Live Music Continues Wednesdays At Suzie’s Bakery
Live music continues in Kingston every Wednesday at Suzie’s Bakery thanks to Griot Music. Tonight features singer/songwriter Bijean Gayle performing his originals with rising guitarist “Shortman” . No cover charge. Showtime 9:00 pm. Suzie’s Bakery, Southdale Plaza. For more information contact: 968-5030
Could Dancehall Be The Ruination Of Reggae?
An interesting event coming up in New York… Could Dancehall be the ruination of Reggae and by extension the Jamaica brand? A Community Forum. The Coalition to Preserve Reggae music (CPR) in association with ZYNC TV NEW YORK LINKS will host a community forum and panel discussion titled: Could Dancehall
YardEdge Talks to Jamaican Songstress Tessanne Chin, Part 2
Part 2 of a 2 part interview YardEdge: If you could be doing anything you wanted, what would that be? Tessanne: I am doing what I always wanted to !!! And I believe I can do anything I want within reason I just have to work hard for it like
YardEdge Talks To Jamaican Songstress, Tessanne Chin Part 1
A relative newcomer to the Jamaican music scene, Tessanne Chin has been wowing audiences with her powerful vocals and her soulful rock style. Before branching out on her own, Tessanne was part of reggae-rock band “Mile High” and toured with Jimmy Cliff for several years. Coming from a strong musical
Catchin’ Up with Dominique Brown of Random Chaos
Dominique Brown of Random Chaos YardEdge talked to Dominique Brown of Random Chaos about their plans for 2009 and how she felt about what they achieved in 2008. Dominique reported that in 2008, Random Chaos worked on 20 original songs and plans to record and release a minimum of 9
Jake’s Introduces Wellness Weekends
Jake’s Driftwood Spa is now offering a variety of yoga, pilates and dance classes every weekend. Jake’s is a fantastic place so I can only imagine what yoga at Jake’s must be like!
Farenheit On Mini Tour Of Canada
Farenheit at the Temple Bar in LA with producer Blaxx and DJ Dana Dane Jamaican Dancehall Soul crooner, Farenheit is currently on a mini tour of Eastern Canada to promote his single “Hit Em” from his forthcoming album on Mystic Urchin Records/Ryko Distribution. The single features guest vocals by brothers
The New Starapples – Good Food, Chilled Vibe, Really Great Service
Starapples has a new look. We visited the new Starapples recently and were pleasantly surprised by the new vibe and new menu. There are still two dining areas, one inside and one outside, but the outside area is now complete with a flat screen, bar (on Sundays), and the Stanley
First Ever Jamaica Dance Showcase
The Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts (PSCCA) will be hosting its first ever Jamaica Dance Umbrella Showcase. This 3 day event is a part of the PSCCA 2009 International Arts Festival scheduled from February 16 to March 8, 2009. The overall Festival is geared towards ‘Celebrating Cultural Diversity
Jamaican Nicola Vassell A Rising Star On The NYC Art Scene
Jamaican Nicola Vassell, a director at the Deitch Projects gallery in SoHo, was recently featured in the New York Times as an up-and-coming force on the New York art scene. Read more at The New York Times.