Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sustainable Development
Release Date:
Friday, 22 March 2024 - 3:52pm

Clive McCoy

Director of Tourism

Press Conference

BVI Music Fest 2024

22 March, 2024


Ladies and gentlemen,

Good morning and welcome to this exciting press conference. Today, I sit before you with a great sense of enthusiasm and anticipation as we unveil the much-awaited news about the upcoming Virgin Islands Music Festival. Get ready to be captivated by an extraordinary experience that will leave you breathless!

First and foremost, I am thrilled to announce that the plot of land behind the Central Administration Complex will be transformed into a mesmerizing venue to accommodate this grand event. Picture an enchanting setting where music, and culture come together to create an unforgettable atmosphere. The beauty of this location will only enhance the magic that awaits us all!

As you are aware, the Virgin Islands Music Festival will be Three days of non-stop excitement, celebration, and pure musical bliss that will ignite the soul and serve as a precursor for the 70th Emancipation Celebrations 

Prepare to be blown away by an incredible lineup of world-class artists who will grace the stage with their extraordinary talent. We have carefully curated a stellar roster that includes the sensational Rotimi, the soulful Voice, the legendary Freddie Jackson, the reggae maestro Gramps Morgan, the electrifying Alkaline, and some of our very own top local acts. Get ready to be mesmerized by their performances as they take us on a musical journey like no other!

But let me take a moment to acknowledge the significance of this moment. The Virgin Islands Music Festival has been on hiatus since 2014, and today, we proudly announce its triumphant return. This festival is not just about music; it is about the revival of an event that was once known for its top-flight entertainment, vibrant energy, and unforgettable memories.

With the reintroduction of the Virgin Islands Music Festival, we aim to reignite the spirit of celebration, unity, and artistic expression that our beloved islands are known for. This event will serve as a testament to the resilience, creativity, and passion of our people. It is a moment to come together, to embrace our culture, and to showcase to the world the incredible talent that exists right here in our own backyard. 

Furthermore, we are delighted to share that we are well aware of the Leverick Bay Poker Run, which is scheduled to take place on the 26th of May, 2024. The timing couldn't be more perfect, as it allows for a seamless integration of entertainment and excitement with this highly anticipated event. By attending the Virgin Islands Music Festival, you not only get to immerse yourself in the captivating world of music but also have the opportunity to partake in the exhilarating activities of the Leverick Bay Poker Run. It's a double dose of enjoyment that promises to make this weekend an unforgettable experience for everyone. 

So, my friends, get ready to witness history in the making. Join us as we embark on this incredible journey of music, joy, and discovery. The Virgin Islands Music Festival is a celebration of life, a celebration of our vibrant community, and a celebration of the power of music to transcend boundaries and touch our hearts.

Save the dates, spread the word, and get ready for an experience that will leave you exhilarated, inspired, and filled with a renewed sense of pride. Together, let us make the 24th to the 26th of May 2024 a weekend that will forever be etched in our memories.

Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you at the Virgin Islands Music Festival! Let the countdown begin!