Monthly Archives: "February 2014"

NEW YORK, NY – As part of the celebrations recognizing Saint Lucia’s 35th Independence anniversary, the Saint Lucia House Foundation (SLHF) is proud to announce Saint Lucian Veteran Calypsonian Herb Black, (Anthony Sylvester Lewis) will be the recipient of the prestigious award for contribution to the cultural art form of Saint Lucia. Herb Black hails from the fishing village of Anse-La-Raye and has an avid love of the arts. Herb Black is a veteran calypsonian and many of his compositions have become legendary. The annual Gala is the culminating activityRead More

Posted On February 11, 2014By altonIn News

Draft Festival 2014 Calendar Released

As Montserrat’s year-end Festival continues to grow, so does our anticipation every year for the spectacular display of culture, talent and creativity. Apart from the expected Festival Committee events such as Queen Show, Calypso Monarch and Festival Street Parade. Shows from private promoters such as Sunrise Productions, St. Johns Action Club and Fabulous Entertainment, have made the Annual Festival calendar their home. This year, we will see new Festival Committee shows, daytime activities and fundraisers being part of the calendar. For the video game buffs, there will be a VideoRead More
New York, New York – International Reggae Artist Sanchez heads to New York for Ladies Ball this Saturday, February 8th. Wrapping up a solid 2013 with chart topping new singles and US tour Sanchez looks forward to a great 2014. “Last year I released a few singles yet, ‘Buy You A Drink’ was a hit with the ladies. My management team, New Millionaire and I, are really pleased with the success from the single” says Sanchez. With Valentines Day in a few days its no surprise that the veteran reggaeRead More
New York, New York – With a recent stellar performance at Jamaica Jazz and Blues, Christopher Martin heads to New York. Last year was a great year for the young, hip, soulful reggae crooner, making huge strides and accomplishments in his career. With successful US tours, European tours and a major acting role it is evident that Christopher Martin is here to stay. The VP records recording artist had several stellar performances last year and opened 2014 with a bang. Starting the year with a short impactful set on ShaggyRead More
“Strive” was produced by Silly Walks Discotheque and features guest vocals from fellow Reggae revivalist Kabaka Pyramid. The song is performed with encouraging lyrics, telling listeners to keep their faith as they go through difficult times in their lives. This years Juno nomination (the Canadian equivalent to a Grammy) marks Exco’s 3rd nomination since 2011. The 43rd annual awards ceremony will be held from Monday March 24th to Sunday March 30th, 2014 in Winnipeg and celebrates the best musicians in Canada. When notified about his nomination, Exco said “I amRead More
NEW YORK, NY – Jaz Enterprise has announced the electrifying roster and new venue for its 9th Annual La Nuit Des Jeunes. The event is one of the most anticipated concerts to showcase Haiti’s contemporary music and culture. Targeting the younger generation of music fans, the show is scheduled on Saturday, April 5, 2014 for the first time at Pier 36, a spectacular live event venue located in lower Manhattan. Nine of the top names in the Haitian music industry will celebrate the ninth annual all-star extravaganza including headliners CaRiMi,Read More

Posted On February 11, 2014By altonIn News

VEGAS EXPANDS CAREER INTO REALITY TV

Kingston, Jamaica – He has sold numerous records, packed stadia internationally and has more number ones than most dancehall artistes of his calibre, but Mr. Vegas has now moved into the realm of television by conceptualizing dancehalls first reality television series dubbed Bruk It Down To Reality. Bruk It Down To Reality is Mr. Vegas’ effort to capture Jamaica’s dance culture and history through a one hour reality series showcasing female dancers from Jamaica and around the world, competing to be the ‘Bruk It Down to Reality Queen’. Along withRead More
Los Angeles, CA – Music Connection Magazine’s Hot 100 Live Artist, TaQuita Thorns, is keeping her fans in the loop through her new web series. The segments, which can be watched on TaQuita’s YouTube channel, will include behind the scenes footage, exclusive performances, updates on her music career, and much more. In her first episode, “The First On Orbit Year End Broadcast 2013” TaQuita recaps the highlights of 2013, gives a sneak peak as to what to expect in 2014, and even does a Q&A segment addressing questions from herRead More
The band that successfully mixes Carnival fun and Mas design is back! SO.BE.IT Carnival impressed in its second year on the road by placing third in the Medium Band category in 2013 with its innovative portrayal of AQUA 70/30 which explored “‘the Eternal Equation- 30% to 70%- of Flesh to Water, Land to Ocean, Material to Divine…” The band was also a historic design collaboration between a series of Trinidad’s most talented visual artists and mas artisans. This collaboration continues this year with ‘SKY & LIGHT’ where the team exploresRead More
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad – While soca music and the young entertainers who push the genre seem to be the main focus when Trinidad and Tobago’s carnival comes around, it must not be forgotten that Calypso music is an integral part of the festival. And while the events that take place throughout the season in Trinidad receive most of the attention, sister isle Tobago also enjoys its fair share of Carnival excitement. D’ Entertainers Tent is one such place where the carnival merriment can be experienced. This year, the calypso showcase willRead More