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The Jamaica Jazz and Blues festival, formerly known as Air Jamaica Jazz and BluesFestival, will not be held in 2016, the event’s website states that the festival is postponed until 2017.
The Jamaica Jazz and Blues festival will return in time to celebrate it’s 20th anniversary.
The event organizers also used Facebook to apologize to fans explaining why the festival wasn’t being held in 2016.
“We really tried to make 2016 a reality, however, things just did not work out,” read a post from Jamaica Jazz and Blues on Facebook.
“Therefore, instead of trying to push and stage a festival that would not be of our usual standard, we decided to postpone it,” they added.
However, the event organizers promised patrons that they would not disappoint when they returned in 2017.
The Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival usually attracts an audience of 1,500 to 2,000 and was originally established to boost visitor arrivals to the island during the tourism slow season.
Take a look at the teaser from 2015: