Entertainment

Half-hearted Salute

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer | Monday, January, 21 2019    

The closing night of Rebel Salute left some patrons feeling ambivalent as the show decreased in its thrill and intensity with the break of dawn. Read More

Rasta, reggae and rebellion

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

Actor, film-maker, activist and the granddaughter of Bob and Rita Marley, Donisha Prendergast is currently in India where she conducted sessions at Goa Sunsplash — India's biggest reggae and sound system festival which was held last weekend (January 12-13), and is also slated for... Read More

Poetry competition heats up

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

The process to arrive at the winners of Poet Laureate of Jamaica 2019 poetry prizes is currently under way. Read More

Full slate for VP's 40th

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

A year-long calendar of activities has been announced to celebrate the 40th anniversary of VP Records. Read More

Tame Rebel Salute opening

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 20 2019    

Friday's opening night of performances at the reggae festival Rebel Salute stayed true to the tradition it has established for itself. Read More

BOOM fuels Buju's concert

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

BOOM Energy Drink is the title sponsor for the first concert of Buju Banton's Long Walk to Freedom Tour, scheduled for National Stadium in St Andrew on March 16, 2019. Read More

British High Commish hosts song contest

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

The British High Commission in Jamaica will stage its second Songs of the UK in JA competition, which invites Jamaican citizens, aged 18 years and over, who reside in Jamaica, to enter the contest by performing a song by a UK artiste or group. Read More

16 schools vie for SunCity DJ honours

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

Some 16 high schools from Kingston and St Andrew, St Catherine, Clarendon and St Thomas, are set to compete in the 2019 staging of the SunCity High School Disc Jock Competition. Read More

Dinesty King set to make his mark

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

Trelawny-based music producer Dinesty King is set to make a significant impact on the local music scene this year. Read More

Munga gives tearful set

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Saturday, January, 19 2019    

Munga Honorebel delivered an emotional performance at the University of Technology's party series, College Rave Thursdays, held at the institution's St Andrew campus on Thursday. Read More

Mello Vibes on next Saturday

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Saturday, January, 19 2019    

Dubbed the triple threat edition, the first staging of Mello Vibes for 2019 is set to unfold next Saturday, January 26, at the Mas Camp in St Andrew.Gyete Ghartey of GLK Entertainment, promoters of the series, explained the concept behind this staging. Read More

Louie still big on Culture

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Saturday, January, 19 2019    

Louie Culture believes the current crop of roots-revival artistes are carrying the baton with distinction, despite a proliferation of foreign music in Jamaica. Read More

Indian Mittoo takes centre stage

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

While working in the music business as an audio engineer for over 25 years, Everton Mittoo had the urge to transition as an artiste. It was not until last year that he took the plunge as Indian Mittoo and released his first song. Read More

Sugar Bear, Rayvon put spin on classic

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

TWO years ago, singer Rayvon and deejay Sugar Bear teamed up for the single Sugarcane. They have again joined forces for remake of The O'Jays' 1973 original, Now That We Found Love. Read More

Connecticut radio station recognises dancehall artiste Kashu

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Clarendon bred dancehall artiste Kashu, was named Artiste of the Year by Connecticut radio station BUSY 103.3 FM.The Hartford based artiste is overwhelmed by the recognition.“I'm honoured to be named the Artiste of the Year by one of the hottest... Read More



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