Washington, DC - June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month, thetime of year when Jerk flavors will waft in the air at the Festival Lawn at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C., for the 3rd Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival. Mark your calendars and get your tickets early to enjoy the all-day event on Sunday, June 10, starting at 11:00 am.
A slice of Jamaica flew into New York City this past Tuesday (April 17), when Red Stripe Presents Reggae Sumfest took over The DL nightclub. The purpose of the private event was to raise awareness and celebrate the island's leading annual music festival, which will be held in Montego Bay from July 15-22, 2018. Caribbean music, food, speciality cocktails and Red Stripe beer flowed throughout the evening as the room filled with press and industry tastemakers.
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport in association with the CHASE Fund will host the 2018 Drum Festival at Emancipation Park, New Kingston on Monday, April 23, 2018 starting at 4:00 p.m. The purely percussion based event is a part of the annual National Finals of the Festival of the Performing Arts Competition. This event is free and open to the public.
(NEW YORK, NY) – Sting and Shaggy’s new, island-inspired collaborative album 44/876 is available now at all retailers and digital platforms on A&M/Interscope Records (see below for album tracklistings & configurations).