Rebels Hi Definition band of St. Eustatius will play at the Antilliaanse Feesten music festival in Hoogstraten, Belgium, this coming weekend. Band leader Wayne Spanner said that the band has been attending the festival for the past five years.
One of the lead singers of the band is Ortiz “The Man Face” Schmidt, who was first runner-up in the Soca Monarch Competition in Tortola, British Virgin Islands. Many fans and relatives were on hand to wish the group safe travels. Antilliaanse Feesten had 38,000 attendees in 2016. The festival was first held in 1983 and has been repeated every year, except in 2000.
Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/68377-rebels-hi-definition-band-of-st-eustatius