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Notice: Trinidad’s Island Fusion Concert Cancelled Due To Safety Concerns!(@morganheritage @RealRomainVirgo @Iamchrismartin)

island-fusion-mainThe promoters of The Island Fusion concert which was scheduled for August 31st, 2018 at the Jean Pierre Complex, regret to advise the cancellation of this concert due to technical and safety concerns.

In the aftermath of Tuesday’s earthquake and expected aftershocks, both the Jean Pierre complex and the Hasely Crawford stadium have been closed until further notice.

The promoters believe this is in the best interest and well-being of patrons at this time. They regret any disappointment and inconvenience caused by this cancellation.
Ticket refunds from advertised outlets will commence on Monday, August 27th, 2018 at the outlet where purchased. Tickets purchased from an NLCB outlet will be refunded at Herefords Bar on Maraval Rd opp. CNMG, from Wednesday, August 29th, 2018.

For any further information about refunds, please call the Island Fusion hotline at 868-477-1735

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Morgan Heritage, Marcia Griffiths, Romain Virgo, Everton Blender, Chris Martin & More, For Trinidad’s Island Fusion (@morganheritage @RealRomainVirgo @Iamchrismartin)

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On Friday, August 31st, Trinidad & Tobago’s Island Fusion will be held at the Jean Pierre Complex (Wrightson Rd Ext, Port of Spain). This is a celebration of music, love and life, and it will feature a slew of artists from both Jamaica and Trinidad.

Confirmed acts include: Morgan Heritage, Marcia Griffiths, Ultimate Rejects, Jah Melody, Romain Virgo, Everton Blender, Preedy, Azaryah, Chris Martin and many more.

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Uncle Ellis, Shal Marshall & Problem Child Confirmed For ‘Sweetness On The Water’ – Caribana Weds. (@DJSOCASWEETNESS)

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Problem Child

The city of Toronto is buzzing as the annual Caribana celebration gets on the way. A popular event this time of year is the Sweetness on the Water party, which takes place on Wednesday, August 1st, on board The Empress Of Canada (11 Polson street). Boarding at 8 PM; departing at 9 PM and returning at 1 AM.

Confirmed international artists for this year are: Uncle Ellis, Shal Marshall and Problem Child. They will be supported by local Canadian talents: Jaxx, Ms. Paige, Elvin Belfon and Stick Wow.

Tickets are available HERE.

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Lavaman, Tallpree, Skinny Fabulous & More, For Toronto’s Caribana Friday (@soulvibezent)

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Jab Jab J’Ouvert is arguably the biggest event slated for Caribana weekend. This is the ultimate outdoor j’ouvert experience and it takes place at the Launch Golf Centre (located at 27 Director Crt.) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Confirmed artists include: Lavaman, Tallpree, Skinny Fabulous, Shal Marshall, Denise Belfon, Wuss Wayz, Motto, Skinny Banton, Mr. Legz, Fireman Hooper, Shurwayne Winchester, Marlo Askel, Staryway, G-Bolo and Moralis. It will be hosted by international comedian, Majah Hype.

For additional information, persons are being asked to call 647-551-9060, 416-206-3959 or 416-884-8425.

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Bunji Garlin, Skinny Banton, Ding Dong & Others To Perform At ‘The 2018 DMV Summerfest Concert & Food Festival’ (@BUNJIGARLIN ‏@SkinnyBanton1)

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On July 29, Sizzla Kalonji, Bunji Garlin, Skinny Banton, Ding Dong and other trending Caribbean artists, will all perform at what is considered to be the biggest outdoor Caribbean family event in the Baltimore area, the 2018 DMV Summerfest Concert & Food Festival.

The event, which will run from 12 to 9 PM, is being held at Lake Clifton Park (2701 St. Lo Drive, Baltimore, MD). For additional information, persons should call 443-226-4095.

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Rupee, Alison Hinds & Others For The 2018 “Barbados On The Water Festival” In Toronto, Ont. (@TheRealRupee @AlisonHinds)

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Rupee & Alison Hinds

On Saturday, July 7th and 8th, the annual Barbados on the Water Festival will take place at the Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay West) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Experience the best of Barbados in Toronto! Enjoy free concerts (featuring the likes of Rupee, Alison Hinds and others), tasty cuisine, children’s activities and more as the waterfront comes to life during the largest cultural celebration of Barbadian culture in Canada. From a taste of the famous “Oistin’s Fish Fry” to the soca beats of Spice & Co. and rum tastings in the Tropical Relaxation Zone, this weekend-long fête offers something for everyone!

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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)

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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.