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Music

Sen. Jackson Remembers Tradition Bearer, Calypsonian Lord Blakie

Senator Myron D. Jackson remembers Carnival icon Kenneth “Lord Blakie” Blake and his contributions to Virgin Islands history and music.

Department of Education Releases Holiday Concert Schedule

The schools on St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John have scheduled holiday concerts for December. The Department of Education releases the list.

Island Center Seeks Box Office Volunteers for December

Volunteers are needed prior to the start of the event until intermission.

Intellectual Global Concept USVI Donates $30,000 to UVI Music Program

The amount of $30,000 is being donated to the music program to help support the development of future musical leaders in the territory.

Crucian Christmas Festival to Honor Stanley and The Ten Sleepless Knights

The iconic group will be celebrated at the festival, which will have a carnival village named "Stanleyville" this year.

WTJX 93.1 Adds Ten New Shows to Roster

WTJX 93.1, the NPR Station for the Virgin Islands, is pleased to announce the addition of 10 new shows. Nine are musically orientated, and one is a talk show hosted by women.

Community Musicians to Hold Benefit for Cliff FInch

We From Upstreet, Inc. will present a benefit concert for, “our brother, friend and fellow musician,” Clifton "Cliff" Finch. “Music for the Heart” will take...

Virgin Islander Wins Two University Music Awards

After earning a bachelor's degree in commercial music, Gumbs has won two awards this week for her original song "New Chapters." The song has won the 2019 Greenville University Music Awards for ‘Best Female Vocalist’ and ‘Best Original Song of the Year.’

Symposium of Caribbean Art Music Unites Musicians and Scholars

Sessions included presentations of academic papers, talks by regional composers and concerts. Performances included local traditional music from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and pieces recently composed for the concert hall.

CAHS Concert, ‘Season’s Reasons: A Tribute to Legends,’ Spreads Christmas Cheer

The Charlotte Amalie High School Music Department held its annual Christmas concert on Dec. 11, featuring student musicians performing a variety of Christmas tunes and tributes to musical legends, such as Prince and Nick “Daddy” Friday.

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