Gungo Walk 2016
Happening on the Edge 2016

Gungo Walk World Alternative Music & Arts Festival‎ will be happening again this Saturday, September 3.  The Gungo Walk Festival headline event “Armchair Rebelution” will kick off at 9:30pm. After the day’s events if you are an All Access ticket holder ($1500) you get to enjoy both day and night activities.

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Jamaica's sea turtles
Environment

Meet the Man Saving Jamaica’s Sea Turtles “Mel Tennant came to Jamaica in 2003, purchasing a home overlooking Oracabessa’s Gibraltar Beach, and expecting to enjoy his retirement in tropical quiet. The following year, Tennant observed turtle tracks on Gibraltar Beach for the first time. Further investigation led him to find

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EchomatikMusicRedselecter

Jamaica’s very own techno due Echomatik played a guest mix last night on The London Techno Show on London’s Flex FM 99.7 – big things for Jamaican alternative music! If you missed the live broadcast, you can listen on Mixcloud here:

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EchomatikMusicRedselecter

So Jamaica’s very own Echomatik continue on their Techno music spree with a two hour guest mix tonight on London’s Flex FM at 10:oo pm EST / 0300 GMT. You can listen on 99.7 FM or online at flexfm.co.uk. YardEdge is very happy to see more musicians from (and more importantly

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Sports

Meet Jamaica’s first ever female gymnast to compete in the Olympics! Before Toni-Ann Williams even landed in Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, which ended Sunday, she had already made history. Back in April, Williams, 20, qualified for the Olympics and became the first ever female gymnast

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Yard Life

Airbnb continues to grow in Jamaica meanwhile the Government considers how to extract tax revenue from this nascent business segment. “Popular online home rental portal Airbnb now has 1,500 dwelling listings in Jamaica and that number continues to grow according to Ministry of Tourism officials. Trench Town is proving to

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Sports

“Usain Bolt’s final Olympic gold sends the legend out on a fittingly high note Usain Bolt started sprinting as a boy in the parish of Trelawny, tucked deep in Jamaica’s Cockpit Country, a sugar-farming area that was the former stronghold of the Maroons, Jamaica’s 18th century freedom fighters who resisted

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Art

Jamaican art now available for sale at ArtStock “Jamaican art lovers now have a place to purchase authentic masterpieces following the opening of ArtStock at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA). ArtStock is a store which carries exquisite, authentic Jamaican works, including larger-than-life canvases, sculptures,

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Echomatik

Listen to the radio premiere of two brand new Echomatik tracks – “Realise” & “Stamma” – on London’s Flex FM on The London Techno show with Dj Ben Lauder. An unlikely sound from an unlikely duo from an unlikely place describes Echomatik. Echomatik gives you techno – funky, deep, dark,

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Usain Bolt
Sports

Did you know that Usain Bolt won his first high-school championships medal in 2001 in Trelawny, Jamaica at 14? “The athletics superstar aims to complete an unprecedented ‘triple-triple’ at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games by defending the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay titles he won at the 2008 and

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