Monthly Archives: "June 2015"

POSITIVE SHINES LIGHT ON GOSPEL REGGAE WITH NEW ALBUM, STAND AND BE COUNTED Album Debuts at #1 on iTunes Trinidad and Tobago, and at #25 on iTunes U.S., Now Available Worldwide from FOX FUSE New York, NY – Gospel reggae star Joel “Positive” Murray shines light on the niche genre with the release of his third studio effort Stand And Be Counted, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released on May 5, 2015), from FOX FUSE. Hailing from the twin island nation of Trinidad and Tobago, Positive hasRead More
JOSEY WALES LEGENDARY REGGAE DJ FOR REGGAE MEETS BLUES/JAZZ AT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LIFE (IFOL) JULY 4TH WEEKEND, CHICAGO UNION PK. Colonel Josey Wales, one of Jamaica’s top reggae dancehall DJ’s and one of the founding fathers, building on the innovative DJ chatting of his mentor U-Roy and creating a highly influential style of his own, is added to perform at the 23rd African/Caribbean International Festival of Life, July 4th weekend in Union Park, 1501 West Randolph Street, downtown Chicago West Loop. Get tickets now at http://martinsinterculture.com/ifol/ifol-tickets.html. Josey Wales isRead More
Haiti Live Fest Announces Scholarship Program Mavado will be presenting 40 scholarships to qualifying students in Haiti. Delray Beach, FL: Executive Director of Haiti Live Fest, Inc. alongside Reggae/Dancehall Icon Mavado will be presenting 20 one-year scholarships for the 2016 – 2017 academic year to qualifying students in Haiti. Haiti Live Fest Inc. is comprised of private investors and artist with vast knowledge and contacts within the music/entertainment industry. The coordinators of Haiti Live Fest, Inc. use their experience to host benefit concerts, events & fundraisers for the Caribbean &Read More
Saint Lucia to Host Third Annual “LOVE Elevated” Wedding Symposium Five-Day Event for Travel Agents and Wedding Planners Showcases Saint Lucia as an Ideal Backdrop for Destination Weddings From September 23 – 27, 2015, Saint Lucia will host a roster of wedding experts during the third annual “LOVE Elevated” Wedding Symposium. New this year, a panel of real brides who were married on the island will share their destination wedding experiences and first-hand advice with attendees. “Recognized worldwide as the ‘Most Romantic Island in the Caribbean,’ Saint Lucia has aRead More
ETANA AND HER BAND RAW SOUL REBELS KICK OFF THEIR U.S. SPRING 2015 TOUR THIS WEEK IN SUPPORT OF LATEST ALBUM I RISE Following Her Recent Initiative to “Stop Ebola and Build For the Future” Jamaican Reggae Singer Joins Hawaiian Songstress Anuhea on June Dates for The Queen Of The Islands Tour On the heels of Etana’s United Nations’ performance and the release of her “Better Tomorrow” single for the “Stop Ebola and Build For the Future” campaign, the reggae singer along with her band Raw Soul Rebels will embarkRead More
Smoke Season Unleash Psychedelic Video For Their Single, “Bees” Indie-electronic Duo Drop Trippy New Music Video Los Angeles, CA – The indie electro-Americana act, Smoke Season just released a stunningly, psychedelic music video for their latest single, “Bees.” They combine a spellbinding myriad of kaleidoscopic footage, custom-created neon light installations, and natural topography, continuing their breathtaking music video imagery that has become Smoke Season’s signature trademark. “Bees” is available for download on iTunes and currently streaming on YouTube. The single’s effortlessly sensual and hypnotically rhythmic undertones are only further enhancedRead More
JAMAICA NOW PART OF GROOVIN’ IDOLS WITH RJR 94 FM New York: The hypnotically popular Groovin’ Idols contest that allows extraordinarily talented rising stars to perform on the opening segment of premier New York City summer concert, Groovin’ In The Park has now moved to Jamaica, the home of Reggae music. Starting immediately, singers, DJs and other performing talent who are based in Jamaica can now participate in RJR’s Supreme Karaoke Singoff to win an all-expense paid trip to New York City to perform on Groovin’ In The Park, alongsideRead More
Caribbean People Organization, Inc. Presents Virginia Jerk Fest 2015 Launch Party Caribbean People Organization Hosts a Kick-Off Event Caribbean People Organization, Inc. (CPO) is thrilled to present Virginia’s first food and music jerk festival kick-off event, Jerk Fest 2015 Launch Party. Offering a diverse multi-cultural experience for all ages, the Jerk Fest 2015 will fuse jerk, a traditional Caribbean style of cooking, with music, arts, crafts live entertainment and much more. The CPO will promote the upcoming festival with a launch day party on Sunday, May 31st, 2015 at SpadesRead More
VP RECORDS PRESENTS BYRON LEE & THE DRAGONAIRES’ UPTOWN TOP RANKING A Collection of Rare Finds and Classics From the Iconic Band’s 50 Year Catalogue Available June 9, 2015 On June 9, 2015, VP Records will release Byron Lee & The Dragonaires’ Uptown Top Ranking, a collection (available together for the first time) of 20 classics from the legendary Jamaican band. The group mastered multiple musical genres – including ska, rocksteady, soca and calypso – and played a key role in expanding its presence beyond the Caribbean. Culled from theRead More
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. ———-A Jamaican star is about to make the kind of debut, all of the Caribbean will forever remember. The reggae love-rockers vocalist has a story unlike any other breakthrough artiste on the Caribbean music circuit and added to the attained opportunity to perform at the upcoming ‘Redemption’ concert event in Trinidad and Tobago, this new buzz maker will likely inspire many who never thought they could make it in the music business. Oneil Allen is best known by his musical sobriquet, Vytamin. With humor, he says he’s theRead More