Music

Where Have All the Hippies Gone? Find Hippies of all ages living life to its fullest in Coral Bay, St. John

While every community supports those within it, residents of St. John island takes that spirit to a different level. No where can that be seen more clearly than in the frequent celebrations in the gloriously rustic and peaceful harbor town on the east side of St. John called Coral Bay. St. Johnians are a loving … Read more

Tis the Season

Season here on St. John has officially arrived. Not marked by the end of hurricane season, but rather by the soulful sounds coming out of Cruz Bay. In off-season there are few venues with live music, but in-season we are blessed with the beats of many talented musicians. Earlier this month I was at the … Read more

Prom Time

This Saturday, December 12th, St. Johnians will dust off their best threads and dress-up to celebrate the season. Residents clean-up well, some not even recognizable without their trademark scruff and duct taped flops. All are welcome to what locals affectionately call “the prom”, where hundreds descend on Mongoose Junction in Cruz Bay to drink, laugh, … Read more

Love City Live April 16-19

Love City

Love City is alive! Love City Live kicks-off with an open Reggae Roadblock party tonight, April 16th, at Drink (formerly MOTU) is free and open to all.  Friday the 17th offers an exclusive reggae party with DJ Sprang and the Winston Wells ball field in the heart of Cruz Bay explodes with the reggae beat … Read more

Musical Note

Blues Singer

Musical Note The Winston Wells Ball field in Cruz Bay was alive this weekend for the 2nd annual St. John Blues Blowout festival organized by selfless volunteers of the St. John Rotary Club.  Saturday night marked the highlight performance, with students from the St. John School of the Arts (SJSA) performing first. A primary beneficiary … Read more

Far Out Music

Far Out Music For more than a year local musicians John “Johnny B” Bullock and Lauren Magnee have been hosting Open Mic night at Concordia Cafe at the Concordia Eco-Resort on St. John. Ten miles beyond Cruz Bay towards Salt Pond, this small, out of the way location has become the go-to place for musicians … Read more

Caribbean Carnival

St John Virgin Island Carnival Almost every Caribbean island celebrates Carnival at a different time of year. St. Thomas and St. Croix, for example, have their Carnival festivities after Easter and during Christmas/New Year’s, respectively. St. John’s Carnival hits at the height of off-season, creating a significant occurrence on the island’s summer tourism radar. The … Read more