New York, NY October 2011: Home to the world’s second largest boiling lake, 365 rivers, national parks, 115 miles of segmented trails and lush vegetation, Dominica will play host to a bevy of artists this weekend for their 15th Annual World Creole Music Festival. The three day music festival, which begins on Friday, October 28th, is sponsored by Coca-Cola, Dewars, Liat, Tempo, Kubuli Beer, Heineken, to name a few.
Third World will take the stage on Saturday, October 29th. Fans will be treated to not only the band’s hit singles “Now That We’ve Found Love,” “Reggae Ambassador,” and “Try Jah Love,” but also singles from their new album Patriots. Executive Produced by Third World Music Group and Co-Produced by Dean Pond of Rymshot Productions, the 13 track album features songs such as “Front Door” (featuring the late, great Gregory Isaacs), “You Made Me So Very Happy” (a cover of Alton Ellis’ timeless hit featuring Marcia Griffiths), “By My Side” (featuring Tessanne Chin), “Good Hearted People” (feat. Capleton) and “96 Degrees” (a remake of the band’s classic featuring Stephen and Damian Marley). The album also features, Toots Hibbert, Sly Dumbar, Robbie Shakespeare, Dean Frazier, Inner Circle, Mykal Rose, Jessica Yapp (on violin), Junior Reid, Capleton and Tarrus Riley.
The festival with also feature other performers such as Gyptian, Ali Campbell, Carimi, Midnight Groovers, Zouk All Stars, Bunji Garlin and Fay Ann, among others. Stephen “Cat” Coore remarks, “Dominica is truly one of those wonders of the world. I am looking forward to the hot springs, the great weather and of course the festival. We are always delighted when we get to share the stage with such talented musicians as reflected in the line-up.”