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Steel Pulse to perform at Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival

Roseau, Dominica – Steel Pulse, UK’s Grammy Award Winning reggae band, is the final of many outstanding acts to sign to perform at Dominica’s 14th Annual World Creole Music Festival, which will take place October 29 – 31, 2010.

Established in 1975, Steel Pulse is the only UK reggae group to win a Grammy, when they took home the Best Reggae Album category for their album Babylon The Bandit in 1985. Their international success earned them further… Continue

Added by CShout1 on October 13, 2010 at 8:40pm — No Comments

Folk Singers celebrate beauty of music

THE Jamaican Folk Singers is set to focus on the beauty of Jamaica's folk music culture as it presents its 2011 concert season from September 9-11 at Kingston's Little Theatre.

The singers note that this year's concerts feature entertainment for the entire family, and promises to take patrons on a journey down memory lane,…


Added by CShout1 on September 3, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Trinidad Focus: The new belles in town - Belle Republic

They are the hottest new music trio in today’s entertainment industry. Comprised of sisters Jenealle and Jeuelle Archer and close friend Gerelle Forbes, Belle Republic as they are professionally called are taking the music industry by storm. The sisters who reside in Bon Air Gardens have been immersed in music all of their lives. Like many music lovers,…


Added by CShout1 on August 3, 2011 at 3:58pm — No Comments

CaribShout salutes Buju Banton, Grammy Winner

Buju Banton performing in Charlotte NC. Photo by: GrahamBurke Photography - GBURKEIMAGES.COM

Gargamel Music, Inc. is extremely pleased to announce that Jamaican music icon Buju Banton won his first Grammy award last night for Best Reggae Album for his prophetic new album, Before The Dawn.

 Recorded mostly at his own Gargamel Music studio in Kingston, the…


Added by CShout1 on February 16, 2011 at 6:34pm — No Comments

Jolly Boys to tour Europe with Sade

PORT Antonio-based mento band The Jolly Boys are continuing their trendsetting ways under the guidance and direction of manager and head of Geejam Records, Jon Baker.

Following a personal invitation from international recording artiste Sade, The Jolly Boys have announced that they will join Sade on her European tour this spring.…


Added by CShout1 on March 27, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Win a Trip to Prague

Win a Trip to Prague to Feature in the Re-Shoot of the Music Video We are giving the opportunity for 400 people to win a 3 day trip to Prague in the Czech Republic in September 2010. Upon downloading the MUSIC VIDEO from our website you will become an ambassador to our cause and have the opportunity to enter the competition. Once you have registered for the competition you will receive a ticket into the draw. Two people from each participating country will be selected at random and the winners… Continue

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Reggae Musician Ky-Mani Marley To Perform At The 14th Annual St. Kitts Music Festival

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Grammy nominee and son of reggae icon Bob Marley, Ky-mani Marley has joined the line-up for this year’s St. Kitts Music Festival, which will take place on island from June 24-26, 2010.

The second youngest child of reggae legend Bob Marley, Ky-mani Marley remains true to his Jamaican culture while incorporating his keenness for all genres of music into his own distinctive sound. Born in 1976, his career in music began in… Continue

Added by CShout1 on May 2, 2010 at 9:20am — No Comments

Simon's syco for reggae

British music mogul Simon Cowell is reportedly hunting reggae acts for his Syco Music label which is distributed by Sony Music Entertainment.

According to a highly-placed source who works with the label, Cowell has been interested in signing…


Added by CShout1 on September 7, 2014 at 4:24pm — No Comments

Alborosie Returns with `2 Times Revolution'

Alberto "Alborosie" D'Ascola is back with 2 Times Revolution, a brand-new collection of hits from the Italian-born, Jamaican-based multi-faceted musician, scheduled for release from VP Records on June 21, 2011. Using music to express his rebel within, Alborosie serves up 16 tracks composed of his favored socially conscious lyrics and delivered in his trademark Jamaican-tinged… Continue

Added by CShout1 on April 25, 2011 at 8:34pm — No Comments

Jamaica Focus: As Jamaica Turns 50: Top Jamaican Musicians

Sly and Robbie

As Jamaica celebrates Reggae Month and remembers the birth of reggae music legend Bob Marley, this week’s post will focus on the notable Jamaican musicians that have shaped the culture and history of Jamaican music.

Marjorie Whylie…


Added by CShout1 on February 25, 2012 at 7:46pm — No Comments

Legends Of Reggae & Soul For Brooklyn Academy Of Music

The appeal of reggae, like soul music, is universal. Both genres have been embraced over the years by music lovers worldwide, especially Jamaicans at home and in the diaspora. New York-based Jammins Entertainment will present the Reggae Legends and Soul Legends Concert Series - billed as a celebration of nostalgia and enduring talent.

The concert series will be held on Thanksgiving weekend at the prestigious, landmark venue, Brooklyn… Continue

Added by CShout1 on October 28, 2009 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Carnival Bands refuse to play ‘indecent’ songs!

At its general Meeting of Saturday July 03, 2010, members of the St. Lucia Carnival Bands Association voted to adopt a common position regarding the playing of songs with indecent lyrics during the Carnival Monday and Carnival Tuesday Parade of the Bands. Members of the association, including representatives of Junior Carnival Bands, noted that several songs released during the 2010 season had overstepped the bounds of good taste, good humour and… Continue

Added by CShout1 on July 14, 2010 at 4:33pm — No Comments

Haitian American composer/violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) releases Woodbox Beats & Balladry

NEW YORK - Haitian-American violinist/composer Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) continues to establish himself as one of today’s most relevant artists on the contemporary classical music scene. An innovative violinist, composer, performer, re-mixer, and band leader, DBR has won world-wide acclaim for his eclecticism and fearless exploration, whether through extended violin techniques, the infusion of electronics, or in his perspectives on the definition of chamber music.…


Added by CShout1 on April 13, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Top Caribbean Musician Says Gospel Music is Growing

Jamaican gospel singer Papa San (left) rocked Grand Cayman on Friday night. Here, he stands on stage with Pastor Miles McPherson of Miles Ahead at Black Pearle Skate Park in Grand Cayman. CAYMAN ISLANDS - Former reggae and dancehall star turned gospel musician Papa San believes gospel music is gaining in popularity in the Caribbean. Speaking on local Cayman television before rocking the island of Grand Cayman last night, Papa San said people are on fire…


Added by CShout1 on May 18, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

A literary note for reggae music

TORONTO, Canada -- Reggae music is striking a different note with the publication of a new novel by acclaimed Jamaican-born and Toronto-based author Horane Smith. His fifth novel Reggae Silver has been released. Bob Marley, Reggae’s most familiar face, has been credited for taking Jamaican music from the slums of west Kingston, to stages on all continents during the 1970s. Today, the music transcends many cultures, races, and ethnic groups.

Now,… Continue

Added by CShout1 on August 28, 2010 at 11:31pm — No Comments

Reggae Conference to Celebrate Marley's 65th Birthday

The Institute of Caribbean Studies and the Reggae Studies Unit at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona will play host to the International Reggae Conference (formerly Global Reggae Conference). This year's theme will be labeled 'Current and Future Trends in Popular Music'. The event will be taking place February 17-20, at the UWI. GLEANER A press release announcing the conference stated: "The conference and associated events will… Continue

Added by CShout1 on September 7, 2009 at 11:02pm — No Comments

Stephanie Nahous: “I can’t imagine my life without music"

“Performing has always been a love of mine. I love walking onto a stage, looking up at the lights and gazing out at the audience. It’s always a little nerve-racking but also very exciting!” These…


Added by CShout1 on August 21, 2013 at 7:48pm — No Comments

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If We Can Dream - Universal has been established to help to promote World Peace through the 2009/2010 international release of the new humanitarian anthem titled "If We Can Dream". The download/purchase of the ring tone and/or music video will acknowledge the consumer as an ambassador to our cause and offers them the opportunity to win a trip to Prague to… Continue

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