The Heptones give European tour nod

Sunday, September, 24 2017    

WITH more than 50 years in the industry, members of the rocksteady group The Heptones said their music is still in high demand, especially in Europe. The trio, comprising Earl Morgan, Robert Dacres and Carlton Scarlett recently wrapped up a two-month tour of the continent, with stops in... Read More

Campbell causes stir in Matey Chronicles

BY SIMONE MORGAN-LINDO Observer reporter morgans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 24 2017    

POPULAR actor and comedian Glen “Titus” Campbell is once again in the middle of drama in his latest role in the comedy Matey Chronicles, currently showing at Centrestage in New Kingston. Read More

Vernon Buckley returns Refreshed

Sunday, September, 24 2017    

Vernon Buckley, best known as a member of The Maytones, returns to the scene with a new solo album titled Refreshed. It was recently released digitally and on compact disc. Read More

Alpha spreads wings

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 24 2017    

For well over a century, Alpha Boys' School has cultivated a rich musical tradition boasting alumni, including members of The Skatalites, who have been integral to the development of Jamaica's cultural history. Read More

All set for Sandals arts festival finals

Saturday, September, 23 2017    

THE international finals of the Sandals Festival of Arts Talent and Model Competition (formerly ENCORE) kicks off with a grand welcome party dubbed “ s exy Sunday All White Edition” at the highly acclaimed Ochi Beach Club at Sandals Ochi... Read More

DJ Paul Michael to energise Ribbiz

Saturday, September, 23 2017    

International DJ and member of New York City's Natural Born Club Killas, DJ Paul Michael, is set to make his return to Jamaica this week with an engaging set promised at the Ribbiz Ultra Lounge, next Friday, September 29. Read More

Sean Paul introducing J'can talent

Saturday, September, 23 2017    

SHENSEEA'S music career is only a year old, yet the Jiggle Jiggle artiste is building her reputation as a fiery artiste, so it is understandable that she caught the attention of the Ever Blazin' Sean... Read More

Q-Ban drops Fast Cash video

Saturday, September, 23 2017    

Emerging act Q-Ban is delighted with the buzz he is getting since the release of his latest music video Fast Cash on the Mastermind Productions label. Read More

Miss Teen finalists meet governor general

Saturday, September, 23 2017    

RECENTLY, the 15 finalists in the 2017/18 Miss Teen Jamaica competition paid a courtesy call on Governor General Sir Patrick Allen at King's House in St Andrew. Read More

Rita Marley gets another doctorate

Saturday, September, 23 2017    

RITA Marley, wife of the late reggae singer Bob Marley, was one of 33 individuals who were awarded with doctorates at the University of Fort Hare (UFH) in South Africa recently. The occasion was held at the Alice Campus of the university. Read More

Sasco, Jahmiel, Jermaine for PAN Regional 2 event

Saturday, September, 23 2017    

AGENT Sasco aka Assassin, gospel singer Jermaine Edwards, and singjay Jahmiel will comprise the diverse entertainment offering at PAN 2017 Regional 2, scheduled to be held at Folly Oval in Portland on Saturday, September 30. Read More


By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, September, 23 2017    

ALL is set for tonight's staging of the Miss Jamaica World Grand Coronation Show at the National Indoor Sport Centre in St Andrew. Read More

Tom Laing riding the King's Highway

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, September, 22 2017    

SINGER Tom Laing is currently holding down the number two spot on the South Florida Reggae chart with King's Highway . It is also number eight on the Foundation Radio Network (New York) reggae chart. Read More

Survivor Slim making an impact

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, September, 22 2017    

Reggae artiste Survivor Slim believes his collaboration All Night featuring deejay Spragga Benz could open some doors for him musically. Read More

Fresh Level

Friday, September, 22 2017    

You know the party won't flop when Stone Love is on music duty. And so it was at Fresh Level on September 16 inside Steve Madden Plaza, downtown Kingston. As usual, OBSERVER PHOTOGRAPHER KARL MCLARTY was on the job. Read More


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