MIss Lucy's, St. John, USVI
Miss Lucy's
The Landing -- Saint John Boat Charters LIve Music
Mark Wallace and Eva Chinn -- Saint John Boat Charters Live Music
Sun Dog Cafe -- Saint John Boat Charters Live Music
Sun Dog Wednesday Night Jam
Sun Dog Cafe
Roger Colvin and Ingrid -- Saint John Boat Charters Live Music
The Windmill Bar
The Windmill Bar
Wheeland Brothers
Gerry Titus -- Saint John Boat Charters
IslandGirl Music -- Erin Hart
Lovango Rum Bar
Chasing Hues
The Beach Bar
Jon Gazi
Positive J of Treehouse!
Mel Knapp
Wok on the Beach
Wayne at Wok on the Beach
Miss Lucy's
Miss Lucy's Open Mic Night
Cruz Bay Landing
Mark Wallace and Eva Chinn
Sun Dog Cafe
Kenny Chesney at the Sun Dog Cafe - March 2018
Sun Dog Cafe
Roger Colvin and Miss Ingrid
The Windmill Bar
The Windmill Bar
Wheeland Brothers
Gerry Titus
Erin Hart -- IslandGirl Music
Lovango Rum Bar
Chasing Hues
The Beach Bar
Jon Gazi
Positive J of Treehouse!
Mel Knapp
Wok on the Beach
Wayne at the Wok
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St. John Live Music
Saint John Boat Charters -- Jason Caraway in St. John Live Music

 LIMIN’  BY JASON CARAWAY

IT’S NO SECRET WHERE I HANG OUT, ASK ANY OLE’ PALM TREE…

I’M LIMIN’, UNWINDIN’, GOT NOWHERE TO BE!

Love City Live!  Head out and have some fun in the evening with the incredible musical entertainers of Saint John as they bring the Caribbean Vibe to life while you listen, dance, or sing along.  Most shows are at restaurants or bars, so sit back and relax with some awesome food and drinks as you are entertained by local legends.  Our Live Music Calendar offers information about the dates, performers, venues, and location.  Every night you can enjoy different local and visiting musicians, along with a few open mics during the week.  The Music never stops!

Schedule may change without notice.   

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4
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QUELBE RESURRECTION BAND @ THE WINDMILL BAR
Jul 4 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Quelbe Resurrection Band

QUELBE RESURRECTION BAND

The Windmill Bar brings the Quelbe Resurrection Band to the Stage on the Fourth of July.  This is why we travel to the Caribbean to soak up all the Island Vibes from the local musicians.  Read about the history below.

The traditional music of the Virgin Islands is quelbe, also called scratch or fungi. A quelbe band consists of a banjo, a conga drum, a squash, and a triangle. Other instruments sometimes included are guitar, bass, saxophone, and flute. Quelbe musicians use objects close at hand to construct their instruments, although today some have adopted more modern instruments. The banjo was often made out of an old sardine can. The squash was a dried local gourd, serrated and then scratched with a comb or wire-pronged stick. The bass line was usually provided by someone blowing into the discarded tailpipe of a car, also called an ass pipe because its sound is similar to that of a donkey.

Quelbe music developed on sugar plantations, where slaves used materials at hand to provide a rhythm and melody to which they could tell stories, share jokes, and spread gossip. The music was influenced by African rhythms and the sound of Danish and British military bands. Quelbe music grew in popularity as the restrictions of slavery ended and the music form could spread freely. Many older Virgin Islanders have sweet memories of nights spent dancing to the sound of the village quelbe band.

Quelbe music still tells stories and jokes, often with a risqué undertone. Quelbe is especially popular at Christmastime, providing a new and refreshing take on Christmas music. Traditionally, quelbe bands would go serenading in the wee hours of Christmas morning, wishing their neighbors a merry Christmas.