Dion Parsons Honored in the Virgin Islands
A Grand Cultural Musical Affair
Fri-Sat, Jan 24-26, 2014
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Regal Tip artist, Dion Parsons,has always been committed to giving back to the Virgin Islands and preserving its musical traditions. In January, as part of a new initiative, Virgin Islands Finest Musicians, launched by Senator Clifford F. Graham and Senate President Shawn Michael Malone of the Legislature of the US Virgin Islands, Dion and 21st Century Band will become a permanent part of the legacy of the Virgin Islands, along with other exemplary honorees from the USVI. To mark this auspicious event, the senators will host A Grand Cultural Musical Affair, which includes an award ceremony and dinner banquet on Jan 25 at Sugar Bay Resort, followed by a jazz concert featuring Dion Parson & 21st Century Band on Jan 26 at Reichhold Center. Proceeds raised from the event will benefit USVI Department of Education and University of the Virgin Islands music education programs through United Jazz Foundation's "Mentoring Through the Arts of Music" which Dion founded. Click here for Jan 25 ticketing and sponsorship info or to purchase tickets to the Jan 26 jazz concert.