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Line up of Dominica's 20th World Creole Music Festival Announced2
  Roseau Dominica – The stage is set for a star studded line up of the 20th world Creole Music Festival in Dominica from October 27 – 29, 2017.  The three nights of pulsating rhythms line up was revealed at the Fort Young Hotel on July 13, 2017.  The contribution of past and present event directors was acknowledged as the World Creole Music Festival has become a landmark event which showcases the island’s rich creole heritage.   The official line up for the 2017 World Creole Music Festival is: FridayRead More
40th Anniversary of Greensleeves Records Celebrated with New York City Concert
On Wednesday June 21, 2017, VP Records and the famous B.B. Kings Blues Club in Times Square, New York held an epic night of international roots reggae and dub to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of historic U.K. reggae label, Greensleeves Records. Italian born reggae star Alborosie delivered his first New York concert performance, while roots reggae sensation Queen Ifrica headlined with her full band before continuing her U.S. tour to promote her recent #1 album “Climb.” Musician/producer Addis Pablo opened the evenings performances with a selection of songs including aRead More
VP RECORDS MUSIC GROUP MAKES MARK IN 2016 & LOOKS FORWARD TO 2017   As 2016 comes to an end, VP Records Music Group shines and looks forward to another great year.   VP Records is proud to have three albums Jah 9’s 9, Raging Fyah’s Everlasting and We Remember Dennis Brown compilation on Billboard’s 10 Best Reggae Albums of 2016 selected by critic Rob Kenner. The list also includes two titles, Mr. Vegas’ This Is Dancehall & Beenie Man’s Unstoppable, from VP Records’ distribution arm VPAL. Read article: http://www.billboard.com/articles/events/year-in-music-2016/7633142/billboards-10-best-reggae-albums-of-2016-critics-picks   OkayPlayer’s Caribbean site LargeUp.com celebratesRead More
Machel Montano will once again create waves at the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad at the 2017 edition of Army Fete- the most anticipated carnival fete bar none. Confirmation comes today from organizers who are working feverishly at this time to put all systems in place for the show, which sees thousands assemble to fete till sun up at this major annual event. Tickets for Army Fete went on sale at October’s end and organizers say, the response has been very good. With Machel’s confirmed attendance, it is anticipatedRead More
His father’s passing a few months ago could have been reason enough for entertainer, Devon Matthews to bury himself and forget the world around him. So close was he to his dad, Selwyn Matthews that his world seemed to have suddenly fallen apart when the man who had given him life, had made his departure to the unknown. Fast forward to November 2016 however, and Matthews says he has found strength in a unique musical opportunity that features the vocal power of the beautiful, Ella Andall- a woman revered asRead More
CHRONIXX ANNOUNCES HIS 2017 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR & TITLE OF DEBUT ALBUM Chronology Slated for Early 2017 Release  WATCH First Visual “Majesty” From Album (Pitchfork Premiere) Jamaican roots artist Chronixx, a pioneering force in the contemporary reggae movement, is proud to announce his biggest tour to date and his debut album title, both named Chronology. This year alone, Chronixx & Zincfence Redemption Band headlined tours in Africa, Japan, Europe and North America and rocked major festival shows like Coachella (USA), Austin City Limits (USA), Lovebox (UK) and One Love (Italy) as well as supported the iconic UK rock band Stone Roses at Manchester City FootballRead More
Caribbean Christmas Songs and playlists are unique, with reggae, zouk, parang and soca carols mixing seamlessly with American standards and Kwansa riddims. ‘ Last minute Christmas Shopping’ is a bouncy, humorous, melodic reggae track that happens to be a true story for Kirton, as every year he battles Bridgetown traffic on Christmas Eve for his gift selections! David Kirton has earned the title of Barbados’s Reggae Godfather, he is a multiple Barbados Music Award Winner, critically acclaimed songwriter, and touring artist. Anderson Armstrong is celebrated Calypsonian, a multiple finalist inRead More
“A MUSICAL EXPERIENCE BASED ON AMAZEMENT” Usually when it comes to bumpers, quantity is preferred over quality. Not however, for 2017. Imagine instead, one wine that keeps you yearning for more in fetes, on the road, and for years to come, always enticing and spine tingling in touch and movement. The desire for that kind of experience was the inspiration for this C.L. Productions and Precision Productions release. Working in sync the two camps shaped a musical experience based on amazement, attraction, and probably a few lasting memories to giveRead More
Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley  Announces 4th Annual “Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise” Set to Kick Off November 13-18, 2017 2016 Cruise Completely Sold Out For Third Year in a Row! ‘Jamrock’ Announces Full Lineup with Performances by Reggae’s Most Renowned Artists and Sound Systems NEW Album Stony Hill to Release Early 2017 “With its comprehensive presentation of Jamaican music, The Welcome to Jamrock Cruise has in three years developed from an untested concept for reggae into, arguably, the genre’s premier event.” – Billboard  “…a five-night pilgrimage from Miami to Jamaica,Read More
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