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New Carnival, New You   Shipwrecked Carnival London joins Fantasy Carnival T&T for Trinidad Carnival 2017 and beyond….. #timetogetWRECKEDwithfantasy2017 #fantasyshipwrecked2017 #1001fantasies Shipwrecked Carnival London is an events brand; since 2008 we’ve successfully hosted the Ultimate All Inclusive themed event in London for Notting Hill Carnival. In 2017 we’ll be joining Fantasy Carnival T&T for an amazing Road Carnival Experience! At Shipwrecked All Inclusive we welcome carnivalist’s from across the Globe! For Trinidad Carnival 2017 we are bringing them with us! It’s time to GET WRECKED with the International Shipwrecked Crew!Read More
Jamaica’s Legendary Jazz Great Monty Alexander To Mark 40th Anniversary Reunion Of One Of The Great Trios In Jazz     CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 6, 2016: It’s the reunion that will have jazz lovers humming as Jamaica’s Legendary Jazz Great Monty Alexander returns to the stage with Grammy-winning bassist John Clayton and renowned drummer Jeff Hamilton to mark the 40th anniversary reunion of one of the great trios in jazz.   The historic event is set for the prestigious Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood, CaliforniaRead More

Posted On July 6, 2016By altonIn News

Second Annual Opera Festival Underway in T&T

Second annual Trinidad & Tobago opera festival underway The musical event is taking place from July 1-10 in Port of Spain   PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – July 5, 2016 – The newly rebranded Picoplat Music Development Foundation (formerly the Classical Musical Development Foundation of Trinidad and Tobago) is hosting the second annual Trinidad & Tobago Opera Festival from July 1-10, 2016 at Queen’s Hall in Port of Spain. The Opera Festival is known to be a celebration of great music and authentic Trinbagonian talent, comprising of several classical musicRead More
SOCA STAR OLATUNJI RELEASES DEBUT ALBUM AWAKENING  Album Debuts at #10 on iTunes U.S., Now Available Worldwide from FOX FUSE      New York, NY (FOX FUSE) – Soca star Olatunji Yearwood sees the international release of his electrifying debut album Awakening, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released today, July 1, 2016), from FOX FUSE. Awakening debuted at #10 on the iTunes U.S. Reggae Top Albums chart, at #4 on the iTunes Trinidad and Tobago Reggae Top Albums chart, and garnered coveted features on the iTunes U.S.Read More
Raging Fyah, one of the fastest rising roots reggae artists from Jamaica, just released their third studio album entitled Everlasting on the Dub Rockers imprint. The five-piece Kingston collective recently toured the U.S. with Stick Figure winning over new fans with AXS stating, “Raging Fyah is now poised for a significant impact upon America’s vast reggae landscape” and commenting about their live show “…the band never lost touch with the audience throughout the entire performance.” Listen to select music from the album, including title track “Everlasting,” “Ready For Love,” and “Live Your Life”Read More
DASK ENTERTAINMENT, INC. – Sunday, June 26, 2016 – Dancehall Dancer, KaSheba, is making major strides as she gears up to launch her latest solo project. Shot in Brooklyn, New York; the videographer ‘on deck,’ was none other than Brooklyn’s own, UkaY Hipster—dancehall’s official videographer here in New York City (@ArtofUkay on Instagram). KaSheba choreographed to the song, “Cry” by artist/dancer, BruKUp. For the filming, she wore the newly designed Summer 2017 “Spread Love Gang” collaboration tank endorsed by her clothing sponsor, Cooyah Clothing Inc., along with a black split-skirtRead More
VP RECORDS TEAMS UP WITH HOUSE OF MARLEY TO PRESENT REGGAE GOLD 2016 The Annual Summer Soundtrack for the Reggae Masses Will Drop July 22 Pre-Order Available Today (July 1)   VIBE Premieres Album’s Standout Track (Gyptian’s “Jiggle Jiggle”) Exclusively Through Spotify     For over two decades, the popular VP Records’ series consistently delivers the year’s influential hits and showcases musical trends in reggae and dancehall. Available July 22, Reggae Gold 2016 maintains its heralded reputation. Pre-order album now. This year, the reggae powerhouse teams up with the premiere music electronics brand House of Marley to spread the series to the masses. In collaboration with HOM, this year’s eye-popping album artworkRead More
The Artists’ Coalition of Trinidad and Tobago alongside the Federation of Independent Trade Unions and NGOs present a unique symposia entitled ‘Diversification Without Government: Conversation 1’ on Tuesday 5th July, 2016. The event will be held in the CLR James Auditorium at the Cipriani College of Labour & Co-operative Studies, Churchill Roosevelt Highway, Valsayn from 10am- 3pm.   The Symposium asks the question: What can industries and communities that have the potential of transforming into the ‘next big thing’ do if government does nothing to create the enabling environment? ThisRead More
Former professional cricketer turned Reggae Rocker Omari Banks has proudly unveiled his new interactive website. The new site candidly reflects the singer-songwriter fresh and full of vibes demeanor, and give fans an insight on all that is Omari. Visit and get to know the suave and debonair Omari Banks with the premiere of his EPK filmed in Italy by acclaimed Film/Video’s Director Mario Parruccini, where the artist give forthright accounts of his life, career and influences permeated with live performances. At fans and music lovers will stay up toRead More
Central Jamaica’s monthly series, Clarendon Live; returns after a one month hiatus, with a strong showcase for International Reggae Day on Friday July 1.   The first Friday live music series, which has become a staple on the Clarendon entertainment calendar, will return to its home venue at Fyahside Jerk and Bar in Toll Gate in Clarendon on July 1.  For the International Reggae Day staging, the event offers up a unique live performance from powerful female vocalist Etana as well as a dynamic set from Reggae crooner Duane Stephenson.  Read More