The Belize Garifuna Musical Festival takes place immediately after the Battle of the Drums and will continue until 6:00 a.m. on the morning of November 13, 2016. This is the first year that such an event is being organized in Belize. The Belize Garifuna Musical Festival will feature performances of various genre of Garifuna Music by local and international renowned artists. The performances will showcase the following music forms: Hungu Hungu, Paranda, Gunjei, Punta, and Punta Rock.
The line up include the following bands: The Mayan Parandero & the Culture Dynamics, Lascelle & PG Vibes, Wageirale Drummers, Larubeya Band, X-Band and Sweet Pain Band.
Artists include: Mayan Parandero, Lascelle Martinez, Jobo, C-Wills, Mohobob Flores, Nuru Ellis, Chico Ramos, Adrian “The Doc” Martinez.