Get ready to jam! Intellectual Global Concepts, LLC (IGC) has teamed up with the Reichhold Center, the USVI Research and Technology Park, UVI and Grammy Award-winning jazz drummer Dion Parson to present the Music Is Life Festival tonight from 6 p.m. to midnight. Headlining the main stage in the Reichhold Center parking lot will be Caribbean Soca group KES the Band, whose music continues to top the mainstream charts with tracks like “Hello,” “Savannah Grass” and “Nah Let Go.” Additionally, the event will showcase USVI’s own Cool Session Brass, Dub Lab Reggae featuring JParris, and Full Circle on the main stage along with lineup of DJ’s on the beach stage, including DJ Mike Swells of New York City, plus fire dancers and local mocko jumbie dancers. Feel free to take a soak while you enjoy the evening’s music and festivities.
All event proceeds in excess of the costs for the event and sponsor donations will go to UVI for hurricane relief, music education and recruiting students for performance ensembles through the music program at the UVI campuses. Food vendors and various local merchants will set up throughout the venue and an online silent auction is available at 32auctions.com/musicislife.