MoBay Crab Fest set for May 19

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 3 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The eight staging of the highly anticipated family event, the MoBay Crab Festival, is set for Pier One in Montego Bay on Saturday, May 19. Read More

Miss Jamaica World Cornwall launched

Thursday, May, 3 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Following the recent launch of the Miss Jamaica World Pageant by new franchise holder, Crown of Beauty Jamaica Limited, Complete Entertainment (CES) Services last week launched the county's version of the prestigious pageant for the western... Read More

A safe Sumfest

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, May, 3 2018    

THE state of public emergency currently in place in St James will have no adverse effect on this year's staging of the annual music festival Reggae Sumfest, according to organisers.The event is slated for July 15 to 22. Read More

Still thrilling after 25 years

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Wednesday, May, 2 2018    

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Paycus pleads for peace

Wednesday, May, 2 2018    

Britain-based singjay Paycus is currently in the island and is putting some promotional muscle behind his latest studio efforts: No Gun Friend, Time Out, and Carnival Mix. Read More

Mightyful13 Records on a mission

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, May, 2 2018    

AS a youth in Waterhouse, Fitzroy Francis grew up with artistes who went on to become some of the biggest names in reggae and dancehall. In the last decade, he says he has noticed the drop in sales, and standard, of Jamaican music.That prompted Francis to expand his... Read More

Blue & White Night

Wednesday, May, 2 2018    

The seventh edition of Mark Skeng's Blue and White party was all the rage on Saturday, March 24 as the party crowd flocked to Sparkles Night Club on Studio One Boulevard in St Andrew for a night to remember. Relive the fun with OBSERVER PHOTOGRAPHER KARL MCLARTY. Read More

Sweet sounds of Sugar

Wednesday, May, 2 2018    

TWO albums by Sugar Minott are scheduled for release in the next six months, according to his widow, Maxine Stowe. Read More

Toots and Co hit the road again

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Tuesday, May, 1 2018    

Toots and The Maytals have announced a 31-date tour of North America, the group's most ambitious trek since lead singer Toots Hibbert was injured in the United States during a concert five years ago. Read More

Sting, Shaggy top Billboard

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Tuesday, May, 1 2018    

44 /876 , the 12-song album by Sting and Shaggy, debuts at number one on the Billboard Reggae Album Chart. The set has sold 10,227 copies since its release on April 21. Read More

Hylita ready for limelight

Tuesday, May, 1 2018    

Hylita is ready to take his place in the musical spotlight. Read More

Rasta Month hailed as success

By Howard Campbell Observer senior reporter | Tuesday, May, 1 2018    

The second Rasta Month, which covered the Rastafarian faith's impact on Jamaican culture, met its objectives according to Maxine Stowe, spokesperson for organisers, the Rastafarian Millennium Council. Read More

Class acts

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Tuesday, May, 1 2018    

ANDREW Ho, chairman of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Jamaica, is pleased with last weekend's spring concert season staging at Swallowfield Chapel in St Andrew. Read More

Best Of The Best back with a bang

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, April, 30 2018    

AFTER a chaotic end to last year's show, promoters of Best Of The Best vow there will be no recurrence at next month's event, which is again being held at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami. Read More

Singer Gebre has a feel for it

Monday, April, 30 2018    

Since his early years in Jamaica, singer Gebre has had eclectic taste in music, so it is no surprise that he tries to reach a diverse audience with his songs. Read More


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