Monthly Archives: "August 2012"

Summer began with the launch of the first ever tour of Canada for roots reggae group Taj Weekes & Adowa. The band brought their soul-stirring performance to the Toronto Beer Festival in June, introducing the crowd to a medley of songs from their internationally acclaimed catalog of music. West coast Canadian audiences will now have the opportunity to experience music has been described as “the most appealing and rewarding manifestation of reggae now being created.” Their performances have been hailed as presenting classic, rootsy, tempos with beautifully enchanting vocals deliveringRead More

Posted On August 16, 2012By ArmiIn News

Milage Takeover Tuesday!!! TODAY, TODAY

Sweat Tears and Milage is the 6th CD project from Samuel Archer. Consider it The Best of Samuel Archer’s music featuring selections from the previous albums commemorating 14 years as a featured vocalist. The new album includes his most recent offering which also carries the title of the album – Sweat, Tears and Milage. The concept of Sweat Tears and Milage cements the return of Samuel Archer as an artist after a brief hiatus. His album brings his loyal fans back together and he is gaining new fans. His songRead More
The Artists’ Coalition of Trinidad & Tobago (ACTT) congratulates the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic delegation on its historic accomplishments in London for the Olympics 2012. On behalf of the Creative and Cultural sector of our nation we especially extend our appreciation to: Keshorn Walcott for his gold medal in the javelin throw; Lalonde Gordon for bronze in the men’s 400m; our 4 x 100m team for their bronze medal run; and our men’s 4 x 400m team for their bronze medal run at London Olympics 2012. We also extend thatRead More
Olympic Highlights, No Maddz Trods On, The Soul-Full Voice of Leela James, Visiting Washington DC and more! Team L3 is in festive Olympic spirits this month as we receive news and updates about Caribbean athletes competing at the world’s highest level of competition. We are pleased to bring our readers some of the best photos that capture the essence and the feel of the Olympics prior to the closing ceremony on Sunday August 12th, 2012. Tricia ‘Sparks’ Spence interviews No Maddz, a band from Jamaica, who is a shining successRead More

Posted On August 16, 2012By ArmiIn News

VERMONT REGGAE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES DAILY LINE-UP

Vermont Reggae Festival (VTRF) announces the daily line up for this year’s event, dubbed “Fountain of Stars” on August 17 and 18, 2012 at the Rochester Fairgrounds in Rochester, New Hampshire. The family friendly event will feature renowned reggae musical acts, including headliners Midnight and 10ft. Ganja Plant and other favorites Yami Bolo, Lambsbread, and Ossie Dellimore. Tickets on sale now at Frontgatetickets.com: $65 day pass, $85 early-bird festival pass, $100 in advance, $120 day of show. Camping space is limited and requires a separate pass (free with a 25Read More

Posted On August 12, 2012By ArmiIn News

A St Mary Mi Come From rescheduled to August 18

Rain and breeze from Tropical Storm, Ernesto, forced the organisers of the annual charity concert, A St Mary Mi Come From to reschedule to a new date, August 18, 2012. Originally scheduled for August 5, the day and night event got off to a great start with a kiddies treat, which saw hundreds of children from all across St Mary taking part in various games, contests and activities. However, by late evening the rain and breeze led to the postponement of the stage-show, which is being held under the theme,Read More
“Live, Breathe, Survive”, a fashion and art showcase will be held on Saturday August 11th, 2012 at 8PM located at the ZAHZO gallery in Chelsea. The event is dedicated in the memory of Margo Bassett and Joseph Pugh and proceeds from the event will be donated to the American Cancer Society to aid in care and research for cancer patients. The charity event will feature New York’s emerging apparel and jewelry designers launching new collections. Amongst the featured models are America’s Next Top Model contestant, Giselle Samson and Wilhelmina modelRead More
Martin’s International Salutes Jamaica on 50th Year of Independence Martin’s International is proudly celebrates Jamaica’s 50th Year of Independence. On August 6, 1962 Jamaica became an independent nation from Great Britain. Jamaica has given world 50 years of excellence including reggae music and today in 2012 Olympics Jamaica has given the world the fastest man (Usain Bolt) and the world’s fastest woman (Sherry-Ann Fraser-Pryce). Congratulations Jamaican’s worldwide on this great achievements. Watch the video footage Chicago celebrations of Jamaica’s 50th in Daley Plaza (August 1, 2012) and in Evanston (AugustRead More
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region’s tourism development agency, joins the rest of the Caribbean in celebrating our athletes’ success in the 2012 Olympics. We are particularly proud of the achievements of Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who became the first woman in 16 years to successfully defend the 100 metres title, and Usain Bolt, who took another giant step on his journey to being a legend, by retaining his 100 metres title in an Olympic record. Their feat, together with the silver medal won by Yohan Blake, also of Jamaica, isRead More
Aaron Marquez is one of T&T’s rising reggae acts and on the heels of news that he will be opening for reggae royalty on August 30 in Trinidad in a concert dubbed, House of Marley, comes information that he is set to create a video for his latest release- a track called, Sweetest Memory. The thing is, the song is being released especially for the House of Marley concert and by the look of things, Marquez is gearing up to leave a lasting impression at month’s end. Sweetest Memory isRead More