Monday, September 20

Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival 2011

The headline act at the 2011 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival will be  award winning Maroon 5. The 15 aniversary of the music festival will be held from January 23 – 29, 2011 at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium in Montego Bay.

“The Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival has a special aura to it, unlike any other event with which I have been associated. It is a combination of the musicians, the people, the setting and the infectious vibe of Jamaica that creates an almost surreal experience for anyone who attends. I am looking forward to this 15th anniversary event in Jamaica and have assembled a top quality lineup that is sure to please our patrons,” stated Walter Elmore, CEO of TurnKey Productions.

Other confirmed artistes includes, The five-brother singing group Tavares ,Drummer, producer, and composer Paul Peress , Brenda Russell, SWV. Singer/songwriter/producer Laura Izibor and Jamaica’s own Diana King.

“In securing such a high-profile act, we are enthusiastic about the growth prospects for this major festival, which has boosted visitor bookings significantly,” said Jamaica’s Director of Tourism John Lynch. “It’s a great time to be in Jamaica. The festival now runs a full week, so visitors have an opportunity to experience the diversity of our attractions and cuisine while enjoying a great music event in a fun and relaxed setting.”