The 15th edition of Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival, one of the leading music festivals of the Caribbean, will be held from January 23-29, 2011, at the resort regions of Montego Bay and Ocho Rios. The week-long festival will enthrall the people from Montego Bay and its adjoining regions, as well as thousands of music enthusiasts from around the world who will buy cheap tickets to Montego Bay and arrive by cheap flights to Montego Bay to attend the festival.
The Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival was started in 1996 with the joint efforts of the national airline Air Jamaica and the Jamaica Tourist Board. Other business organizations in Jamaica also contribute in the holding of this music festival. Over the years, the festival has only grown in size from a modest 1,500 to over 30,000 patrons every year. If you are also a music buff, then just look out for cheap airfares to Montego Bay and try to get good cheap flight deals to Montego Bay so that you are able to travel by cheap international flights to Montego Bay and attend this exciting festival on time.
For the past three years, the festival was being held at the Aqueduct at Rose Hall. However, since the last year the main stage acts are being held at the Greenfield Stadium in Trelawny, 19 km east of its former home in Montego Bay. Purchase cheap air flight tickets to Montego Bay and reach by cheap flights to Montego Bay to see an array of local and international musical stars perform at the festival this year.
Some of the crème de la crème in international and local music have already held their performances at the festival in the past years. The participants include Gladys Knight, Diana Ross, Anita Baker, Hall & Oates, John Legend, Alicia Keyes, Maxi Priest, Joss Stone, Monty Alexander, Billy Ocean, Third World and many more. Book cheap flights to Montego Bay and reach here to see a galaxy of music stars who will be performing this year. When you buy cheap tickets to Montego Bay and arrive by cheap air flights to Montego Bay, you’ll be just amazed to know that this year’s line-up includes SWV (Sisters With Voices), Maroon 5, Diana King, Laura Izibor, Tavares, Regina Belle, Brenda Russell and Paul Peress.
The festival originally focused on the genres of Jazz and Blues. However, over the years the festival has been encompassing a wide mix of musical genres including R&B, Gospel, Caribbean, World-Music, Latin, Country and Reggae, among others. Montego Bay is the best place to be in January this year as when you reach by cheap flights to Montego Bay after buying cheap tickets to Montego Bay to attend the festival, you’ll also get a good opportunity to savor delicious Jamaican and international cuisine and admire the crafts of artisans from all over the island.