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Enter party boat Ocean Quest

Enter party boat Ocean Quest

Partygoers and promoters may expect to see a new boat sailing along Barbados’ southern shores in the form of the Ocean Quest this summer. The party boat, docked at The Shallow Draught in Bridgetown, falls under the ownership of Atlantis Submarines, but “is its own entity”, revealed sales representative and promoter Kirk Thompson at the […]

Alaine following her dream

Alaine following her dream

Being a female artist in the reggae genre can sometimes be difficult, admits Jamaican songwriter and singer Alaine Laughton. However, that has not stopped the 37-year-old Chaka Chaka Love songstress from constantly following her dream, all the time looking up to her role model Marcia Griffiths, also a Jamaican singer. “It has been a journey […]

Extra For You, Mum!

Extra For You, Mum!

Mothers will receive an extra special treat this Sunday at the annual Mum, This One’s For You concert. The show, under the patronage of Minister of Social Care Steve Blackett, will present a cast sure to thrill the mothers on their special day at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Appearing at the concert, which starts […]

McGregor stays True To His Roots

McGregor stays True To His Roots

Veteran Jamaican singer and record producer Freddie McGregor wants young artistes to stay true to their Caribbean culture. And, with that in mind, the roots reggae singer of more than five decades has launched a new album entitled True To My Roots, with the hopes of encouraging younger musicians not to be led by outside […]

Fine end to Reggae Festival On The Hill

Fine end to Reggae Festival On The Hill

by Davandra Babb Thousands of reggae lovers turned out at the historic Farley Hill National Park last Sunday for the popular Reggae On The Hill, the final event in the 2016 Digicel Reggae Festival. From as early as 11 a.m., when the gates were opened, many lined up to enter the venue, with their baskets, […]

Organisers revert to original Crop Over dates

Organisers revert to original Crop Over dates

This year’s Soca Royale will take place on July 24th, while the Pic-O-De Crop Finals will be held on July 30th as originally announced. Following concerns expressed by several artistes about a possible change to the dates to accommodate a special cricket match in honour of national hero Sir Garry Sobers, Minister of Culture Stephen […]

B’dos on board with JetBlue

B’dos on board with JetBlue

by Davandra Babb The sweet sounds of steelpan music and the striking moves of stilt walkers greeted the 128 passengers on board JetBlue’s first direct flight to Barbados out of Fort Lauderdale that touched down at the Grantley Adams International Airport at 11.20 today. It was a fitting climax to “Blue Ribbon” flight 385, which […]

Dexta Daps humbled

Dexta Daps humbled

He has had one of the biggest songs for the year, and it seems to be only getting better. Last Sunday at Digicel Reggae On The Beach, the now very popular dancehall artist Dexta Dapps was one of the headline acts, and he did not disappoint. While all of the songs in his set — […]

Stiffy: Better and better

Stiffy: Better and better

He has been in the music industry for quite sometime, and we have all watched him grow from strength to strength. He first came to us with Carr My Sheep In Town, but has quickly progressed into Stiffy Starquality, who is plugged into all, and equipped with a new management team. Speaking to Bajan Vibes […]