Entertainment

Sound advice

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Thursday, February, 22 2018    

For as long as he can remember, Barry O'Hare has wanted to to be involved in music and audio engineering. Read More

Bogdanovich's documentary gets NY rave reviews

Thursday, February, 22 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica-based business mogul Josef Bogdanovich is executive producer of a new documentary that is attracting rave reviews across the tightly-knit documentary film industry in the United States. Read More

Looking Rosie

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, February, 21 2018    

Actress Rosemary Murray is at home recovering from a recent angioplasty following a heart attack she suffered in December. Read More

Munga for court today

Wednesday, February, 21 2018    

Munga Honorebel is scheduled to appear in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Kingston today.He is charged with the murder of artiste Cleveland Smith, who was shot dead on Molynes Road in Kingston on February 12, 2017. Read More

'Jack Ruby' may get his way

BY CLAUDINNE EDWARDS Observer writer | Wednesday, February, 21 2018    

 ST James Avenue in Ocho Rios, St Ann may be renamed after late music producer and sound system operator Lawrence “Jack Ruby” Lindo, whose work is synonymous with the parish. Read More

Artistes hail the Crown Prince

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, February, 21 2018    

REGGAE'S crown prince Dennis Brown became the first artiste to be celebrated at the inaugural Reggae Icons Concert held at Kingston's Waterfront last Sunday. Read More

Dubbing is a must

KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Wednesday, February, 21 2018    

Although he has worked at major labels such as Interscope and Warner Music, reggae and independent companies have always been Christopher Schlarb's true love. Read More

After 12: All hail the Crown Prince of Reggae

Wednesday, February, 21 2018    

The Waterfront, downtown Kingston was the fitting venue for Sunday's Reggae Icons concert, which celebrated the life of the “Crown Prince of Reggae”, the late Dennis Brown. A host of artistes performed on this Reggae Month event and OBSERVER PHOTOGRAPHER... Read More

Norman 'Syd' Bucknor: an ear for hit songs

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Wednesday, February, 21 2018    

With February acknowledged as Reggae Month, the Jamaica Observer salutes some of the music's unsung heroes in this daily column.   Read More

Pop stars Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez & others vacation in Montego Bay

Wednesday, February, 21 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica continues to benefit from a raft of high-profile visits by celebrities ranging from pop music stars to a former US President. Read More

Bacchanal Fridays opens with a bang

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Tuesday, February, 20 2018    

BACCHANAL Jamaica saw a significant turnout for its opening night at Mas Camp in St Andrew last Friday. The large crowd marked a robust beginning to the enitity's eight-event carnival season, which ends with the signature street parade through the Corporate Area on Sunday, April... Read More

Prince Lincoln and the Royal Rasses

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Tuesday, February, 20 2018    

With February acknowledged as Reggae Month, the Jamaica Observer salutes some of the music's unsung heroes in this daily column.   Read More

Kirk Diamond shining bright with Juno nod

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Monday, February, 19 2018    

Singer Kirk Diamond believes his recent Juno nomination for Reggae Recording of the Year is a testament to the hard work that he has done over the past year. He got the nod for the single Greater . Read More

High hopes for Romain's UK gig

Monday, February, 19 2018    

UK booking agency Punch Touring said it will be pulling out all the stops for Romain Virgo's Love Sick Tour scheduled for April 4-8. Read More

Jackie Opel: Barbados soul brother

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, February, 19 2018    

With February acknowledged as Reggae Month, the Jamaica Observer salutes some of the music's unsung heroes in this daily column.   Read More



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