Entertainment

Joe still crunching Jamathon numbers

JOSEF Bogdanovich, organiser for Caribbean Love Now Jamathon, is still calculating proceeds from the benefit concert held on November 22. Read More

Rains reschedule Wickie Wackie fest
Wickie Wackie Music festival, which was postponed last Saturday due to the inclement weather, is now set for this Saturday, December 16 at the Bull Bay, St Andrew, venue.... Read More

Ernie keeps his promise
MUSICIAN Ernie Smith kept good on his promise and donated a cheque valuing $60,000 to Jamaica Association of Vintage Artists and Affiliates (JAVAA) at a concert dubbed Live United held at the Karl Hendrickson Auditorium on the grounds of Jamaica College in St Andrew last Saturday...... Read More

Another sales surge for Grammy-nominated sets
There is another sales spike this week for albums nominated for Best Reggae Album at the 60th Grammy Awards scheduled for January 28 at Madison Square Garden in New York.... Read More

PASSAGE - DENEESE WRIGHT

Tuesday, December, 12 2017    

The Jamaica Observer continues its daily look back at people, events and works that made an impact during 2017. GOSPEL singer and radio announcer Deneese Wright died at the University Hospital of the West Indies on May 11. She was 46. Read More

Shaggy, Sting working on album

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, December, 11 2017    

Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Sting is scheduled to perform in Jamaica for the first time at the Shaggy & Friends concert on January 6 at King's House in St Andrew. The 66-year-old British artiste has been affiliated with reggae since the mid-1970s when he formed The... Read More

Putting a Pulse on the Grammys

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, December, 11 2017    

The 60th Grammy Awards take place on January 28 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. There are five nominees for Best Reggae Album. They are: Chronology by Chronixx; Stony Hill (Damian Marley); Avrakedabra (Morgan Heritage); Lost In Paradise (Common Kings) and Wash House Ting by J... Read More

PASSAGE - EARL “WYA” LINDO

Monday, December, 11 2017    

The Jamaica Observer continues its daily look back at people, events and works that made an impact during 2017.  EARL “WYA” LINDO Read More

Jay Will 'Bruk Out!'

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, December, 11 2017    

Bruk Out! A Dancehall Queen Documentary, directed by Cori Wapnowski and co-produced by Jay Will, Janet Ginsburg and Stacy Frankel, has been making the rounds at festivals around the world. Read More

NDTC shares Emerald Edition

BY RICHARD JOHNSON | Sunday, December, 10 2017    

IN his wisdom, Rex Nettleford, co-founder of the National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica (NDTC), introduced a cadre of singers and musicians to the company to act as fillers and add dimension to the the company's performances. Read More

NEWSMAKER - DAVID TULLOCH

Sunday, December, 10 2017    

The Jamaica Observer continues its daily look back at people, events and works that made an impact during 2017.  Theatre practitioner David Tulloch had another phenomenal year in 2017. Read More

Amazing Grace

Sunday, December, 10 2017    

Jamaican actress, singer, songwriter and supermodel Grace Jones will be honoured with the Career Achievement Award at the Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF), currently underway until December 17. Read More

Orville Manning's festival tomorrow

Saturday, December, 9 2017    

The annual Orville Manning and Friends Concert takes place tomorrow, December 10, at the Spanish Town Methodist Church at 30 White Church Street. Showtime is 5:00 pm. Read More

Khardos is on a musical mission

Saturday, December, 9 2017    

AMONG the fledgling artistes on the music scene is Khardos. He said he is aiming for greatness.His most recent recording, Black Drawz, is produced by Gio Dan Productions on the Black Drawz Riddim. The track features Ganggoolie. Read More

First Dance Studios marks milestone

Saturday, December, 9 2017    

FIRST Dance Studios is celebrating five years of the arts with the staging of its Annual showcase at Iberostar Rose Hall Resort & Spa on today and tomorrow. Read More



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