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Live Music, Rendezvous Bay

Rendezvous Bay
Anguilla's insider take:

For a small island—only sixteen miles long and three miles wide—Anguilla has an amazingly active music scene. Don't miss the island's own reggae star Bankie Banx (, who has played with such legends as Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, and Jimmy Buffett. When Buffett turned up last year at Banx's funky bar/restaurant Dune Preserve on Rendezvous Bay a week before the Moonsplash Annual Music Festival (usually held in March), thousands swarmed the beach. Banx regularly draws his own crowds several nights a week and Sunday afternoons, especially since the addition of a restaurant by talented local chef Dale Carty of Tasty's. Saturdays there is usually music at Smokey's at the Cove on Cove Bay or Nat's Palm Grove Bar & Grill on Savannah Bay at Junks Hole. On Sundays, locals and tourists alike bar hop from Johnno's Sunday jazz lunch in Sandy Ground or Scilly Cay's lunch and punch with local scratch band Happy Hits, to Shoal Bay East for afternoon reggae at Gwen's, Elodia's, and Uncle Ernie's. Ask around to find out when local favorites like Sprocka, Keith Gumbs, the Mussingtons, and Asher & Shyrone are playing. In season you'll find live music somewhere daily, and inescapably everywhere during Carnival the first week of August.

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