One month away from the official opening of the Caribbean’s premiere music and arts festival, enthusiastic patrons can now access and purchase selected event tickets online.

Festival goers simply need to log onto to purchase tickets for main stage events beginning with the Jazz Showcase, carded for Thursday May 7th, as well asthe popular weekend showsfromMay 8th - 10th at the historic Pigeon Island National Landmark.

Thursday’s show, billed as a must see for straight-ahead jazz aficionados which features two-time Grammy nominee Joey DeFranceso and acclaimed Paris-based pianist Alain Jean-Marie alongside Grant Stewart.

Friday’s show, themed Caribbean night and featuring lovers rock legend Bares Hammond, Barbadian jam band Krosfyah and local ‘conscience king’ Meshach.

Saturday and Sunday shows at Pigeon Island featuring performances from Flo Rida, Jon Secada, Timbalive, Arturo Tappin, Jimmy Cliff, Derede Williams, Jesse Billy, Chrisette Michelle and Robin Thicke and more.

Tourism Director Louis Lewis says, “Whereas a few changes have been made in the Festival’s fee structure, ticket prices have remained relatively constant, offering festival patrons’ real value for money.”

Between now and March 31st, patrons purchasing online tickets will benefit from a 15% reduction in cost. From April 1st, a 10% discount will be applied to bulk purchasing comprising 20 or more tickets.

Meanwhile, ticket sales at stores on-island will be announced at a later date. Outlets will include The Cell in Castries, Baywalk Mall and Vieux Fort and Splendour Gifts and More at the Gablewoods Mall. Outlets will accept both cash and credit card as well as bank card/ATM card transactions.

The 24th edition Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival features some of the best live performances from renowned local, regional and international superstars.