St.Vincent and The Grenadines has a thriving music scene. You will find an abundance of Steel Pan players, Soca singers, Calypsonians, Drummers, Dancehall artists, Gospel singers and many more. Many artistes record their music on the island with some having regional and international success. Presently one such artist has made it really big on the international scene. Kevin Lyttle with his hit 'Turn Me On', recorded at Sky Studios in St.vincent, has made it to the top 5 in several European pop charts.
There are an abundance of recording facilities in St.Vincent such as The Master Room Studios, JR Studios, Skakes Studios, Rough Lab and High Syhanz Studio. You will find in the shops many cds by local artists available in many styles ranging from calypso, reggae, soca, gospel (www.anitacharles.com) and even pop.
Also St.Vincent hosts several music festivals annually.
- January - Blues Festival
- April - Gospel Festival
- June - Carnival (www.carnivalsvg.com)
- December - Carol Singing Competition and Nine Mornings.