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St. Thomas Carnival Unveils Star-Studded Lineup for 72nd Annual Celebration

The excitement is reaching fever pitch as the countdown begins for the 72nd Annual St. Thomas Carnival, set to take place from April 29 to May 4. The picturesque St. Thomas Village will transform into the epicenter of all things Fete-life, promising an electrifying atmosphere filled with music, culture, and entertainment. With an impressive roster of performers announced, this year's carnival is gearing up to be an unforgettable celebration of Caribbean heritage and music.

St. Thomas Carnival Unveils Star-Studded Lineup for 72nd Annual Celebration

Leading the charge are some of the biggest names in the industry, ready to dazzle audiences with their unparalleled talent and charisma. Mr. Boombastic himself, Shaggy, will take center stage, bringing his infectious energy and chart-topping hits to the festivities. Joining him are soca superstars KES the Band, whose irresistible rhythms and infectious melodies are sure to get the crowd moving.

But the excitement doesn't end there. Dancehall sensation Teejay will bring his signature style and swagger to the stage, while the legendary Edwin Yearwood & Krosfyah will treat audiences to a masterclass in soca music. St. Kitts' finest, the Grand Masters, will showcase their unique blend of calypso and reggae, while Kompa performer Vayb will bring a taste of Haiti to the festivities.

Local talent will also be well-represented, with the legendary VI Band Spectrum set to deliver a show-stopping performance that celebrates the rich musical heritage of the Virgin Islands.

"This year's St. Thomas Carnival promises to be an extraordinary celebration of Caribbean culture and music," says D.O.T. Commissioner Joseph Boschulte. "With such an impressive lineup of performers, there's something for everyone to enjoy, whether you're a fan of reggae, soca, dancehall, or kompa."

In addition to the stellar musical lineup, carnival-goers can look forward to a host of activities and events designed to celebrate the spirit of the islands. From colorful parades to lively street parties, there will be no shortage of excitement and entertainment throughout the week-long festivities.

As the anticipation continues to build, attendees are encouraged to mark their calendars and make their plans to join in the fun. With so much talent and energy packed into one event, the 72nd Annual St. Thomas Carnival promises to be an experience like no other.


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