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Tropicalfete is hosting a Free Workshop to introduce the Steel Pan instrument to people in our community – You get to watch our Steel Pan Ensemble at practice – There is an opportunity to join our Steel Pan Ensemble – You will be taught basic technics on playing – You will learn a Musical Scale and Song – You will watch a short documentary on the instrument Complete Music Studio 227 St Marks Ave Brooklyn, New York 11238 (between Vanderbilt & Underhill) RSVP: text-email-call ~ 646-504-FETE – info@tropicalfete.com Transportation: Subway:Read More
Tropicalfete  will again sponsor an :What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You for aspiring Caribbean songwriters, producers and artists interested in learning “the business of the business.” The seminar will be led by 40-year industry veteran Roger Meltzer, founding CEO and Director of A&R of the Hartford, CT-based indie Capsicum Records LLC and producer and host of The Capsicum Show, an internationally syndicated weekly reggae radio program  which returns to the air in January.   The seminar will be held 2:30 p.m., Saturday afternoon, November 18, 2017 at The Complete Music Studio, 227 St Marks Avenue in Brooklyn, NY. Admission is free. It isRead 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
  As promised by the management of the SAO Soca Awards Ltd./Soca Awards Organization, Inc. [SAO] is pleased to announce the Nominees for the 13 annual iSA fete/ceremony and the launch of www.socanonstop.com. iSA 13 is being promoted to the world as the Premier Soca Event (PSE) and to mark the Old Year’s Celebration also the start of 2017 carnival season. This year iSA will be featuring Twenty-five (25) categories highlighting some of the Caribbean greats. Everyone has a chance to cast their VOTES for their favorites in each categoryRead 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

Posted On September 17, 2016By altonIn Competitions, Program Related

2016 Gay Caribbean USA Pageant

Gay Caribbean Pageant Returns The Gay Caribbean USA Pageant is billed as the most exciting pageant in Brooklyn. Who can deny that when energetic Drag and Transgender performers take to the stage, a long side other interesting acts for an explosive show. The pageant is in its eighth year and the organizers are very proud of the event’s growth and success. Especially, since the pageant made its debut at a time when Caribbean Gay themed events were typically hidden away from the mainstream and held in the underground. Bridging theRead More
HOLLYWOOD AND BROADWAY STAR CONFIRMED FOR CARIBBEAN WEEK NEW YORK ~ Screen and stage actor Robert Riley will be the host at Rum & Rhythm at Capitale in New York ~ Film and stage actor Robert Riley has been confirmed for Caribbean Week New York, a series of tourism trade and consumer events organized by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) to showcase the region in one of its most important markets. Riley, who is of both Barbadian and Trinidadian descent, will host Rum & Rhythm, the Ultimate Caribbean Epicurean ExperienceRead More
Discover Dominica Authority announced the inclusion of the Cadence All Starts for the 7th Dominica’s Jazz ‘n Creole Festival. The performance on May 15, 2016 at the Cabrits National Park will showcase the musical talent of Dominica’s top musicians. The Cadence All Stars will feature Fitzroy Williams, founding member of Exile One band and cadencelypso icon; Cornell Phillip, bouyon music pioneer and keyboardist extraordinaire; versatile guitarist Jerry Moulon; drummer Jason Joseph, aka Froggie who performs with the Triple Kay Band; and bass guitarist Freddie Nicholas, of Bill O Men andRead More
FREEPORT, Grand Bahama — Bahama’s Junkanoo Carnival descended onto Grand Bahama delivering powerful performances described by Festival Chairman Paul Major as a “celebration of Bahamian talent”. Thousands of Bahamians and international visitors flooded Taino Beach on Friday and Saturday to amp up the music, soak up the culture and turn up the vibes with Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival presented by BTC. Despite a late start due to rain on Friday night, the Music Masters Song Competition thoroughly impressed the crowd. Jive, a new girl’s group on the scene, opened the nightRead More