Visiting St. John? If you are here during the Love City Country Music Festival, here is the schedule of events.
Enjoy Country Music in the Caribbean at this first-annual live music festival, The Love City Country Music Festival.
Jerrod Niemann will headline the three-day festival. Niemann can be heard on the radio with his hit singles “Buzz Back Girl” and “Drink to That All Night” from his recent album High Noon. Also, from his 2010 album Judge Jerrod & The Hung Jury “Lover, Lover,” and “What Do You Want.”.
Joining Niemann at the Love City Country Music Festival will be Pat Green, a country rocker from Texas, the Texan honkey-tonker Sunny Sweeney, and Canadian country rocker Dallas Smith. Also slated for the festival is a special presentation of the “Hit Makers & Rum Chasers” Nashville songwriters showcase.
The festival kicks off on Thursday, May 14, with the official festival beach party at the Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands. This event features acoustic performances from top festival artists as well as special guests, California beach reggae band Wheeland Brothers.
On Friday, May 15 the show moves to the main stage at Winston Wells Ballfield in Cruz Bay, St. John, US Virgin Islands. Gates open at 5 p.m. with Hit Makers & Rum Chasers taking the stage first. The songwriters’ showcase will be followed by, Down Home Band and Loving Mary.
On Saturday, May 16 gates open at 2 p.m. with Wheeland Brothers taking the stage first. The beach reggae boys from California will be followed by Sunny Sweeney, Dallas Smith, and Pat Green. Headlining performer Jerrod Niemann will wrap up the festival on Saturday night.
In addition to the main stage, there will be satellite stages throughout downtown Cruz Bay featuring country and local music throughout the weekend entertaining country music lovers until the wee hours of the morning.
A two-day pass for the festivities is $120 and includes all shows on Friday and Saturday at a $20 savings. Individual day tickets are $50 for Friday and $90 for Saturday.
Country music fans can also opt for the “Music Festival Bundle” for $175 (a $210 value) which comes with a two-day pass, lots of festival booty — including a T-shirt, baseball cap, koozie, commemorative refillable cup, floating keychain, sticker and rally towel — and $20 in drink tickets.
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