ST CATHERINE, Jamaica - Drink inclusive beach party series, Chug It will return to its homebase at Sugarman’s Beach in Portmore on Sunday, May 22.
It will be the first staging of the dancehall party in Jamaica since December 2019 when well-known dancehall acts Jahvillani and Jada Kingdom were the guest artistes.
An air of excitement has enveloped the masses of partygoers in Jamaica as they look forward to the first large event to be held in Portmore since the government’s announcement of the full reopening of the entertainment sector.
Organisers of the event have carried out extensive renovations to the beach venue, employing construction workers, carpenters, and other staff in preparation for the Labour Day Weekend event.
Popular dancehall artiste LaaLee is set to perform at the beach party and is expected to deliver a string of hits – including Bird, Dirt Bounce, Tip Inna It and Bong Bing – that has seen him become a household name in Jamaica.
The jovial entertainer, fans say, has brought back the fun in dancehall and continues to attract both younger and more mature audiences with his music and new trendy dance moves, causing him to go viral on Instagram and TikTok and rake in millions of views on YouTube.
In addition to LaaLee, other emerging and highly anticipated entertainers are rostered to perform. Among the DJs slated for the event on May 22, are Bishop Escobar, Tripple X, Ricky Fresh and Di Unit.
Presold tickets are available at firstinlineja.com and at outlets islandwide for purchase at $2,000 and $2,500 for females and males respectively, with $1,000 additional for gate ticket purchases.
Patrons will be able to access a wide variety of liquor types such as rums, vodkas, beers, stouts and mixed drinks with their ticket purchase all day, from 2 pm to 10 pm. Limited food inclusive VIP tickets are also available for $5,000 presold for both males and females and $7,000 at the gate. It is expected to be a beach full of ladies, as Chug It’s ladies two for one before 4 pm deal continues for the anniversary staging. Ladies will be able to take advantage of this offer with both presold and gate tickets.