Skimpii Short Shorts party on Sunday

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Saturday, July, 14 2018    

The summer is here and with all the heat, beach parties seem to be the order of the day. One such event, Skimpii, promoted by HD Entertainment and Highly Dynamic Entertainment, has carved out a niche. Read More

Skeleton Fresh rocks Portmore

Saturday, July, 14 2018    

Birthday party Skeleton Fresh was a roaring success recently. Hosted by Sunjock Gary Freestyle, the event was held at The Box on Port Henderson Road in Portmore, St Catherine. Read More

Festival song finals tomorrow

Saturday, July, 14 2018    

The Grand Final of the 2018 Jamaica Festival Song Competition is expected to draw a large audience — in person and online — tomorrow as the event will be live-streamed across three platforms, the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission... Read More

Nadine to pay homage to Buju

Saturday, July, 14 2018    

NEW YORK, USA — Nadine Sutherland will be doing a tribute to Buju Banton on his 45th birthday tomorrow. She is scheduled to perform at the Blue & Bougie — Forever Blue summer party series at the Tennis Club of Hasting on the Hudson in New... Read More

So'Nia goes gospel

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, July, 13 2018    

So'Nia made a name singing secular music, especially matters of the heart. She has, however, decided to expand her horizons by stepping into gospel. Read More

Spiritual makes Sierra Nevada music fest debut

Friday, July, 13 2018    

Spiritual recently made his debut performance in California. He performed over two days at the 25th staging of Sierra Nevada World Music Festival.The festival took place on June 22 and 23.The singer spoke about the experience. Read More

Where Legends Are Born

Friday, July, 13 2018    

Pepe “Goodlife” Collins aptly titled his birthday bash 'Legends are Born', and so his family, friends and associates turned out in great numbers at Silver Sky Plaza on July 8 to celebrate, as you can see from OBSERVER PHOTOGRAPHER KARL MCLARTY's report. Read More

Buju wanted for Oracabessa Bliss 2019

Friday, July, 13 2018    

The organisers of last Sunday's Oracabessa Bliss Festival held in New York are claiming success with the event which has now become a fixture on the entertainment calendar for lovers of Caribbean music in that market. Read More

All set for Fun in the Son

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Friday, July, 13 2018    

Tommy Cowan is claiming a spiritual fun day for the sweet 16 staging of Jamaica Fun in the Son, organised by his family-run business Glory Music.The free-entry gospel festival will be held tomorrow on the grounds of National Heroes Park in Kingston. Read More

The PathHeights drop Twin Flamezz EP

Friday, July, 13 2018    

GERMANY-BASED Jamaican duo, The PathHeights recently released their latest EP Twin Flamezz. The set features five acoustic tracks: Way Off, Big Woman, Sound of Life, Like You, and the title track. Read More

Musical Bliss

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, July, 13 2018    

Romaine “Luigi” Brown and Trevor “Jr Bloodline” Smith, who have established themselves as party promoters, are hoping to channel that success into music production. Read More

Roman Stewart: the forgotten Festival winner

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Friday, July, 13 2018    

This month the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) will crown the 51st Jamaica Festival Song Competition winner. The Jamaica Observer presents the fourth in a 10-part series on the contest which started in 1966.   Read More

Kumar quits

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, July, 12 2018    

Kumar Bent, the lead singer of the Grammy-nominated reggae band Raging Fyah, has decided to part ways with the popular aggregation. Read More

All set for Black River Day

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

VERSHON, Gage, Wayne Marshall, George Nooks and Stitchie are part of the entertainment package scheduled for the sixth staging of Ultimate Street Festival on High Street in St Elizabeth on Friday, July 27. Read More

Earthkry taps into new audiences on US and European tours

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Thursday, July, 12 2018    

Building on one's fanbase is critical to the survival of any artiste. Four-member reggae band Earthkry tapped into new audiences on its recent four-week, North American tour, which also featured New Zealand reggae band Katchafire. Read More


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