Festival Tag

The Montserrat Festival Committee are asking persons or groups interested in participating in our Festival Day and New Year’s Parade. Are you forming a troupe for Festival 2013? Are you joining a troupe? Are you overseas and want to be in a troupe when you come? Let us know!!! The costume troupes are the colour of the Festival. Last year was colourful. Let’s do it again. FESTIVAL 2013 JUST COME.Read More
Last weekend the 10th edition of the Montreal International Reggae Festival (MIRF) attained new heights of popularity with a sold out crowd on Saturday night; and Friday and Sunday selling 97% of the total site capacity of 10,000 seats. The weather was extraordinary, as were the Friday night performances that included Morgan Heritage, making a remarkable return to the MIRF stage for the third time. They performed all their greatest hits as well as extracts from their new album, Here Come the Kings with a dynamic set, despite the absenceRead More
This past Sunday (July 21), Gyptian made a surprise guest appearance at the third annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, which attracted over 15,000 people to Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY to celebrate the finest Caribbean cuisine, culture and music. Irie Jam’s 93.5 FM radio personality DJ Roy called the reggae star to the main stage to present him a RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) certified Gold plaque for Gyptian’s #1 hit single “Hold You.” The title-track from Gyptian’s Billboard Top 200 album is the first track from aRead More
Queens, New York – The culturally rich and gastronomically delightful 3rd Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York brought out a diverse group of some 15,000 patrons – from grandmas and grandpas to babies and everyone in between – for a cultural and culinary feast that left them thoroughly satisfied. From the gates opened at noon until closing time at 8:00 p.m., patrons feasted as they savored a variety of entertainment offerings. The line to enter the park stretched for blocks as some patronsRead More
New York, New York (July 16, 2013). International, young, hip and soulful reggae crooner Christopher Martin is set to make an impact on the music industry this summer. Just completing his first performance on St. Kitts Music Festival Main Stage, Christopher Martin has made a stamp for all to remember. Marcia DaVal, a devoted St. Kitts Music Festival patron stated “He is truly a star. My friends and I came to see Beres Hammond and we left as Christopher Martin fans. A true artist who knows how to hone hisRead More
BélO will be performing at the 47th Montreux Jazz festival on July 15, 2013 at music in the Park. Montreux Jazz Festival was founded by Claude Nobs in 1967, over the years the Montreux Jazz Festival has become an unmissable event for music fans in Switzerland and around the world. Its stages have been graced by all of music’s greats, from Miles Davis to Ray Charles and from David Bowie to Prince. BélO has been hailed as Haiti’s musical ambassador to the world. A socially conscious singer-songwriter with a sophisticatedRead More