Exciting Time for Local Resident and Reggae Promoter

Exciting Time for Local Resident and Reggae Promoter
This is a exciting time for local resident and Reggae Promoter – Lady Mich Promotions (Michelle Brissette) with the upcoming PEABO awards which Ms Brissette has been nominated in several categories. The PEABO Awards is ongoing event held in Cambridge …
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MOBO Awards 2017 – Best Reggae Act Nominees Announced
It’s the six subsequent nomination for Popcaan since 2012. He won the award two times. Chronixx & Alkaline scored their third nomination while Aidonia is nominated for the first time. Damian Marley, MOBO Award Winner 2005 (see photos below), is on the …
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The Crucial Reggae Social Club
WVBR is a local commercial radio station broadcasting from Ithaca, New York to the Counties of Tompkins, Tioga, Cortland, Cayuga, Seneca, Schuyler, and Chemung. WVBR is run by the Cornell Media Guild, Inc – a non-profit student organization that is …
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Joss Stone named reggae artist of the year

Joss Stone named reggae artist of the year
Joss Stone has been named as the top reggae artist of the year, according to Billboard magazine. The publication has revealed that the British singer’s latest album, and first reggae-inspired effort, ‘Water For Your Soul’ has topped the year-end …
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Reggae Industry To Ban Homophobia
The Jamaican reggae industry will refuse to release records or stage concerts featuring homophobic content after striking a deal with gay rights campaigners. In return for the concession, gay rights groups represented by the STOP MURDER MUSIC COALITION …
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We’ve seen astronomers get trippy before, but never like this: a team at Georgia Tech’s Sonification Lab has converted data collected from a pair of stars by NASA’s Kepler into the six second melody looped above. Why? Well, because a band called Echo..
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Reggae newcomer Eleigh debuts first effort entitled “Never Easy”

Reggae newcomer Eleigh debuts first effort entitled “Never Easy”
Originally from Virginia by way of Jamaica, reggae artist, Eleigh, eventually settled in New Jersey. Since then, he’s been feverishly working towards bringing his unique, crossover music to the masses. With both reggae and dancehall vibes, plus a splash …
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Reggae-pop band Tatanka next up in Lagoon Summer Concert Series
Denver-based reggae group Tatanka will be performing on the Lagoon Summer Concert Series stage on the west lawn of Colorado State University’s Lory Student Center on Wednesday, June 21, at 6:30 p.m. The four-member group mixes traditional Caribbean …
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Reggae Sumfest Celebrates Jamaica at 50
At the Olympics opening ceremonies, commentators repeatedly pointed out all the competing countries that belonged to the British Commonwealth once upon a time. In fact, a photo of the stern-faced Queen, captioned with “Look at all these countries I used …
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The 50 Greatest Reggae Albums

The 50 Greatest Reggae Albums
FOR A SMALL CARIBBEAN ISLAND, Jamaica has had an extraordinary influence on music. Its supreme invention – reggae – emerged after the country gained independence from Britain in 1962, when bands started giving the jazz, swing, pop and rock’n’roll …
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Free Reggae Loops (from Dubmatix) by Reggae Loops
Taken from the Reggae Sound Clash loop disc. (ONLY 100 DOWNLOADS PER SAMPLE AVAILABLE) Turn up the Bass and get ready for some serious Reggae Soundwaves, with the brand new collection of samples from the studio of the man known as Dubmatix. This is a …
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6th Annual San Jose Island Reggae Festival
Enjoy live music and entertainment at the 6th Annual Island Reggae Festival presented by Rudebwoy Entertainment held at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Road in San Jose, CA. The event includes activities on three stages with live music from …
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Latest Reggae News

27th Annual Jazz Reggae Festival
The 27th Annual Jazz Reggae Festival will be held on Memorial Day Weekend, May 26 and 27, and will feature artists such as Common, Santigold, Ziggy Marley, Jhene Aiko and others. Jazz Reggae is a two-day festival, the largest student-run music festival in …
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Reggae beats from the basement
Summary: The Mumbai-based trio has two albums under its belt — Bombay Bassment and Bombay Bassment X FUNC VIP —as well as an appearance at Glaston-bury where they opened for Snoop Dogg. The urban music and reggae champs Bombay Bass-ment have been …
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Reggae Sumfest Celebrates Jamaica at 50
At the Olympics opening ceremonies, commentators repeatedly pointed out all the competing countries that belonged to the British Commonwealth once upon a time. In fact, a photo of the stern-faced Queen, captioned with “Look at all these countries I used …
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Where Did Reggae Music Come From?

reggaeWhere Did Reggae Music Come From?
Reggae developed in the mid-20th Century in Jamaica, heavily influenced by traditional mento folk music, as well as blues and jazz from the United States. A monument dedicated to Bob Marley, one of the most well-known Reggae artists of all time, in …
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INTERVIEW: Rebelution’s Eric Rachmany on his reggae influences and big summer tour
This summer, the rock-reggae group Rebelution will headline an outdoor concert tour with Matisyahu, Collie Buddz and Zion I. The Santa Monica band, featuring Eric Rachmany on vocals/guitar, Rory Carey on keyboards, Marley D. Williams on bass and Wesley …
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Shaggy’s Top Reggae Tracks
It is an amazing fusion record because you’ve got the reggae feel, but it had the ability to capture an international audience and still give that same energy. Jimmy Cliff is an icon in the reggae game and it’s such a classic song that lasts to this …
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Scottish study suggests dogs are partial to reggae music

Scottish study suggests dogs are partial to reggae music
Jan. 27 (UPI) –A Scottish study looking at how music affects dogs’ behavior suggests canines are partial to reggae over classical music. Researchers from the Scottish SPCA and the University of Glasgow said they studied the psychological and behavioral …
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THE POP GROUP –  Funky Punky Freaky Reggae Party in Belgium…
few bands that really have, after reuniting many years after they first formed (1977), something challenging, inspiring and perspicacious to say in caustic words and in compelling sound. Their two comeback albums in two years, CITIZEN ZOMBIE (2015)
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Around Newburyport
State of the City of Newburyport: 7:30-9 a.m. Feb. 10, Nicholson Hall, 7 Harris St., Newburyport. Join for Mayor Donna Holaday’s presentation of the annual State of the City of Newburyport at the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry …
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Anticipated Reggae Albums in 2016

musicAnticipated Reggae Albums in 2016
Just when the dust has cleared off all best of 2015 lists it’s time for yet another list. This time putting focus on what’s about to come in 2016. And it certainly looks promising. For the list below we scanned social media like Twitter, Facebook and …
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Top 10 Reggae Rock Songs
More than a few classic rockers have poured the flavors of Jamaica into their music – which means there were plenty of tracks to pick from to create the Top 10 Reggae Rock Songs. With the growing popularity of stars like Bob Marley and the Wailers, Peter …
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Top 10 Greatest Reggae Singers
Reggae, the unique bouncing music with the sticky beat and the emphasis on percussion and bass, formed out of mento, rocksteady and ska. It has developed into many sub-genres and has left an indelible mark on popular music, even influencing the early …
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Latest Reggae News

57459849 - honolulu, hi - april 16: guidance band jams on stage indoors at boda cafe on april 16 2016, honolulu, hawaii.Jamaica Included in US News and World Reports List of Best Places to Visit in the Caribbean
Jamaica, the birthplace of reggae, the Rastafari movement, and excellent all-inclusive resort accommodations, has been recognized by US News and World Reports on its list of the 16 best places in the Caribbean to visit in 2016. It was cited for its beaches …
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Grammy Awards 2017: Ghana’s Stonebwoy And Black Prophet ‘s Reggae Albums To Be Considered For Nominations
BET Award Winning dancehall musician Stonebwoy has hinted his Livingstone Ep is liable to be nominated for the 2017 Grammy Awards. In an Instagram post made by the GO HIGHER crooner, and Vpal Music , Stonebwoy informed that the 6 -song set album has made …
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Colin Hay
There’s some kind of bleak poetry in that, very bleak.” “Far From Home” has the reggae lilt of a contemporary Men At Work tune. Jeff Babko’s Hammond B3, Cook’s inspired drum part, and Hay’s rhythm guitar add to the melody’s hypnotic feel. “I don’t know if …
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Reggae in Venice: The Story of Italy’s Edgiest Pro-Cannabis Band

musicReggae in Venice: The Story of Italy’s Edgiest Pro-Cannabis Band
It’s been more than a decade since Sir Oliver Skardy was a part of Italy’s most famous reggae band, Pitura Freska. He still plays solo gigs but, true to his working-class roots, also keeps his modest job as a school janitor. With the Italian parliament …
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Drake, Dunmall and band on the radio tonight
Drake was taking assistance from Cherry in explaining to Kinch why he felt comfortable playing across a number of musical “styles” from free jazz to reggae. The U.S. drummer was in Birmingham earlier this month at the invitation of Dunmall and …
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Top 5 Live: 239 Fest brings ska, punk, reggae to Cape Coral
Top 5 Live: 239 Fest brings ska, punk, reggae to Cape Coral Top 5 Live: 239 Fest brings more than 20 ska, punk and reggae bands to Cape Coral. Plus Skid Row, Peter Frampton, etc. Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/2e4Pkzs
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