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After an absence of many years Rapso-Fusion band Chantwell returns in concert with Ragga ‘bad boys’ 3Suns this Friday 9th December 2016 at the Big Black Box theatre on Murray St. Woodbrook from 8pm– 2am. Titled ‘Rebel Music’ the concert is twinned with the launch of Generation LION Jouvay’s 2017 band called ‘Root and Branch Jouvay featuring Rebel Soldiers.’ Accompanied by multi-media projections the party begins with DJ Shawn spinning vinyl ‘Old-School’ music from 8pm. The live bands play between 10pm- 12am, and then DJs Shane & Mika take theRead More
As part of the 2016 St. Lucia National Arts Festival, several Vieux Fort entities, along with the Cultural Development Corporation (CDF), will be hosting a Street Theatre, Arts and Cultural Exposé at 3:30PM Saturday 23 April on Clarke Street. The event, which will include street drama, fashion show, dance, masquerade, steel-pan, artists at work, a community art collage and poetry, is in keeping with an ongoing Vieux Fort initiative of always making sure the town hosts an activity to match each national calendar event, with the hope of enriching theRead More
We are pleased to announce that The Vieux Fort Nobel Laureate Literary Night was a great success; over a hundred persons attended. Some persons had to turn away because all seats had been taken. On the night, the art of Jonathan Gladding, Lesley Lubin, and Janice Samuel were on display; so were the books of Modeste Downes, Jolien Harmsen, Clive Sankardyal, and Derek Walcott. The poets who read included Shan Lucien, Augustus Cadette, Moses Jn. Baptiste, Julius Ersthee, Vigna Antoine, and Marcia Dolor. There were performances by the Augier CombinedRead More
The Renegades are performing the beautifully melodic song, “Music Inside Meh Head”, with the multitalented, Nadia Batson. Nadia expressed how honored and excited she is to be involved in this particular project, not only because she has always wanted to perform a song that is composed specifically for pan but she also sees the steel pan as being deeply rooted in our tradition and culture. “Hearing that melody on steel is an almost indescribable experience for me. The arrangement is such a beautiful expression of our art” says Nadia. BPTTRead More
The third release off Saint Lucian crooner Michael Robinson’s upcoming EP “Shades” is called “Living Life”. “Turn up the music/this song is for winners” is how this one from Robinson who’s past efforts includes hit singles “Make You Mine” (2014) as well as “Hooray” (2015) w/ Sirlancealot starts. With “Living Life”, Robinson continues to add to his musical repertoire, taking us out of the hymns he began singing in church to the love song that made him famous, making a dominating presence on one of the Saint Lucia’s biggest GroovyRead More
P.O.S. Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – T&T’s Carnival 2016 may be in full gear, however, amidst the plethora of all inclusives, cooler events and major concert shows planned for the Soca capital of Port-Of-Spain, the new annual mainstay in the Carnival calendar ‘Evolve’ recently encouraged several feters to journey to the central Trinidad borough of Chaguanas for a round of premium partying. For its 2016 edition the grounds of Presentation College Chaguanas were abuzz with the spirit of true festivity as the masses came out in fine fashion to party withRead More
At the end of this past weekend, Ricardo Drue- the Jumpy Soca Monarch titleholder of Antigua, felt invigorated. He had touched several events, chief among them the very well attended, Tribe Ice at the Jean Pierre Complex in Port-of-Spain and of course, Soca In Moka in North, Trinidad. Drue’s hard work has been paying off. Behind the scenes, when the crowds disperse, he reflects and with that reflection of his humble beginnings, he has a great sense of pride and appreciation for where he stands today. Moving with his RoyRead More
Groovy soca music may continue to cluster local airwaves ahead of Carnival 2016 but one artiste isn’t turning his back on the Power element that is synonymous with Carnival. The entertainer who catapulted to fame in 2014 when he told DJs to ‘Play More Local’ is now saying, “play more power,” this as he takes up the fight to recreate a carnival that once was. Mr. Famous- the Toco native who is the cousin to famed soca singer, Patrice Roberts, says two of his contributions for the season will triggerRead More
Trinidadian pistol Edghill “MX Prime” Thomas fires off two new hits with “City Of Love” and “Hot Like Fiyah,” both now available worldwide from all major digital retailers, from FOX FUSE. MX Prime, formerly known as Maximus Dan, is a well-known radio personality-turned soca entertainer and his ragga soca-meets-EDM fusion brings a unique flair to soca music. “City Of Love” and “Hot Like Fiyah” are both high-energy, up-tempo dance tracks fueled with rapid-fire lyrics from MX Prime, and are bound to get your hands and flags up whenever you hearRead More
Grenadian hit house Monsta Entertainment is armed with new jams on its latest compilation Greenz Warriors Riddim, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on January 8, 2016, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. Short and sweet with three tracks, the Greenz Warriors Riddim delivers dancehall and hip hop fusion sounds. It showcases Grenadian entertainers Muddy with “The Streets” and Mighty Flex with “Mama Crying Out,” along with the “Greenz Warriors Riddim (Instrumental).” Monsta Entertainment, formerly known as J.R.E Productions, is helmed by producer Jude “J.R.E” Robertson, who firstRead More