Reggae’s finest for Jazz and Blues opening night

Reggae’s finest for Jazz and Blues opening night

Written by Editor

Topics: Music, Parties & Festivals

Third World, Ken Boothe, Chaka Demus and Pliers, Coco Tea and Fab 5 are among the reggae music luminaries confirmed for the opening night of the 2013 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival on Thursday, January 24 at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium. Other stalwarts in the star-studded line-up of reggae’s finest artistes include Leroy Sibbles, Ernie Smith, Pluto Shervington and Eric Donaldson. Admiral Bailey, Lovindeer, Nadine Sutherland, Alaine, Rootz Underground, LUST and Di Blueprint Band will also set the venue alight with their talents.

Third World

Third World (File Photo)

Ken Boothe

Ken Boothe (FIle Photo)

Coco Tea

Coco Tea (File Photo)

The Festival joins Third World in celebrating the band’s 40th anniversary, and also joins Ken Boothe in celebrating his 50th anniversary in the music business. The opening night line-up represents various eras and generations of reggae music from the 1970’s to the present.

Chaka Demus and Pliers

Chaka Demus and Pliers (File Photo)

Pluto Shervington

Pluto Shervington (File Photo)

LUST

LUST (File Photo)

Alaine

Alaine (Contributed)

Di Blueprint Band

Di Blueprint Band - winners of the 2012 Global Battle of the Bands competition in London.

Rootz Underground

Rootz Underground

1 Comment For This Post I'd Love to Hear Yours!

  1. andrew says:

    Lovely write up. Please check out my Jamaican blog below as well:

    http://jablogz.com/2012/11/canada-the-land-of-cold/

    Thanks

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