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Peter Ram in soca finals

Peter Ram in soca finals

Once again, the Bajan flag will be flying high in the International Soca Monarch (ISM) in Trinidad later this month. Peter Ram and Marvay are through to the finals with their hit songs Good Morning and Know the Face. Bajan Vibes caught up with Ram who is currently in the twin-island republic preparing for the […]

35th year for Miss Holetown

35th year for Miss Holetown

With the Miss Holetown Queen of the Festival pageant just two weeks away, delegates are gearing up for what promises to be an exciting show. Organizer, Vaneta Ward, told Bajan Vibes the 35th edition of the pageant will be staged under the theme From the Olive Blossom to the Pride of Barbados. The Olive Blossom […]

Delightful Honey Jazz

Delightful Honey Jazz

The Honey Jazz ladies raised the roof while singing the blues last Saturday night. The occasion was the Honey Jazz Gala Concert held at the Frank Collymore Hall. Backed by young musicians from 1688 Collective, the ladies simply were superb and witnessing them perform made for one enjoyable night. Nikita opened the show singing All […]

Tributes to ‘Boo’

Tributes to ‘Boo’

Since the death of leading musician Adrian Boo Husbands last Thursday, tributes have not stopped flowing for the former manager of the Headliners calypso tent, founder of Coalishun, accomplished trombone player, actor and diabetes advocate. Colleagues and friends have described Husbands as a brother who went the distance and beyond to enhance Barbados’ music industry. […]

Biggie Irie remembers Boo Husbands

Biggie Irie remembers Boo Husbands

Veteran entertainer Geoffrey Biggie Irie Cordle has described Adrian Boo Husbands as a “true stalwart” who effectively linked musicians of different generations. “[He was] a true stalwart who bridged the gap between the older and younger generation of musicians, and the funniest guy I knew,” Cordle said of Husbands, whose sudden death yesterday morning jolted […]

Impressive Chrisette!

Impressive Chrisette!

Soul singer, Chrisette Michele, left it all on stage during the second night’s performances at the Naniki Barbados Music Festival last Saturday. Under the theme Sounds of the City, the smooth-singing Chrisette brought the house down as she belted out many hits from her five albums. They included Black Girl Magic, Golden, Couple of Forevers, […]

Monk’s successful film debut

Monk’s successful film debut

Caribbean music maestro, Machel Montano, is many things and now he can add actor to that list. The Trinidadian soca king recently made his film debut, starring in the Bollywood love story, Bazodee, which was filled with plenty of Caribbean rhythm, compliments of Machel himself. In Barbados this week to receive an honorary award from […]

Top artistes for Naniki Music Festival

Top artistes for Naniki Music Festival

Grammy Award winner Chrisette Michele and reggae icon Third World will hit the stage in Barbados next week for Naniki Music Festival which takes place January 11-15. The festival, which successfully rebranded two years ago to include a more diverse musical line-up, will feature five shows spanning the genres of R&B, jazz, reggae and calypso. […]

Fun and fireworks

Fun and fireworks

Old Year’s Night is always highly anticipated for all the glitz, glamour and exclusive events. Here’s a look at how some Barbadians and visitors chose to ring in the New Year.

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