Rum For Breakfast serves up vibes

Soca revellers glistened in the morning heat while dancing up a storm at Rum For Breakfast, the first breakfast party for Bacchanal Jamaica. The event unfolded under the rising sun at Hope Zoo in St Andrew on Saturday. Attending to the crowd's musical needs were soca grandees DJ Private... Read More

Queen Ifrica does Black Woman video
Queen Ifrica is gearing up to release the video for Black Woman — track nine from her third album Climb – this month. ... Read More

King Shark to make waves with album
FOR most of his formative years in the St Andrew community of Greenwich Farm, Alphonso Henclewood was inspired by singers Slim Smith, Delroy Wilson and John Holt. There was little doubt that music would be a big part of his life.... Read More

Album saluting 'The Dead' tops Billboard
New Hampshire band Roots of Creation have their second number one on the Billboard Reggae Album Chart with Grateful Dub , a 15-track tribute to legendary rock band The Grateful Dead.... Read More

'Love' cruise readies to set sail

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, March, 20 2018    

IT'S all systems go for this year's voyage of the Love and Harmony Cruise — the floating reggae and soca music experience — which sets sail this Saturday, with the organisers reporting 98 per cent occupancy. Read More

Cosmic vibes at Hope Zoo

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Monday, March, 19 2018    

Serengetti Bistro at Hope Zoo in St Andrew was transformed into a musical kaleidoscope last Saturday night for the sixth staging of Cosmic Rotation, promoted by electronic reggae band Skygrass. Read More

It was indeed Shaggy

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Monday, March, 19 2018    

SHAGGY recently appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden and the Internet cannot stop buzzing about it. Read More

An ode to Edi

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Monday, March, 19 2018    

THE Beginning & the End: Alpha Omega, a collection of songs by singer Edi Fitzroy, has been released one year after his death. Read More

'All Saints' Day'

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, March, 19 2018    

OSHANE Flemmings and Tasheika Ogeare are winners of the 2018 Saint International Fashion Face of the Caribbean contest, held at Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston on Saturday. Read More

Top acts for Caribbean Village Festival

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Sunday, March, 18 2018    

A cultural potpourri of music and food awaits patrons at the fourth staging of the Caribbean Village Festival. It is scheduled to take place on June 24 at the Lauderhill Sports Complex in Lauderhill, Florida. Read More

Ja to observe World Poetry Day

Sunday, March, 18 2018    

This Wednesday, March 21, is being observed as World Poetry Day. Read More

NDTC readies for Easter performance

Sunday, March, 18 2018    

THE National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) will mount its 37th annual Morning of Movement and Music in association with The Little Theatre Movement (LTM) at The Little Theatre, St Andrew, on Sunday, April 1. Read More

2nd dose

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 18 2018    

Having been flooded with questions from women regarding how to enter, develop and sustain a career in the world of theatre, actress, producer and director Dahlia Harris decided to create the Jamaica Women in Theatre Festival. Read More

Sounds of greatness gets makeover

Saturday, March, 17 2018    

Dancehall royalty Bounty Killer will be the host for the 11th staging of Guinness Sounds of Greatness sound clash competition slated to begin on Friday, May 25. Read More

Smoke Infinity blazed in Mandeville

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Saturday, March, 17 2018    

Caledonia Road in Mandeville was the scene of a blazing musical inferno last Saturday. It was the sixth staging of Smoke Infinity Ripples Inferno, and patrons certainly had a great time. Read More


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