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Posted On July 13, 2014By altonIn Competitions, News, Program Related


It will feature top Soca acts like Olatunji, Flipo, MX Prime, 3 Suns, and Gail Ann. Also playing will be premium DJs like Joy Juice, Taurus Movement, and LBee. There will be fun prizes, sponsor giveaways, a water-truck soak-down climax, and even a 3-minute-a-match, 7-a-side mini-World-Cup-tournament in the middle of the fete! It is the inventive LION WORLD CUP JOUVAY PARTY to be staged at the picturesque Samaan Park picnic spot in Macqueripe in Chaguaramas. During Jouvay hours from 2am- 10am hundreds will converge on a venue recreated with aRead More
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and Mayoral Candidates Olivia Chow and John Tory Confirmed to Attend CARIBANA™ Flags and Colors – July 12th, 2014 in Toronto! Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has confirmed with the offices of CARIBANA™ Arts Group that he will attend the Flags and Colours parade on July 12th, 2014 in the community of Jane and Finch. Always concerned about the youth, and especially youth from priority neighbourhoods, the Mayor’s attendance is estimated to increase visibility of the work and partnership that goes in to creating opportunities for childrenRead More
MONTSERRAT CALABASH FESTIVAL KICKS OFF THIS WEEKEND, 13 – 20 JULY   The Annual Montserrat Calabash Festival commences this Sunday 13th July 2014, under the theme, ‘Embracing Your African Heritage’. The celebration in its 9th year, is named after the Calabash fruit that was traditionally used to produce eating utensils, musical instruments and decorative items. The Festival seeks to promote Montserrat through a range of events such as a Calabash Jog & Stroll, Calabash Hike, Island Boat Tour, a Grand Food Fair, a Gospel Concert, Prof. Dr. George Irish LectureRead More
HEADLINER MARKET GROUP P R E S E N T S Saturday July 19 Overtown Business District I NW 3rd Avenue between 8th & 11th Street Headliner Market Group I City Commissioner Keon Hardemon SE Overtown Parkwest CRA “Overtown Music & Arts Festival” * * * FREE ADMISSION * * * Raheem Devaughn to Headline All-Star Line Up at 4th Annual Overtown Music and Arts Festival Overtown Transforms Into A Cultural Oasis Hub To Celebrate Its Rich Music History Overtown Music and Arts Festival-Saturday, July 19, 2014 from 11am-7pm |Read More

Posted On July 5, 2014By altonIn Competitions, Music Reviews, Music-News Radio

Press Release

Canadian reggae singer Steele for Toronto’s Pan Am and Parapan Am Games countdown celebration Next year Toronto will be the host city of the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. This will, make it the third time Canada has had the honour of hosting them – they did previously in 1967 and 1999 both times in Winnipeg, Manitoba. As a part of the countdown celebrations leading to the big games there will be a series of activities and on Thursday, July 10 Jamaican artiste Steele who now resides in CanadaRead More
Celebrating CARICOM” FACT SHEET • Dominica’s Michele Henderson wins CARICOM song competition with her entry “Celebrating CARICOM”. • The song was produced my Michele’s husband Roland Delsol Jr., and arranged by Earlson Matthew. It also features Michael Ferrol on drums and choral input from the St. Alphonsus Choir. • It was re-produced for CARICOM by Carl Beaver Henderson of Trinidad and Tobago. • Henderson beat out 57 semi-finalists and ten finalists to emerge winner in the competition which was announced in April 2013. • The second placed entry “My CARICOM”Read More
Saturday June 28, 2014 @ 5:30 PM @ The Uplands South Street Seaport (between Fulton & Front St) Free Co-presented by River to River and Isabel Soffer/Live Sounds From an accordion fronted Tex-Mex punk-band to socially conscious Haitian songs and from ambient folk and electronica to the New York debut of the king of Colombian vallenato and cumbia, this Caribbean and Latin America festival travels the crossroads, the blurs and the beats of traditional and contemporary sounds from around the world and around the corner. Fronteras series curator Isabel SofferRead More
David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center 61 West 62 Street, New York, NY 10023 Thursday May 29, 2014 @ 7:30pm Free One Night Only! A Target® Free Thursday Concert with James Germain Harlem Stage and Lincoln Center have partnered to provide an opportunity for music enthusiast of all ages to experience the moving and “hand-clapping” polyrhythmic music of Haitian-born singer James Germain. This masterful singer blends his passion for traditional voodoo songs with touches of opera and gospel infused with classical music and jazz. Listening to a James Germain songRead More
Columbia, South Carolina– Ronnel Ramirez known to Soca music fans by his sobriquet Champeon, has recently stepped out of his comfort zone and released a new Reggae track entitled “Woman’s Anthem”. The South Carolina based entertainer created this new Reggae offering with the objective of affirming all of society’s women of substance along with all their wonderful contributions. He appropriately released the song in May (a month synonymous with positive sentiment towards women). The song was written by Champeon and arranged, produced and mastered by AJ & Sixman beats (QuantumRead More
Performing artists from the world over will take the stage on Friday, June 6, at the United Nations, for a unique concert hosted by the President of the General Assembly, H.E. John W. Ashe. This event will shine a spotlight on the enormous significance of the year 2015: a once-in-a generation opportunity to set the world on a sustainable course and to take decisive action toward a peaceful and prosperous future for the planet and its inhabitants. Artists participating in the concert will urge global citizens to tell world leadersRead More