Inaugural Rendezvous Folk and Blues Festival Set to Debut in Anguilla
Jun21

Inaugural Rendezvous Folk and Blues Festival Set to Debut in Anguilla

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The Rendezvous Folk & Blues Fest will debut on Rendezvous Bay in Anguilla July 7-9, 2017. Spearheaded by Bankie Banx and Dune Preserve, the concept for the music festival was to have various venues on Rendezvous Bay participate while promoting the music. Besides the Dune, businesses taking part in the festival include the Sunshine Shack, Anguilla Great House, Cuisinart Resort and The Place among others. On Friday, July 7th, an...

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Bankie Banx Performing With Special Guest at the Dune Preserve
Jun04

Bankie Banx Performing With Special Guest at the Dune Preserve

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I can think of few better ways to spend my time than listening to music while on the beach and when you visit the Dune Preserve Beach Bar in Anguilla, it’s pretty much a given that it’s going to happen at some point. Its owner, Bankie Banx, has been a part of the reggae scene for decades and his beach bar is the annual host of Moonsplash, an annual music festival that takes place in March. You’ll often find Bankie...

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Making Memories at Moonsplash
Apr08

Making Memories at Moonsplash

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It would be difficult for a music festival to best the setting that Bankie Banx’s Moonsplash in Anguilla offers. I’ve been to many music festivals from one day affairs to three day marathons with backdrops ranging from corn fields to the Chicago skyline but none of them could offer the setting and atmosphere that Moonsplash still continues to avail to its customers 25 years on. Taking place at one of the world’s best beach bars on one...

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Moonsplash 2015 Lineup and Other Details Released
Mar09

Moonsplash 2015 Lineup and Other Details Released

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Moonsplash 2015, taking place March 27-29 at its home for the last 20 years, Bankie Banx’s Dune Preserve beach bar in Anguilla, just released a poster listing the musical headliners for each day of the festival. The 25th anniversary show will feature Third World, Freddy McGregor and Jah Cure among others during a weekend full of reggae beats on the beach. The festivities kick off Friday with International Night, featuring Jah Cure,...

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March and a Month of Moonsplash Mondays
Mar02

March and a Month of Moonsplash Mondays

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In my hometown, March came in like a lion with over four inches of snow dumped in less than 24 hours on our already snow covered landscape. According to weather folklore, the significant snowfall signifies that March will go out like a lamb, much needed after staring down the face of the roaring lion all season. If spending the last few days of March on the sunny beaches of Anguilla listening to reggae beats radiating from the stage...

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