Digicel backs calypso tents
Digicel is again backing two major calypso tents for the festival – the popular Celebration Time and De ADC/Digicel Big Show, which both feature some of the top acts for Crop-Over 2012.
At Celebration Time the impressive line-up includes Edwin Yearwood, L’il Rick, Hypa Kidz, Mac Fingall, Crimeson, Khiomal, Reddman, Kirk Browne, Rameses, Keann, Donelle, Queen T, Coopa Dan, Rusty Pin, Under Dawg, Philip 7, Screw Face, Akeem, Salt, Shaq Attack, Black Pawn, A C, Peter Boyce and Ishaka McNeil, among others.
While De Big Show’s cast includes Red Plastic Bag, nine-time Pic-O-De-Crop monarch and reigning Sweet Soca monarch, Gabby (also a nine-time monarch), Pompey, Serenader, Adonijah, Margaret Bovell, TC, Natahlee, Mr. Dale, Biggie Irie, Victor Gittens (formerly Kinkee Star), Mac Fingall, Miguel (White), Leah and Dijah.
The two tents will come together on Friday, July 27 for a big clash at the Plantation at 8 p.m. where patrons will have the opportunity to see the best of the best from each side go up against each other for a night filled with the best social commentary and party songs for the season.
Digicel’s Commercial Director Alex Tasker, stated that the company was pleased to be partnering with both tents again this year noting that each provided top class entertainment for the many Barbadians and visitors who attend the shows.
“Our sponsorship of both tents has been extremely rewarding and each year they get better and better by showcasing the high quality level of talent we have in Barbados and by also playing their part in the development of our premier festival,” he added.