Monthly Archives: "May 2013"

Location: West Palm Beach Waterfront Meyer Amphitheatre Datura and Flagler Drive Featuring: Some of the best of Florida’s homegrown original music PLUS…the official Bahamas Junkanoo Revue will be entertaining and dancing with you in the audience at Summer Jam 2013 on both Saturday & Sunday!! PLUS: DJs Proper Dosage with the Reazin Rude Boy Craig and Higrade Further announcements to come for the Sunday Show, including the headliner! Come Together to Keep Live Original Music Alive!Read More
As the spirit of Carnival descends upon the beautiful isle of St. Lucia, an undeniable call to freedom is released into the air, by the reigning Groovy Monarch himself, Teddyson “TJ” John. In a perfectly sweetened mix of rhythm and soul, Precision Productions concocts a tuneful serum designed to soothe masqueraders, who have been longing for this season’s return, while simultaneously injecting their hearts with the frenzied joy only “Sweet Soca Music” can provide. And, in only his first writing endeavour with the team, Jelani Nedd of Cloud9tt, brings toRead More
NEW YORK, NY (15 May, 2013) – Leading television and film star, Tamara Tunie has partnered with the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) as the celebrity spokesperson for the CTO’s 40th celebration of Caribbean Week in New York. Perhaps best known as the “Medical Examiner, Melinda Warner” on NBC’s long-running top-rated series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and more recently in Paramount’s Oscar nominated, Flight, with co-star Denzel Washington, Ms. Tunie will engage the media in America’s most populous city as the official spokesperson for the 1-8 June event. “IRead More
ATLANTA, GA (May 13, 2013) — Kris Kelli, a rising star in the industry and Block Entertainment’s newest signee, partners up with Roc City produced track for her new single “I Got UR Man” — an authentic dance-hall-inspired record — from her recent mix tape “Warrior.” The Caribbean native has taken the music world by storm with her effortless blend of island pop, soft R&B and gritty passion for a refreshing, unique sound. Over the past two years, the island artist has released hit single after hit single, drumming upRead More
Capsicum Records LLC CEO and Director of A&R Roger Meltzer has been nominated for a JMG Excellence In Record Production award, according to JMG Executive Director and noted talent manager, TV and radio journalist, Poppa T Thompson who is charge of the Connecticut event launching JMG’s upcoming Award Tour. The tour debuts at the Waterville Café in Waterbury, CT at 7:00 P.M. Sunday May 26th. “It’s always nice when people in our industry recognize our efforts,” said Meltzer, founder of the Hartford-based indie; “but I feel compelled to set theRead More
New York, NY – Trinidadian hip-hop duo Nebula868 unleashes their unique take on the genre to the masses with their new album DaBiznis, set for a worldwide release on May 28, 2013 from Precision Digital. Nebula868 was birthed in 2006 and comprises of two members, Sean “Sean Nebula” Padmore and Clayton “Wong Nebula” Wong, both born and raised on the twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago. DaBiznis is the first 100% hip-hop studio effort from the group, who first made a name for themselves as the hometown hip-hop favorites. NowRead More
May 12, 2013 – Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago… Noble Douglas’ veteran children’s theatre company, Lilliput Children’s Theatre, will ignite the stage at Queen’s Hall with its 2013 production, EIEIO ANIMAL FARM. The modern twist on George Orwell’s critically acclaimed, Animal Farm, opens this Friday May 17, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. and closes on Sunday May 19, 2013. The exotic farm that is EIEIO ANIMAL FARM is a humorous commentary that looks at the pros and cons of healthy living habits to heavier themes of societal hierarchies and systemsRead More

Posted On May 14, 2013By altonIn News

USVI CARNIVAL – A TROPICAL SCENE INDEED!

By Stacey Bethel For the past 6 years, I have pledged “I am going to Carnival next year.” And year, after year, I never make it. For a million reasons, I just wasn’t able to make the journey. But I guess everything happens for a reason because after experiencing the United States Virgin Islands Carnival in St. Thomas this year, I am happy to say that I hooked line and sinker. Bold statement – I know! However the intimacy and many cultural offerings of the USVI Carnival, was perfect forRead More
Gyptian works around the clock nonstop. To gear up for the summer release of his anticipated fifth album Sex, Love and Reggae, the reggae star has been releasing a series of music videos. He has already unleashed visuals for the album’s first single “Overtime” and his latest call-to-action song “Wine Slow.” The enigmatic singer also recorded a wicked freestyle with Snoop Lion on Randy’s Radio at VP Records retail store in Queens, NY. “Non Stop,” directed by Keon Vybz, is next in line. The song is produced by Randayne “J4”Read More

Posted On May 10, 2013By altonIn Music-News Radio, News

St Lucia West Coast Jazz

St. Lucia Jazz takes Jazz & Arts to the West Another event supported by Heineken turned out to be a major success and one of the highlights of a weekend filled with great music and art here. This was all part of the Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival which is now underway, with events touching various parts of the island. The event, “West Coast Jazz”, was held on Sunday May 5 at the picturesque Plantation Bar from 3 PM. Nestled on the hill above the Roseau valley with anRead More