The highly anticipated Kingston MUSIC WEEK is finally here. Kingston MUSIC WEEK which began last night and continues until next Sunday, aims to bring back live music to the city’s capital across all genres.
MUSIC WEEK events Schedule:
Monday DEC 1
1. RETV Unplugged at the Countryside Club
2. Launch of the single – “African Queen” by Samory-I at the Eutopia Sports Bar.
Tuesday DEC 2
1. “Mature Alternative” at the Essence Lounge. The line-up includes veteran toaster U-Roy and singers Patrick Badoo and Eddie Fitzroy.
2. The Behind the Screen series at Usain Bolt’s Tracks and Records on Constant Spring Road will feature Dancehall deejay Bounty Killer.
Wednesday DEC 3
1. The Edna Manley College’s School of Music will be holding their ‘Double Dose of Music’ which features the Year 4 Jazz Ensemble, Trackshon and Soundproof.
2. The “Live in the City” series continues at CRU Bar with Sizzla Kalonji and Friends as the main act. 3. Triple Century Sports Bar in New Kingston where patrons featuring singer Tanya Stephens,
4. “Weddy Weddy” where a host of dancehall’s favourites are expected to share the spotlight at the Stone Love Headquarters on Burlington Avenue.
Thursday DEC 4
1. the second half of ‘Double Dose of Music’ at the Edna Manley College takes the stage with the bands A Grade, Oversees and Phuzzion.
2. “Live @ Nanook” – The Fund-raiser Edition featuring Black as Cole and Skygrass bands.
3. Reggae on the Strip at D’Amor Hot Spot (formerly Weekendz) featuring Bugle, Nitty Kutchie, Munga, and Gyptian.
Friday DEC 5
1. “Conscious Reggae Party” at Ashanti Oasis Vegetarian on Braemar Avenue on Friday featuring Xylophone, Papa D, Movack, Nature, Monifa Goss and others.
Saturday DEC 6
1. Saturday afternoon at 1:00 – The Jamaican Folk Singers will be live at the historic Devon House on Old Hope Road.
2. Wickie Wackie Live is also on Saturday featuring Raging Fyah, Jessie Royal, Jah Bouks and Mystical Revolution.
Sunday DEC 7
1. JAVAA’s Music Festival at Countryside Club on Derrymore Road featuring Fab 5 band and singers Ken Boothe, George Nooks, Gem Myers, The Mighty Diamonds and Boris Gardiner.
2. “Unforgettable” at the PCJ Auditorium on Trafalgar Road featuring Seretse Small, Michael Sean Harris, Adrian Hemans, Dwayne Livingstone and Desi Jones.