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Legendary Performance of The Jacksons Announced to Headline the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

by Liberty Ash 18 Jan 13:12 GMT 3 March 2019
The Jacksons - Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon - to headline the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta © The Jacksons

The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta is famous for world-class racing and attracting some of the world's top musical acts for their legendary parties. This year is no different. Motown royalty, The Jacksons - Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon - will perform on Sunday March 3rd, 2019.

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Production Director, John Leone, comments, 'Along with an action-packed race schedule this year, we are ecstatic to announce The Jacksons will headline our final party on Sunday March 3rd, 2019. They need no introduction. We are 100% certain their iconic through-the-decades beloved music will inspire all regatta competitors and party revellers. The Jacksons, will take us on an unforgettable journey through their historic lives and influential musical careers. Hearing this band on this beautiful Caribbean island will be Legendary!"

The Jacksons made history in 1970 as the first recording act whose first four singles reached number 1 in the Billboard Hot 100. In 2017, they celebrated 50 years as one of the most successful groups in music history. Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and Michael, five brothers from Gary, Indiana, began as the Jackson 5 and later The Jacksons, and rose to fame for their combination of extraordinary musical talent and spectacular choreography.

First signed to Steeltown Records in 1967, The Jacksons found international success with the songs: "I Want You Back", "ABC", "The Love You Save" and "I'll Be There". Five albums later, the brothers went on The Victory Tour in 1984, and it became the highest-grossing concert series ever staged in the United States. The group, already inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, came to serve as inspiration for several generations of boy bands, including Backstreet Boys, New Edition, N*SYNC, News Kids on the Block, and today, the Jonas Brothers, One Direction, and many more.

The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta is now in its 39th year, and now sports a brand new 2-handed racing class. The sailing and parties take place over four days FEBRUARY 28 MARCH 3, 2019. Four days of World-Class racing mixing perfectly with the awesome Heineken parties, electrifying the island well into the night. The entire event is located at the St. Maarten's Heineken Regatta Village at the Port de Plaisance Resort, Casino and Yacht Club. Get ready for some Legendary "Serious Fun"!

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EcoPark and ArtPark to expand Regatta Village

Regatta Organizers are proud to announce two expanded initiatives to its Regatta Village during the upcoming 39th edition of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta. The "EcoPark" and "ArtPark" will be open from the Regatta Village grand opening on Monday February 25th until the end of the Regatta on March 3rd, 2019.

St. Maarten's Regatta Village, the hub of all event activity, will be located at the Port de Plaisance Resort, Casino and Yacht Club for the week of the Regatta. The ArtPark will be open to the island's talented artists and crafts people while the EcoPark will highlight the many local green and sustainability organizations and initiatives on the island.

"The goal of these parks is to provide visitors and residents of the island with an informative experience during the Regatta while at the same time providing a location for local artists to showcase their work. Whether you're a painter, sculpter, soap maker, recycler, water cleaner, or similar we will help you get your products and message out to the many visitors and locals to our event", said General Manager Michele Korteweg.

Applications are being accepted and will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all available spots and/or categories are filled. There is a fee per 10x10 spot to cover cost of set up and tent. Spaces are limited, so it is advised to apply as soon as possible. Those who have questions or who would like to apply can email or call +1 721 5442079

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