The best of Stepping High

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, March, 9 2018    

Organisers of Stepping High Festival in Negril have described last weekend's 15th anniversary show as its most successful. Read More

'Dance a yard before yuh dance abroad'

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Friday, March, 9 2018    

Former dancer Keiva Di Diva believes the increase in dance workshops by Jamaican choreographers to foreigners is doing more harm than good. Read More

Prince Levy looks to Musical Messiah

Friday, March, 9 2018    

PRINCE Levy is set to rel ease his debut 14-track album Musical Messiah in May of this year. Read More

In celebration of women

Thursday, March, 8 2018    

The Jamaica Music Museum, in association with the National Library of Jamaica, will celebrate four outstanding Jamaican women with a cultural series titled, Four Women. Read More

JYC sings for South Africa

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Wednesday, March, 7 2018    

THE Jamaica Youth Chorale (JYC) needs $9 million to achieve its goal of competing in the World Choir Games in Africa in July. Read More

Tropical House Tropical House remains on top

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Wednesday, March, 7 2018    

ORLANDO-BASED singer Leilani Wolfgramm enters the Billboard Reggae Album Chart this week at number three with Live Wire. Read More

Myrna was simply spectacular

Wednesday, March, 7 2018    

GUESTS attending the eighth staging of Simply Myrna were treated to an evening of delightful music. The event's latest instalment was held at the Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston last Saturday. Read More

Inna De Yard goes int'l

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, March, 7 2018    

A documentary by British director Peter Webber, focusing on veteran reggae artistes, has been picked up for major international distribution. Inna De Yard is the name of the project which features artistes such as Ken Boothe, Winston McAnuff, Cedric Myton and Kiddus... Read More

Ashaala shines at Jazz N Cabaret

By Basil Walters Observer writer | Tuesday, March, 6 2018    

American gospel singer Ashaala Shanae delivered big at Jazz N Cabaret In The Gardens at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston Sunday evening. Read More

Meet Gil Cang, the British reggae scout

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Tuesday, March, 6 2018    

Gil Cang, the British producer who announced last week that he found a lost demo of a song he did with a teenaged Amy Winehouse in 2001, has worked with a number of Jamaican and British reggae acts. Read More

Mystic Sound wins Canada Rumble

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, March, 5 2018    

The members of Toronto sound system Mystic Sound want to take their game to the international level. They are now one step closer to that reality, after winning the Canada Rumble clash on Saturday night. Read More

The Evolution of Jahranimo

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, March, 5 2018    

IT has been 10 years since singer Jahranimo released his previous album. During the 10-year gap, he recorded a flurry of songs for producers in Canada and Jamaica. Read More

When Marley met Michael

Monday, March, 5 2018    

Lee Jaffe was rarely without his camera while hanging with The Wailers' inner circle during the 1970s. The American captured some key moments of the group recording, smoking weed, playing football, and jamming with Stevie Wonder. Read More

Record entries for Festival Song 2018

Sunday, March, 4 2018    

“ Impressive.” Read More

Jazz in the Gardens this evening

Sunday, March, 4 2018    

The intimate setting of Jamaica Pegasus hotel gardens, is the home of Jazz In the Gardens for many years featured world renowned musicians. This year will be no different. Read More


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