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ARTISTES RALLY ’ROUND REGION

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The Sir Garfield Sobers Sports Complex was overflowing with talent last Sunday when the I Am Live Aid benefit concert came off. It was unfortunate that few came to witness it. The event, which was organised by TicketPal Caribbean, was held to raise funds for the islands in the region affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. It had been postponed from September …

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BENEFIT CONCERT ON AT GYM

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Scores of people are currently at the Wildey Gymnasium taking in the sweet vibes of West Indian music as part of the I Am Live Aid Benefit Concert. There have already been performances by Alison Hinds, Biggie Irie, Jamaica’s Queen Ifrica and Freddie McGregor, Trinidadian David Rudder and Sael of Martinique. Also in the line-up are Barbadians Red Plastic Bag, …

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ALL-STAR CAST FOR CONCERT

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The all-star cast is ready to perform for charity in support of the Regional Hurricane Relief Drive. The highly anticipated I Am Live Aid concert is set to be held on Sunday at the newly refurbished Wildey Gymnasium. Coming four weeks after the initially advertised September date, the event is expected to be a fantastic showcase of local and regional …

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EVENING OF PURE GOLD

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GOLDEN SOCA MUST have been the hot ticket event on Saturday evening. More than 1 000 people attended the fete/show at the Sea Rocks Dome where they partied for five straight hours to vintage and present-day calypsos played by the DJ and sung by the stellar line-up of artistes. Performers such as Sweet Soca monarch Red Plastic Bag, Party monarch …

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A SOCA PARTY ON DE HILL

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THOUSANDS ARE PARTYING to the sweet sound of soca at Farley Hill National Park as the Flow Soca On De Hill heats up. Several artistes, including Biggie Irie, Hypasounds and Sanctuary have already performed to a great crowd response. Still to come are Patrice Roberts and The Ultimate Rejects. (TGBy Tre Greaves nationnews.com

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FINAL NIGHT FOR BIG SHOW

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FIRST CITIZENS/DIGICEL DE BIG SHOW will close the curtains on a successful season tonight. The tent will toast the five calypsonians who made it to the Courtesy/Mount Gay Pic-O-De-Crop Finals. They are AC, Chrystal, Classic, Edwin and iWeb. The usual tent line-up featuring Adonijah, TC, Mikey, RPB, Grynner and Biggie Irie will also perform. MC is Mac Fingall and the …

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BREAK FOR BIGGIE

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Biggie Irie’s sweet sounding vocals will be missing from this year’s Sweet Soca competition. The former Sweet Soca monarch, who took the title back in 2014, has opted not to take part in this year’s competition. He told Bajan Vibes he was taking this year to relax. “Sometimes you need to take a break and recharge but I’ve had a …

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THE CITY COMES ALIVE

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CROP OVER in The City was lit! The fifth annual concert hosted by the Royal Barbados Police Force Band, in association with the National Cultural Foundation was the right elixir to put the large audience in the right mood for Crop Over. Barbadians and tourists flocked to Independence Square on Thursday evening to hear, see, dance and enjoy some of …