As the USVI prepares to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Transfer Day with festivities throughout the year, International Capital & Management Company (ICMC) announces the 2017 dates for its popular Jazz in the Park music series, kicking off with a special concert in honor of the USVI Centennial on Feb. 25.
Now in its eighth year, Jazz in the Park has grown to become one of the most popular community events on St. Thomas. Music fans can expect one of the largest events to date, featuring an expanded format with live musical entertainment on two stages, an expanded street fair including a health and wellness expo, an artists’ gallery, cooking demonstrations, food vendors and the fun Kid’s Zone. To honor the USVI Centennial, the concert will feature Virgin Islands musicians only.
“Although our line-up usually includes both visiting and local talent, we want to celebrate this important milestone in USVI history by uniquely showcasing the world class and diverse talent of Virgin Islanders,” said Karen Hughes, director of community relations at ICMC. “The line-up, which is still being finalized, will include bands from across the territory as well as V.I. performers living abroad.”
The quarterly music series takes place in Roosevelt Park, St. Thomas and admission is free. Dates for the upcoming series are:
Saturday, February 25 / 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. (expanded format)
Friday, April 7 / 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday, July 22 / 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. (expanded format)
Friday, November 3 / 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
For more information or to get updates on performers, connect on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ICMCJazz. Vendors seeking information or registration forms should e-mail Jazzinthepark@icmcvi.com or call 777-1302.