Entertainment

Noel Dexter remembered as giant

Renowned musical arranger, composer and choirmaster Noel Dexter is being remembered as a gentle giant whose legacy will be the impact of his work on thousands of Jamaicans. Read More

Maxi, Marshall star Rum Day concert
STELLAR performances by Maxi Priest and Wayne Marshall were the highlight of National Rum Day concert held at Appleton Estate Murray's Chillin' in Toll Gate, Clarendon, last Friday.The event, which was free to the public, saw a huge turnout of guests.... Read More

K'Coneil goes for finesse, style
UNITED States-based, Jamaican singer K'Coneil recently completed a five-day promotional visit to the island for his latest single Finesse and Style . He believes it is necessary for his music to resonate with his...... Read More

Fraternity bids farewell to singer Pat Kelly
Several members of the entertainment fraternity showed up at Boulevard Baptist Church in Kingston on Saturday to bid farewell to their colleague, reggae/rocksteady singer Pat Kelly.... Read More

Unity comes to the City

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, August, 19 2019    

Despite a slew of technical difficulties and lengthy band changes, Unity in the City managed to touch the hearts and lives of the thousands who gathered in the National Stadium in Kingston on Saturday night. Read More

Dufton goes regional

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 18 2019    

Local comedian Dufton Shepherd is still buzzing following his performance in Barbados last Sunday. Read More

Musical journey continues

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 18 2019    

It was a full house for The Amazing Journey Continues concert put on by The Church of the Ascension in Mona Heights, St Andrew, recently. Read More

Tulloch goes gospel

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 18 2019    

AWARD-WINNING theatre producer, director and actor David Tulloch is throwing his hat into the gospel music arena. He has released a gospel track which he hopes will take to the market. Read More

Third World shares the work

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 18 2019    

It took four years to complete but reggae ambassadors Third World have finally released their much anticipated album, More Work To Be Done. Read More

Whylie returns for Gerrehbenta

BY DEBORAH GORDON Observer writer | Sunday, August, 18 2019    

VETERAN musician Marjorie Whylie joins National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) Singers for a special performance of Gerrehbenta , choreographed by Rex Nettleford in 1983 at Pliť for the Arts' Amalgamation, on August 30. Read More

Junior Gong gets high marks

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 18 2019    

Founding member and front man of Third World Stephen “Cat” Coore is singing the praises of Damian “Junior Gong” Marley for his efforts on the band's latest project More Work To Be Done . Read More

Franklyn Town students get the YOW treatment

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Saturday, August, 17 2019    

Hundreds of children in the Franklyn Town community of East Kingston benefited from back-to-school benevolence last Sunday, spearheaded by Delroy Escoffery's Youth Of the World (YOW) Foundation. Read More

Sadike offers encouragement with Affi Try

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, August, 17 2019    

Hanover-based deejay Sadike draws inspiration for his music from current affairs. On Affi Try, his latest song, he encourages the Jamaican vendor. Read More

Floating high on energy and vibe

Saturday, August, 17 2019    

†This year's second staging of Floating Grill and Spill took place last Sunday at Mona Hockey Field in Kingston. As has become the norm, Floating attracted a large turnout of patrons. Read More

Hardcore vibes

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, August, 17 2019    

Hardcore vibes was the order of the day at last weekend's staging of the party series Antiks. Held at 1A Oxford Road in New Kingston, the event enjoyed a huge turnout of patrons, comprising mostly young adults. Read More



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