band Small Axe.
     Past performers have included Hugh Masekela, Peabo Bryson, Chaka Khan,
 Bobby Caldwell, CeCe Winans, Shirley Caesar, Machel Montano, Square One, Dru
 Hill, Shanice and Beenie Man.
     The June 21 - 24, 2001 Festival, in its fifth spectacular year, will be
 held at the Fort Thomas Hotel and is expected to draw hundreds of spectators
 from around the world.
     Located in the northern part of the Leeward Islands, St. Kitts is an
 island of warm, breezy beaches, lush, green rainforests, cascading waterfalls
 and brilliant natural and historical attractions.  St. Kitts is an island of
 adventure with hundreds of activities from exploring and touring to refreshing
 watersports in one of the Caribbean's best dive locations.  St. Kitts is an
 everyday paradise filled with miles of spectacular sea-side, translucent aqua
 waters, peaceful weather, historic old world towns and villages, indulgent
 resorts, inns and cottages and a gently welcoming people.  For more
 information about St. Kitts, please contact the St. Kitts Tourism Authority at
 1-800-582-6208 or visit the web at http://www.stkitts-nevis.com.
 
                  The Sizzling St. Kitts Music Festival Causes
                      A Major Meltdown for Resort Prices;
         Resorts Offer Special Festival Rates to the Tune of Big Savings
 
     With the season's most spectacular music festival just a few months away,
 the following resorts are swaying to the beat of the best bargains in the
 Caribbean with special resort prices that will have guests front and center at
 the hottest musical extravaganza of the year.
     Package prices start at just $55 per person, per night for stays of
 3 nights or more at the Fairview Inn. Special package prices including
 children and meal plans are available. At Frigate Bay Resort rates begin at
 $70 per person, per night. All rooms begin at $65 per person, per night at The
 Bird Rock Beach Hotel.
     For all-inclusive accommodations, Jack Tar Village - Royal St. Kitts Hotel
 and Casino has accommodations beginning at $75 per person, per night for
 triple occupancy to $100 per night for single occupancy.  Prices include all
 food, beverages, accommodations, hotel facilities, non motorized water sports,
 entertainment and green fees.
     For villa and condominium accommodations, Island Paradise Beach Village
 has one, two and three bedroom condominiums beginning at $125 for two persons,
 $195 per night for four persons and $225 per night for six persons.  Horizons
 Villa Resort has deluxe rooms and one, two and four bedroom villas available
 beginning at $85 for the deluxe room to $290 for the four bedroom villa.
 Morgan Heights Condominiums offer a one bedroom condominium beginning at
 $70 per night and a two bedroom condominium beginning at $120 per night.
     Rawlins Plantation has single and double accommodations which include
 breakfast, dinner and afternoon tea starting at just $176 per night.
 Timothy Beach Resort offers single, double and one and two bedroom suites
 starting at $56 for one to two persons to $171 per night for a two bedroom
 suite that sleeps six.
     All rooms are subject to a 17% tax and service charge.
     For more information, please contact the St. Kitts tourism Authority at
 1-800-582-6208 or visit us on the web at http://www.stkitts-nevis.com.
 
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