Barbados Virgin Holidays Music Festival 2010
Dates: November 19th – 21st, 2010
Party by the beach in Barbados
The Virgin Holidays Music Festival in Barbados will unite some of the UK and the Caribbean’s finest musicians from islands such as Barbados, Trinidad and St. Lucia.
This is an exclusive chance to catch a cross spectrum of fantastic artists on a beautiful Barbados beach setting. And at night, you can watch the stars under the stars!
Virgin Holidays are headline sponsors of the festival for the first time, bringing not only fine musicians but also extra touches for the festival goers, such as laying on shuttle buses to take you to and from the festival venue, Surfers Bay.
They have also been promoting the festival to Virgin Holiday customers in the UK and through their website: <www.virgin.com>. With Virgin Holiday’s backing this is set to be a truly international music festival, to remember.
Virgin Holidays Music Festival Tickets:
» Virgin Holidays Music Festival ticket prices: BB$25 (approx £8) per day
» Virgin Holidays Music Festival availability: You can purchase tickets at Surfer’s Café in Oistins, South Coast, Barbados; alternatively you can call 0844 557 9265 or visit www.virginholidays.co.uk.
» Virgin holiday makers in the UK: You can ask for tickets at your nearest Virgin Holidays store.
Virgin Holiday Music Festival line up:
Warm up party
For those of you who just can’t wait to get the party started!
Date: Thursday 18th November
Place: Bert’s Bar, South Coast.
Music: The Martin-Harley band will be watched by their growing following of Barbadian and international fans. http://www.martinharleyband.com/
Virgin Holidays Music Festival – day one
Get your rocks on!
Date: Friday 19th November
Place: Surfers Bay
Music: Indie/ rock
» Hip Slinky – indie/ rock, UK band <http://hipslinky.wordpress.com/about/>
» Newrising – http://twitter.com/Newrising
» South 11th – http://www.myspace.com/south11th
» Alex Mills – http://www.myspace.com/alexmillsmusic
Virgin Holidays Music Festival – day two
Hip hop, breakbeat, dub and ska – festival mayhem!
For an international and aware crowd!
Date: Saturday 20th November
Place: Surfer’s Bay, South Coast, Barbados
Music: Reggae, dub, hip hop and ska
» Dub Pistols, London – hip hop, dub, breakbeat and ska. These guys are fresh in from rocking every English music festival 2010. http://www.myspace.com/thedubpistols
» Rodney P – hip hop MC – with one of the longest and most respected careers in UK hip hop this is an act that shouldn’t be missed. Rodney P has performed alongside the likes of Roots Manuva, Skinnyman and MC Dynamite.
» Lindy Layton – in the early 1990s Lindy released the famous number one hit ‘Dub be good to me’ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpAUU75ajUQ. Festival goers will also get to hear the new release from Rodney P & Lindy Layton, ‘I’m in Love’.
» Buggy & the fully loaded band
» High Grade
» Nick Timothy
» Standing Penance
» Vacant Head Space
Virgin Holidays Music Festival – day three
Date: Sunday 21st November
Place: Surfer’s Bay, South Coast, Barbados
Time: 12 noon
» Dub Pistols Soundsystem – http://www.efestivals.co.uk/festivals/bands.php?BandID=5155
» The Martin Harley Band – http://www.martinharleyband.com/
» Fighting Traffic –
» Ian ‘Eyan’ Alleyne
» Jamie Da Lonya
» Simon Pipe
» Jae & Kev
» Tony Roberts
» Blak kla soyl
» Sonia Eden
We here at Totally Barbados are all excited by this upcoming great music festival. As Veronica Montgomery, co-organiser said:
“We are delighted to have Virgin Holidays as a sponsor; they have provided excellent marketing support for the event, contacting Virgin Holidays passengers before they even leave the UK to make them aware of the event. They are promoting the event via Virgin.com, which is the gateway to all Virgin companies around the world. We are also really delighted that Red Room – the Virgin online music Channel will be making a programme dedicated to the event, which is a great show case for the Caribbean artists involved.”
For information on how the virgin holiday music festival started click on the link.
Be part of the action! – Join the Virgin Holidays Music Festival Facebook group.
For information about other great festivals happening in Barbados please check out our Totally Barbados music festival page. You will always see it on Totally Barbados first.