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Machel Montano & Super Blue To Share Stage At ‘Rise Soca Kingdom’ In Barbados (@machelmontano)

Machel Monday 2018 photographed by JERMAINE CRUICKSHANK for SagaGet ready for Rise, the Barbados leg of Machel Montano’s highly acclaimed Soca Kingdom Tour. He will be sharing this ultimate celebration of Caribbean music with none other than the legendary Super Blue! It takes place on July 31st at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados.

This is a show not to be missed by soca enthusiasts, carnival followers and lovers of the Barbados Crop Over Experience. There are limited Early Bird Tickets and luxurious Cabanas available now! Click here to purchase.

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Registration opens June 25th for 2019 SXSW Artist Submissions (@sxsw)

Budlight Event - 2017 SXSW Conference and FestivalsArtists can start to apply for the 2019 SXSW ‘Showcasing Artist’ slots as of June 25th. Selected artists will benefit from career changing exposure and publicity provided by the amazing mix of influential participants who attend SXSW every year.

Showcasing at SXSW means performing in one of Austin’s famous live music venues for 30,000 industry reps, 3,000 media members, and thousands of fans and fellow musicians from all over the world.

Click here for more information.

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Tallpree To Headline Jab Nation Soca Fete In Baltimore (@tallpree1 ‏)

TallpreeOn Saturday, July 14th, the Grenadian soca king Tallpree will headline the Jab Nation Soca Fete at The Arena in Baltimore, Maryland (3301 Annapolis Road). He will be supported by Luni Spark and Electrify; with Mix Master Brent, Nutmeg Sound, DJ Black Poet and DJ Signal on the turntables.

This is a 21 and older event. It is sponsored by Caribbean Cargo DC, The Dog Chef, Late Night Promotions and Boss FM.

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Patrice Roberts To Headline ‘Weakness 4 Sweetness Boat Ride’ (@PatriceRmusic)

Patrice RobertsOn Sunday, June 24th, Soca Sweetness and The Hive will host the 6th annual ‘Weakness 4 Sweetness Boat Ride.’ The party takes place on The Empress Of Canada, which will board at 11 Polson Street (Toronto, Ontario) at 7 PM sharp. The boat will leave the dock at 8 PM and will return at midnight.

In addition to a live performance by Patrice Roberts, entertainment also includes music from Soca Sweetness, Marxman, Jump Up Kingz, Freshcut, Tony B and many more.

Ticket price starts at $50 CDN and goes up to $60 CDN, depending on when they are purchased. For additional information persons are being asked to call 416-806-3383.

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Caribbean Village Festival 2018 Media Launch – May 31st (@CaribVille)

Kevin Lyttle & Kymani Marley
Kevin Lyttle & Kymani Marley (Photo by Derrick K. Lee)

The Caribbean Village Festival‘s 2018 Media Launch takes place on Thursday, May 31st at Donna’s Restaurant, located at 5434 N. University Blvd, Lauderhill, FL. The reception will begin sharply at 7 PM with complimentary drinks and food sponsored by Donna’s Restaurant.

All Media Houses and Taste-makers are invited to attend and learn more about the festival, plus Meet & Greet event organizers, city commissioners, and performers Kymani Marley and Kevin Lyttle.

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Alison Hinds confirmed for ‘Soca on the Beach’ in Turks & Caicos on June 30 (@AlisonHinds)

Alison Hinds

The original Queen of Soca, Alison Hinds, will be performing at Soca on the Beach,
which will be held at Shore Club Beach in Turks & Caicos on June 30th. The event
starts at 1:00 PM and will feature a slew of local and international soca stars.

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Caribbean Village Fest Announces Lineup: Maxi Priest, Kymani Marley, Alison Hinds, Half Pint & more (@CaribVille)

Maxi-Priest-331Early Bird tickets are now available to the 4th Annual Caribbean Village Festival which takes place on Sunday, June 24th at the Lauderhill Sports Park in Florida.

Confirmed acts for this year includes: Maxi Priest, Kymani Marley, Alison Hinds, Half Pint, Shurwayne Winchester, MikaBen and Julian Believe. Additional artists will be announced soon.

Tickets can be purchased from several outlets in and around South Florida (all locations listed on their website), as well as online at www.caribbeanvllage.net.

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Tarrus Riley, Christopher Martin, Agent Sasco & Alison Hinds Heads To Toronto For Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert

Tarrus Riley, Christopher Martin, Agent Sasco & Alison Hinds Heads To Toronto For Hurricane Relief Benefit ConcertThe One Love Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert heads to the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts on November 19th.

The event is being organized to raise funds to help the Caribbean countries affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The star studded line-up includes performances by Tarrus Riley, Christopher Martin, Agent Sasco, and Alison Hinds. Tickets are now available via the following link: http://bit.ly/2yBeVJU

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Soca Star Kevin Lyttle Performs In Montreal On Oct.14 (@Kevinlyttle)

26-Kevin_LyttleKevin Lyttle, the “Turn Me On” star, will be performing at the Royal Alexandria Ballroom (located at 875 Notre-Dame, Lachine) in Montreal on Saturday, October 14. Early bird tickets are currently available for only $25 CDN. Show starts at 10 PM sharp!

Persons are asked to call (514) 562-3075 for info.

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Soca Star GBMNutron Drops Debut Album (@gbmnutron)

Calypso The Unsung LegacyMulti-faceted soca star GBMNutron blazes with the release of his debut international album, Calypso: The Unsung Legacy. Born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago and based in Brooklyn, New York, Jason “GBMNutron” Carter is a bonafide triple threat who has been igniting the Caribbean music scene for years now, first as an acclaimed producer and talented songwriter, and now as an electrifying artist.

Under the GBM Productions imprint, helmed by Kenwyn “GB” Holder and GBMNutron, the studio has been responsible for some of the biggest hits in and out of the Caribbean, with GBMNutron composing the lead single for Pitbull’s Mr. Worldwide album, “Alright” – a remix of GBM Productions’ breakout hit, “Ramajay” by Machel MontanoGBMNutron has also produced numerous soca blockbusters that have topped charts and playlists, including Destra Garcia’s “Just A Little Bit” and “Dip And Ride” (Set Good Riddim), Shal Marshall’s “Motivation” and “Party,” and his own monster jam “Scene,” just to name a few. With his flawless transition into an artist, GBMNutron has been touring throughout North America and the Caribbean, earning the hearts of fans with his energetic and captivating live performances. Now with his first international studio effort in hand, he is sure to capture the attention of fans and critics alike, across the globe.

Calypso: The Unsung Legacy is jammed with 15 gems, spanning the spectrum of soca, calypso, dancehall, reggae, tropical house and island pop, making for the ultimate collection of Caribbean music from its newest global ambassador. These eclectic, fusion hits include already-massive fan favorites such as “Scene,” “Calypso,” “Only Good Vibes,” “Rock You Out” and “SOLD (Soca On Lockdown),”which are all mainstays on soca radio, playlists and platforms, worldwide. The majority of the album was composed and written by GBMNutron, with features from soca sensations MilkoM1 and Preedy, and sees additional productions from Fingas ProductionsPrecision Productions and Bobby Dubs.

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Tallpree Releases New EP “Jab Love” (@tallpree1)

TallpreeGrenadian soca star Tallpree ignites with his new EP Jab Love. Born and based in the Spice Isle of Grenada, Wilt “Tallpree” Cambridge has been placing Grenadian music on the global map for three decades now. His first international EP, Jab Love is already placing Grenadian music in the spotlightas it is featured on the iTunes U.S. Reggae section New Music chart, during its 1st week of release.

Jab Love jams with six (6) jab jab anthems, including favorites from both Spicemas (Grenada’s annual carnival) and Trinidad Carnival, including “Call Yuh Mother,” “Mas Man,” “Jab Love” and “Head Gone,” thereby delivering cross-Caribbean hits for fans internationally. Hit production houses Build De VibesXpert ProductionsN.M.G. Music Group and YTM Recordz crafted the sizzlers, which Tallpree has been bringing to the masses as he recently performed for huge crowds at Caribana – Toronto’s annual carnival, before heading back home for Spicemas and his annual star-studded concert, Preeday – which celebrated his 20th anniversary in soca music this year. He will be storming New York City shortly for the West Indian American Day Carnival celebrations, where Jab Love will be experienced by even more revelers.

For more information on Tallpree, please visit Tallpree.me

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Gospel Artist Marc Isaacs Delivers New Album, ‘Mercies’ (@MIsaacs_10)

 

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Gospel sensation Marc Isaacs delivers his uplifting debut album Merciesnow available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released on August 11, 2017). Born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Isaacs is a rising star in the Gospel world and has been spreading positive messages to the global masses through inspirational music and messages, for years now. Mercies is a reflection of his mission in motion.

Mercies gifts us 11 Gospel gems, bringing contemporary Gospel sounds on songs such as “Be Glorified,” “Light Up The World” and “My Praise Belongs To You,” while groovy soca shines on “Mercies Cyah Done,” “Rain Down” and “Round The World,” reflecting his rich island heritage. The spirited tunes were penned by Isaacs (except for “Be Glorified,” which is a cover of Ron Kenoly’s hit song by the same name), and produced by Deer Panteth ProductionsFisherman ProjectJ Lab Productions and Joshua Caines.

Mercies is the culmination of four years of hard work and determination from the multi-faceted entertainer.