On Saturday, August 24th, there will be an ‘After Carnival Show & Dance’ at Club Empire (103 Empire Blvd. between Bedford and Franklin) in Brooklyn, New York.
Soca artists Tallpree and Skinny Banton will be the main acts for the evening. They will be supported by Boyzie, Inspector, Shortwave, King Black and many more. Early bird tickets are going for $25 USD; it will be more at the door.
The Caribbean Community Council of Calgary presents Carifest 2019, a two-day event with the theme “Stronger Together.” On day two, Saturday, August 17th, there will be a free performance from both Alison Hinds and Patrice Roberts.
This all goes down between 2 – 8 PM at the Shaw Millennium Park, which is located at 1220 9 Avenue SW, Calgary.
Lava Man and Grenada Jab Jab Boss present JAB JAB J’OUVERT on Caribana Friday, August 2nd, from 11 PM to 5:30 AM at the Taj Banquet Hall & Convention Centre (4611 Steeles Ave W) in North York, Ontario.
JAB JAB J’OUVERT is not about one country, it’s about the entire Caribbean! As such, the event will feature LAVA MAN & Friends live from Grenada as well as Jab King, Wuss Ways and several other selectors and artists.
On Sunday, July 21st, popular NYC public figure, Riggo Suave, will be celebrating his 30th birthday. He has called on soca star Bunji Garlin, who is expected to perform a full set at the event. This will all take place at 99 Scott Street in Brooklyn from 2 to 9 PM.
Tickets for this event, which starts at $40 USD, can be purchased via Eventbrite.
TD will be hosting their 2019 Irie Music Festival at Mississauga Celebration Square (across from Square One Shopping Centre) in Ontario on Friday, June 21st (6 PM – 11 PM) and Saturday, June 22nd (1 PM – 11 PM). There will be a slew of musical entertainment but the main highlights are: Junior Reid (Friday) and Farmer Nappy (Saturday).
In addition to the music, there will also be Jerk Food Competition, Caribbean & International Food Vendors, a Beer Garden and a VIP Lounge. This event is free to the public.
Approximately two weeks ago New York based recording artist E.G. shared the radio edit for his latest release, “Shake It.” With a more booming vibe than the street version, the radio edit has an energy that selectors seem to prefer.
“Shake It” is a mixture of soca, house and dance, with a bit of techno. Click here to check it out (listen and download).
On Wednesday, July 31st Crop Over Fringe will be hosting ‘Rise Together,’ a show not to be missed by soca enthusiasts, carnival followers and lovers of the Barbadian crop over experience. It will feature regional and international acts, namely: Bunji Garlin, Asa Banton, Mr. Killa, Lil Rick, Patrice Roberts, Big Red, Farmer Nappy, Skinny Fabulous and Kirk Brown.
‘Rise Together’ will be held at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados from 9 PM until… Click here for tickets.