2017

Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival 2017 - South Florida

Prepare to wave your flags, eat to your heart's content, and get a slice of Jamaica. Jerk season is upon us and the biggest Caribbean food festival in the US, is back...

Vinyl not only vintage

Ahead of the organisation's 20th anniversary gathering (called a 'sit-in') of the Vinyl Records Collectors Association (VRCA) in St Andrew and St Catherine late last month, the organisation's Michael 'Louis' Owens dismissed any misconceptions of equating vinyl with vintage....

VRCA Celebrates 20 years

Among the many steps in the vinyl record's trajectory from cutting edge music storage and playback technology, speculation about its relevance in the digital age.....

Vinyl Record Collectors Association Memorial Weekend "Sit In" heading to Jamaica - May 26-29,2017

The Grand Caribbean Suite at The Knutsford Court Hotel was filled with nostalgic euphoria recently, as patrons, friends, well-wishers and vinyl record enthusiasts gathered for the launch of the 20th staging of the Vinyl Record Collectors Association (VRCA) Memorial Weekend Sit-In....

Jamaica's Popular Music Flood Overseas Market In The 1960s

Laying the foundation for the dissemination of Jamaica's popular music to the outside world is the focus of this retrospective...

Scully (of Bunny & Scully fame ) remembered

Noel 'Scully' Simms of the pioneering singing duo Bunny and Scully died at his home on Maxfield Avenue, St Andrew, on Saturday....

Alerth Bedasse central to Mento music era in Jamaica

Alerth Rockford Bedasse was central to the mento era of Jamaican music....

Remembering Ska’s Godfather - Prince Buster

When he took the stage at the Mas Camp in Kingston for Heineken Startime in July 2000, it was Prince Buster’s first performance in Jamaica in 20 years...

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