Entertainment

Morning Bliss went all white

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer | Saturday, October, 20 2018    

The Lyssons beach in St Thomas was the venue for the Heroes' Day staging of Morning Bliss. It was the first anniversary of the breakfast party series and it attracted a large number of patrons, most of whom stuck to the all-white theme. Read More

Q finds inspiration in Trojan

Saturday, October, 20 2018    

As Trojan Records marched to breaking Jamaican music in the United Kingdom, one of the first Jamaican producers the fledgling label worked with was Bunny “Striker” Lee. Fitting then, that he was on stage at the Q Awards in London Wednesday evening, where Trojan received the... Read More

A Better Way for Jah Tee

Saturday, October, 20 2018    

As excited as he is about completing a first album, singer/guitarist Jah Tee is even more pumped-up to visit Africa in November where he will perform on the Nigeria Reggae Festival. It will be his maiden trip to the Motherland. Read More

All set for Tosh tribute

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, October, 20 2018    

All is in place for tonight's tribute to Reggae legend Peter Tosh set for the Pulse Complex in New Kingston. Read More

Dalton ready for X Factor live

Saturday, October, 20 2018    

Come tonight (UK time) Jamaican singer Dalton Harris steps closer to her dreams of international stardom as he participates in the live broadcast of the televised talent show X Factor UK. Read More

DI signs with Donsome

Saturday, October, 20 2018    

Dancehall artiste Danielle DI has signed with the New York-based Donsome Booking Agency for international representation. Read More

Honouring the legacy

Saturday, October, 20 2018    

Roots singer Bushman, who has consistently championed the message of Peter Tosh, was on Thursday evening presented with the Stepping Razor Award at the second Peter Tosh Gala Awards at Eden Gardens in St Andrew. Read More

Juwdah Man's Life Journey

Saturday, October, 20 2018    

Going to dances and hanging out at recording studios was a routine for Phillip McKenzie when he was living in Portmore, St Catherine, but it was not until 2017 that he took the plunge and officially entered the game as singer/producer Juwdah Man. Read More

Stars R Us cancelled

Friday, October, 19 2018    

The Stars R Us show, scheduled for tomorrow at Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre in Kingston, has been cancelled, promoter Marvin “Horseman” Pitterson told Splash. Read More

809 Band reunites for Tosh gig

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Friday, October, 19 2018    

When Mikey Fletcher joined the 809 Band in 1987, one of his first assignments was to learn songs by the most famous Wailers — Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer. Tomorrow, the meticulous bass guitarist leads the veteran show band at the annual Tosh tribute concert, scheduled... Read More

Mystic Mondays

Friday, October, 19 2018    

Mystic Mondays, held at 80 Constant Spring Road, is more and more the place where real party people meet, and party photo specialist Max Bokeh was there this week. Read More

TruVice releases EP

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, October, 19 2018    

SINGER TruVice released his latest EP, Soaring, on June 15. The seven-song project is executive produced by Marcia Fearon, released on the Audiotraxx Production label and distributed by Zojak Worldwide. Read More

The Bookshelf turns 20

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer | Friday, October, 19 2018    

The Bookshelf rhythm, produced by Tony Kelly, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The beat was released in 1998 and spawned two Billboard hit singles, Sean Paul's Deport Dem and Sasha's Dat Sexy Body. Read More

Konshens headlines Signature series

Thursday, October, 18 2018    

Konshens is the next featured act in the Appleton Estate Signature Nights series slated for tonight at the recently opened Sky Dweller Ultra Lounge in St Andrew. Showtime is 9:00 pm.He is upbeat about the gig. Read More

Bertie at the controls

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, October, 18 2018    

This is the 70th year since the Empire Windrush docked in the United Kingdom, carrying hundreds of West Indians seeking work to bolster that country's war-torn economy. Most of them were Jamaicans who settled in communities in London, the Midlands, Nottingham, and Bristol. The... Read More



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