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Sounds to Sail to the Islands
Here's a few of my own top music picks to help you skip to the islands this summer including concert and festival happenings around the area:
5. Sail to: Portugal's Azores islands, Europe
When: July & August - several music events happening throughout the islands.
Song: Island of Wonder - Nelly Furtado (album: Folklore)
4. Sail to: Barbados, West Indies
When: July & August - for the island's popular five-week Crop Over festival with origins tracing back to the 1780's.
Song: A Girl Like Me - Rihanna (album: A Girl Like Me)
3. Sail to: Oahu, Hawaii
When: August 4-5, 2006 - 13th Annual Hawaiian International Jazz Festival.
Song: Moana Chimes - Jon Brion (album: Punch Drunk Love sdtk)
2. Sail to: Ibiza, Spain
When: July & August - Clubs and clubs galore! Dance in the day or dance at night. If you're a bit on the mellow side, lay out in the sun at Playa de Ses Salines where DJ is sure to be spinning a record or more.
Song: Wake Up With Me - Be Noir (album: Undiscovered Ibiza)
1. Sail to: Jamaica, West Indies
When: August 3-6, 2006 - The world's greatest Reggae festival, Reggae Sunsplash, returns and the roster looks as promising as ever. What better island to be jammin' on than Jamaica?
Song: Sun is Shining - Bob Marley & the Wailers (album: Kaya)