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– Special guest Saxophonist Connis Vanterpool and Friends, New Status Generation STM Drum Band
– All Guests Get One FREE Coors Light

ST. MAARTEN, DUTCH WEST INDIES – May 29, 2012 – Island 92 Radio announced, the celebration of its 10 year anniversary with a special free concert featuring world-renowned Dutch recording artist Orange Grove. The concert will take place on June 16th at 8 PM on the plaza at Porto Cupecoy. The concert will mark Island 92 Radio’s 10th year on the air on St. Maarten, bringing the best rock, blues and good time music to the listeners of the Northeast Caribbean and via streaming to listeners in over 50 countries around the world. Island 92’s Co-sponsors for the concert include: UTS/Chippie, Coors Light/Caribbean Liquors & Tobacco, Porto Cupecoy, U- SAVE Car Rental, Roma Models/Roma Designz and Century 21 Island Realty.

Opening for Orange Grove will be the New Status Generation STM Drum Band along with locally renowned saxophonist, Connis Vanterpool with his band “Connis and Friends. To help everyone have a good time, each adult guest at the concert will receive a free Coors Light.

Soc (Jeffrey Sochrin) of Island 92 stated, “We are so excited to celebrate 10 years on the airwaves of St. Maarten, and the best way we could think of to thank our listeners, friends and sponsors is to host an amazing free concert with our own favorites, Orange Grove. We really wanted to bring an artistic act that reflected our music and the island, so it wasn’t even a thought – it had to be Orange Grove. They have spent so much time here on St. Maarten, much of it at the Island 92 studios by the way, that we have sort of adopted them. We made the call to them and they were ecstatic, they loved the idea of a big concert at Porto Cupecoy to celebrate our anniversary”.”

Michael Maidwell, lead singer of Orange Grove noted, “Well it’s an honor to be invited as the headline act for Island 92’s 10th anniversary party in St. Maarten. We have played throughout the Caribbean and all over the world, but to be back on St. Maarten, it’s home to us. We really look forward to rocking out at Porto Cupecoy this June and we want to let all our fans know well in advance, you want to get to this show because it’s going to be EPIC, we are going to pull out all the stops and it will be the best show of the year!”!”

Richard Seay, the Director of Sales for Porto Cupecoy added, “We have been working with Island 92 since the opening of Porto Cupecoy and we all love Orange Grove, so when an opportunity arose for us to host the anniversary concert, we jumped at the chance. It is, and always has been our endeavor to support and work with artists of all kinds on St. Maarten to enhance the culture and quality of life for residents and visitors to our amazing island home. We wish Island 92 a hearty congratulations and can’t wait to see everyone at the Orange Grove concert this June”.

Soc continued, “On behalf of the entire Island 92 family, I want to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of our sponsors. It is their generosity that makes this event possible. And in case you missed the headline news, upon entrance to the concert, each guest will get a ticket for one FREE Coors Light courtesy of Island 92. In addition to the performance by Orange Grove and Connis and Friends, look for a performance by the New Status Generation Drum Band. This group of youngsters, under the direction of Urmain Dormoy of the Philipsburg Cultural Center is raising funds to perform at Disney World in Orlando, Florida in October. Island 92 is proud to support this disciplined group of youngsters and young adults as they pursue their dreams in Florida. Finally, look for fashion show from Island Blush and Blooming Baskets. Get ready for a great evening!”

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