Monthly Archives: "March 2015"

Trinidad and Tobago continues to shine at ITB 2015 PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD – Trinidad and Tobago kicked off day two of their participation at ITB with a press conference updating the German media about the diverse product offerings of the destination. In attendance and addressing the media at the ITB Convention in Berlin were Keith Chin, Chief Executive Officer of the Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Development Company Limited (TDC); Assemblyman Tracy Davidson-Celestine, Secretary for Tourism and Transportation in the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) and Mr. Keith Diaz, President of PanRead More
PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD – Trinidad and Tobago represented by a delegation of senior government officials from the Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Development Company (TDC) and the Tobago House of Assembly (THA), Division of Tourism and Transportation accompanied by stakeholders kicked off day one of the ITB Berlin Convention with an award presented by DERPART Travel Services for Sustainable Destination Promotion on the German Market. Derpart is one of the leading travel agency networks in Germany with more than 450 franchise travel agencies with total revenue of 1.5 billion EURO and ranksRead More
ONLINE TICKET SALES BEGIN FOR 2015 JAZZ & ARTS FESTIVAL Patrons can save up to 15% off via Early-bird Online purchases! SAINT LUCIA – One month away from the official opening of the Caribbean’s premiere music and arts festival, enthusiastic patrons can now access and purchase selected event tickets online. Festival goers simply need to log onto www.stluciajazz.org to purchase tickets for main stage events beginning with the Jazz Showcase, carded for Thursday May 7th, as well as the popular weekend shows from May 8th – 10th at the historicRead More
Music Business Technology Trainers Now Accepting Students For Their Music Production & Sound Engineering Courses This 15-weeks course is designed for users, and prospective users of hi-tech sound production equipment used in recording studios, broadcasting, or “Live” sound for stage shows, theatre, or church. The target group includes Trainee Sound Engineers, experienced Sound Engineers with no formal training, PA & Sound Systems Operators, Record Producers, Artistes, and Musicians. The course presumes no prior knowledge of the recording process. Focus is on the basic principles, techniques, and development of skills inRead More
Missed Carnival? No Worries, Calling All Soca Fans to Kings Theater in Brooklyn!!! Didn’t make it to Carnival this year? Have no worries as The First Ever and Biggest Caribbean Concert to hit the tri-state area for 2015 brings you Kes The Band, Kerwin Du Bois, Ravi B, Olantuji, Lead Pipe & Saddis, Fadda Fox and more to be added! This star studded lineup is sure to quench your soca thirst as it features such acts as one of the Caribbean’s most popular and sought after bands KesThe Band whoRead More
Morgan Heritage “Strictly Roots” Album Release Date, Gears up to Release “Perform and Done” Video Critically acclaimed reggae band Morgan Heritage has announced the release date of their anticipated “Strictly Roots” Album. The album already deemed a classic by music industry insiders will be released on all major digital platforms April 20th, 2015 and the physical copy on the 21st via www.MorganHeritageMusic.com This musical endeavor is even sweeter for the siblings as it is the first project produced under their own imprint label CTBC Music (Cool To Be Conscious). TheRead More
L3 Magazine Features Dancehall Diva Spice on the March, 2015 Front Cover Interview with Braxton Cosby | The Comic Man Frank Jordan and More! New York, NY After a 3 month hiatus, L3 Magazine returns with an explosive March, 2015 issue which features Dancehall Diva Spice on the cover. Speaking to Tricia ‘ZJ Sparks’ Spence (Contributing and Caribbean Affairs Editor) Spice exclusively shares behind the scenes thoughts on her career, collaborations and balance between work and home life. In a never before told story, Spice shares the reason why VybzRead More
GET SOCA 2015 DEBUTS AT #3 ON BILLBOARD FOX FUSE Clients Chart on Billboard New York – Get Soca 2015 debuts at #3 on Billboard’s Reggae Albums chart, dated March 7, 2015. This is the first all-star compilation from FOX FUSE – the largest worldwide digital distributor of contemporary soca music, and spotlights the FOX FUSE roster of talented producers and artists. Jam-packed with 21 blockbuster songs, this flagship, definitive soca collection features the top hits from the 2015 Trinidad Carnival season, from soca’s biggest hit-makers, all on one album.Read More
Jamaica Award-Winning Jazz Great Monty Alexander & The Harlem Kingston Express For Jazz Standard Jamaican-born jazz great Monty Alexander Fresh from a stellar appearance in Munich, Germany, Jamaican-born jazz maestro and Commander in the Order of Distinction, Monty Alexander, along with his Grammy-nominated Harlem Kingston Express band, will play New York City’s prestigious Jazz Standard later this month. Alexander and his world class band will play the world class venue, which showcases only the best artists of today and the brightest of tomorrow, from March 26-29 at 7:30 and 10Read More
FIRST ANNUAL NEVIS BLUES FESTIVAL PREMIERES APRIL 16, 2015 Stellar Line-up of Local, Regional and Internationally Acclaimed Artists Includes Ian Siegal, Denise Gordon and Zac Harmon Nevis… Come in from the cold for a dose of island life in a place to get your groove back, at the launch of the Nevis’ first annual blues festival, which will be the perfect backdrop to an exhilarating Caribbean experience. The three-night musical event takes place April 16-19, 2015 at the aptly named, Sundowner Stage on Oualie Bay. The line-up features an impressiveRead More