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JOSEY WALES LEGENDARY REGGAE DJ FOR REGGAE MEETS BLUES/JAZZ AT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LIFE (IFOL) JULY 4TH WEEKEND, CHICAGO UNION PK. Colonel Josey Wales, one of Jamaica’s top reggae dancehall DJ’s and one of the founding fathers, building on the innovative DJ chatting of his mentor U-Roy and creating a highly influential style of his own, is added to perform at the 23rd African/Caribbean International Festival of Life, July 4th weekend in Union Park, 1501 West Randolph Street, downtown Chicago West Loop. Get tickets now at http://martinsinterculture.com/ifol/ifol-tickets.html. Josey Wales isRead More
FIRST ANNUAL NEVIS BLUES FESTIVAL PREMIERES APRIL 16, 2015 Stellar Line-up of Local, Regional and Internationally Acclaimed Artists Includes Ian Siegal, Denise Gordon and Zac Harmon Nevis… Come in from the cold for a dose of island life in a place to get your groove back, at the launch of the Nevis’ first annual blues festival, which will be the perfect backdrop to an exhilarating Caribbean experience. The three-night musical event takes place April 16-19, 2015 at the aptly named, Sundowner Stage on Oualie Bay. The line-up features an impressiveRead More
New York: The months of planning, preparation and anticipation for the fourth installment of ‘Groovin’ In The Park’ – dubbed a day of reggae rhythm and blues unfolds at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York this Sunday, June 29 2014. The galaxy of superstars concert will feature heavyweight headliners Air Supply; Beres Hammond; Chronixx; L.U.S.T; Reggae Queen Marcia Griffiths & friends John Holt, Judy Mowatt, Bob Andy, Tony Gregory and recently added rising stars Tasha T, Ky-enie, Kamsha, Congo Brainz, and Faraji who will be given a valuable opportunityRead More
New York, New York – With a recent stellar performance at Jamaica Jazz and Blues, Christopher Martin heads to New York. Last year was a great year for the young, hip, soulful reggae crooner, making huge strides and accomplishments in his career. With successful US tours, European tours and a major acting role it is evident that Christopher Martin is here to stay. The VP records recording artist had several stellar performances last year and opened 2014 with a bang. Starting the year with a short impactful set on ShaggyRead More
CaribPR, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Dec. 23, 2013: On the heels of his London Jazz Festival performance, Grammy-nominated international jazz pianist, the legendary Jamaican-born Monty Alexander, will catch a good case of the “blues” beginning next week and lasting into January 2014. Alexander, who is gearing up for the release of his “Harlem Kingston Express 2,” next year, will begin the “blue-bration” with his annual holiday performance at the legendary Blues Alley in Washington, D.C., from December 27th through the 31st. Blues Alley has earned rave reviews globally for showcasingRead More