Skinny Fabulous Performs In Brooklyn On June 4th

The five-time Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Soca Monarch winner, Skinny Fabulous, will perform at Wotless In White on June 4th.

The event will be held at a private location in Brooklyn, New York; the exact address will be shared with ticket buyers upon purchase. Tickets are available at Eventbrite.

Catch Iwer George & Farmer Nappy In Toronto On April 14th

Soca lovers in Toronto are in for a treat on Thursday, April 14th (Easter weekend). This is because the Dynamic Crew – DOC, Soca Vibes, Bad Lad and D’ Bandit – will present a live concert featuring performances by Iwer George, Farmer Nappy, Yung Bredda, Jaxx and DJ Elon.

Location is the Grand Cinnamon Banquet and Convention Centre at 3985 McNicoll Avenue in Scarborough. Get tickets and additional information here.

Soca Star Blaxx Dies From Covid-19

This is clearly a bad week for Caribbean music. We are now learning that on Monday, March 28, Trinidad and Tobago entertainer Dexter ‘Blaxx’ Stewart died at the Arima Hospital. He was apparently hospitalized with covid-19 complications and unfortunately succumbed to it.

Blaxx was the lead vocalist of De All Stars band. He was only 59 years of age.

Yung Bredda & Mical Teja Will Join Bunji Garlin At Woodford Cafe On Mar. 19th

Soca king Bunji Garlin is making his first appearance at the Woodford Cafe in over two years. On Saturday, March 19th he will join emerging artists Yung Bredda and Mical Teja for a live show at the Woodford Cafe Price Plaza in Chaguanas, Trinidad & Tobago.

The event, titled Savage, is being presented by Rapid Response and Mush. It will run from 8pm to 3am the following morning. Click here for additional information and tickets.

Over 30 Acts Confirmed For Trinidad’s Carnival!

Alison Hinds, David Rudder, Nailah Blackman, Preedy, Freetown, 3 Canal, The A Team, Voice, Iwer George and Patrice Roberts are just a handful of the acts confirmed for Trinidad’s Carnival.

The fete will be presented digitally and in-person, live from Sound Forge – #1 Christopher Samuel Drive, Mucurapo Road – in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, from Tuesday February 22nd to Monday February 28th.

There will be a series of events, each with a major headliner. Click here for tickets and additional information.

Bunji Garlin, Fay-Ann Lyons & Friends To Deliver “Verse 2” On Feb. 24

After teasing it for a few days, Bunji Garlin is now announcing the full lineup for the second installment of the new stage show: Verse. The event will go down at the Naparima Bowl – 19 Paradise Pasture in San Fernando, Trinidad & Tobago – on Thursday, February 24.

Patrons will be treated to live performances by: Bunji Garlin, Fay-Ann Lyons, Jadel, Jaiga, Viking Ding Dong, Super Blue, Baron and Ms. Alysha. Tickets are available here.

Bunji Garlin & Mavado To Perform At “Dancehall Vs Soca Unplugged” (@Mavado_Gully @BUNJIGARLIN)

Two Caribbean genres – dancehall and soca – will be on full display on Saturday, February 19th at Main Street Armory (900 E Main Street) in Rochester, New York.

The event, dubbed Dancehall vs Soca Unplugged, will see performances from two of the industry’s biggest artists representing their respective musical styles. Mavado, the Jamaican deejay, will represent dancehall; while Bunji Garlin the Trinidadian sinjay, will be the face and voice of soca.

Early bird tickets, which are now available online, are going for $50 USD. Interested persons should know that there is a limit of four passes per order.