Todd Dulaney for local album launch

Baseball star turned gospel artiste Todd Dulaney will be making his performance debut in Jamaica at the launch of local gospel star DJ Nicholas's new album Audiologist, slated for July 21 at Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre in St Andrew. Read More

Few takers @ at street dance

By Rory Daley Observer writer | Monday, July, 3 2017    

Street Dance on the Waterfront, the main event to celebrate this year's observation of International Reggae Day, failed to live up to the billing as there were few takers for the event on Saturday night. Read More

Pliť Academy coming

Sunday, July, 2 2017    

Plans are in high gear for the establishment of the Pliť Academy of Excellence to foster the development of local talent in the area of the performing arts. Read More

International dancers for September gig

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 2 2017    

Still revelling in the success of their maiden project, Pliť for the Arts, a local organisation dedicated to the development and promotion of artistic endeavours, is on to its next project. Having brought New York-based contemporary ballet company Complexions to Jamaican shores earlier... Read More

007 (Shanty Town) marks 50 years

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer | Sunday, July, 2 2017    

In the summer of 1967 Desmond Dekker and the Aces' reached number 14 on the UK pop chart with the hit 007 (Shanty Town). Produced by Leslie Kong, it became the first rocksteady song to crack the influential UK chart. Read More

Jamaica Youth Theatre heads to international fest

Sunday, July, 2 2017    

Jamaica Youth Theatre (JYT) is one of two Caribbean groups selected and invited to participate in the prestigious Aberdeen International Youth Festival 2017 scheduled for July 28 to August 5. Read More

Action Fire

Sunday, July, 2 2017    

After a 17-year haiatus veteran deejay Action Fire has returned to the local scene with the single Question . Read More

Joe Higgs: The Godfather of Reggae

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, July, 2 2017    

This is the 20th in our daily series highlighting 55 Jamaicans who broke down barriers and helped put the country on the world stage. Each day, one personality will be featured, culminating Independence Day, August 6.† Read More

Jolly Boys lead singer is dead

BY SIMONE MORGAN-LINDO Observer reporter | Saturday, July, 1 2017    

ALBERT Minott, lead singer of the Portland-based mento band Jolly Boys, has died. His death was confirmed by his manager Jon Baker, owner and operator of Geejam Hotel and record label. Read More

Ratingz on tonight

Saturday, July, 1 2017    

†The third staging of street dance Ratingz is scheduled to take place tonight at the Terrace Bar & Grill at Southdale Plaza, Central Avenue, in Kingston. Read More

Cobra visits Saturnz Bars

Saturday, July, 1 2017    

Cobra is in the middle of a successful tour of the USA.He is working on a project with indie label Black Shadow Records which involves a dancehall remix of the Gorillaz's Saturnz Barz alongside Popcaan and Agent Sasco. Read More

Kenny Bling banks on friendship

Saturday, July, 1 2017    

Genuine friendship means a lot to deejay Kenny Bling. So much that his latest song, Mi Chargie, focuses on the importance of personal relationships.Released in May, Mi Chargie is produced by Afar Music Group on the Level Up rhythm. Read More



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