“We ready for de road,” the smiling faces at this week’s launch seemed to be suggesting. And that road of course is the Piton Soca Starz road!
A number of upcoming Soca performers as well as some seasoned performers are expected to take to the stage this year at the 4th annual Piton Soca Starz.
Pictured here is WLBL marketing manager Thomas Leonce, Piton Soca Starz winner 2011 Sergia, J Budz (2012), Q-Pid (Soca Starz host), Mongstar (first winner 2010), Piton brand manager Rohan Lovence, Nicole David (judge), Esteban (talent coordinator) and Ambi.
They were all present at the event press launch on Wednesday, April 10 at WLBL’s office in Vide Boutielle, which was followed by the first public event on Jeremie Street, Triple D’s with a major street jam.
Piton Soca Starz heads down to Soufriere, Club Whispers on Wednesday, April 17, Anchors Bar in Piaye Friday, April 19, Gros Islet Friday, April 26 and Dennery Fish Fry Saturday, April 27. The event will break during Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts and resume Friday, May 17 at Richards Bar in Augier, Saturday, May 18, Raymond’s Dennery Valley, Wednesday, May 29 JJ’s Back in time Marigot and Friday, May 31, Caribbean Cocktails, Castries.
Piton Soca Starz will continue in June with the first of two semifinals on Friday, June 7 at WLBL’s car park in Vieux Fort and the second on Friday, June 14 at Piton Party in De Yard at CSA in Sans Souci. The Grande finals is on Saturday, June 29, at Fond D’or, Dennery.