IRAWMA comes home

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, November, 27 2018    

EPHRAIM Martin, conceptualiser of the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA), says its 2019 staging will be in Kingston next May. Read More

Julian's new album next year

Monday, November, 26 2018    

Julian Marley plans to release his fourth studio album, As I Am, in early 2019. Straighter Roads, its lead song, is available digitally. Read More

Red Bull dance contest tonight

Monday, November, 26 2018    

THIS evening, 876 Terrace Bar and Grill in St Andrew is slated to be transformed into the global dance central with the inaugural staging of Red Bull Dance Your Style. Read More

Paul Allen gets J'can tribute

Monday, November, 26 2018    

ON November 10, family and friends of Microsoft founder Paul Allen gathered at his home on Mercer Island in Seattle, Washington, to reflect on his life and work. Read More

The Gospel Truth from Derrick Scott

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, November, 26 2018    

Though he has been a committed Christian for over 20 years, gospel singer Derrick Scott is not limited by convention. On his new album, Gospel Truth, he experiments with secular sounds to get his message across. Read More

Rich sounds from Miguel Wealthy

Monday, November, 26 2018    

Buoyed by an award from his home parish, deejay Miguel Wealthy is looking to close the year with a bang. He is currently pushing the song Never Deserve It, produced by Blackqroad Music. Read More

Antiguan family affair

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Monday, November, 26 2018    

IN the four years Antiguan production company Federation Family Studio has been around, it has provided a platform for a number of that country's reggae and dancehall artistes. Read More

Lloyd Parks brings Gold home

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, November, 25 2018    

Since the rocksteady revival of the 1990s, Lloyd Parks and his We The People Band have held the fort as backing unit for shows like Heineken Startime, Stars R Us and Reggae Sumfest. On January 5 the jocular bass guitarist doubles as promoter for Genuine Gold Presents, at Mas Camp in St... Read More

One step closer for Dalton Harris

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, November, 25 2018    

Despite the turbulence of the past week, Jamaican Dalton Harris gave another of his strong signature showings during yesterday's semi-finals of the televised talent show X Factor UK, to secure a spot into today's elimations which will... Read More

Full line-up for Welcome to Jamrock

Sunday, November, 25 2018    

An impressive roster of acts is booked for the 2018 voyage of the Welcome to Jamrock Cruise set to take to the seas from December 1 to 6. Read More

Memories of a Musical Youth

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, November, 25 2018    

“Dis Generation rule the nation with version”.This opening line from the 1982 international reggae hit Pass the Dutchie, by British band Musical Youth has become a classic. Read More

Cabana Beach Daze on tomorrow

Saturday, November, 24 2018    

Buoyed by the growing popularity and support of Cabana Beach Daze over the last three years, the promoters have decided to expand into Ocho Rios. Read More

Sandals fetes Miss MoBay finalists

Saturday, November, 24 2018    

THE 15 beautiful finalists in the Miss City of Montego Bay pageant were feted in fine style at Sandals' Flagship Montego Bay Resort last Saturday night. Read More

Old Harbour 'pops' style

Saturday, November, 24 2018    

A full house turned up for the St Catherine staging of Campari Pop Style series at the East Street Bus Park in Old Harbour last Saturday. Read More

Living Dangerously heads to Connecticut

Saturday, November, 24 2018    

Jamaicans and Caribbean nationals residing in Connecticut will tonight be enjoying some laughter, courtesy of the Jamaican play Living Dangerously. There will be three showings at the Kings Chapel Church of God Banquet Hall in Hartford. Read More




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