Category Archives: Artist

Carnival 2k14 Launch Party for Destra And Her New Band

Destra Garcia kicked off her carnival 2014 season, with a new look band at the Zen Nightclub, on November 10th. The band, now called Bakanal, features two new male vocalist, Olatunji Yearwood, and Stuart Silva. It was also, Destra’s birthday and … Continue reading

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Pan Is Beautiful XII – Soloist & Ensemble Results

The first two, finals of the National Steelband Music Festival; Pan Is Beautiful XII, was held on Friday 8th of November, at National Academy for the Performing Arts (Napa), in Port-of-Spain. Golden Hands, one of Trinidad & Tobago’s premier youth … Continue reading

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Labour Day Carnival 2013 in Brooklyn

West Indian American Day Carnival celebrates 46 YEARS OF CARIBBEAN Pride and Culture. Featuring a 5 day cultural festival, complete with live entertainment, colourful costumes, tasty cuisine, Steelpan and youth competitions and NYC’S Greatest Show on Earth! Appearances by Trinidad’s own … Continue reading

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Documentary Film Release on The Black Stalin

Tabernacle presents: Come with it, black man + Tamara Tam-Cruickshank *** PRESS RELEASE *** Saturday 3 August @ Tabernacle, London Come With It – Film on Black Stalin The Calypsonian Starts: 2pm Finishes: 5pm The Saturday Soup screenings return with … Continue reading

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Rudder 6.0 The Concert

On the 29th of June at the Queens Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, its the return of King David. Rudder 6.0, is the concert marking David Rudder’s 60th birthday, to the year, May the 6th. In 1986 David Rudder captured the Roadmarch, … Continue reading

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Birthday Wishes to David Rudder

Trinidad & Tobago’s National Treasure, David Rudder, celebrated his 60th birthday, on the 6th of May 2013. In a career spanning over 30 years, David Rudder remains the only artist to win every title, in one Carnival season; Young Kings, … Continue reading

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Soca Is Alive After Carnival 2013

The first Point Fortin Borough Day Soca Monarch and Dance Competition final, will take place on Wednesday 1st of May 2013, at 7pm in Festival Square, Point Fortin. The competition will be in honour of Soca legend Austin Superblue Lyons, … Continue reading

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Soca At Coachella

Coachella, for the uninitiated, is California’s premier music festival. The event runs Friday to Monday and is held over two weekends. Facilities at the festival include, on-site and off-site camping, and shuttles to and from the festival site, for those … Continue reading

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Passing Of A Calypso Foot Soldier

The funeral service of John Howell Walcott, fondly known in the Calypso world as Jus Come, was held at the St Francis Spiritual Baptist  Church, Huggins Street, Tacarigua, on Friday 15th of April. The calypsonian and spiritual elder, who passed … Continue reading

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Machel Montano Signs Historic Music Deal In France

He may not have claimed a clean sweep this year, but as reported by, Machel Montano and Universal Music France affiliate AZ have signed a licensing/publishing contract on the 27th of March. Mr Montano will also be co-managed by the … Continue reading

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