Well, Creole in the park fans, itâ€™s that time of year again; the 7 Annual Creole in the Park has announced the lineup for this yearâ€™s festivities.
With a main stream lineup, which includes Internationally acclaimed Jamaican reggae artist Cecile is set to headline the 7th annual LIME Creole in the Park from October 26 â€“ 29, 2009 at the Botanic Gardens.
This is the first Creole in the Park is staged under the companyâ€™s new brand as LIME which was launched approximately one year ago on the last day of CITP in 2008.
Other regional acts scheduled to headline the number one daytime event in Dominica during the Independence celebrations include Ziggy Rankin from Trinidad & Tobago and the Taxik Band featuring Claudette Peters from sister island Antigua. Dominican born reggae artist based in St. Croix Harry Mo, will also travel to Dominica to perform.
UPDATED:Line-up for 2009 LIME Creole in the Park
This yearâ€™s line-up also features a combination of youth and experience and patrons will get the opportunity to view the talents of the islands young and upcoming bands including SOS Band, Kross Vibes and Xcess Groove. The formidable Triple Kay International, Bouyon hustlers MFR, Bouyon pioneers WCK and reggae specialists Caribbean Vibes are back on the line-up this year.
Making their debut is the Fanatik Band who will join Freddie and Friends and the Nature Boys band from Paix Bouche who were notable absentees from last yearâ€™s line-up. Cadence legends Chubby and the Midnight Groovers and the longest serving band in Dominica, the Swinging Stars will be on stage during the four day event.
The staple Calypso Connection will feature reigning calypso Monarch Karessah, former kings Dice, Daddy Chess, Observer and Hunter along with 2009 finalist, Sye and 2009 road march king De Energizer. Steel pan, Jing Ping, Lapo Kabwit and cultural performances will also feature prominently on this yearâ€™s line-up. This yearâ€™s LIME Creole in the Park will take place from 12 noon to 7pm daily.