One month away from the official opening of the Caribbean’s premiere music and arts festival, enthusiastic patrons can now access and purchase selected event tickets online.
Festival goers simply need to log onto www.stluciajazz.org to purchase tickets for main stage events beginning with the Jazz Showcase, carded for Thursday May 7, as well as the popular weekend shows from May 8 – 10 at the historic Pigeon Island National Landmark.
Tickets for the region’s fastest growing fashion-forward stage Hot Couture carded for Wednesday May 6 are priced at EC$150.00/US$60.00.
Thursday’s Jazz Showcase, billed as a must see for straight-ahead jazz aficionados which features two-time Grammy nominee Joey DeFranceso and acclaimed Paris-based pianist Alain Jean-Marie alongside Grant Stewart cost EC$115.00/US$46.00.
Friday’s show, themed Caribbean night and featuring lovers rock legend Bares Hammond, Barbadian jam band Krosfyah and local ‘conscience king’ Meshach cost EC$130.00/US $52.00.
Saturday and Sunday shows at Pigeon Island featuring performances from Flo Rida, Jon Secada, Timbalive, Arturo Tappin, Jimmy Cliff, Derede Williams, Jesse Billy, Chrisette Michelle and Robin Thicke and more are priced at EC$200.00/US$80.00 per day. All prices are VAT inclusive.
Tickets for the Opening at the Mindoo Phillip Park which feature Destra, Chronixx and more, are priced at EC$50/US$20 in advance (EC$60/US$24 at the gate) and are available at Steve’s Barber Shop and The Cell in Soufriere.
Tourism Director Louis Lewis said: “Whereas a few changes have been made in the Festival’s fee structure, ticket prices have remained relatively constant, offering festival patrons’ real value for money.”
Between now and March 31, patrons purchasing online tickets will benefit from a 15% reduction in cost. From April 1, a 10% discount will be applied to bulk purchasing comprising 20 or more tickets.
Meanwhile, ticket sales at stores on-island will commence on Friday. Outlets will include The Cell in Castries, Baywalk Mall and Vieux Fort and Splendour Gifts and More at the Gablewoods Mall. Outlets will accept both cash and credit card as well as bank card/ATM card transactions.
The 24th edition Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival features some of the best live performances from renowned local, regional and international superstars.
For more information about the island of Saint Lucia, call 1-800-456-3984, or 1-888 4STLUCIA or visit http://stlucianow.com