Cat Island Rake and Scrape

Cat Island Rake and Scrape

The soundtrack for your getaway to Cat Island will be percussion-rich Rake and Scrape. This traditional Bahamian music is created with homemade instruments: a screwdriver scraping across the jagged edge of a workman’s saw, a washtub raked with a spiny brush, and the ever-present goatskin drum. Rooms are scarce in Cat Island during the festival, which takes place in the first weekend of June; book far advance for a weekend of food, spirits and Bahamian music. 

Other Nearby Things to Do
suitcase
On the Northwest tip of Cat Island you will fin... Read More
photos
There are three ways to get to the ultra-privat... Read More
suitcase
Not to be confused with Winding Bay, Abaco, the... Read More
journal
Gaulding Cay is a small neighborhood of private... Read More
journal
This residential resort in Marsh Harbour, Abaco... Read More
travel package
The scent that greets you when you enter this b... Read More
Nearby Hotels
travel package
You’ll leave stress far behind at this beachsid... Read More
travel package
This private resort, on Staniel Cay in the Exum... Read More
travel package
At this Abaco lodge, centrally located in Hope ... Read More
travel package
This is one of the few resorts in Nassau that r... Read More
suitcase
This beachfront resort is a self-contained isla... Read More
suitcase
Everything you could possibly want from a visit... Read More
Nearby Restaurants
journal
Bamboo Shack is the embodiment of Bahamian fast... Read More
suitcase
You will have to wait: That is the first rule o... Read More
travel package
Although it overlooks the Haynes Oval, the Cric... Read More
camera and maps
Nassau’s most iconic art space, Doongalik Studi... Read More
photos
If the traditional Bahamian food truck is a lun... Read More
camera and maps
Many beachfront restaurants are satisfied with ... Read More
Advertisement
Advertisement