Posts Tagged with "soca"

Revelry and rum rule Bacchanal 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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Revelry and rum rule Bacchanal 2015

Armed with cups of liquor, revellers unleashed the spirit of carnival in the streets of Kingston as the local Bacchanal season closed on a high note with a colourful road march on April 12, 2015. The march got underway at 10 a.m., and by the time Pree Jamaica caught up with the revellers on Trafalgar […]

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All About The Bass-line: Meghan Trainor eyes reggae genre

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

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All About The Bass-line: Meghan Trainor eyes reggae genre

Meghan Trainor wants to make a reggae album. The 21-year-old singer, songwriter, producer, who is set to release her debut album Title this month, told RTÉ she is already envisioning a different kind of follow-up. “I wanna get my reggae out there,” she shared. Sounds unusual for the Massachusetts-born, Nashville-influenced musician. Not so much. The […]

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All Island Carnival 2012

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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All Island Carnival 2012

People are you ready for carnival? Now in its second year, the All Island Carnival returned with a bang at the UDC Field in New Kingston on February 18. The series, which is now sponsored by Digicel, will feature five more events in Portland, Montego Bay, May Pen and Ocho Rios. The final event is […]

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Destra ready to surprise at Jamaica Jazz

Sunday, January 8, 2012

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Destra ready to surprise at Jamaica Jazz

Trinidadian soca siren Destra Garcia is promising to deliver a special surprise when she takes the stage on January 28 at the 2012 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival – The Art of Music. While acknowledging that she’s no stranger to Jamaica, the performer who has become a regular feature at Bacchanal Jamaica revealed that she […]

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Bet on Bacchanal Beach J’Ouvert

Monday, April 18, 2011

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Bet on Bacchanal Beach J’Ouvert

When it comes to high energy entertainment and premium revelry this Easter Weekend, smart money is clearly on Smirnoff Bacchanal Beach J’Ouvert to deliver all this and more come Saturday, April 23 at James Bond Beach in Oracabessa, St. Mary. Speaking at the launch event at Barbican Beach, Marsha Lumley, Brand Manager for Smirnoff, said […]

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Pree10: Soca Queen Alison Hinds

Saturday, March 19, 2011

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Pree10: Soca Queen Alison Hinds

Earlier this year, soca queen Alison Hinds delighted local audiences at the Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival in Montego Bay and the Rebirth concert and beach party in Ocho Rios. While she’s not on the Bacchanal Jamaica line-up this year, the Barbadian sensation will definitely be returning to the island for at least another show […]

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