Monthly Archives: "June 2014"

NEW YORK, NY – Trinidad & Tobago has created an enabling environment for foreign direct investment and will be moving from “red tape to red carpet.” That’s the word from the twin-island Republic’s Minister of Trade, Industry, Investment and Communications, Senator Vasant Bharath, who put the spotlight on his country at the 2014 Invest Caribbean Now summit in New York City on June 4th. Bharath said his country has cut the time to start a business from 43 days to three days and sliced the verification of address process toRead More
Incase anyone missed out on latest releases by Studio 758 for St. Lucia Carnival, this Email/Post consists of every Official Mail/Post sent out by us for St. Lucia Carnival 2k14 Season up to this Date. This Package is Labeled Episode 1 mainly because there are much more releases to come by Studio 758 for Lucia Vaval 2k14. Please enjoy and also feel free to like and share our production as we proudly represent our Nation Musically gearing you up for a Fun & Safe Carnival 2k14………God Bless you and OneRead More
Fresh from his musical exploits at May Fest 2014, Grand Cayman and the holy land of Israel where he delivered a pair of concerts in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, red hot deejay Demarco has once again taken flight this time for the French Caribbean nation of Martinique to headline their annual carnival celebrations this weekend. No stranger to the French speaking island perched in the Lesser Antilles the blonde-hair singer says he is not intimated by the language barrier as he has grown accustomed to performing for diverse audiences acrossRead More
NEW YORK, NY – St. Maarten Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams’ attendance at Caribbean Week meetings and events in New York last week was a resounding highlight for attendees, ministers and directors of tourism from other nations and journalists from across North America. Her presence and statements reaffirmed St. Maarten’s commitment to collaborating with the other nations of the Caribbean region on tourism and social issues. “Tourism is a strong thread of the blanket that stretches across the Caribbean and is becoming more and more of a social development tool,” theRead More
As the eldest son of Stephen “Ragga” Marley and grandson of Bob Marley, Jo Mersa is set to release his debut EP Comfortable tomorrow (June 10) on the Marley family’s imprint Ghetto Youths International (GYI). Yahoo! raves “Bob Marley would be proud of his grandson” and premieres the EP’s “slick dancehall track,” entitled “Comfortable (Remix)” featuring fellow labelmate Wayne Marshall and produced by Stephen Marley. Jo recently wrapped his Spring 2014 tour opening for Stephen “Ragga” Marley and will get back on the road with him and Slightly Stoopid inRead More
The House of Riddim, located near St. Pölten in Austria, is a first-class band which focuses on the creation of wonderful groovy roots rhythms. Paired with Austrian charm, the House of Riddim offers a source of inspiration and creativity for several artists. Because of their extensive experience in Roots Reggae Music, House of Riddim is also booked as a backing band for various Reggae artists both in studio and on stage. They have worked with a lot of well established Jamaican acts such as Jah Cure, Chuck Fenda, Etana, IRead More
New York: Veteran singer Tony Gregory, who came to prominence with the 1982 international hit single ‘Gypsy Girl,’ has been added to the impressive lineup for the 2014 installment of Groovin’ In The Park on June 29th at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY. Gregory will perform with reggae Queen Marcia and friends – John Holt, Judy Mowatt & Bob Andy – as part of her up coming 50th anniversary celebration at Groovin’ In The Park. “We are absolutely thrilled and honored to have an international superstar like Tony GregoryRead More
Co-presented by River to River and Isabel Soffer/Live Sounds. From an accordion fronted Tex-Mex punk-band to socially conscious Haitian songs and from ambient folk and electronica to the New York debut of the king of Colombian vallenato and cumbia, this Caribbean and Latin America festival travels the crossroads, the blurs and the beats of traditional and contemporary sounds from around the world and around the corner. Fronteras series curator Isabel Soffer of Live Sounds, has been at the forefront of the global music scene in the US since its formativeRead More
Harlem Stage and Lincoln Center have partnered to provide an opportunity for music enthusiast of all ages to experience the moving and “hand-clapping” polyrhythmic music of Haitian-born singer James Germain. This masterful singer blends his passion for traditional voodoo songs with touches of opera and gospel infused with classical music and jazz. Listening to a James Germain song is a guaranteed voyage to the heart and soul of Haiti and its diverse global influences. This event is Free and Open to the public and will be held at the DavidRead More
Against the backdrop of Dance Africa, La Caye and Selebrasyon! (a six week festival of Haitian arts and culture organized by Haiti Cultural Exchange) bring you Zing Experience! Zing Experience fuses vodou rock, reggae, Haitian roots, worldbeat rhythms, and hip hop to create a soulful sound, with influences from artists as diverse as Boukman Eksperyans, Jimi Hendrix, and Bob Marley, to Stevie Wonder, Prince and Lenny Kravitz. La Caye brings authentic Haitian cuisine to the heart of Fort Greene, Brooklyn and live music every Thursday night for Musically Thursdays. HaitiRead More