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JAH CURE BREAKS NEW GROUND WITH HIS EAGERLY-AWAITED STUDIO ALBUM THE CURE TO BE RELEASED JULY 10 ON VP RECORDS “a voice that sounds as if he’s wringing out passion from every note” – NPR.org On July 10, 2015, Jah Cure will release his new studio album The Cure (VP Records). Recently hailed by NPR as “a voice that sounds as if he’s wringing out passion from every note” and once described by the Los Angeles Times as “a brilliant crooner of Bob Marley-esque love-and-peace reggae,” the Jamaican-born singer hasRead More
ETANA ANNOUNCES U.S. TOUR IN SUPPORT OF LATEST ALBUM I RISE Following Her Recent Initiative to “Stop Ebola and Build For the Future” The Jamaican Reggae Singer Joins Hawaiian Songstress Anuhea on June Dates On the heels of Etana’s United Nations’ performance and the release of her “Better Tomorrow” single for the “Stop Ebola and Build For the Future” campaign, the reggae singer announces her Spring 2015 U.S. tour. The run kicks off in NYC on April 25 and covers the Midwest and West. For the June portion of herRead More
AVID DANCER ANNOUNCES DEBUT EP I WANT TO SEE YOU DANCE OUT OCTOBER 21ST ON GRAND JURY NOISEY PREMIERES TITLE TRACK Listen to “I Want To See You Dance” via Noisey Jacob Dillan Summers has been many things. A sheltered fundamentalist Christian kid. A world champion drumline drummer. A marine. A lovesick transpant to icy Alaska. This is the story behind Avid Dancer – the nom de musique under which Summers is releasing Avid Dancer’s debut EP I Want to See You Dance, out October 21st on Grand Jury. NoiseyRead More
NYC’S ANNUAL MUSIC FESTIVAL GROOVIN’ IN THE PARK RETURNS TO ROY WILKINS PARK ON SUN. JUNE 29 WITH STAR-STUDDED LINE UP Performances by Air Supply, Beres Hammond, Chronixx & Zinc Fence Redemption, Marcia Griffiths & Friends (Judy Mowatt, John Holt & Bob Andy) Roy Wilkins Park (Merrick and Baisley Blvd, Queens, NY 11434) Gates open: 12pm / Show: 2pm All Ages (Kids 12 & under are free) Ticket Price: GA $59.99, VIP $149.99 NYC’s 4th annual Groovin’ In The Park concert will hit Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY onRead More
Project Education announces its 2014 Distinguished Service Award Honorees BROOKLYN, NY—Project Education, the New York-based organization that assists disadvantaged Saint Lucian families in obtaining necessary school supplies, announced that its annual Saint Lucian Breakfast for Education will be held on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 10:00AM to 1:00PM at the Saint Lucia House, located at 438 E 49th Street, between Church and Snyder Avenues in Brooklyn. Given this year’s theme, “Call to Action; Country above Self,” the presentation of the Project Education Distinguished Service Awards will headline the event. TheseRead More
The Montreal International Reggae Festival (MIRF) has released a partial look at their 2014 line up which combines classic Lover’s Rock with Soul,and is forecasted to make Montreal the most popular Canadian city forAugust, 2014! Taking place at the scenic Montreal Old Port, organizers from Canada’s most acclaimed Reggae festival have shared with media and fans 4 of the 12 headlining artists who will be performing at the 11th annual festivities, offering patrons the right musical mix and value for their dollar. On the heels of the release of hisRead More
NYC’s 4th annual Groovin’ In The Park concert will hit Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY on Sunday, June 29th, 2014. This year serves up an exciting dose of reggae, soul and pop-rock performances into one jam-packed day. Jamaica’s soulful hitmaker Beres Hammond and Australian pop-rock legends Air Supply will headline the show. Chronixx, one of Jamaica’s most-talked about rising roots stars, and his band Zinc Fence Redemption will make their NYC festival debut, and Marcia Griffiths celebrates her 50th year in reggae with a few of her friends (JohnRead More
D.D. Dumbo Photo Credit: Lisa Businovski Tuesday, 3/11 at 3:15pm at B.D. Riley’s Pub – Sound Gallery Showcase 204 East 6th St. | Austin, TX 78702 with Bellusira, OXBLVD, Thief, D Calf, Oh Mercy, Sun Rai, The Kin, Kirin J Callinan Thursday, 3/13 at 1:00am at The Blackheart – Communion Showcase 86 Rainey Street | Austin, TX 78701 with Alex Vargas, Leah Mason, Ãsgeir Trausti, Bad Suns, Syd Arthur Thursday, 3/13 at 3:15pm at The Blackheart – Mtheory Hide and Seek Party 86 Rainey Street | Austin, TX 78701 withRead More
The week of activities organized by the Caribbean Tourism Organization celebrating the unique holiday attributes of the Caribbean takes place from 1 to 8 June, 2014 in NYC. NEW YORK, NY – The Caribbean will again display its collective holiday attributes to New Yorkers and visitors to the “Big Apple”, reminding them why the Region is a most desirable warm weather destination, as the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) returns for Caribbean Week. An unmatched programme is being planned, offering CTO member countries and private sector partner’s unrivalled opportunities to marryRead More
Canada’s most prestigious non-fiction prize has a new look, a new logo and a new annual award for emerging authors. Effective immediately, The Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction, sponsored by RBC Wealth Management, will be rebranded as the RBC Taylor Prize. This new generation of the Prize will continue to provide $25,000 for Canada’s top literary non-fiction author, with the addition of a secondary award of $10,000 for an emerging Canadian literary non-fiction writer. The announcement comes just as the Prize begins work on its thirteenth Award cycle. ThisRead More