Category Archives: Soca

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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Soca Music Represented at The Soul Train Awards 2013

Soca music has gained futher recognition at the Soul Train Awards 2013. Bunji Garlin and Machel Montano are flying the Trini flag and rag , being nominated in the Best International Performance category. The two Soca stars are up against … Continue reading

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October Launch for T&T Carnival 2014… and Changes?

The Trinidad & Tobago NCC has scheduled a launch of the Carnival 2014 festival, for October 26th to the 27th, at a venue to be announced shortly. Apart from disclosing how much the organisation will spend on Carnival, it is … Continue reading

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Miami Broward Carnival 2013

The carnival faithful will be heading to Florida, for the Miami Broward Carnival 2013. Like many carnivals, that follow the Trinidad & Tobago model, there are several events, such as, kids parade, Soca concert, steelband and King And Queen competitions, … Continue reading

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Leeds West Indian Carnival 2013!

Event details for the Leeds Carnival… Saturday 24th August CALYPSO MONARCH REVIVAL SHOW Venue: Leeds West Indian Centre Time  : Doors open 9:00pm. Showtime 10:30pm till late Bank Holiday Monday 26th August J’OUVERT MORNING Venue: Mini procession leaves from Leeds West … 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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UK Groovy And Power Soca Finals

Sunday the 18th of August, its the final of this year’s Soca News – U K Soca Monarch Competition. The event will be held at the Scala in Kings Cross, from 7pm until midnight. The finalists, listing the defending title … 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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Caribbean American Carnival 2013 in Phoenix

The Caribbean American Phoenix Carnival, returns to the streets of Down town Phoenix, for 2013. There are many events leading up to the street parade, of which there are two. On Saturday the 25th of May, its the children’s parade, … Continue reading

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