Music

Stone Love party today

Saturday, December, 30 2017    

Sabina Park comes alive today for the 45th annual Stone Love Anniversary party. Read More

Kees headlines I Love Soca

Wednesday, December, 27 2017    

KEES Dieffenthaller, lead singer of KES the Band, is the headline act of I Love Soca scheduled of Sabina Park in Kingston on Boxing Day. Read More

Tony Gregory vows to treat patrons

Wednesday, December, 27 2017    

JAMAICA Pegasus hotel's ballroom in New Kingston is slated to be the venue for the season finale of Best of Jazz on Boxing Day. Read More

PASSAGE - Larry Marshall

Wednesday, December, 27 2017    

The Jamaica Observer's Entertainment Desk continues its daily year in review of people who made an impact during 2017.  LARRY MARSHALL  Read More

The Expanders put spin on classics

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, December, 27 2017    

OF the rush of American reggae bands that have emerged in recent years, The Expanders are among the least known, even though they have been around since 1999. Read More

Chevaughn looks to 2018

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Monday, December, 25 2017    

Chevaughn is adding finishing touches to his debut album From Scratch. According to him, the Notis Production project will have 11 to 13 tracks and is set for release next year.Chevaughn said the set sees him taking a new approach. Read More

NEWSMAKER - GEORGE NOOKS

Monday, December, 25 2017    

The Jamaica Observer's Entertainment Desk continues its daily year in review of people who made an impact during 2017.  GEORGE NOOKS found himself in troubled waters earlier this year. Read More

Barnett to pull Startime plug

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, December, 25 2017    

After almost 31-years, promoter Michael Barnett says he will end the popular Startime series next May with a one-off show featuring Sanchez and Marcia Griffiths at Mas Camp in Kingston. Read More

Nyanda's on her way

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

Former Brick and Lace member Nyanda is hoping her current Billboard-charting song On My Way will establish her as a solo artiste. The singer collaborates with French DJ/producer Richard Orlinski on the simmering house track which moves from 41 to 39 in its second week on the Billboard... Read More

'Real talk, Shaggy'

Sunday, December, 24 2017    

Jamaica Observer readers have voiced agreement with international recording artiste Shaggy's view that the election of Donald Trump to the US presidency has resulted in a re-emergence of racism in that country. Read More

Boyne's tribute to Alton Ellis

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Thursday, December, 21 2017    

AT Alton Ellis' funeral at St Andrew Scots Kirk United on November 3, 2008, Ian Boyne got an opportunity to pay tribute to one of his heroes. The popular host of television's Profile went up on stage and performed Hurting Me,... Read More

'Duane Pow' still in hospital

Thursday, December, 21 2017    

WINSTON “Wee Pow” Powell says his son, Duane, is still in the University Hospital of the West Indies after being admitted in the St Andrew medical facility for close to three weeks. Read More

PASSAGE - HEDLEY JONES

Thursday, December, 21 2017    

The Jamaica Observer's Entertainment Desk continues its daily year in review of people who made an impact during 2017.   Read More

Love, unity reign at Ghetto Splash

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Thursday, December, 21 2017    

THEMES of love and unity, as well as references to Monday's sentencing of Ninjaman, dotted performances at this year's staging of annual free concert Ghetto Splash held at the Waterhouse Mini Stadium on Wednesday night. Read More

Morgan Heritage gets Billboard sales spike

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Wednesday, December, 20 2017    

Avrakedabra by Morgan Heritage makes a massive leap on this week's Billboard Reggae Album Chart. The Grammy-nominated set moves from number 28 to six in its 29th week on the table. Read More



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