One of Dominica’s oldest bands has been added to the lineup for this year’s World Creole Music Festival.
Leroy ‘Wadix’ Charles made the announcement at the Dominica Festivals Committee’s weekly press conference on Wednesday 19 September 2018 at the Prevo Cinemall.
“I want to really big up a band that we want to announce, this band is not 59 years…next year they’ll be 60 years…and we are proud that they will be on this year and that’s the Swinging Stars.”
This band he said is part of Dominica’s history, “We talking about a band [that has] been with us, living with us.”
The line for night one is Movado, Kassav, Yemi Alade, Triple Kay International, Klass and the First Serenade Band.
The lineup for night two is Machel Montano, Asa Banton, Zouk All Stars, Jean Marc Ferdinand, Orlane, Francky Vincent and Stehane Ravor.
While Chronixx, Kes The Band, Sweet, Micky, Mizik A Nou All Stars, Michele Henderson, Elisha Benoit, Martindale Olive, Carlyn XP, Cornel Phillip and The Signal Band will hit the stage on night three.
The World Creole Music festival is carded for 26th – 28th October, 2018.