Music

Old boys party for a cause

Monday, November, 20 2017    

THREE the Hard Way and Friends — the retro party hosted by the old boys of Jamaica College (JC), Kingston College (KC), St George's College, Calabar High, and Wolmer's Boys' School — is scheduled for the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus in St Andrew on... Read More

NINJA FACES MUSIC TODAY

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, November, 20 2017    

NINJAMAN should know his fate later today as the jury in his murder trial is expected to hand in its verdict after the almost month-long trial. Read More

Steve James moves Real Rock

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

After eight years on Bes' 100FM, disc jockey Steve James recently moved his show, Real Rock, to Newstalk93fm, a radio station based at the University of the West Indies. Read More

YVA gets make over

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, November, 19 2017    

EARLIER this year, after the 10th anniversary of the Youth View Awards, came word that changes were coming for the popular awards show. Read More

Power of music

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, November, 19 2017    

The power of Jamaica's music to reach our most vulnerable is being utilised in a bid to combat gender-based violence. Read More

Etana to get honour

Thursday, November, 16 2017    

ETANA will be honoured with an Excellence in the Arts Award at the 24th annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards (CARAH) at the JW Marriott Hotel in Washington, DC, on Friday. Read More

Movement, music reign in Queen

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, November, 15 2017    

YEAR after year, Roman Catholic priest Father Richard Ho Lung raises funds through his Missionaries of the Poor order for the destitute and forgotten. One of the major fund-raisers is the annual theatrical production which has, over the years, raised millions for the... Read More

Marley inspires anti-bully drive

Wednesday, November, 15 2017    

BOB Marley's Get Up, Stand Up is the theme song for Optimist International Caribbean District's (OICD) anti-bullying human rights campaign. Read More

Music confab gets thumbs up

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, November, 15 2017    

NOTwithstanding the inclement weather, organisers of the recently concluded Jamaica Music Conference are giving the event the “thumbs up”. Read More

Macka Diamond remembers Unicorn

Tuesday, November, 14 2017    

A PALL of gloom has once again covered Jamaica's entertainment fraternity with the shooting death of deejay Unicorn on Sunday. Read More

Bugle gets Spontaneous

Tuesday, November, 14 2017    

BUGLE released a 40-track mixtape set titled Spontaneous on Saturday. Read More

Levi Roots drops Christmas track

Tuesday, November, 14 2017    

BritaIn -based Jamaican sauce creator entrepreneur and musician, Levi Roots has released Reggae Reggae Christmas — a single for the Yuletide season. Read More

Tanya gives signature set

Tuesday, November, 14 2017    

After a one-year hiatus, patrons came out in their numbers to see Tanya Stephens at the Appleton Estate Signature Nights series held at Macau in Kingston recently. Read More

Artistes unite for Africa

Tuesday, November, 14 2017    

A slew of African artistes contribute to a song inspired by Bob Marley's Africa Unite which is the theme for BASS 2017, a British festival that pays homage to Africa. Read More

Rebel makes rally cry

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, November, 14 2017    

POPULAR reggae act Tony Rebel has made an impassioned plea for all concerned to play their part in restoring Jamaica's music to its pride of place on the international scene. Read More



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