Music

Embassy of Spain stages free concerts

Sunday, June, 17 2018    

The Embassy of Spain in Jamaica will host two events, dubbed West Winds — a musical experience, based on West Side Story. The performances will be held at Rose Hall Great House in Montego Bay on Saturday, June 23 starting at 6:00 pm, and the second will be held at the University... Read More

Daddy's boy

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Sunday, June, 17 2018    

On December 27, 1997, approximately 11 months after the birth of his son Jahazeil, Buju Banton topped the Billboard Reggae Album Chart with Inna Heights, his fifth studio album.That year, Banton scored a number of hits including Love Sponge, Politics Time Again and... Read More

Davitt's long wait

Saturday, June, 16 2018    

At 51 years old, singer Davitt is confident that his 25-year-old project will fit in the reggae revival space. Read More

Divas rock 100 Live

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, June, 16 2018    

Female voices echoed across the night's sky at the recent staging of 100 Live. Dubbed Divas in Music, the line-up featured newcomers Qunique, Mink Jo, and Kim Nain as well as seasoned performers Shuga, Ikaya and Tifa. Read More

Footloose pulls massive crowd

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, June, 16 2018    

It was no easy task trying to get into the Mas Camp for the Short Shorts edition of the Stones Ginger Wine Footloose retro party recently. Read More

Equipment hits out at Mr Landlord

Saturday, June, 16 2018    

Emerging singjay Equipment outlines the evils of renting in a new single, Mr Landlord. Read More

Konshens to hit the road

By Vernon Davidson Executive editor — publications davidsonv@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, June, 16 2018    

Konshens is upbeat about his album It Feel Good . In fact, he is planning a tour to promote the next month. Read More

Jerry to 'Spinit' on Monday

Saturday, June, 16 2018    

Up-and-coming singjay Jerry Spinit says all is set for the launch of his EP on Monday night at Triple Century Sports Bar in New Kingston. Read More

Kush drums up support for Brazil

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, June, 14 2018    

Anyone who has seen the Uprising Roots Band in action can attest to the frenetic beats of drummer Rashaun “Kush” McAnuff. He once showed that energy on the football field. Read More

Hague sings fest's praises

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Thursday, June, 14 2018    

Organiser of the Jamaica Ocho Rios International Jazz Festival Dr Myrna Hague Bradshaw is in great spirits following the 29th staging of the eight-day festival, which ended on Sunday. Read More

Powerful performances on show

Thursday, June, 14 2018    

FOR three hours, 200 performers held the audience's attention at the 18th Powerful Women & Men Perform for Charity show held last Sunday in the National Indoor Sports Centre, St Andrew. Read More

Mavado's money mess

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, June, 14 2018    

TAMIKA Harris, attorney-at-law representing deejay Mavado, says her client is relieved that a real estate matter in which he is involved is finally before the courts. Read More

Free concert for inner-city youth

Thursday, June, 14 2018    

Kevin Downswell, Rondell Positive, Ity, Blacka, and Dunamis will form the entertainment package at a free concert for inner city young men at the National Arena in St Andrew, on Sunday, Father's Day. Read More

Rice simmers for Samba Kings

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, June, 13 2018    

Anyone who has seen the Uprising Roots Band in action can attest to the frenetic movement of bass player Ruel “Pot A Rice” Ashburn. He once showed that energy on the football field. Read More

Lutan Fyah picks dark horse

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, June, 13 2018    

The 21st FIFA World Cup kicks off tomorrow in Russia. The Jamaica Observer 's Entertainment desk got the views those involved in the music business and journalists about how the tournament will fare.  Read More



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