music

Tis the Season

Season here on St. John has officially arrived. Not marked by the end of hurricane season, but rather by the soulful sounds coming out of Cruz Bay. In off-season there are few venues with live music, but in-season we are blessed with the beats of many talented musicians. Earlier this month I was at the … Read more

Little Bit Country

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Little Bit Country St. John is kicking up her heels today for the start of the first Love City Country Music Festival on St. John. The 3-day event begins today with a launch party at Soggy Dollar on White Bay in Jost Van Dyke, and continues for the next two days on St. John with … Read more

Musical Note

Blues Singer

Musical Note The Winston Wells Ball field in Cruz Bay was alive this weekend for the 2nd annual St. John Blues Blowout festival organized by selfless volunteers of the St. John Rotary Club.  Saturday night marked the highlight performance, with students from the St. John School of the Arts (SJSA) performing first. A primary beneficiary … Read more

St. John Blues Blowout

Gazebo on St. John Island

St. John Blues Blowout In the past, St. John had an annual blues festival organized by a wealthy music-loving resident. When said benefactor left island a few years ago, it looked like he was taking the island festival with him. But not so fast! Enter St. John locals Ronnie Klingsberg (of Ronnie’s Pizza fame) and … Read more

Far Out Music

Far Out Music For more than a year local musicians John “Johnny B” Bullock and Lauren Magnee have been hosting Open Mic night at Concordia Cafe at the Concordia Eco-Resort on St. John. Ten miles beyond Cruz Bay towards Salt Pond, this small, out of the way location has become the go-to place for musicians … Read more