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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Eight Anguilla Beach Bars I Would Give My Left Arm To Own
Aug20

Eight Anguilla Beach Bars I Would Give My Left Arm To Own

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While Anguilla is known for a lot of things, chiefly among them its beaches, dining options and A-list clientele, one part of everyday life in this latest Caribbean hotspot that doesn’t get much news is its beach bars. That’s where I come in. You see, beach bars are made for beaches, hence the word “beach” before the word “bar.” All the ones I have been to serve food and on Anguilla, many of the people preparing your meals at the...

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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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Anguilla’s Moonsplash – A Musical Primer
Mar23

Anguilla’s Moonsplash – A Musical Primer

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Anguilla might be tranquility wrapped in blue but With Bankie Banx’s Moonsplash music festival kicking off this Friday for its 25th anniversary show, the island will become wrapped in reggae for the weekend as the musical strains emanating from the Dune Preserve envelop the island. To learn more about the artists performing this weekend, I went searching on YouTube and was able to become more familiar with their music. While...

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