Small Axe Band International to be featured at upcoming USVI St. Thomas’ 60th anniversary carnival celebrations
|Small Axe at Music Fest|
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, APRIL 17TH 2012 (Small Axe Band International) – The Small Axe Band International, a musical dynasty here in St. Kitts and Nevis, around the region and internationally continues to receive tremendous attention and admiration from promoters and musical fans around the world.
The Band departed St. Kitts and Nevis the weekend of April 13th for the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) having performed at 2 major shows for fans in St. Thomas and St. Croix, before returning home on Monday 16th April. However, due to popular demand and in a show of confidence, the Band will be returning a week later to rock the USVI as part of St. Thomas’ 60th Year Celebration of Carnival.
The United States is not to be left out, as management has confirmed that the band is set to perform at the 24th Annual Atlanta Carnival Fete alongside other Caribbean soca heavy weights such as Claudette Peters, Edwin Yearwood, Tallpree, Iwer George, Skinny Fabulous and others. Fans in the Diasporas of Miami, New York, Houston, and as well as Birmingham, London and Leeds, England can look forward to partying with Small Axe Band International, as it was further revealed that the band has been booked to perform in these cities in the coming months.
Small Axe Band International performed for sold out audiences over the Easter Weekend, where they staged a record 6 engagements at various venues across St. Kitts, including Cloud 9, Port Zante, Thursday April 5th, Rainbow Bar, Frigate Bay Strip, Friday April 6th, G-Spot, Sandy Point, April 7th and Black Sand Bangalang on Monday, April 9th in Sandy Point.
|Small Axe at Jouvert|
A few months removed from what can only be regarded as a action packed and exciting carnival season, the band is gearing up for a number of major performances around the region, in Europe and the United States. In an interview with the management team, it was revealed that the band has been busy creating and perfecting its sweet brand of soca music to please its growing fans base here in St. Kitts and Nevis and on the international scene.
This, he said, was being done with the fans in mind to ensure the long term survival of the band, which is still going strong after 30 plus years. We are focused on expanding and growing our musical reach, not only to make ourselves more relevant and marketable in St. Kitts and Nevis, but also around the world, while acting also as ambassadors for St. Kitts and Nevis, management commented.
Special thanks were also extended to their many fans, without whom, we would be nothing. Small Axe Band International has performed in most of the Caribbean Islands, the United States, Canada, England, and Europe including Germany and Holland. Follow the Small Axe Band International on Facebook and Twitter by #Small Axe Band International.